PDC: Show me the Bits


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we have on the public website about the PDC: href="http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc/">http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc/
.  One thing I don’t think it does
justice to it just what bits PDC attendees will walk away with. style="mso-spacerun: yes"> If you are like me you will not believe
it to you see it in the bits.  So I
wanted to give you our current plans (always subject to change) on what bits
will be giving to everyone that attends the PDC. "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />


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  1. style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in"> style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Longhorn! style="mso-spacerun: yes">  You have seen screen shots from leaked
    versions, now get your own copy! style="mso-spacerun: yes"> Not only will you get to see
    *some* of the new look and feel stuff we are doing, but you will also
    get and SDK and tools support for programming to the huge new managed APIs
    that longhorn offers.  (more on
    that in a later post).

  2. style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in"> style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Whidbey .NET Framework and VS
    Whidbey – See the work we have done in the platform AND the tools that target
    that platform. 

  3. style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo1; tab-stops: list .5in"> prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /> w:st="on"> style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Yukon style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"> – For you data heads, you will
    love this… Stored procs written in C#\VB, way cool.

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style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial">Oh and, BTW, be sure to bring a DVD
drive to the event!


 

Comments (7)

  1. Jack says:

    Any plans about posting (at least some of) these bits on MSDN Universal download?

    Maybe for those MSDN Universal subscribers who ask for this (reasonable additional payment for this is no problem).

    Please, please, pretty please… Not everyone can be in LA…

    thanks.

  2. Jimmy says:

    Screens of Longhorn?

    I would hope there is more for the amount of money?

    I can say developer preview 🙂

    Alsa What About 64 bit computing???

  3. Brad Abrams says:

    Jack – as always, we are looking hard at what we can get out to MSDN Universal subscribers, but I can’t tell you right now what will be there and what will not.

    Jimmy – Yup, you will get more than screenshots for LH, you will get real bits. Oh, yes, I missed the 64 bit world…. I think you will be happy with the 64 bit story… Most of the bits described above will be there in 64bit flavor…

  4. Jimmy says:

    I hope so!

    Cause its so hard to Run Windows XP 2003 with no 64 bit drivers, unless i want to try and write my own!

  5. Baddsectorr says:

    Why? Win2k is NT, XP is Win2k, Longhorn is XP.

    whats the difference? btw, who is using .NET? It only runs on Windows. and who develops on Windows? only people who fall for the "trustworthy" computer platform.

    You hear that? oh, no. sounds like Microsoft.com just got DOS’d.