Welcome to Channel 9. We are five guys at Microsoft who want a new level of communication between Microsoft and developers. We believe that we will all benefit from a little dialogue these days. This is our first attempt to move beyond the newsgroup, the
blog, and the press release to talk…
This is a fun one. We played this to the crowd at the PDC before Eric Rudder's keynote. We did it as a thank you to all of you who come here and make Channel 9 a fun place to hang out. Sorry, the download is not available for this one. Music by Michael
Lehman. Video length: 00:02:28.
Daniel is a software design engineer on the Avalon team and he's responsible for the 3D features of Avalon.
Here he gives us a demo of Avalon 3D. Really cool stuff. Originally designed to only run on the next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn, Avalon is now supported on Windows XP and…
Hundreds of millions of people use Hotmail. Here's the first look at the next-generation of Hotmail, code-named "Kahuna."
You meet the team which is located at Microsoft's Silicon Valley campus, hear their design philosophy, and get a first look.
Anders Hejlsberg talks about one of the biggest new feature in the next version of C#: generics.
Charles Torre interviews him in the middle of Microsoft's museum.
What are you going to use generics for?
During an interview for a technical position at Microsoft your interviewer might turn to you and ask you to write some code, or work out a problem on the whiteboard.
Here's a mock whiteboard session to see what an interviewer looks for during that stage of the interview.
This is a question…
Jean Paoli was bouncing around the offices here in building 18 today. Who's he? One of the co-creators of XML. Why was he happy?
Because Office just announced their new file formats all built in XML.
"We just turned on 400 million new people to XML," he told us.
Today Microsoft announced the addition of several new RSS features in the next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn. The Longhorn Browsing and RSS team (the one we interviewed here) is also are announcing a new RSS extension, to be released into Creative
Commons, that lets you do lists in…
"Wicked," is how interviewer Robert Scoble reacted when he saw the MSN Toolbar Suite demoed. Today Microsoft announced the MSN Toolbar Suite beta. You can get it now at
What does it do?
The Toolbar Suite team took some time out of…