Hanselminutes Podcast 88 - Writing FaceBook Applications with .NET - Interview with Mel Sampat, author of OutSync
My eighty-eighth podcast is up. In this episode, I talk to Mel Sampat of the Windows Mobile team. He's written a desktop Facebook application called OutSync (link on Facebook) that brings your Facebook photos to Outlook and Windows Mobile. We also talk about how you can write your own Facebook apps with .NET and managed code. (This is the show that was almost lost but was rescued from the brink!)
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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
i am interested about the information on you facebook .net. your help is much appreciated. thanks,
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If you're looking for more information about Facebook and .NET, drop me a line. Most Facebook app developers seem to be working with "the Linux stack", but we're actually using .Net 2.0 and SQL Server 2005. And we're running well over a million hits a day, so we may have some more fun stories if people are interested in the Facebook thing.