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ADO.NET Data Services, Windows Live and Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub)
What do these all have in common? On Wednesday, David Treadwell posted to the Windows Live blog, giving a sneak peek into what you can expect to hear more about next week Mix08. "At MIX we are enabling several new Live services with AtomPub endpoints which enable any HTTP-aware application to easily consume Atom feeds of photos and for unstructured application storage (see below for more details). Or you can use any Atom-aware public tools or libraries, such as .NET WCF Syndication to read or write ......

Posted On Friday, February 29, 2008 1:00 PM

Microsoft 2008 LA Launch - SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008
How great was the LA Launch kickoff event on Wednesday? It seemed to be a good time for those that got in. The sold out event began with Steve Ballmer's keynote at the Nokia Theater and continued through the day at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Most exciting for myself and the ADO.NET team, my Getting Started with the Entity Framework chalk talk saw more than a full room as people crowded the entrance to listen in. For more information on the launch or a chance to check out the Virtual Launch, ......

Posted On Friday, February 29, 2008 10:11 AM

Microsoft Announces Changes for Greater Interoperability
This morning Microsoft made a pretty big announcement, and another step in the right direction. We announced that we would implement 4 new interoperability principles across many of our products including Vista and the .NET Framework, that will impact product development, documentation , and community outreach. 1. Ensuring open connections 2. Promoting data portability 3. Enhancing support for industry standards 4. Fostering more open engagement with customers and the industry, including open source ......

Posted On Thursday, February 21, 2008 5:01 AM

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