It's Visual Basic days on Channel 9 (over the next week or so you'll learn more about the next version of Visual Basic from Paul Vick, technical lead, and Amanda Silver, architect, on the VB team).
To kick off the interview with Paul Vick, we thought we'd ask "what has VB…
If you're a Visual Basic 6.0 programmer, why would you consider moving to VB.NET? Paul Vick, technical lead (translation: smart dev) on the Visual Basic team talks to us about the trials and tribulations of learning VB.NET from the VB6'er point of view.
"Go to Slashdot and I guarantee you that on almost any Microsoft post someone will be making a Clippy joke," Tony Goodhew says.
He's one of the guys planning out a future version of Visual Studio.
So, why are we talking about Clippy and Visual Studio? Well, Microsoft Bob wasn't a…
Yeah, yeah, the next version of Visual Studio isn't even done yet. You know, the "2005" version that's code-named "Whidbey."
So, why we talking about the version after that? Its code name is "Orcas." Well, Tony Goodhew and a small band of geeks over in building 42…
Andrew Herbert, managing director at
Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, discusses the kinds of work that they are doing.
Thanks to our guest video guy, Mike Hall, for getting lots of interesting videos at Microsoft Research over the past couple of weeks.
Ori gives us the one-minute pitch for what he thinks will really excite developers. How about wirelessly deploying apps to your phone via Bluetooth?
If you want a little bit more than a one-minute pitch, Ori, in a separate video,
discusses the kinds of apps that you could build in the next…
What kinds of applications will you be able to build with the next version of Visual Studio? Ori discusses the kinds of apps that'll take advantage of WiFi and cellular phone technologies.
What kinds of applications would you like to build?
Ori Amiga, program manager on the Visual Studio for Devices Team, demonstrates the next version of Visual Studio for Whidbey.
Drag and drop and, bang, you have a Web browser control right on your phone.
In another video we just posted Ori discusses the emulator that's built into the next…