xgamer started a forum thread asking Microsoft to buy
CamSpace, a (very cool) app that can turn any random object into a Wiimote-like game controller. To really appreciate what it does, watch the YouTube
At TechEd, I got a chance to sit down with Doug Seven, a Technical Product Manager on the Visual Studio Team System to discuss why developers would be interested in VSTS 2008, agile development, and the next version of Team System codenamed "Rosario."
SQL Server 2008 RC0 is now available for download!
What's new in SQL Server 2008
If you're not familiar with what's new for developers in SQL Server 2008, check out this video with Christian Kleinerman showing off new T-SQL statements,
SQL IntelliSense, Geo-location, File stream...
Steve Clayton points out, the list of
official sessions at PDC (October 27-30th) was recently updated with four Windows 7 sessions on graphics, touch computing, energy efficiency and new native networking APIs for Web services.
Stephen Toub shows off two demos, one using the AsParallel statement to dramatically decrease LINQ query times and the second demo is a simple image editing application that enables you to add dynamic coloring/black and white to a photo, similar to effects
in movies like Pleasantville or Sin City....
Stephen Toub, a Program Manager on the Parallel Fx team, demos how to get 400+% performance increase in a CPU intensive Ray Tracing program by switching one line of code from a regular for loop to using the Parallel.For command.