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Great info on UpdatePanel in ASP.NET AJAX

Eilon Lipton, the developer for UpdatePanel recently posted some great resources to the forums that...

Author: bgold Date: 11/01/2006

CSS Friendly ASP.NET 2.0 Control Adapters Beta 3 Now Available

I'm happy to announce that the Beta 3 of the CSS Friendly ASP.NET 2.0 Control Adapters is now...

Author: bgold Date: 10/24/2006

Build IE7 Addons and Win a trip to MIX07 + $2500

Pete LePage has been working on pulling together a contest to drive addon creation for IE7 and was...

Author: bgold Date: 10/22/2006

ASP.NET AJAX v1 Beta ships!!

Well I missed the boat on getting in front of ScottGu and pretty much everyone else out there but I...

Author: bgold Date: 10/20/2006

IE7 for Windows XP SP2 now available

Lot's of others have already posted on this and I'm late to the party, so I'll be a pointer for...

Author: bgold Date: 10/20/2006

Easily customzie the CSS Design Templates for your ASP.NET 2.0 site

Great article on how to take the CSS Design templates and modify them to use ASP.NET 2.0 features...

Author: bgold Date: 10/12/2006

“Atlas” naming and roadmap

Over the last year I’ve been fortunate to be deeply involved in our “Atlas” project to bring rich...

Author: bgold Date: 09/11/2006

Ten Ways to Improve Your ASP.NET 2.0 Applications with Atlas

Another solid shortcut from O'Reilly by Wei-Meng Lee - -check it out Description ASP.NET "Atlas" is...

Author: bgold Date: 09/10/2006

CSS Friendly ASP.NET 2.0 Adapaters Beta 2 Now Available

The success of the original Beta 1 of the CSS Adapters was amazing -- we got tons of solid feedback...

Author: bgold Date: 09/08/2006

Learn about the "Atlas' update panels, from the guys who built it

That's right! Matt Gibbs and Bertrand Le Roy have just published an O'Reilly Shortcut all about the...

Author: bgold Date: 08/17/2006

Great new training course on "Atlas"

The folks at Pluralsight are introducing a new course, "Introducing Atlas", which will debut this...

Author: bgold Date: 08/15/2006

Live from Redmond, it's Sunday afternoon -- or better, lot's of great webcasts

Simon Muzio has been driving an awesome community project called "Live From Redmond" where he...

Author: bgold Date: 08/06/2006

New ASP.NET training from Total Training coming soon, get 35% off from me :)

Lately I’ve been working with the folks over at TotalTraining to build out a fantastic set of...

Author: bgold Date: 08/03/2006

New ASP.NET "How Do I" videos on "Atlas" and other cool new pages of content

Joe Stagner has released the first 2 "How Do I" Videos in his new series on learning "Atlas." We...

Author: bgold Date: 07/26/2006

Evaluate Commerce Server 2007, get Developer Edition now for FREE

Commerce Server 2007 is coming very shortly and as part of the new Commerce Server 2007 wave we have...

Author: bgold Date: 07/26/2006

We are piloting a pretty cool idea for the webcast team -- it is a one-time only offer and it would...

Author: bgold Date: 07/20/2006

Build Samples, get recognized... By the community, for the community is here

A handful of folks have been hard at work at an exciting and innovative community program called For...

Author: bgold Date: 07/07/2006

Carolyn Holmes on Women in Technology on Channel 9

My partner in crime for the VS2005 launch keynote demo with Steve Ballmer was Carolyn Holmes, a...

Author: bgold Date: 06/24/2006

Data Tutorials for ASP.NET 2.0 - a set of 46 by Scott Mitchell

UPDATE: 46 tutorials, not 40 :) in the pipe One area where we have seen a lot of interest in deep...

Author: bgold Date: 06/14/2006

Got a cool customized Starter Kit site? Show it off on edream.org

Sue Googe left a comment on my blog today about her own customized Personal Web Site called edream....

Author: bgold Date: 06/07/2006

Series of Great Atlas Screenscasts and blog posts by Marc Schweigert

Marc Schweigert works over on the Federal team at Microsoft and he has been passionately keeping his...

Author: bgold Date: 06/04/2006

WPT Update: www.iis.net launch, www.asp.net refresh, weblogs.asp.net upgrade

Today is an exciting day -- I’m proud to announce several significant updates to the Web Platform...

Author: bgold Date: 05/24/2006

Commerce Server 2007 RC1 Released

Today is a very exciting day for the Commerce Server team -- at about 5:15pm they announced...

Author: bgold Date: 05/20/2006

IEEE article -- Simplifying AJAX Development

Right when Keith first joined my team I got a request to write a overview article on a AJAX for IEEE...

