VS Orcas Specifications Posted

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Nov 27, 2006

Twenty feature specifications for Visual Studio and .NET Framework "Orcas" are now available on MSDN. They cover areas such as the Developer Tools Platform, Visual C++, and Team Foundation Server.


The wide ranging impact of the XML Paper Specification

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Nov 22, 2006 2

XML Paper Specification, or XPS, is a new XML-based format for creating formatted documents. Seen as a direct competitor to Adobe's Portable Document Format (PDF), it is one of the more controversial features in Windows Vista. Because it touches so much of the Windows infrastructure, it is expected to affect all users in one way or another.

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