Yasser Shohoud

Yasser's personal space on the Web

What I've Been Up To

I've been away from blogging for a loong time so have some catching up to do. I spent most of last...

Author: yassers929 Date: 02/17/2009

Big week for Dallas MTC

This week is shaping up to be a big week for the Dallas MTC. Monday we have our official launch...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/15/2008

Getting back into blogging

It's been over a year since I last blogged over on yassers.com. I'm trying to get back into it now...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/07/2008

Blog moved

I've moved my web site and blog to yassers.com. The blog is at http://blog.yassers.com. Some of the...

Author: yassers929 Date: 09/13/2006

What Exactly Is BizTalk?

I now work as a Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center in Austin which is part of...

Author: yassers929 Date: 07/25/2006

Living In Austin

On Saturday 6/17 I boarded a flight from Seattle to Austin and I didn't have a return ticket. You...

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/25/2006

More on the WCF RSS Sample

Last week we put up a sample named WCF RSS Toolkit on wcf.netfx3.com and I posted a sample service...

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/21/2006

WCF RSS Sample

Mark is looking for some sample code for the recently released WCF RSS Toolkit. I've put the readme...

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/15/2006

WCF Custom Channel Ecosystem

Back in January, a few of us on the WCF team kicked off a side project dubbed "the channel ecosystem...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/10/2006

It's here

I came home today to find a large box waiting for me; it's my new iMac G5! This is the 20" intel...

Author: yassers929 Date: 03/12/2006

Moving lots of data

Recently I've been getting lots of questions about moving large files (or lots of data) between a...

Author: yassers929 Date: 01/22/2006

Meet the Channel Model: ICommunicationObject

A Common a State Machine Objects that deal with communication, e.g. sockets, usually present a state...

Author: yassers929 Date: 01/08/2006

WCF Architecture Overview

This is a document I wrote a while ago and has been sitting around waiting to be published. Well, it...

Author: yassers929 Date: 12/29/2005

Looking for people who want to change the world

We have a few open positions on the Indigo (WCF) team for people who want to change the world. In...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/29/2005

Meet the WCF Channel Model – Part 2

Most WCF developers won’t interact directly with channels or have to think about them much. The...

Author: yassers929 Date: 10/22/2005

Meet the WCF Channel Model - Part 1

For the past 5 months or so, I’ve been working on the WCF Core Communications team (with Kenny,...

Author: yassers929 Date: 10/12/2005

Emacs for 2007

Don Box, Chris Anderson, Anders Hejlsberg and Scott Guthrie did a 40 minute demo in Jim Allchin's...

Author: yassers929 Date: 09/13/2005

Bizarre afternoon in L.A.

This morning, I flew out to LA for PDC. The plane landed around 12:15PM, nice and early. The ride to...

Author: yassers929 Date: 09/12/2005

Indigo Versioning

I've been thinking about Indigo versioning a lot recently. Basically there are three axes: 1....

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/21/2005

It's fun being a test engineer on Indigo

Recently, I spent a few days writing test cases for the MetadataExchange endpoint feature in Indigo....

Author: yassers929 Date: 03/22/2005

ASMX documentation

I'm currently reviewing the docs for Whidbey version of ASMX (ASP.NET Web services). What are the...

Author: yassers929 Date: 01/26/2005

Disabling Comments

My blog has recently been subjected to "comment spam" so I'm disabling comments again. It's a shame...

Author: yassers929 Date: 12/31/2004

Let's all become cavemen

I just came across a statement made by a prominent industry figure about how WS-* is becoming so...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/10/2004

Web services features in .NET 2.0 (VS Connections talk)

My VS Connections talk's slides and code are available here.

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/10/2004

Web services and large content in .NET 2.0

There are a couple of features in .NET 2.0 (Whidbey) that help solve the problems of dealing with...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/10/2004

I'm speaking at VS Connections

I got asked today to give a talk at VS Connections in Vegas. My talk will cover the new Web services...

Author: yassers929 Date: 09/23/2004

My Bandit

A photo of my bike while riding out on the penninsula yesterday.

Author: yassers929 Date: 09/06/2004

Weather service back online

I've also finally gotten around to putting up my Weather service (for the 3rd time). It's live at...

Author: yassers929 Date: 08/29/2004

My book is back online

I admit it. I've been less than prompt in getting my book (Real World XML Web Services) back online...

Author: yassers929 Date: 08/29/2004

FAQ: VS Whidbey is not giving me

Becky pointed out Simon's comment on her blog. Unfortunately the new proxy generation features...

Author: yassers929 Date: 07/22/2004

Nullable and XxxSpecified

Just read this on Simon Fell's site. We've added support for xs:nillable=”true” by...

Author: yassers929 Date: 07/22/2004

Web services features in .NET Framework 2.0 Beta 1

This article provides a 20,000 foot view of the Web services features in the Beta 1 release .NET...

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/30/2004

TechEd 2004 Whidbey Talk

Matt Tavis and I presented a talk oulining some of the Whidbey features in Web services, XML...

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/03/2004

Meet at TechEd?

I'd love to meet with customers at TechEd in San Diego to discuss our technology (ASP.NET Web...

Author: yassers929 Date: 05/02/2004

Indigo Samples

It seems like most people are unaware of the Indigo samples that shipped with the Longhorn SDK and...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/30/2003

How far should Whidbey go with BP conformance?

We plan to make services created with VS Whidbey BP 1.0 conformant by default. However, the...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/24/2003

iTunes and mp3

I've been hearing a lot about iTunes recently so I decided to check it out. I have an mp3 player...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/24/2003

Interesting lecture

I just viewed a recorded lecture by Donald Knuth named God and Computer Science. It's definitely...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/23/2003

My site back up

I finally got LearnXmlws.com up and running again. It's now just the online home of my book and...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/23/2003

4B0082 is here

In the past few weeks since PDC, I've been very happy with the tremendous positive response to...

Author: yassers929 Date: 11/22/2003

WSE, ASMX and the .NET Framework

Last week I gave talks at two design reviews on campus. I talked about what we're doing with ASMX...

Author: yassers929 Date: 06/22/2003

Chris Brumme's blog

I just saw Chris Brumme's blog. Wow! Judging by the timestamps on the entries, he's either got a...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/15/2003

A new addition to the Microsoft family

Robert Scoble has officially joined Microsoft as a technical evangelist. It'll be fun having Robert...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/15/2003

Scotg is a blogger

I just learned that Scot Gellock has been blogging since April 5th. Scot is the dev manager on the...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/15/2003

WSDL Designers

Christian points me at 5 WSDL designers that he's used. Of these 5 I have 2 (XML Spy and Omniopera)...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/15/2003

VM Ware vs Virtual PC

I've installed and used both VMWare and Virtual PC on my tablet. VPC has one key advantage: It lets...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/13/2003

Coding to the tunes of Alchemy

I'm taking some time today to work on a stream-based Web service for posting blog entries while...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/13/2003

What difference does it make II

I've gotten some responses to my question including a posting from Sam and some comments/email. So...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/11/2003

WS-I test tools beta

WS-I has published a beta of its conformance test tools. Download them here and give them a try....

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/11/2003

My book on .NET DJ Reader's Choice

Following Ingo's footsteps, here is a link to my book on .NETDJ Readers' Choice. If you like the...

Author: yassers929 Date: 04/11/2003

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