Opening up Windows Live Data


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Data wants to be free! So come to this technical deep dive to learn how you can POST/GET/PUT/DELETE your way into Windows Live. We'll cover how you can ask users for permission to access and then interact with their Windows Live services (e.g. address book, Spaces, etc.)

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Opening up Windows Live Data

  1. 1. Yaron Y. Goland Group Program Manager Microsoft Corporation
  2. 2. Add video, photos, contacts, maps and search to your site!! Web Controls Service REST WebDAV REST SOAP SOAP HTTP/SOAP APIs Silverlight Spaces Live Virtual Live Authenti- Streaming Photo Contacts Earth Search cation Windows Live User
  3. 3. It’s a question of utility Live Contacts Central Store for all Windows Live Contacts Data Hotmail Messenger Spaces Etc. 500 Million Active Address Books Name/Password
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  5. 5. A system to allow Windows Live users to give permission to third party websites to access their Windows Live data/services Alpha Initial Release – Now – Live Contacts Refresh – 60 Day– Spaces Photos Beta – Later This Year V1 – Next Year
  6. 6. < 1 Million Unique Users/Month == Free Based on 3 month running average >= 1 Million Unique Users/Month == $0.25/User/Year Calculated Quarterly Contracts Will Run for 2 – 3 Years Those < 1 Million can sign contracts for less $
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  8. 8. What to do if DATs are stolen Mutual SSL Support Space’s Photos - WebDAV There Cannot Be Only One
  9. 9. JSON Support Cross Domain Support Beta
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  12. 12. Problem Proposed Solution Help users make better choices Phishing DB and considering TRUSTe and Extended Validation Certs Help Users Better Manage Their Identity One time use IDs? Pair wise unique IDs? Aliases? Multiple Accounts? Permissions are good until revoked Reminder e-mails Sharing not Granular Enough Support filtering records & fields
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  14. 14. Date Time Session Location 5/1 1:00pm Open Mic: Get more users and make money with Sandbox Windows Live Gallery 5/1 2:15pm Creating a Domain Communication Experience on Delfino 4105 Windows Live 5/1 2:15pm Developing with Windows Live Spaces Delfino 4005 5/1 2:30pm Open Mic: Deep dive on Windows Live ID Sandbox 5/1 6:00pm Evening Event: MIX Party at PURE PURE
  15. 15. Personalize Windows Live and Windows Vista Most popular personalization website1 3.9M Users & 27M page views/month1 4800 items. 15 languages supported Upload and Share Content for Free New Partner Tiers – May 07 Visual Differentiation (Gold/Silver) Bulk uploading of items Additional Benefits – Fall 07 1 Source: Nielsen//NetRatings NetView March 2007
  16. 16. © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.