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Author: jamescon Date: 09/04/2010

DinnerNow 2.5 for .NET 3.5 RTM now released

On late Friday afternoon David and I posted a new build of the DinnerNow sample application on...

Author: jamescon Date: 02/14/2008

Just released - Windows Server 2008 Developer Training Kit (beta 3)

Hungry for some more developer resources or more developer labs? My team just released a Windows...

Author: jamescon Date: 07/18/2007

DinnerNow.net video on Channel9

A few months ago Rory met with several members of our team (Matt, David, Brett, Nigel, Jason, and...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/06/2007

TechEd Webcast on DinnerNow.net - starting soon

Just a reminder... Matt and David's session at TechEd titled ".NET Framework 3.0 End-to-End: Putting...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/05/2007

Looking for Orcas sessions at TechEd?

If you’re going to TechEd this week and you would like to learn more about the next release of...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/03/2007

Going to TechEd Orlando next week?

I will be there and I'll try to leave my mark. ;) I will be there all week taking in a few sessions...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/01/2007

Now Hiring - Technical Evangelists for Orcas and IIS7

I have two open positions on my team for Technical Evangelists. These are awesome opportunities that...

Author: jamescon Date: 05/31/2007

DinnerNow.net TechEd session with Matt and David

Matt and David will be giving a presentation at TechEd on June 5th titled ".NET Framework 3.0...

Author: jamescon Date: 05/21/2007

Design for Operations (DFO) workshop in April

David Aiken is hosting a Design for Operations workshop at the Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA next...

Author: jamescon Date: 03/25/2007

DinnerNow version 1.2 - Now available

Today we released an updated version of the DinnerNow sample on CodePlex. The new version includes...

Author: jamescon Date: 02/20/2007

Go to Web School - Mix University

The Web/Live team in Developer & Platform Evangelism has been working on building some new labs,...

Author: jamescon Date: 02/10/2007

Come and get it while it's hot - DinnerNow.net 1.1 Released

It seems like it was just yesterday when I blogged about releasing the first version of the...

Author: jamescon Date: 02/03/2007

Get DinnerNow

For the last few months our evangelism team has been working on a sample application named...

Author: jamescon Date: 02/02/2007

.NET Framework 3.0 has RTM'd!

The .NET Framework 3.0 is now available for download. You can find links and more info in my post...

Author: jamescon Date: 11/06/2006

WCF .svc files in IIS7 on Vista RC1

My team has been working on a very cool demo scenario for a few months now. We've upgraded it from...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/20/2006

Live Service Trace Viewer - Now available

Craig McMurtry released the code for his Live Service Trace Viewer on his blog today. Live Service...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/20/2006

Now Hiring - Architect Evangelist

I have an open position on my team for an Architect Evangelist. This job involves working with key...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/19/2006

First case study for WF

As Vittorio Bertocci and Paul Andrew mentioned, the first case study for Windows Workflow Foundation...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/06/2006

The MSDN WebCasts I would like to watch in July

Every month around this time I receive an email with the subject line "Upcoming Microsoft...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/16/2006

NetFx3.com is live!

The door is now open. Late last night we officially launched NetFx3.com. NetFx3.com is a new...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/12/2006

WCF Interop Plug-Fest video on Channel9

A few weeks ago Vittorio Bertocci and Marc Mercuri recently caught a couple of the WCF PMs (Kirill...

Author: jamescon Date: 03/07/2006

WF Rocks at WinFx Event

Build custom activities http://www.WindowsWorkflow.net

Author: jamescon Date: 02/16/2006

The new challenge

As Dennis blogged about two months ago, I've taken on a new challenge at Microsoft. I'm now...

Author: jamescon Date: 02/10/2006

WF Rocks at TechReady2

Build custom activities http://www.WindowsWorkflow.net

Author: jamescon Date: 01/10/2006

Windows Workflow Foundation Evangelist Position

I've received several questions about the Windows Workflow Foundation Evangelist position on my...

