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Uninstall magic: MSIZap and MSIInv

Brad Abrams, June 24, 2005
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Like many of you, my laptop is very dirty I tend to install the latest pre-release builds when they come out occasionally there are bugs that make it uninstall not even work.  Usually what happen...

[Mix06] The Value Of A Partial Message With Indigo

youve been HAACKED, March 23, 2006
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I was involved in a 5 AM breakfast conversation (a little late night snack before we all turned in for the evening) with Clemens Vasters, Steve Maine, and some others at Mix06 in which they explained...

Hosting an Indigo (WCF) Service

Wenlong Dongs Blog, November 14, 2005
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Let me start with something simple as my first blog. I first make a few assumptions here: You have used Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS). You are familiar with .NET Programming with Comm...

Indigo and Morts and hiding the goo behind OO like code

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., August 13, 2005
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Oh how I hate saying I'm a Mort, but by John Cavnar-Johnson's definition, I am I am. The reason I don't like aligning myself with Mort is because by definition, Mort has no...

Beyond the .asmx/.svc suffix: Multiple Endpoints, June 14, 2006
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One of the key improvements in WCF is the concept of multiple “endpoints” at a Service. Last week (when I was offsite with a customer) I had an interesting revelation. While we cover the “ABCs” of I...

Channel 9: Using WCF Tracing, September 28, 2006
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End to end (E2E) tracing is a very useful tool for tracking down bugs that occur in a distributed system (such as Indigo). You can learn more about it from a new Channel 9 video on WCF tracing that f...

Number to String Converter

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, July 30, 2006
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To capture the work that Doug and I did to make Indigo (WCF) and Avalon (WPF) work together, I tore up our PDC sample application into a set of simpler technology samples. To make it fun for myself, a...

Custom Exception Handling in Indigo

simon.says : Other Interoperability, July 12, 2005
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One question I frequently get asked is "how do I handle exceptions over Web Services"  If you've ever tried passing exceptions using Web Services you'll likely be able to relate to the issues.&...

Enabling E2E Tracing for WCF, February 3, 2006
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Tracking down bugs in distributed systems can be really difficult. One of the technologies we’re using in Indigo to help make this easier is known as “E2E Tracing” (for End to End Tracing). Of course...

My initial thoughts on "Indigo" (Windows Communication Foundation)

Mike Christensen: Web Dev Guy, April 3, 2006
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Recently, I took an extensive in-depth course on Indigo, Microsofts new platform for allowing applications to talk to each other easier.  Ive decided to write a blog on this topic, sharing what I...

Enforcing Ordering of Data Elements when receiving messages in WCF (Indigo)

Softwaremaker, September 26, 2005
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Back to more _WCF_, or previously known as Indigo,postings... I dont think a lot of people know about one of the aspects ofWCF, which pertains to how WCF serializes incoming mes...

This week at the C# Users Group: Windows Communications Foundation (Indigo) with Ido Samuelson

ISerializable, January 15, 2006
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Topics: Windows Communications Foundation (Indigo) Lecturer: Ido Samuelson, Advantech (Magen)   Date:    Wednesday, January 18, 17:00 - 20:00 Place:   Microsoft Israel&n...

On W*F Integration Samples

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, July 30, 2006
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As you may or may not recall, Doug Purdy and I had some trouble at the last PDC getting Avalon (WPF) and Indigo (WCF) to work together. To save myself from having that trouble again, I came back from ...

Tracing Tidbit: Getting Callstacks Automatically, February 6, 2006
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When you get an Exception traced in Indigo, part of that trace includes the callstack which is naturally traced as part of Exception.ToString(). However, callstack information is generally useful for...

Silly mistake when using Multiple Endpoints in Indigo

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 15, 2005
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I have a self-hosted service which I am calling through it's proxy in a client app. When the service has multiple endpoints, svcutil adds "ConfigurationName" properties t...

Get to know Indigo

Jonathan Goodyear / angryCoder, July 30, 2005
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Microsoft is sponsoring a series of Indigo Roadshow events, and one will be coming to Tampa, FL. Theres a little competition going on to see which FL user group can get the largest percentage of its m...