Author: bgold Date: 05/18/2006

Web Platform and Tools Product Management-- who we are, what we do now, and a place for you to tell us what to do

A lot has changed over the last five months for me and I wanted to tell let you all know, my reading...

Author: bgold Date: 05/12/2006

Release: CSS Friendly ASP.NET 2.0 Control Adapters Beta 1

UPDATE #2: These are about to go back online, version Beta 1.1 (last update 4/29/2006) -- thanks for...

Author: bgold Date: 04/27/2006

Please welcome the Web Developement Tools team, online

I'm excited to welcome the Web Development Tools team to the blogging world. This is the team that...

Author: bgold Date: 04/22/2006

Great news VWD is free, forever -- and the Classified Ad Starter Kit is now in beta

Learn more here: http://blogs.msdn.com/danielfe/archive/2006/04/19/579109.aspx Oh and the beta of...

Author: bgold Date: 04/19/2006

Spell check your ASP.NET Website with Visual Studio 2005

This is the type of plug-in that I wish I had last week :) Mikhail has built an amazing plug-in for...

Author: bgold Date: 04/17/2006

Localization is one of the coolest features in ASP.NET 2.0

To this day I don't think we talk about the localization story in ASP.NET 2.0 enough -- the built in...

Author: bgold Date: 04/13/2006

"Atlas" Control Toolkit released!

It has been a busy week over here, but we just released the "Atlas" Control Toolkit -- a must see...

Author: bgold Date: 04/12/2006

Stay up to date with the new ServerFx and ClientFx newsletters

We are continuing to explore cool ways to keep everyone up to date -- one new great outbound model...

Author: bgold Date: 04/09/2006

.NET, Tablet, and Sudoku -- a developers dream

Over the last 6 months or so I've become mildly addicted to Sudoku. As it turns out, a buddy of mine...

Author: bgold Date: 04/07/2006

VS2005 Web Application Projects RC released

It is with great pleasure that I can announce availability of the release candidate of the Web...

Author: bgold Date: 04/05/2006

"Atlas" March CTP with Go Live license, now available

If you aren't paying attention to MIX06 then you missed some very big news. The "Atlas" March CTP is...

Author: bgold Date: 03/20/2006

You can actively influence and shape the next version of Microsoft Visual Studio!

My friends over in the Visual Studio User Experience group have put together an awesome program to...

Author: bgold Date: 03/07/2006

Great streaming webcasts on Atlas, Web Deployment Projects and the Table Profile Provider samples

[UPDATE: actually linked the titles this time :)]Definitely worth checking out this video content!...

Author: bgold Date: 03/06/2006

Watch ASP.NET 2.0 Webcasts, get VS2005 for free

This ASP.NET 2.0 webcast series is specifically built to help PHP, JSP, and ColdFusion developers...

Author: bgold Date: 02/28/2006

Spot the difference, the game v2 - what's your high score?

One of the things I do on the side of all the great Client & Web Platform work my team does is...

Author: bgold Date: 02/28/2006

ASP.NET 2.0 Security Training Modules

Our security team has recently put together a very unique approach to security -- get the info you...

Author: bgold Date: 02/27/2006

ASP.NET 2.0 How Do I Video Series is here -- a must see

I think I've been talking about these FOREVER -- and they have been in production for a long time,...

Author: bgold Date: 02/21/2006

See a demo of"Crossbow" - Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation Interoperability

In November, I took on a new role as the Lead Product Manager for the Client/Web Platform and Tools...

Author: bgold Date: 02/20/2006

Sell your Stuff on eBay -- get the eBay Sellers Starter Kit for ASP.NET and VWD

That's right! eBay has built a great sample kit for to help with managing the sale of your stuff on...

Author: bgold Date: 02/16/2006

A Crash Course on ASP.NET Control Development: Building Composite Controls

Excellent article on building composite controls from your friend and mine Dino Esposito...

Author: bgold Date: 02/14/2006

PetShop 4.0 Released! Enterprise best practices for migrating ASP.NET 1.x to 2.0

Greg Leake and team have been busy working on the latest revision to Petshop -- PethShop 4.0 is an...

Author: bgold Date: 02/14/2006

February CTP Released: Web Application Projects & Web Deployment Projects

I'm excited to announce the latest refresh (February CTP) to both Web Application Projects and Web...

Author: bgold Date: 02/10/2006

The ASP.NET "Atlas" January CTP has arrived!

Go get the bits here Nikhil has posted a much more detailed set of info here And of course get all...

Author: bgold Date: 02/08/2006

Go SeaHawks

SUPERBOWL! SUPERBOWL! Yes this isn't technical but I'm so $#*@(@ excited that I had to share. I've...

Author: bgold Date: 02/05/2006

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