Are you operating in a mixed environment of Microsoft
and non-Microsoft technologies?
If so, there are some great interoperability resources
available for you.
Tools and Resources:
Interoperability Lab Center is run by the Microsoft
Interoperability Strategy Group and is dedicated
to technical collaborative work with the community,
start-ups, and organizations using mixed environment
of Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies (including
Open Source). Our goal is to improve interoperability
between technologies and provide the tools needed for
successful development in a mixed environment. In
this site, you will find a directory of freely downloadable
technical interop bridges, labs, and related content
such as demos, technical guidance, how-to, videos,
- Participate in the interoperability discussion
Interoperability at Microsoft Blog.
As many start-ups are looking for a cloud solution
or just a way to assess cloud offerings as seen
Azure page, the Interoperability Site has two
portals that provide SDKs, Tools, Samples, Demos,
and more to help you get started!
The mobile platform is a hot topic right now with
the community and start-ups. While BizSpark has offers
and promotions for Windows Phone 7 developer, what if you’re
an iPhone or Android developer? Not to worry, visit the
Windows Phone 7 Portal for resources on how to
get started building your app for Windows Phone 7.
There are great resources to help you get started!
Currently the industry is watching the future of web standards, the browsers, and HTML5. Many companies
and OSS browser providers are engaging in the standards and HTML5 discussion. The Interoperability team has
created a sandbox where developers can test their browser
apps in IE9 and ensure their app is stable and meets
the HTML5 standards. Developers can also see the latest
prototypes and status.
Check out the HTML5 sandbox now!