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Azure HDInsight Job Logging

We’ve made a nice fix to the Templeton job submission service that runs on the HDInsight clusters...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 07/11/2013

Microsoft HDInsight Installation & Dependency Management

It’s a rainy Saturday afternoon here in Seattle, and the kids are keeping themselves busy running...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/16/2012

Updating HDInsight Preview

Today we’ve shipped an update to the single node HDInsight Server Preview that is installable via...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/04/2012

Getting Up and Running with Piggybank on HDInsight

It’s been a fun couple of weeks launching HDInsight, and I’m going to be getting back into doing...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/02/2012

Every Day is a Good Day When You Paint

Slightly off-topic, but a friend of mine posted a video on Facebook that struck me as being very...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 07/30/2012

Writing a Map/Reduce Job for Hadoop using Windows PowerShell

I had a little bit of time on my hand and wanted to whip up a quick sample using PowerShell for a...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 07/20/2012

Talking About Hadoop on Windows

A few folks have asked, so I decided to put the data in one place. We'll be talking more about...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 06/09/2012

Tap, tap, tap, is this thing on?

I'll be back to bloging here in a bit. Since you last visited, I've had a fun journey working...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 05/08/2012

Thoughts on Flowchart

Last night I saw that Maurice had a few tweets that caught my attention about flowchart, but this is...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 08/13/2010

Improving ModelItem with Dynamic

Hi all, I’m back, and apologize for the delay, things have been crazy here and I’ve taken a little...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 08/11/2010

VS 2010 RC Is Available

We’ve been hard at work here in Redmond (and with our team in Shanghai) working on getting WF ready...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 02/09/2010

Making Swiss Cheese Look Good, or Designers for ActivityAction in WF4

In my last post, I covered using ActivityAction in order to provide a schematized callback, or hole,...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 01/14/2010

Swiss Cheese and WF4, or, An Introduction to ActivityAction

One common scenario that was often requested by customers of WF 3 was the ability to have templated...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/23/2009

Inspection, Default Services and Items (WF4 EditingContext Intro Part 6)

This part 6 of my 6 part series on the EditingContext. Introduction Sharing Functionality between...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/22/2009

Subscription / Notification Engine (WF4 EditingContext Intro Part 5)

This part 5 of my 6  part series on the EditingContext. Introduction Sharing Functionality...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/22/2009

Providing Callbacks for the Host (WF4 EditingContext Intro Part 4)

This part 4 of my 6  part series on the EditingContext. Introduction Sharing Functionality...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/22/2009

Host Provided Capabilities (WF4 EditingContext Intro Part 3)

This part 3 of my 6  part series on the EditingContext. Introduction Sharing Functionality...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/22/2009

Sharing Functionality Between Designers (WF4 EditingContext Intro Part 2)

This part 2 of my 6 part series on the EditingContext. Introduction Sharing Functionality between...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/21/2009

Introduction to the WF4 Designer Editing Context (Part 1)

I want to briefly touch on the editing context and give a little introduction to its...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/21/2009

Emitting the mc:Ignorable Instruction In Your WF4 XAML

Frequent forum guest Notre posed this question to the forums the other day noting that the XAML...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/10/2009

AttachedProperty Part 2, Putting it Together

On my last post, Jason jumped right to the punchline in his comment here. He asks “if there is an...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/06/2009

WF4 Design Time AttachedPropertiesService and Attached Properties

I’ve been meaning to throw together some thoughts on attached properties and how they can be used...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/05/2009

WF4 ViewStateService

A comment posted by Notre asked for some more details about view state and attached property...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/05/2009

Where is System.Activities.Design in WF4 Beta2 and Beyond?

I got an email over the weekend asking about this, and I realized that it’s somewhat buried in this...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 12/05/2009

WF4, WCF and AppFabric Sessions @ PDC09

I’m taking this week off to catch up on everything I haven’t done the last two months and to...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/23/2009

A Few Additional Treats @ PDC09

One fun thing we will be doing this year is using the theater in our lounge/booth area to have a few...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/13/2009

Matt’s PDC Session List

I’m hoping that this PDC might be a little different and I may actually get to attend some sessions,...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/11/2009

Displaying Validation Errors in a Rehosted WF4 Designer

Here’s a quick one “I’d like to find out if the workflow in the designer is valid… is there someway...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/06/2009

Got a cool .NET app? Hang with Tortoises for 12 days

photo courtesy of flickr user mikeweston  This is a something that the .NET team is putting...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/06/2009

Finding the Variables in Scope Within the WF Designer

In this thread, one of our forum customers asked the question: “how do I find all of the variables...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/05/2009

WF4 Beta1 => Beta2 Breaking Changes Document Published

Fresh on microsoft.com downloads, you can get the details of the major breaking changes that...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 11/01/2009

Deep Dive into the WF4 Designer Data Model: ModelItem and ModelProperty

In this post I published an overview of the designer architecture.  I’ll copy the picture and...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/28/2009

WF4 Designer Bloggers

I wanted to put a quick note up as the team is starting to blog a little more frequently and putting...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/28/2009

Types, Metatypes and Bears, Redux

I made a quick post a few months back where I tried to talk about the way the designer works and...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/23/2009

Hot off the presses (and the download center) come the WF4 Beta 2 samples here.  The team has...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/22/2009

WF4 Designer Enhancements in VS 2010 Beta 2

So, you might have heard that Beta2 has shipped.  I wanted to give a brief overview of the...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/20/2009

Introduction to WF Designer Rehosting (Part 2)

standard beta disclaimer.  This is written against the beta1 API’s.  If this is 2014, the...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 06/17/2009

Introduction to WF Designer Rehosting (Part 1)

standard beta disclaimer.  This is written against the beta1 API’s.  If this is 2014, the...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 06/16/2009

Types, Metatypes and Bears, Oh my!

***** UPDATE: Please see this post for how these features and functionality work in Beta2 *****...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 06/09/2009

Introducing the WF4 Designer

// standard disclaimer applies, this is based on the released Beta 1 bits, things are subject to...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 05/20/2009

10-4 Good Buddy, First Look at WF 4

Our WF evangelist, Ron Jacobs, just posted a 10-4 screencast that walks through WF4 as it's looking...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 04/16/2009

WF 4.0 -- Designer Type Visibility

One of the exercises I'm going through now is scrubbing our API and taking a hard look at types...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 02/12/2009

Endpoint.tv Talks Tracking

I heard that the folks that bring you endpoint.tv are doing a two part series on Workflow Tracking...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 01/14/2009

Thoughts on Waiting until 20xx for WF

Usual msblog disclaimer applies, this represents my opinion! While I was on break, a number of folks...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 01/06/2009

How I Spent My Winter Vacation

I haven't posted since prior to PDC, and since then it's been a whirl wind.  You see, in the...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 01/05/2009

Which WF/WCF Talks Should You Attend at PDC?

Just got the email the other day that PDC is less than 4 weeks away, and it got me thinking a bit...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/02/2008

WCF Perf Talk @ PDC (or, the Doctor Teaches Fishing)

I'm probably not going to have too much time to attend talks at PDC, but one talk that would be high...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/02/2008

More Details On WF/WCF in .NET 4.0

Steve Martin, a director of product management for CSD, has a blog post containing more information...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 10/01/2008

More Workflow Service Questions

In response to this post, Anderson raised the following question. Definitely too hard and not...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 08/12/2008

Advanced Workflow Service Talk (Demo 4 of 4)

When we start doing this two way style of messaging, we now open up to start modeling some...

Author: Matt Winkler -- MSFT Date: 08/11/2008

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