Learn about Microsoft's new language, F#, a typed functional programming language for the Microsoft .NET Framework. F# combines functional programming with the runtime support, libraries, tools, and object model of .NET. Understand how F# asynchronous
workflows help tame the complexity of parallel…
See the future roadmap for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Learn about improvements that are planned for graphics, data visualization, interop, performance, and "line of business" application development.
Kevin Gjerstad is the Group Program Manager for Windows…
Please Note: This session will be repeated on October 29th at 3:00PM. In this talk Microsoft Technical fellow and C# Chief Architect Anders Hejlsberg outlines the future of C#. He describes the many forces that influence and shape the future of programming
languages and explain how they fit into…
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Dive deep into the next version of Team Foundation Server (TFS), and learn how TFS has factored its learnings about usability, industrial scale, geographic distribution, manageability, and development process into the next version of the product. See ademonstration of build automation, policy…
Learn how the new ASP.NET MVC framework differs from the current ASP.NET Web Forms framework. Learn to take advantage of ASP.NET MVC to build loosely coupled, highly testable, agile applications. See how ASP.NET MVC provides you with fine-grained control
The Open XML Format is an ISO/IEC 29500 standard and is the default file format for Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel 2007, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. The next version of the Open XML Format SDK provides a set of .NET classes
to help developers create solutions using…
Learn the latest features in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)for building Web 2.0-style services that use URIs, HTTP GET, and other data formats beyond XML. See how these features can be applied to AJAX web sites, "REST" applications, and data feeds.
In Windows 7, innovative touch and gesture support will enable more direct and natural interaction in your applications. This session highlights the new multi-touch gesture APIs and explains how you can leverage them in your applications.
Direct2D and DirectWrite are latest additions to the DirectX family of APIs. Learn how you can enhance your application experience with resolution independent, high-performance vector graphics using Direct2D. Use ClearType and OpenType font technologies
to layout beautiful text with advanced…
This session covers new 2008 T-SQL programmability features and enhancements for SQL data types, SQL language, T-SQL procedure programming, CLR integration, T-SQL dependency management, globalization, and more. Learn to develop using the new date and time
datatypes, table-valued parameters and…