Developers you love, and why they love developing
Avg Rating: 5(2)To kick off Build 2012, we put together a video featuring developers who have helped move the industry forward. We asked them to share why they love what they do. Hear what they have to say in this video, shown on day one at Build. Participants included: Anders Hejlsberg: Technical Fellow,…
Checking In: Larry Osterman - 26 Years of Programming at Microsoft and Counting
Avg Rating: 5(23)Larry Osterman is a legend and one of Channel 9's favorite personalities - it's been too long since you've been on C9, Larry! Now, what would happen if C9 hero Erik Meijer interviewed Larry? Well, you'd get the latest episode of Checking In and one heck of a conversation. Oh…
Elliot H Omiya, Larry Osterman and Frank Yerrace: Inside Windows 7 - Audio Stack
Avg Rating: 5(2)One of the central engineering and design themes of Windows 7 is efficiency: efficiency in user experience (things work as and when expected, reliably), efficiency in processing, execution, diagnostics, performance, scheduling, window managment, graphics, desktop search, etc. Well, not…
Larry Osterman: Happy Birthday Channel 9!
Avg Rating: 5(2)Larry Osterman, Software Engineer extraordinaire and long time Niner, reflects on Channel 9, Niners, Birthdays and his almost 25 years at Microsoft (wow, Larry, that's impressive!!!!). Larry loves birthdays! We love you, Larry!!!Happy Birthday, Niners!!!!Cheers!!
Throwing Ten Thousand bouncy balls down a stairwell
Avg Rating: 4(4)David Norris and Larry Osterman are classic Microsoft pranksters (watch their original Channel 9 interview for how they pranked Steve Ballmer, among others). One of their weapons of choice is the bouncy ball and this (now declassified) video from midnight on April 1st, 2006 shows…
Larry Osterman: Windows 7 Audio - What's New
Avg Rating: 5(8)The great Larry Osterman discusses what excites him most about Windows 7's new audio features. Of course, we talk about all things audio as Larry is a 24 year veteran of Microsoft and best known as the developer who makes Windows go ding. He's also an avid blogger.
Larry Osterman - His one interaction with Bill Gates (over DOS networking stack)
Avg Rating: 3(1)We hope you've enjoyed this week of getting to know Larry Osterman a bit better.We asked Larry about times he's had working interactions with Bill Gates (co-founder of Microsoft).Larry remembered one interaction he had back when he was a coder on the DOS networking stack in LAN Manager 2.0.Ahh, the…
Larry Osterman - 20 years at Microsoft
Avg Rating: 2.5(2)Larry Osterman has been working at Microsoft for 20 years as a software design engineer. 20 years, think about that one for a while. When he started working at Microsoft Ronald Reagan was the guy up forreelection. The Space Shuttle hadn't had a disaster yet. The Apple Macintosh had just shipped…