Category: Technology


OBA Reference Applications – What would you like to see?

One of the biggest challenges I feel that we (Microsoft) face in showcasing the "value" of architecting/developing Office Business Applications is providing what I'll call "solid reference implementations" along the lines of Duwamish Books, Fitch and Mather, Global Bank, LitwareHR, other many other solutions we've released.  Sure, we have the OBA Reference Architecture Packs (OBA RAPs), but, by definition, they are meant to serve as simple examples of how to leverage the OBA pattern to...


MOSS Supports Live Earth – How we built Conservation International’s Public Websites (Part 2)

Part 2 of the 2-part series on how we migrated Conservation International's public websites to SharePoint Server 2007 is now online.  In this installment, we talk about how we designed and built the Silverlight v1.1-based Carbon Offset Calculator that is currently hosted on Conservation International's newly re-launched, MOSS powered, site. I invite you to read the post and let us know what you think!


MOSS Supports Live Earth – How we built Conservation International’s Public Websites

You may recall in a previous post, I wrote about how I led a couple of projects to migrate Conservation International's public websites to SharePoint Server 2007 as well as implement a Silverlight v1.1-based Carbon Offset Calculator that is currently hosted on Conservation International's newly re-launched site, which is completely powered by MOSS. I've been working with the Microsoft Gold Partners, Portal Solutions, LLC. and Applied Information Sciences, who were intimately involved in the effort to put together "How we did...


Public Sector OBA RAP (E-Forms Processing) Bits Available for Download

A couple weeks ago I mentioned that I'd been working on the Office Business Application (OBA) Reference Architecture Pack for Public Sector, which focuses on providing prescriptive architecture guidance for building e-Forms solutions within Public Sector.  I've gotten numerous inquiries since that post as to when the bits would be available for download.  Well, I'm happy to announce that they are now available on our Connect website.  If you are new to Microsoft Connect, read...


BizTalk Server Product Roadmap Updated

We've made some updates to the BizTalk Server Roadmap that will hopefully shed some light on what the plans are for the product with the pending R2 release as well as future versions of the product.  BizTalk Server 2006 R2 will feature a number of updates over the initial 2006 release including rich integration with Windows Communication Foundation and Windows Workflow Foundation through the WCF Adapter SDK and new Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) interceptors for WCF and...

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