Chris Green's Public Notepad

A developer focus on Systems Integration, Windows/UNIX and .Net/Java interoperability and High Performance Computing.

Moving on ...

After 5.74 great years at Microsoft I have decided to move on to the next big thing. This blog will...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 01/12/2010

Updated product lifecycle Gantt chart

I create this graphical view of the publicly available product support lifecycle information...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/02/2009

Microsoft Monthly Update November 2009

Here is my latest update for November and my final for 2009. This is a consolidation of a variety of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/01/2009

Microsoft Acquires Teamprise Assets

Today Microsoft announced the acquisition of the Teamprise-related assets of SourceGear LLC. From...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/09/2009

Microsoft Monthly Update Sep/Oct 2009

Hi, Here is my Microsoft Monthly Update covering September and October 2009. I hope you find the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 11/03/2009

Good overview of application performance testing and management with Visual Studio 2008/2010

If you have ever been caught with performance problems you should watch this PDC 2008 session. If...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/22/2009

Come and get it! Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2

MSDN Subscribers: Download the Beta The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework Beta 2 is available to...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/19/2009

BizTalk Tuning Tips

You can find a PDF copy of the slide deck Mark Burch and I presented at TechEd Australia 2009 here....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/18/2009

Windows 7 1394 Firewire devices not working?

The 1394 FireWire driver was updated in the Windows 7 and some older 1394 devices may not be...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/29/2009

Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 Technical Update-AUG-2009

I recently provided this brief update on what's new in Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 to a number of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/21/2009

Microsoft monthly Update

I publish this update each month. It is a summary of all the public information on the Microsoft.com...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/16/2009

Get Started with the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle templatefor VSTS

Microsoft SDL Process Template for Visual Studio Team System...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/09/2009

Windows 7 - Now available for MSDN subscribers

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Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/06/2009

Looking for Team Foundation Server - Quality Center integration solutions?

You may already be aware of these resources but ... - You can find a pre-release version of the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/04/2009

PDC 2009

ABOUT THE PDC The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is Microsoft’s premier gathering of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 08/04/2009

BizTalk 2009 - Performance Tuning Session at Tech Ed Australia

AnnounceOnline() (I just love WCF Discovery in .Net 4.0) Is BizTalk in your past, present or future?...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/12/2009

Fast, faster, fastest.

Out of pure curiosity I ran a very simple timing test for different WCF bindings: WSHttp (default),...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/22/2009

Installing BizTalk Server 2009 on Windows Server 2008

Just a few quick "note to self" type reminders when installing (not configuring, that's a longer...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2009

PDC 2009 Nov 17-20 Los Angeles

Microsoft is planning another Professional Developer’s Conference (PDC) this year! You can find...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/20/2009

WS-Discovery in VS 2010 .Net 4.0

AnnounceOnline() Visual Studio 2010 beta 1 is now available to MSDN subscribers on...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/18/2009

Tech Ed Australia 2009 now open for early bird registration

Come to Tech Ed Australia and immerse yourself in over 150 IT learning opportunities, including deep...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/17/2009

The BizTalk Buzz

Over the coming weeks I will be co-instructor on a facilitated BizTalk 2006 R2 self study course....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/16/2009

Ready for the PDC pre days!

So much to choose from Microsoft .NET Framework Data Access from A to Z Advanced Windows Debugging...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/25/2008

Microsoft Enterprise Architecture Tool Kit (EATK) to the rescue! I highly recommend you take the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/16/2008

The Worldwide Telescope and my new baby. What a great combination !

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Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/16/2008

Team SOAK Wins the Imagine Cup '08 !

Congratulations to all the participants, finalists and winners in the 2008 Imagine Cup competition...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/15/2008

Bill's last day

These videos are worth a look http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/exec/billg/videos/

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2008

Virtual Earth - Experts on the road in Australia - Free event

Developers don't miss this opportunity! Register now. See how easy it is to access and integrate...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2008

TechEd Australia Early Bird Registration

The Tech.Ed Australia Early Bird registration offer has been extended until 11 July '08. Take...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2008

Microsoft Student Partners

I have been reading up on Microsoft's involvement in academia recently (for reasons that I hope will...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/22/2008

Where's the value?

Today seems to have been a "where's the value?" day for me. I was fortunate enough to sit in on a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/12/2008

Don't Use Exceptions To Control Application Flow

Why? Because they can be thousands of times slower than method return values! Can you guess why?...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 02/10/2008

Presentation and demo material - An Introduction to PowerShell

Thank you to those of you who attended the Powershell session at the December 2007 Premier Briefing...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 12/16/2007

PowerShell Session at TechEd 2007 Australia

You may find my TechEd 2007 Powershell presentation useful. See the SVR308_Green.pdf attachment...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/01/2007

Are You Using PowerShell in Production?

If you are using PowerShell in a production environment I'd love to hear about it. I'm updating...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2007

A brief bio...

Started UNIX/C systems programming with Data General in 1982 and in 1990 moved to Fujitsu as a UNIX...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 10/25/2005