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Keep tabs on Microsoft by the codenames with our CodeTracker chart

Tracking Microsoft's product codenames is an (almost) full-time job, but it's a great way to figure out what the company is working on and its future strategy. Now we've made it a lot easier. Download our free CodeTracker chart from ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.

Tracking Microsoft's product codenames is an (almost) full-time job, but it's a great way to figure out what the company is working on and its future strategy. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley knows that better than anyone since she spends many of her waking hours tracking down the latest codenames in the hopes of being able to better keep tabs on what's coming next from the Redmond software giant.

Each month, we'll feature an updated, downloadable version of Mary Jo's CodeTracker chart for free. See the example below and download the October 2008 CodeTracker today.

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Jason Hiner is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about the people, products, and ideas changing how we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.

2 comments
jasonhiner
jasonhiner

Like Whistler? Longhorn? Blackcomb? Do you remember which products they evolved into? What other code names do you remember?

pinballfrank
pinballfrank

The most famous (or is that infamous?)is 'CHICAGO' is it not? The start of the Microsoft rollercoaster.......who knows where and how it will end!

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