WTL On SourceForge

WTL (Windows Template Library) has now been released in an Open Source project at SourceForge. Cool!

Thinktecture

Way cool. No need to say anything more.

BizTalk 2004 Transactions

Definitely a good read. Raises quite a few interesting questions!

BizTalk Transformation Maps

The BizTalk Server 2004 schema mapping (transformation) facilities are used to transform a document instance from one schema into a new document with a different one (it also supports 1-* and *-1 and *-* transformations). The underlying transformation engine is the XSLT transformation engine. It is generally believed that the...

Blake Stone

Blake Stone, former CTO of Borland, now works as an Architect at Microsoft in the Visual Studio Core Team.

Back to the grind

So here am I on the road again. I'm posting this from my hotel in Bogota (they actually have wireless internet access in every room. Cool!), and if everything goes as planned, I'll be tomorrow night in Redmond, WA, for the second time in two weeks. This time, I'm attending...

Visual C++ 2003 Toolkit

Microsoft has just released the Visual C++ 2003 Toolkit: A free download containing the full C/C++ optimizing compiler and the static linking CRT and standard C++ library (with STL). In other words, all the basic command line tools for building actual applications with full optimizations. This is a great adition...

Editable XPathDocument

I've just been scratching the surface of all the new cool things coming down in Whidbey, but one thing that struck me as very useful right away was the fact that in the XML Stack, XPathDocument is now an editable concept, with the help of XPathEditableNavigator. Way cool!.

MVP Summit redux

I spent all week in Seattle/Redmond at the Global MVP Summit. It was a blast. On Saturday, got to finally meet my friend Sam Gentile Face to Face after all this time and had dinner with him and a few other guys. </p> On Monday, had a blast at Jillian's...

WSE 2.0

I know I'm going to be asking a question I'm not gonna get answered, but here it goes anyway: Any idea when we might see the at least a more recent preview of WSE 2.0? I'd be happy with a preview (even a buggy one).. </p> The reason I ask...