jQuery and Microsoft: Repercussions of Yesterday's Announcement
Average: 0Microsoft announced yesterday it is looking to make jQuery part of their official development platform which means that jQuery will be distributed with Visual Studio. The news got a positive reception by the jQuery team: "we are quite excited by these prospects and wishes to take this…
Windows Media Center in the PDC Build of Windows 7
Average: 0If 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.…
Live Blog of the Microsoft Research Keynote
Average: 0Missed 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 BetaNews and All Star Bloggers.
Azure and Architects: Clouds in the Sky?
Average: 0Justin 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…
PDC Buzz on Twitter
Average: 5(1)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…
First Look of Windows 7
Average: 5(1)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.
Office Web: What People Are Saying
Average: 5(2)Microsoft announced this morning that the next release of Microsoft Office will include “lightweight”, browser-based versions of some of its main office software products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote (read the full story). Here is what people are saying: Joel Oleson thinks this is a…
Meshfied Applications = Awesome Sync + Social Networking
Average: 5(2)Earlier this morning, Ori Amiga has joined Treadwell on stage, showing a "Meshfied" photo application automatically synching files between different machines and mobile devices . Live Mesh will have a broader beta starting later this week, with new features and support for Macs and…
"Damn, Windows 7 is Looking Goooood"
Average: 5(2)Get an inside scoop on Windows 7 and what the community is saying after the recent PDC 2008 announcements and demos. Follow the live blogs BetaNews and 8 Live Bloggers (Ed Bott, Paul Thurrott, Kip Kniskern, Mary Jo Foley, Rafael Rivera, Tom Warren, Todd Bishop, and Long Zheng).