Live & Post Coverage of the Professional Developers’ Conference

Hey folks, For those of you not at PDC that want to keep up-to-date with the exciting announcements there, we’re covering PDC live until its conclusion.  To watch, go to www.microsoftpdc.com There is an all-star lineup of guests including Mark Russinovich, Patrick Dussud, Steve Marx, Bob Muglia, Dave Campbell, Yousef Khalidi, Ray Ozzie, Erik Meijer, Kurt…

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A Fond Farewell to Innovate On

“The only constant is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.” — Isaac Asimov Following on Mr. Asimov’s sentiments, Microsoft is changing, updating…

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Channel 9 Learning Center has launched

Don’t delay!  Visit this new destination on Channel 9 which provides free technical training on emerging Microsoft products. Its a great opportunity to share a new training resource with your team and ensure htat your company is poised for success with the latest technologies. There is a collection of continually updated courses at the new…

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Don’t Miss PDC ‘09 for the Future of Developer Technology

Los Angeles Convention Center Conference | Nov 17 – 19, 2009 Workshops & Boot Camp | Nov 16 The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is the definitive developer event focused on the technical strategy of the Microsoft developer platform.  At the PDC, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and connect with the people behind the…

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Windows 7 launches next week, are you ready?

October 22nd will be an exciting day for many.  Are you ready to ride the Windows 7 wave?   A little homework for you this weekend would be to visit the ms dev website and check here for some great training to ensure your company’s readiness and compatibility with Windows 7.  There is also general Windows…

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Independent Software Vendors Can’t Miss WPC…

I have attended the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) as an employee since 1999, while I was still working in Microsoft Brazil. Since then the show has evolved a lot. Partner attendance has increased every year, and is now around 10,000 people, and is certainly one of the largest shows in the Industry. This year,…

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Springboard Series Virtual Roundtable – Windows 7 Application Compatibility: Your Questions Answered (Part 1)

Save the Date: Thursday, June 18 at 11:00am Pacific Time https://ms.istreamplanet.com/springboard Windows 7, is approaching fast and from the application standpoint is very similar to Windows Vista. We’re going to examine Windows 7 application compatibility not only from the perspective of moving from Windows Vista, but also for those coming from Windows XP. Join us…

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Technical Presentations for Software Companies Developing on Microsoft Technologies

If you missed last week’s valuable presentation about Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence, you can view this on demand by visiting the ISV website on Microsoft.com and visiting the Technical Resources page. There have also been many other presentations that you can view on demand on the Microsoft.com/isv website such as: Microsoft Windows 7…

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Virtual Event – Microsoft Silverlight Kits Free Web Meetings on June 9th, 2009

Are you interested in getting your Silverlight application on MySpace?  How about using the New York Times APIs in your Silverlight application?  Or perhaps you have deployed web service APIs and want to get more developers using them (with cooler Silverlight applications).  Michael Scherotter, a Media Experience Evangelist (cool title huh?!), is presenting a series…

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Web 2.0 Developer Starter Kit and Sample Application

The Web 2.0 phase of the internet today characterizes a fundamental transition of the web from an ecosystem of system generated online content, to an ecosystem of vibrant services that thrive on pervasive and social user engagement. This shift has disruptive implications that extend beyond the social web where it is largely prevalent today.  The…

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