December, 2008

  • Microsoft Details Support for ODF in Office 2007 SP2

    by Peter Galli on December 17, 2008 09:29pm Microsoft has released documentation that details the implementation of the Open Document Format in Office 2007 Service Pack 2, which is available at no cost on the Document Interoperability Initiative (DII...
  • Eclipse4SL Release Candidate Hits the Streets

    by Peter Galli on December 15, 2008 04:34pm The feature complete Release Candidate for Eclipse4SL , an open source, feature-rich RIA application development environment for Microsoft Silverlight in Eclipse, has been released, and can be  downloaded...
  • Oxite: an Open Source Content Management Platform

    by Peter Galli on December 09, 2008 01:40pm I'm on the road with Robert Duffner, our Senior Director of Platform Strategy, talking to tech press in New York, Boston and San Francisco this week. So, imagine my surprise when top Microsoft blogger Mary Jo...
  • SMB2: a Complete Redesign of the Main Remote File Protocol for Windows

    by Peter Galli on December 08, 2008 10:24am SMB (Server Message Block) is a remote file protocol commonly used by Microsoft Windows clients and servers that dates back to 1980's. Back when it was first used, LANs speeds were typically 10Mbps or less,...
  • New Document Format Interop Solutions

    by Peter Galli on December 03, 2008 03:05am The work to promote interoperability between different document format implementations is yielding some concrete results. A number of new technology solutions were announced in Brussels on December 3 by the...