Three Podcasts worth listening to …

… if you’re into AppCompat

  • TechNet Webcast Audio: Making Windows Vista Application Compatibility Testing More Predictable (Level 300)
    When helping our customers accelerate their deployments of the Windows Vista operating system by assisting with application compatibility, we found that there are a number of technical skills to master. However, technical acumen is never enough-effectively managing the project is critical to making the process predictable and measurable, in addition to controlling costs and maximizing effectiveness. In this session, we review the best practices we have learned for effectively managing this process from enterprise customers worldwide.
    Chris Jackson blogs here
  • TechNet Webcast: LUA Buglight (Level 400)
    LUA Buglight (version 2.0 currently in the works) is a tool designed to help both developers and IT professionals (system administrators) identify the specific causes of least-privilege user account (LUA) bugs in desktop applications running on the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, or Windows Vista operating systems. Once the specific causes have been identified, the bugs can more easily be resolved by fixing the application’s source code or by making configuration changes, letting the application work correctly for non-administrator users.
    Aaron Margosis blogs here
  • TechNet Webcast Audio: Application Compatibility in 90 Days (Level 300)
    Deploying the Windows Vista operating system in the enterprise has moved from “We’ll seeā€¦” to “Let’s get it done,” and application compatibility is typically identified as the biggest blocker to a successful, low-cost migration. In this session, we identify the tools, technologies, and best practices that have been used successfully by Microsoft services and partners to minimize or eliminate many of the perceived (and real) challenges that customers experience with both independent software vendors (ISV) and internally developed applications running on Windows Vista.
    … couldn’t find a blog for Steve Campbell …

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