If you are attending the PDC 2008 you received a pre-beta Windows 7 build yesterday (6801) which contains many features the Windows Media Center team has been developing over the past year.
Charlie Owen from the Media Center team took a few minutes to outline some of these new features for you.…
Missed today's keynote? Wanna know more about The Worldwide Telescope, Project Boku (lightweight programming environment for kids) or SecondLight (extending surface computing)? Just visit the live blogs
All Star Bloggers.
On stage at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference 2008 today, Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research, showed developers how Microsoft is marshalling the power of software to help solve some of the toughest technological and societal
challenges. Read about Microsoft…
Developed by a team from Microsoft Research, DryadLINQ is a powerful programming environment that enables ordinary programmers to write large-scale data parallel applications to run on large PC clusters. The platform comprises Dryad, a distributed execution
engine that allows reliable,…
Mike and Ritzy wax energetically (which is surprising given how exhausted they must be!) on the goings on of PDC2008 Day 2. Windows 7 was one of the big announcements today (and all PDC attendees received a copy of Windows 7 and a 160 GB external hard
drives!). Don Box and Chris Anderson wrote…
Justin Davies introduces an interesting discussion: the impact of Microsoft Azure for Enterprise Architects. He ponders: "for many organisations Architecture = Microsoft
has simplified a very complex debate and cut short many a 12 month engagement for budding enterprise architects." What…
The conversation is happening now and here are the highlights: Andrew Connell: "Azure, VS10, Win7... PDC2008 ROCKS!!!!"
John Osborn: "Applause for multiple WebConfig files to support dev and deployment scenarios..."
Robert Hallock: "Steve Sinofsky demonstrated a build of…
Windows 7 was demoed for the first time this morning at PDC 2008. Even if you attended the Keynote you can't miss
this recap wrote by Ed Bott full of
screenshots and details about the cool features of the new OS.
Microsoft Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie appears on Channel 9 for a quick chat about the complexities of designing and implementing the Azure Services Platform, his
key take-aways from PDC2008 and his guiding architectural principles for Azure.