Author: jamescon Date: 01/08/2006

Job posted: Windows Workflow Foundation Evangelist

The Windows Workflow Foundation Evangelist position has now been posted to the Microsoft.com/jobs...

Author: jamescon Date: 12/01/2005

Now hiring - Windows Workflow Foundation Evangelist

Did you see the sessions at the PDC? Did you read the "Presenting Windows Workflow Foundation" book?...

Author: jamescon Date: 11/28/2005

New Channel9 Video: Windows Workflow Foundation Team Tour

Last month Robert Scoble and I walked the halls of building 1 and met with several of the Windows...

Author: jamescon Date: 11/28/2005

2 new Windows Workflow Foundation screencasts

I recorded two Windows Workflow Foundation screencasts that are now live on Channel9. You can view...

Author: jamescon Date: 10/04/2005

Workflow + Services: WWF & WCF

Last week I gave a webcast on Workflow & Services. The official title was "Workflow, Messaging,...

Author: jamescon Date: 10/03/2005

Windows Workflow team is looking for SDEs

I had a good chat with Dharma yesterday about the challenges finding good developers. If you know...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/23/2005

Why Workflow? Why Windows Workflow Foundation? And what are the scenarios?

One of the most common questions I get from developers after talking about Windows Workflow...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/22/2005

Please Aditya...show us the cool stuff in the Workflow Designer Framework!

I just noticed that Aditya Bhandarkar started his blog. Aditya is a a developer on the Windows...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/22/2005

Installing Windows Workflow Foundation

Several people in the Windows Workflow Foundation Forum have been running into various installation...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/22/2005

Presenting Windows Workflow Foundation #1 book in Computers category on BarnesAndNoble.com!

The "Presenting Windows Workflow Foundation" book is currently the #1 in the Computers category on...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/19/2005

PDC 2005...Done! - Please give us feedback on the labs

Well, the PDC 2005 is finally over. I flew back to Seattle from L.A. on Saturday. There are a few...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/19/2005

Hello Workflow - Announcing Windows Workflow Foundation

(Ooops... just realized this was not aggregated in the main site. Updated now) Today at the PDC 2005...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/14/2005

PDC 2005 - Arrived in L.A.

I flew down to L.A. this morning and arrived at the convention center this afternoon. I broke out...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/10/2005

Don Box defines a new acronym?

Don Box alludes to the technology I've been working on for the last 6 months in the comments for one...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/04/2005

Flying to L.A. for PDC in less than a week...

Next Saturday I have to get on the plane to fly to L.A. for PDC and I'm starting to feel the...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/04/2005

Less than two weeks to go...

In less than two weeks at the PDC you will learn about a new developer technology that I've been...

Author: jamescon Date: 09/01/2005

Just a minute Doc, I just got an IM…

Last Wednesday Amanda, my wife, visited her doctor for a check-up. She's just over 8 months pregnant...

Author: jamescon Date: 07/18/2005

March Webcasts - Enterprise Library Logging & MOM MPs

Here's a few webcasts coming up later in March on the new Enterprise Library Logging App Block and...

Author: jamescon Date: 03/01/2005

Monitor Your .NET Applications with Microsoft Operations Manager 2005

My first article on MOM 2005 was finally published to MSDN a couple weeks ago. The article explains...

Author: jamescon Date: 03/01/2005

Migrate COBOL code

I had the opportunity to present to some folks from Microfocus yesterday about building manageable...

Author: jamescon Date: 01/13/2005

Back to reality...

Well it's back to reality for me this week. I've been on parental leave since Thanksgiving. The...

Author: jamescon Date: 12/30/2004

My blogging excuses - Changed jobs, moved to Redmond...

It’s been a busy…um 4 months since my last post. Since my last post I’ve changed jobs at Microsoft...

Author: jamescon Date: 10/29/2004

Import Outlook Contacts using the SharePoint client-side API

A few weeks back a developer asked me, “How can I allow users to select contacts from their...

Author: jamescon Date: 06/06/2004

Sharepoint Document Event Handlers

Over the last couple of days I’ve been putting together a prototype of a data intake and...

Author: jamescon Date: 05/23/2004

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