Vincent-Philippe Lauzon’s

Azure, Apps & Data

  • Open Data Protocol

    Microsoft has moved forward with their REST data-access strategy.  They’ve introduced the Open Data Protocol (oData).  Formally known as Astoria, OData is a web protocol for accessing data using different formats, including AtomPub & JSON. <p>OData is supported in .NET 3.5 SP1.  At first glance, it looks like a fancy way to access data, allowing a...

  • WF 4.0

    After toying with Microsoft Virtual Labs (http://msdn.microsoft.com/fr-fr/aa570323(en-us).aspx) on Workflow Foundation (WF) in .NET Framework 4.0, I must say I’m pretty impressed.

    Coupled with Windows Server AppFabric (formally known as Dublin Server), it’s basically BizTalk Server without all the schemas and adapters coming out-of-the-box with BizTalk.  Otherwise, it’s as powerful and actually much easier to use.

    The integration...

  • Moving my blog here

    I've decided to move my technology related blogs over here.  This way I'll separate the personal stuff versus technological.

    I'll try to blog more often on those subjects from now on ;)