Windows Azure at PDC09

 Posted by at 2:26 pm  Work
Nov 172009
 

Windows Azure, Microsoft’s platform for cloud-based applications, just rolled out a major update to sync with PDC09. We of course also rolled out a major update of the Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio in the same push. Jim Nakashima and others will be showing our latest tools at PDC09 this week. Windows Azure Tools [...]

Sep 302008
 

Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference (PDC) this year sounds like it’s going to be a landmark event. According to tidbits offered on the PDC website, this year’s headliners will be the first peekat Windows 7 (with prebeta DVDs!) as well as Microsoft’s new thrust into the cloud computing space (no disks needed).  From the website:  Come [...]

Jan 102007
 

Techie events are a mixed bag.  Some are actually fun to attend, while others are more like work on a stick.  Here are a few picks and pans for 2007. GDC07   March 5 – 9  San Francisco The Game Developers Conference is an entertaining booth crawl for the same reason gaming conventions are fun – you see [...]

Sep 132005
 

Clear, Confident, Connected.  These are the mantra of Microsoft’s Windows Vista, rolled out in this morning’s keynote addresses at PDC. Clear Microsoft aims to make information clearer through slick UI presentation, data organization, and data slicing.  I’m not sure if having multiple video feeds playing on screen simultaneously necessarily creates greater clarity, but it certainly demos [...]

Off to PDC

 Posted by at 7:22 am  Delphi Compiler Core
Sep 122005
 

I’m off to Microsoft’s Professional Development Conference (PDC) this week in Los Angeles.  If you haven’t been to PDC, picture this:  take the US BorCon, multiply by 4 (or is it 10?  hard to count when they won’t sit still), and remove all non-company speakers. PDC’s greatest difference from BorCon is that PDC is exclusively a Microsoft [...]