Tech*Ed North America 2010 - Architecture Track Call for Content

We have begun the planning for Tech·Ed North America 2010, which takes place in New Orleans from June 7-10, 2010, and the first step is to request Breakout Session topic ideas from experts like yourself.  We hope you will consider submitting one or more session ideas before the January 15 deadline. Breakout Sessions are the…

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Asynchronous, Event-Driven Programming with Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx)

Rx is a library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs using observable collections. The “A” in “AJAX” stand for asynchronous, and indeed modern Web-based and Cloud-based applications are fundamentally asynchronous. In fact, Silverlight bans all blocking networking and threading operations. Asynchronous programming in by no means restricted to Web and Cloud scenarios, however. Traditional desktop…

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Microsoft Cloud Services Vision Becomes Reality With Launch of Windows Azure Platform

Microsoft Corp. announced the availability of the Windows Azure platform at the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC). In his opening keynote address, Ray Ozzie, chief software architect at Microsoft, described Windows Azure and SQL Azure as core elements of the company’s cloud services strategy. The company also announced a set of new Windows Azure features,…

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[eWeek] Microsoft PDC: Developers, Start Your Coding Engines

Microsoft opens registration for its Professional Developers Conference, which will be held in Los Angeles in November. Microsoft also announces Code 7, a coding contest in which developers create Windows 7 applications to win cash and a trip to the PDC. Read full story Microsoft Professional Developers Conference home page Register by September 15 and…

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July Newsletter – User Experience (UX)

Some architects consider this topic to be critical, some others consider that only UX specialists must deal with it. Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile User Experience July 2009   User Experience Month Dear Architect, We want to start by thanking you for all the submissions you sent in for…

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On Demand: UK Microsoft Architect Insight Conference 2009 Sessions

The fourth annual Microsoft Architect Insight Conference was again a real success. The format of the Architect Insight Conference in 2009 changed this year, to reflect the challenging business environment that many companies are experiencing, whilst still focusing on arming IT Architects with the knowledge and tools needed to succeed. The key themes running through…

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April Newsletter – TechEd Special Edition (Issue 19)

We have decided to stop our print edition and become a fully digital resource. With the dynamic and flexible digital format, you can search inside articles, send by email, and access related information and multimedia with a simple mouse-click.   Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Issue 19 April 2009…

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