Scott at PDC09 in Los Angeles this week and got a great opportunity to get a guided tour of a piece of the Windows Azure Cloud from Patrick Yantz, a Cloud Architect with Data Center Services. You may think it's a Cloud Container, but it's not! Join me on this very technical 15 minute deep dive…
While at PDC09, I met up with Tor Langlo and Robby Ingebretsen who had just built a really cool closet configuration application using WPF and 3D.
Think about going to a high-end home store, where the consultant sits down with you and helps configure a walk-in or other type of closet for your…
Patrick Dussud is a Technical Fellow at Microsoft who is the author of .NET's garbage collector (GC) - the automatic memory management
infrastructure that makes up most of what is managed in managed code execution. How does GC, work, generally? Why is it important? The GC inside of the CLR is of a…
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Windows 7 is here, available to all for purchase and ships today with new PCs! To celebrate this momentous occasion for Windows and Microsoft, Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich joins me in a discussion that extends the great conversation we had last year on Windows 7 internals. In his previous C9…
This is a very special episode of
Expert to Expert. We were very fortunate to get some time with renowned computer scientist and Microsoft Technical Fellow Butler Lampson. Butler's impact
on general purpose computing is profound. Personal computing as it exists today is in part the result of the…
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Johnny Halife, Partner Architect from Southworks started a few months ago a project aiming at providing a Windows Azure SDK for Ruby developers.
Still in beta, the SDK puts the Window Azure storage features ( table, storage & queues) very close to ruby developer.
Johnny was at PDC09,…
In this article, Brian Peek describes his PDC 2009 project, an XNA game named MindBlaster which uses a Nintendo Wii Remote in conjunction with MindSet brain-wave sensing headset from Neurosky. IntroductionBack in July of 2009 I learned of Neurosky's MindSet device via Engadget.com. The MindSet is…
Pete Brown and his lovely assistant , Tim Heuer, interview Mike Wolf from Cynergy Systems at PDC09. Mike has built a Silverlight 4 demo application that uses the new webcam feature, and a png sequencer of his own design, to create stop-motion animation.
It was at the 2003 PDC in Los Angeles that Microsoft gave developers a peek at some of the early builds of the version of Windows code-named “Longhorn”. This release represented a lot of big advancements for the operating system, and the developer audience
was anxious to learn whatever they could.…