Jack Gudenkauf (JackG) WebLog

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ThinkWeek RTW

Released to the internal web (RTW) anyway J Much of my delay in blogging has been because I’ve been...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/31/2009

Technical Strategy Group (TSG)

Following on a previous post, I thought I would talk a bit more on my teams charter, contributions...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/14/2009

Grassroots Innovation @ Microsoft

I will be blogging more on the subject of Innovation @ Microsoft as well as how our Technical...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 06/10/2009

Microsoft - ThinkWeek, Innovation,...

In my last post I mentioned my new role in the Microsoft Technical Strategy group and the promise of...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 06/02/2009

"Lost" and found

Where have you been? Assuming I haven’t lost all my readers by now, due to my silence, this...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/27/2009

Silverlight 2 is here

Delivering on the earlier promise, here are some links to Silverlight v2. Silverlight home page...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 10/21/2008

Process Creation and Coordination

function ToggleDisplay (label, control) { if (control.style.display == "none") {...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/11/2008

RTM of Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (Client App Deployment)

I wanted to thank all the ISV's, VAR's, and SI's I have spoken with and those who have replied to my...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/11/2008

Silverlight 2, Beta 2 and the 2008 Olympics

Some time ago I wrote a post about the announced Silverlight 2 product. While I received a number of...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/08/2008

Configuring Visual Studio to Debug .NET Framework Source Code

Earlier I posted a link to the announcement on ScottGu's blog about the framework source...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 05/12/2008

Extensibility; Clients and Services calling each other

In this post I will be showing sample code (also found on our CodePlex site) as well as an execution...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/10/2008

Microsoft announcement of Silverlight 2 (Devices/RIA/Client)

Yesterday, Microsoft announced a significant technology advancement in Rich Internet Application...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/06/2008

You asked for it (AddIn pipeline generator)

After all, our job is to make your life easier. I have received a lot of requests for a tool that...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 01/10/2008

Winforms, WPF and AppDomain isolation

We just posted a solution to consider for the F.A.Q. of how to enable isolatable WinForms...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 01/09/2008

Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 RTM

It's official. We have released to manufacturing. I am personaly very excited about the Add-in...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 11/19/2007

TechEd 2007 F.A.Q.

Hola! I just returned from TechEd 2007 held in Barcelona, Spain. Barcelona is a beautiful city with...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 11/12/2007

TechEd Developers conference

TechEd is shaping up to be a huge event in part due to the fact that we will not have a PDC this...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 11/01/2007

.Net 3.5 for ISV’s, Channel 9 video

We have modified the Soapbox video by moving the WPF on BCL Add-in model demo to the start of the...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 10/09/2007

Is that Brad Pitt on www.wevegottaguy.com?

Check out http://www.wevegottaguy.com/ and see if you recognize that handsome guy representing the...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 10/08/2007

.Net framework source code released

Recently I was speaking to a group of ISV's and Enterprise partners and as we spoke about the...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 10/03/2007

What’s new in the .Net Framework 3.5 (Orcas)

Visual Studio (VS) 2008 and .Net 3.5, code named “Orcas”, will be released in the near future. This...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 09/13/2007

Microsoft Silverlight 1.0 RTW

Today we announced the release of Silverlight 1.0. Here is a link to a previous post on the product....

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 09/05/2007

Is he getting on his Soapbox again?

Last year, I did a webcast when I was attending an SI (Solution/System Integrator) Architect...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/16/2007

Lights, Camera, Action!

Another Paris Hilton, Pam Anderson, Lindsay Lohan, Britney Spears, or Political video? Nope, Sorry....

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/15/2007

WPF 3.5 Add-In help

Here is the MSDN help link for what's new in WPF 3.5 regarding support for Add-In's.

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 08/02/2007

We saved the best for last!

VS 2008 and .Net 3.5 Beta 2 (code name "Orcas") is now available. Here is the link to download. I am...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 07/27/2007

Enumerating AppDomains

Recently I was writing a sample app showing some new MAF (Managed Add-In Framework) features that...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 06/11/2007

Side by Side CLR's in Process!

It's a great time to be a managed code developer! Our fearless leader, Jason Zander, has just...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 05/15/2007

.Net for the Web Client

As my old MSN web dev team can attest (Victus, James ;-) I have been waiting for .Net client side...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 05/02/2007

RIA and Silverlight product announcement

I asked a few questions on SaaS and RIAs in a previous post. Thank you all for your feedback. And...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 04/16/2007

Add-In’s (CLR and VSTA)

We have gone through some naming changes with WinFX and .Net. And we have gone through a few on the...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/14/2007

Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista

The Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Update for Windows Vista addresses areas of Visual Studio...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/07/2007

Out of Process IPC/TCP Remoting code

function ToggleDisplay (label, control) { if (control.style.display == "none") {...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/05/2007

.Net Remoting (AppDomains, Out of Process, Two Way, etc..)

I previously wrote about bi-directional remoting over IPC (see .Net Remoting continued and .Net...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/05/2007

Winforms and System.AddIn

This posting is in response to a F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Question) I receive regarding the Add-In...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/02/2007

Secret revealed

In a previous post (Extra, Extra – Read all about it!) I mentioned an upcoming highly requested...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 03/01/2007

Extensibility (Add-In) Guidance

I have been asked on several occasions to articulate type versioning and isolation (and ensuring...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 02/27/2007

CLR Inside Out: .Net Extensibility

(5/16/08, updated MSDN links ) The March MSDN issue is now available on-line. In this issue you will...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 02/14/2007

Microsoft Office, MSDN, Extensibility (Add-In’s)

We recently published an article on the new CLR System.AddIn libraries in the February 2007 MSDN...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 01/17/2007

Add-In team

Our CLR Add-In team blog is now live! I will be posting in both locations.

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 01/12/2007

Extra, Extra – Read all about it!

(5/16/08, Updated MSDN Link) Application Extensibility Back in February 2006, the Managed Add-In...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 01/11/2007

VS 2005 SP1 released

If you are using Visual Studio 2005, you may wish to get service pack 1 (SP1) which was just...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 12/18/2006

.Net Remoting continued

After several frustrating hours troubleshooting issues with objects flowing in both directions...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 12/14/2006

.Net Remoting

I was recently writing some code that was simulating a Client application calling into a Server...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 11/02/2006

Where's Waldo?

A few people have asked why I haven't posted recently. I guess it's because I have been busy. Two...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 10/09/2006

Software as a Service (SaaS) and Rich Internet Applications (RIA)

I have been spending the last few months doing research on ISV/VAR/SI applications. As part of my...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 07/21/2006

ISV/VAR/SI: Speak now, or forever hold your peace!

On two life altering occasions I heard that phrase spoken, and writing it down still makes me weak...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 06/09/2006

WinFX == .NET Framework 3.0

Microsoft has decided to rename WinFX to the .NET Framework 3.0. See Soma’s blog for details. Along...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 06/09/2006

Microsoft Europe Partner Senior Architect Forum

Bonjour! If you are in Paris attending the conference, I would enjoy meeting with you. I will be...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 05/19/2006

Webcast: An ISV insight into Visual Studio Tools for Applications

I want to thank all those who participated in the second of three ISV Webcasts series I have been...

Author: Jack Gudenkauf Date: 05/19/2006

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