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Wednesday, January 12, 2011
CodeCast Episode 100: 2010 Year in Review

In this episode of CodeCast, co-hosts Markus Egger and Ken Levy discuss 2010 year in review including the following topics: Windows 7, Azure, Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Office 365, Lync, Async CTP, Bing, Windows Live Essentials 2011, IE 9, Silverlight, Kin, Windows Phone 7, Tablet/Slate PCs, Kinect, Surface, Microsoft executives/employee exodus, Microsoft retail stores. Near the end of the show, Ken and Markus review their 2010 predictions and goals, then make new ones for 2011.


·         Markus Egger: @MarkusEgger

·         Ken Levy: @KenLevy

Length: 01:28:27

Twitter: @CodeCast

Direct download: CodeCast_100.mp3 - Size: 81MB


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Categories: Windows 7, Azure, Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Office 365, Lync, Bing, Windows Live Essentials, IE 9, Silverlight, Windows Phone, Tablet PC, Kinect, Surface

Thursday, December 30, 2010
CodeCast Episode 99: Workflow 4 and AppFabric with Maurice de Beijer

In this episode of CodeCast, Ken Levy interviews Maurice de Beijer, a current Connected Systems MVP and former VB.NET MVP. Maurice discusses the following: Why should developers care about Workflow 4 (WF4) and when is it an appropriate solution. Long running distinct processes like sales order, hiring employees or vacation requests. Using workflows as a scripting language inside your applications. Using the AppFabric to host Workflow services. Windows Server AppFabric versus Windows Azure AppFabric. Future support in Azure AppFabric.


·         Twitter: @MauriceDB


·         Workflow Dev Center: http://msdn.com/workflow

·         AppFabric: http://msdn.com/appfabric

Length: 54:29

Direct download: CodeCast_099.mp3 - Size: 50MB


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Categories: Workflow, AppFabric, Azure, Connected Systems

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
CodeCast Episode 96: Cloud Computing with Remi Caron

In this episode of CodeCast, Ken Levy interviews Remi Caron of Sparked in the Netherlands, and is also president of SDN.nl. Remi discusses in-depth the cloud computing for .NET developers including hosting, application architecture, application hosting (Azure), databases in the cloud (SQL Azure), and the paradigm shift in the business model of the user side of cloud-based applications.


·         Remi Caron: @The_Undutchable, Blog: http://remicaron.wordpress.com


·         http://microsoft.com/cloud

·         http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_computing

·         http://sdn.nl

Length: 55:04

Direct download: CodeCast_096.mp3 - Size: 56MB


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Categories: Cloud Computing, Azure, SQL Azure

Wednesday, November 03, 2010
CodeCast Episode 94: PDC 2010 Summary - Silverlight, Azure, Async for C#/VB

In this episode of CodeCast, co-hosts Gary Short and Markus Egger discuss news and announcements from PDC 2010, including the changes in strategy for future versions of Silverlight, Azure, and the announcement of the new Async programming features coming in the next versions of the C# and VB languages.


·         Silverlight and PDC message from Microsoft

·         http://player.microsoftpdc.com

·         http://msdn.com/vstudio/async  

Length: 55:23

Direct download: CodeCast_094.mp3 - Size: 51MB


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Categories: PDC, Silverlight, Azure, C#, Visual Basic, Async

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
CodeCast Episode 77: State of .NET - Spring 2010

In this episode of CodeCast, co-hosts Markus Egger and Ken Levy discuss the State of .NET, Spring 2010 edition. Main topics include Visual Studio 2010, Expression Studio 4, Silverlight 4, Multi-Touch and NUI with Windows 7, Windows Phone 7, and Windows Azure. Much of the details discussed are based on the popular event series State of .NET tour presented by Markus Egger of EPS/CODE in cooperation with Microsoft.


·         Markus Egger’s Blog - State of .NET – Spring 2010 (with links to videos and PowerPoint slides)

·         Facebook.com/StateOfDotNet

·         EPS Events

·         CODE Training

Length: 01:12:07

Direct download: CodeCast_077.mp3 - Size: 66MB


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Categories: State of .NET, Microsoft, .NET, Visual Studio 2010, Expression Studio, Silverlight, NUI, Windows 7, Windows Phone 7, Azure

Friday, January 08, 2010
CodeCast Episode 63: 2009 Year in Review

In this special episode of CodeCast, co-hosts Ken Levy, Markus Egger, and Gary Short summarize news, technologies, and products from 2009, then discuss predictions and new year resolutions for 2010.

Overall 2009 in review (Intro)
Windows 7 (14:10)
Expression and Visual Studio 2010 (22:10)
Tech industry news, Oracle buying Sun (24:57)
NUI (Natural User Interface) (28:56)
Digital content and readers (37:14)
Design UI, web, and client apps (41:39)
ASP.NET MVC (50:00)
Prism and MVVM pattern, RIA services (58:27)
Azure (59:18)
Virtualization (01:01:20)
Silverlight and WPF (01:05:31)
Bing (01:07:09)
Online multimedia (01:15:19)
Mobile devices and platforms (01:16:52)
Social media, content, and platforms (01:24:15)
2010 predictions (01:31:00)
New year resolutions, 2009 predictions review (01:37:29)

Length: 01:45:46

Direct download: CodeCast_063.mp3 - Size: 97MB


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Categories: ASP.NET MVC, Azure, Bing, Dynamic Languages, eBooks, Expression, Extension Manager, Microsoft, Microsoft Platform, RIA Services, Silverlight, Twitter, Virtualization, Visual Studio 2010, Windows 7, Windows Mobile, Windows Phone

Thursday, November 27, 2008
CodeCast Episode 5: VSX, VSIP, Aggiorno, DBI-Tech Controls

This 5th episode of CodeCast includes host Ken Levy with a new segment on news and gadgets, and three interviews all related to VSX and VSIP (Visual Studio Extensibility and Visual Studio Industry Partners). Interviews are with Microsoft and with two different Microsoft partners who are VSIP members. Missing from this show are co-hosts Markus Egger and Gary Short who where both at various conferences and other travel.




·         Terry Clancy (@ 9:19) http://msdn.com/vsx, http://msdn.com/vsip,  http://visualstudiogallery.com/


·         Federico Zoufaly (@ 18:44): Aggiorno


·         Alan Sheed (@ 25:00): DBI-Technologies


News and Gadget links


·         Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1


·         Live Search SDK, http://dev.live.com


·         Windows Live Agents 5.1


·         Microsoft .NET Services SDK


·         Azure Services Training Kit - PDC Preview


·         Microsoft Surface Data Sheet


·         Microsoft Store


·         Safari Books Online


·         Microsoft Downloads


·         Microsoft Download (Silverlight beta version)


·         Zune Client 3.1


·         Zune Pass


There is no exit music from a community band in this episode but we will include more in random future episodes as it becomes available to us. We are working on improvements to the audio recordings both in studio and with interviews. These interviews were all recording at PDC, and we have improved our recording techniques since then for interviews. We will try to keep each show at around 30 minutes each like this one. episode 7 we should be out of what we might consider CodeCast beta mode. J


Length: 30:27

Direct download: CodeCast_005.mp3 - Size: 28MB


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Categories: VSX, VSIP, Azure, Surface, Microsoft Store, Safari, Zune



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