Final touches to getting Peer Chat working in Indigo/WCF Beta2

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 1, 2005
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First, proof that I really got it working! Although you can see that one of the messages got lost. (Note Ari doesn't receive first "hello" from Julie.) Guess I need to build some Reliable ...

Another Indigo Video

Web Services, April 10, 2005
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Robert Scoble added a comment to my initial Indigo video post and let me know of another one located on the Channel 9 site.  Steve Millet gives a nice overview of Indigo (with demo) which I'...

In-proc transport thoughts, October 17, 2005
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Every couple of months someone asks: "does Indigo have an in-proc transport" Which usually means "does Indigo have a way of sending messages so that it doesn't ever leave the app-domain" When th...

Porting from Indigo beta1 to WCF beta2

OhmBlog, September 22, 2005
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Along with the name change, we also made a raft of API changes in beta2.  When porting Indster from beta1 to beta2, here are the most common changes I had to make across the codebase, ...

Indigo tip: Running a Custom Peer Resolver in-proc with the service

OhmBlog, August 29, 2005
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I've been meaning to post tips on using Indigo, uh, I mean WCF, but haven't been getting around to it.  Better late than never.. Our current peer channel custom resolver sample rel...

Indigo Road Show @ PADNUG Tonight

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, September 28, 2005
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Stuart asked me to post this (although I took out the marketing goo). Ari is a fun speaker and is not to be missed. The Indigo User Group Road Show rolls into Portland tonight, Wednesday, September 28...

It's fun being a test engineer on Indigo

Yasser Shohoud, March 22, 2005
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Recently, I spent a few days writing test cases for the MetadataExchange endpoint feature in Indigo. This started as a way to help out our overly thin-stretched test team so that we can get this featu...

Passing objects by reference in Indigo

mjm, May 12, 2005
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I'll be honest. The feature I really want to talk about in this part of Indigo is instancing and Duplex channels, but I'll do that soon. I have heard concerns about Indigo's support for distributed ob...

Coping with Indigo post-Beta 1 OM changes, January 10, 2006
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Back from vacation and catching up on life in the rainy city (a little more rain in Seattle this time of year than Buenos Aires, go figure). While I was gone, Ed posted a good overview of the changes...

On REST/POX and Indigo

meta-douglasp, December 11, 2005
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I just read Mark Baker's post about Clemens' REST extensions for WCF.As one of the original REST-heads in the big house, this discussion interests me -- especially since I want ...

A synopsis of Clemens Vasters' Indigo/WCF article

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 2, 2005
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My key take-aways from Clemens Vasters' introduction to Indigo article [read more...] [A DevLife post] Don't Forget:

Handling large data in Indigo

steve maines blog, February 9, 2006
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Kenny's got a good blurb about how Indigo thinks about streaming. The thing to remember about streaming is that we have support at the programming model layer (take a Stream/return a Str...

Asynchronous Programming in Indigo

mjm, May 4, 2005
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In this post I am going to talk about the async programming model in Indigo. Indigo supports the Asynchronous Programming pattern common in the .NET Framework on the client and the server. An overview...

Service Contract Versioning

dasBlonde, September 15, 2006
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Oh my, is it really a new post from little 'ole me? Yes, I have been very busy with various projects, including my Learning WCF book which I'm trying to wrap in the next month here... I...

WSE 3.0 to Indigo: What about TCP transports?

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., January 14, 2006
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WSE 2.0's messaging API gave us the ability to host web services outside of IIS. Though it was very cool, I didn't dig that too much because you had to give up all of the other WSE ...

Soap.SMTP for Indigo Beta 2

steve maines blog, November 13, 2005
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A while ago, I wrote an SMTP transport for WSE 2.0. Aaron Skonnard was kind enough to port it to WSE 3.0, and now I've finally gotten around to porting it over to Indigo Beta ...

Windows Communication Foundation (Indigo) Community Site

Guy Barrette, January 19, 2006
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If you're interested in Windows Communication Foundation, check the community site:

Indigo Versioning

Yasser Shohoud, June 21, 2005
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I've been thinking about Indigo versioning a lot recently. Basically there are three axes: 1. Versioning of protocol implementation: Say Indigo v1 implements WS-SomeProtocol v1, how do we go about tha...

