Silverlight and Software-plus-Services

There are a lot of changes going on with Acropolis, with all the feedback received publicly and collaboration with other product teams internally, to provide a better developer story.  If you haven't tried Acropolis August CTP yet, check it out at  It works with VS 2008 Beta 2.  One of the cool samples to run is the line-of-business Expense sample.

After much anticipation, Silverlight was released this week!  I highly recommend checking it out:

Yesterday was the annual Company Meeting, and I'm really excited about the emerging software-plus-services model and the new technologies being demo'ed that look like right out of a science fiction movie.  I can't wait to see the impact over the next few years - it's really an amazing time and place to be in.