Monthly Archives: May 2004

WSE 2.0

Saw this over at PaulB’s blog; the WSE 2.0 has been released ! WSE 2.0 is available on the Microsoft download center. WSE Homepage


You learn everyday. Microsoft has an art collection. And didn’t know that Working with Word had anything to do with blackjack 🙂 See more of the collection at

So they call it Burton hey…

More on Burton/Team System After the Burton thing I found this too: From Korby Parnell’s blog: WoooHooo! I can finally write about the project I’ve been working on these last few months: Microsoft’s source control solution for the Twenty First Century: Source Code Control Services for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System (its friends… Read More »

Burton – the team tool

Even more Microsoft news: Microsoft Corp. will open a new chapter of its tools strategy this week when it announces a team-oriented version of its application development platform. At its Tech Ed conference in San Diego, Microsoft plans to unveil Burton, the code name for its Microsoft Visual Studio Team System, sources said. The system… Read More »

Office to the Back ||

From the MSDN : Information Bridge Framework Welcome to the Microsoft Office Information Bridge Framework developers’ home on MSDN. Information Bridge Framework empowers developers to reduce costs of development, and increases flexibility, manageability, security, and extensibility of the Microsoft Office-based information integration solutions. Whether you are interested in learning about Information Bridge Framework itself or… Read More »

Go ahead, try IIS

Microsoft is marketing!; Still usefull though. from You may feel you know all about Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 but there’s more here than meets the eye. For starters, IIS 6.0 has not only been redesigned, making it stand apart from previous versions of IIS, it’s also been vastly improved, making it the… Read More »

Connecting Office to the Back

Redmond’s new ‘Information Bridge Framework’ is designed to make Office-back office connectivity more transparent. Microsoft is readying a new tool that is designed to connect Microsoft Office applications to back-end enterprise systems. The tool, called the “Information Bridge Framework,” or IBF, is on tap to debut at the company’s Tech Ed 2004 conference in San… Read More »

What happened to jupiter?

Kind of figures, no more jupiter… But we have the MSIB toolkit now and Microsoft is releasing a new Commerce Server with the same efforts as jupiter had. From BINK Jupiter dead but integration of BizTalk, Visual Studio etc., continues. Three months after scrapping an effort to integrate its e-commerce, content management and integration software… Read More »


For 3 to 4 weeks now I have been hearing little brids asking for food in the little birdhouse on my balcony. And today was the day they flew out. Except one. It flew right onto my balcony floor. And he (or she) didn’t know how to get off my balcony. Here you can see… Read More »

Smart dust?

Is my dust going to clean itself? no! The Internet has transformed the way people exchange information and ideas, but what if computer networks could sense motion, light, heat or pressure? Could an environmentally aware network spot a forest fire in its early stages? Monitor a battlefield for the position of enemy troops? Detect damage… Read More »

TabletPC in the near future?

from SEATTLE–Microsoft Corp. gave a behind-the-scenes peek Wednesday at technologies the software company is looking to include in future versions of Windows designed for mobile PCs. Darin Fish, business development manager within Microsoft’s Mobile Platforms Division, described the disclosure as a “work in progress.” Fish said “no final decision” has been made whether there… Read More »

MBS in trouble?

from Of Microsoft’s seven business units, its MBS division needs the biggest jump start right now. Here’s why. Microsoft’s hefty legal expenses aren’t its only financial challenge. If you peek behind the Redmond earnings curtain, it quickly becomes apparent that all is not rosy in Microsoft Business Solutions land.