View Published Session Videos
Average: 0Access PDC2008 videos by clicking on the desired session title in the session browser and selecting "play" icon located in the session details. Please note that the session recordings open up in a Channel 9 window. Scroll down to resources to download the session PPT deck.
Microsoft Research Demonstrates Software-driven Breakthroughs
Average: 0On 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…
Robochamps: Help Explore the Red Planet
Average: 0RoboChamps is a simulated robotics programming competition in which contestants get the opportunity to program a simulated Mars Rover to recreate Opportunity’s exploration of the Endurance Crater on the Martian surface among other challenges. The competition brings robotics to a broader audience…
Micrsoft Demonstrates DryadLINQ
Average: 0Developed 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,…
Ray Ozzie Reflects on Azure
Average: 0Microsoft 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.
Show Off and VSIP Passport Winners Announced
Average: 5(1)The Show Off votes have been tabulated, and we have winners! In third place: Clipboard History for Visual Studio; in second place: Multi-Channel Virtual Earth and in first place… Brian the Build Bunny. These entries will each recieve $500 Visa Gift Cards. Check out these innovative…
Experience WorldWide Telescope at PDC
Average: 0See the same images that scientists at NASA use for their research and then perform your own research with those images by using WorldWide Telescope. Take a 5 minutes to check out some cool stuff Microsoft Research and their partners are currently working on in the Big Room.
Windows Live ID committed to OpenID
Average: 0Beginning today, Windows Live ID is publicly committing to support the OpenID digital identity framework with the announcement of the public availability of a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of the Windows Live ID OpenID Provider. You will soon be able to use your Windows Live ID account…
Bluehoo Application hosted on Windows Azure
Average: 0Steve Marks invited Jonathan Greenstead, CEO of Sentinent on stage during Monday's PDC2008 keynote to demo Bluehoo, a rich application hosted by Windows Azure. Built in Silverlight and coded entirely in Visual Studio C++, Bluehoo is a location-based social networking tool to see people…