Since 1991, the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) has been Microsoft’s premier gathering of leading-edge developers and architects. Attend the PDC to understand the future of the Microsoft platform and to exchange ideas with fellow professionals. You’ll learn about upcoming products, meet Microsoft’s leaders and top engineers, write some code, and be inspired! Unplug for a few days and think about the future.
- Explore the full breadth of the Microsoft platform in more than 160 technical sessions
- Roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and explore the latest technology for yourself in the hands-on labs
- Attend a day-long pre-conference seminar to get deep training, best practices, and insightful advice from industry experts (*additional fee required).
- Take the opportunity to interact with your peers and Microsoft staff in a variety of community-focused events like Ask the Experts and in the PDC Lounges
In past years, the PDC has unveiled Microsoft .NET, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and other significant milestones in the evolution of the Microsoft platform. This year, you’ll hear more details about our services platform, the future of Windows, mobility, and our next generation of developer tools. And there are always a few surprises.
Microsoft Chief Software Architect, Ray Ozzie, will be delivering one of the keynote speeches at this year’s PDC. Some of you might remember that Ray shared a about the future of the Platform at MIX08 back in March. Among other things, he provided a brief glimpse into a comprehensive services offering designed to complement our client and server development platforms. Last month, Live Mesh, the first piece of the services offering emerged at the Web 2.0 conference. We are really looking forward to seeing what Ray has to share at PDC in Los Angeles.
Register now if you want to be there: http://www.microsoftpdc.com/