We did a hand recording of Raymond Chen's presentation yesterday at the PDC. Sorry for the shaky cam, we didn't have our tripod, but we had a few requests from Channel 9'ers to record this (it'll be our only actual PDC session recording).
LINQ stands for Language INtegrated Query and in a nutshell, it makes query and set operations, like SQL statements first class citizens in .NET languages like C# and VB.
Here we visit Anders Hejlsberg in his office to get more on LINQ. Dan Fernandez, also seen in this video, just put up
There are three segments to this walkthrough the PDC. We walk from one end of the PDC hall to the other. We start out behind the scenes. We run into Microsoft execs and Tantek Celik (CTO at Technorati). Oh the fun and the FOOD! This was filmed Wednesday
night. Gives you a good idea of what the…
This is Larry Osterman's long-kept secret. The audio stack in Windows Vista has been completely rewritten so we can have cool things like per-app audio control. Anyway, Steve Ball talks to us about what the team has been working on and gives us some demos
and introduces us to the team, including…
At the PDC this morning Microsoft demonstrated Office 12 in public for the first time. The news you'll hear is "they changed the user interface." So, we wanted to talk with the team who came up with this new UI and we wanted to ask them "are you nuts?"
After all, changing how…
This is one of the coolest applications we've seen at the PDC. Here's a video of the North Face demo that was shown off during Jim Allchin's keynote at the PDC. This demo rocks and it was all done in Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly Avalon).
What happens when an application crashes? Watson collects data and lets users send that in to Microsoft for analysis. Here you get to meet Kirk and Mike, two of the guys on that team and they talk about changes coming in Windows Vista.
So just what is the Shareware Starter Kit? In this video Michael Lehman (the new
Channel 9 Podcaster) demonstrates the beta of the Shareware Starter Kit for Visual Studio 2005.
Submit an application written using this Starter kit and you might win tickets, accomodations and a $1000 (US)…
Who says it doesn't pay to blog? :-> In the
Blog your way to the PDC contest you could win tickets, accomodations and a $1000.00 (US) airfare voucher for PDC05.
Scoble talks more about the contest in this video. Check out our
special PDC section.
But the big question is... Just who is…