CSD STS and Relay Services

Recently the Connected Systems Division at Microsoft has been working on some experimental public stuff that is way, way cool. From all they are working on, there is now two publicly available experimental services you'll really want to check out: The STS: Security Token Service This is an open identity...

MVP Summit Winding Down

Today was the final day of the MVP summit. I had a great time! It's always great to meet a people face to face, and during the last couple of days I got to finally meet in person Scott Colestock, Harry Pierson, Gregory van der Wiele (the only other user of...

MVP Summit: Sunday

My friend Sam already spilled the beans. Had a great time yesterday and got to meet old friends and meet F2F a bunch of other people like Miguel Castro, Mario Cardinal, K Scott Allen, Tim Shakarian, Raymond Lewallen (this guy cracks me up!), Jeff Lynch, Scott Bellware, Jeffrey Palermo, Don...

In Seattle this Week

I arrived late last night in seattle for the MVP Summit, now staying at the Westin hotel. Hopefullty this will be a great week and I'm hoping to get a chance to catch up with friends. See ya there! Technorati tags: MVP

More Text Editors

Apparent, I missed quite a few interesting text editors in my previous entry. I haven't used any of these, but quite a few look interesting enough to make me want to try them: e-Text Editor: An interesting new editor (in beta) supporting TextMate bundles on Windows. The screencast looks pretty...

OSS Tools in the .NET World

Jeremy Miller asks an informal poll of people using Open Source Tools for .NET Development. The answer is a resounding yes, I/we do. Here are some of the tools I'm using or used in the past: NUnit CVS TotoiseCVS Subversion NAnt RhinoMocks The Castle Project (Windsor, in particular) NHibernate Log4Net...

Text Editors

The Visual Studio built-in text editor is for obvious reasons where I spent most of my time. However, I also keep an assorted set of text files open in other editors, including code files. There are several reasons for this: Some of these files are in formats for which Visual...

Sending multiple attachments with SMTP Adapter

I've received a number of questions regarding a sample I posted a while ago: Arbitrary Binary Attachments to Multi-Part Messages; mostly related to issues when sending the resulting messages through the SMTP adapter and not all attachments (or no attachments at all) getting to the destination account. I've found that...

RSSBus

If you're interested in using RSS to do more than simply publishing your blog, like taking advantage of it to integrate your applications, then you ought to take a look at /n software's RSSBus platform, which recently reached Beta 4. It's a really cool piece of technology with lots of connectors and the...

Jesus on BTS06R2 and Metadata Generation for WCF Adapters

Jesús Rodriguez continues his excellent series of posts on the new features of the .NET 3.0 Adapter Framework (aka WCF adapter framework) included in BizTalk server 2006. This time, he covers some of the facilities available for generating metadata in Line of Business (LOB) adapters like SAP or SQL Server....