Posts Tagged ‘kobe’

Aha! One of my complaints about the Microsoft development platform is that there’s no Windows Update equivalent for keeping track of the myriad of patches, updates, and new versions. Looks like somebody at Microsoft had the same idea and came up with a “Google Pack” of free web-related technologies. Hopefully the installer gracefully handles the non-free versions (Sql Server, Visual Studio) of some of the items in the pack I currently have installed.

The Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2.0 (Web PI) is a free tool that makes it simple to download, install and keep up-to-date with the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server Express, .NET Framework and Visual Web Developer. In addition, install popular open source ASP.NET and PHP web apps with the Web PI.

via Microsoft Web Platform.


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Microsoft’s vision of the Web 2.0 world. Doesn’t seem to be much blog discussion of this yet, I’m hoping the sample code will give my spinning wheels some traction.

Project Kobe is a getting started resource kit for planning, architecting, and implementing Web 2.0 applications and services using the Microsoft Platform. This resource kit is targeted toward technology decision makers, hands-on solution architects, development managers, and developers in the aspiring web startups community and in enterprises and businesses looking to invest in new Web 2.0 application/service development projects.

via Kobe.

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