Microsoft’s Popfly: Getting Their Ducks In A Row

Popfly is the name (and URL) of Microsoft’s new non-professional developer community, a Windows Live site whose flashiest feature is a Silverlight-based “mashup editor” that facilitates pipes-and-filters development. Before reviewing the gratuitous 3-D spinning cubes, though, pay attention to the context: Visual Studio Express has had 14,000,000 downloads (source: Dan Fernandez personal communication). Of course […]