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SCSF Sample Application and Demo Script published on Smart Client Contrib
So the guys over at the Smart Client Contrib site have just published a sample application and a demo script, now that is awesome. For me this is going to be of great help as although I'm known as the factory guy in my org, I don't always have time to keep my own personal factory samples as up to date as I'd like.... and if truth be told sometimes I'm burning the midnight oil to pull together a demo that I've been asked to do for a client, or even just internally... So having a ready made sample ......

Posted On Thursday, March 6, 2008 4:55 PM

Software + Service Blueprints - Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint
On Wednesday you may want to take a little stroll over to here Here's an overview The Silverlight Blueprint for SharePoint is source code and guidance for developers describing how to use Microsoft Silverlight and Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies together in business applications and Internet Web sites. SharePoint applications that use Web Parts can now be built using Silverlight user interface elements. This capability enables a fresh look at data exposed through SharePoint Products ......

Posted On Monday, March 3, 2008 8:06 PM

tick, tick, tick, boom
THEY'RE HERE..... Service Factory Modeling Edition - February 2008 has landed.... download the source from here, binary from here Happy days :) .... not much to say I'm off to download and install into my VHD's ......

Posted On Thursday, February 28, 2008 9:52 AM

Tick, tock, tick, tock
Web Client Software Factory - Feb 2008 release is almost with us, the wiki has been updated.... just gotta keep hitting refresh on the releases page :) With all the chatter on the discussion forums for people wanting to get their hands on both this and the Service Factory, it feels more like the launch of a must have gadget ;) All I can say is that the guys over at P&P have done a stunning job building the factories, to get such a high demand for new bits..... kudos guys ......

Posted On Thursday, February 28, 2008 9:35 AM

GAX/GAT February 2008 Final Release
I go away for a weekend thinking meh what could happen between now and Monday, well I'm really pleased to say that GAX 1.4 is with us!!! or as per this screen grab GAX 1.0 ???? :) Yeah Baby GAT/GAX (sorry guys, I really can't get used to saying GAX/GAT :) February 2008 Final Release is here. (hmm exactly what does Final Release mean?) So what are the highlights of this release Support for both VS2005 & VS2008 you no longer need to uninstall GAX to upgrade, guidance packages that are registered ......

Posted On Monday, February 18, 2008 12:51 PM

Software-plus-Services Blueprints for VS2008 now Live!

It's late (well for my timezone).... so I'll just point you to Mike's blog 

more on this tomorrow :)

Posted On Monday, February 11, 2008 8:25 PM

VS Team Architect Blog : Architect Edition Survey

Mark has just posted the link to a survey on Team System Architecture Edition / Team Suite, please take the time to go do this survey...... Software Factory tooling needs you :)

See Mark's post here for more details and the link

Posted On Monday, February 11, 2008 8:21 AM

Service Factory for Visual Studio 2008
well looks like Amazon were not the only ones to deliver a belated Christmas present, Don's elves have uploaded the runtime binaries for a version of the Service Factory that runs on Orcas/Visual Studio 2008.... you can go get it and read more about it here, hopefully I'll get a chance to put it through its paces over the next day or so.... yup you read that right I'm back at work already ......

Posted On Friday, December 28, 2007 8:09 AM

Situation Normal

GAT works in Rosario CTP10.... everybody stand-down :)

Posted On Tuesday, December 11, 2007 3:00 PM

Rosario CTP10 the good, the bad, and the meh
So what is new in the Software Factory world for Rosario? Well actually not much (someone is bound to shoot me down for that comment) :) So firstly Rosario is not just about factories, although that is pretty much all I will comment on, so once you have your VHD up and running there are a bunch of walk-through's /mini stories to give you a sense of what you are able to do in this CTP. Developer Mini-Stories Architect Mini-Stories - for me this is my main focus Team Foundation Server Mini-Stories ......

Posted On Tuesday, December 11, 2007 2:40 PM

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