Avalon and Indigo new names

Guy Barrette, July 31, 2005
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Avalon is now officially named the Windows Presentation Foundation.  This is the system which unifies the way Windows creates, displays and manipulates documents, media and user interfaces, enabl...

Learning Indigo with Michele

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 2, 2005
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Michele Leroux Bustamante is posting a lot of useful how-tos on Indigo Check out Don't Forget:

Indigo Bits for MSDN Subscribers

Web Services, March 17, 2005
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The Avalon and Indigo Community Technology Preview is now available, but to MSDN subscribers only for now.  Sells is pushing content about the bits on the Indigo section of the Longhorn developer...

Indigo Beta2 - Some tips for moving from Beta1 and Security goes to the head of the class

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 1, 2005
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... One great resource is Omri Gazitt's weblog post Porting from Beta1 to Beta2. This helped me resolve most of the problems that I was having with changed attribute names....

Avalon and Indigo Beta SDK Now Available

JonGalloway.ToString(), May 23, 2005
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From the main download page for the Betas, you will find a link to the updated SDK (iso format). Looks like Friday's announcement kinda jumped the gun, but it's all available now.Oh and for those...

Advanced Features in Setup Factory for Windows Installer Improves Developer Productivity

DotNetJunkies Just Published, June 4, 2007
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Indigo Rose, a leading provider of software development tools, today announced the release of Setup Factory for Windows Installer, the next generation intelligent setup builder. Setup Factory for Wind...

Building *proper* Indigo code - pointers from DasBlonde

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 10, 2005
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As I am tightening up my Indigo demos for TechEd South Africa, I am going over a bunch of posts by Michele Leroux Bustamante which is helping me sort out "just getting it ...

Checkin #1383521

steve maines blog, April 12, 2006
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Thanks to the hard work of several people (particularly Kenny), the Indigo world is now a better place for everyone. It will be a while before these changes are publicly available, ...

Give Us Your Feedback on WSE and Indigo

Web Services Enhancements (WSE), April 8, 2005
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Some of you may be familiar with the MSDN Product Feedback Center that has been used to allow the users of the Visual Studio 2005 betas to file bugs and submit product suggestions.  Our general p...

David Chappell speaking about Indigo - FREE

Darrell Nortons Blog [MVP], May 2, 2005
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Wow, free food AND David Chappell I'll be in Rosslyn on Client site, if anyone needs a ride from that area.   Mid-Atlantic Indigo Developer Event Thursday, May 12, 2005, 6:00pm-9:30pmMicrosoft Co...

You really should come be a PM on the Indigo team...

steve maines blog, December 8, 2005
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Yasser has blogged about how we’ve got room for a few more PM’s on the Indigo team. If you’ve got a passion for distributed applications and want to help us make the ...

Avalon/Indigo Beta 1 RC

simplegeek, May 24, 2005
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After you go download Avalon and Indigo Beta 1 RC, you can play with my latest version of AvPad, which includes the scripting support I've been blogging about lately. Because I h...

Indigo Road Show @ PADNUG Tonight

Marquee de Sells: Chriss insight outlet, September 28, 2005
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Stuart asked me to post this (although I took out the marketing goo). Ari is a fun speaker and is not to be missed. The Indigo User Group Road Show rolls into Portland tonight, Wednesday, September 28...

C# Indigo Demos at TechEd S.A.

Julia Lerman Blog - Dont Be Iffy..., October 14, 2005
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I figure if Don Box can do Indigo demos in VB, then I should do them in C#. That of course, will make my demo take a tad bit longer as I will likely have to compile a few timesto fi...

Another Indigo Hosting Blogger

steve maines blog, November 20, 2005
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Wenlong Dong, our fearless hosting developer, has started up a blog over on MSDN. Wenlong has a unique perspective on hosting, since he's the guy who's actually implemented our ASP.NET and II...

DevConnections VID307-Designing Services With Indigo & VID304: Indigo and Security: Experience the Magic

dasBlonde, November 16, 2005
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I delivered these two WCF/Indigo talks at DevConnections last week, and this post contains sample code demonstrated in both talks. NOTE: I am building all sample code with November 20...