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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Touch It!

As “Generation Y” comes to the workforce, they have higher expectations, as a consumer ( What do others say about the generation shifts) and as a user, when evaluating user experience. The software industry, from consumer to line of business applications, is responding to this change by launching a new way to interact, such as…

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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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Sun Microsystems and Microsoft Team Up for the Apache “Stonehenge” Project

Last week, Dan’l Lewin, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Strategic and Emerging Business Development, and Steven Martin, Microsoft Senior Director of Developer Platform Product Management, took the stage at JavaOne to give the first ever Microsoft keynote at this event.  It was an historic event.  Two giant software companies coming together to interoperate and create…

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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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May Technical Forum Webcast Topic: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Business Intelligence Overview

Mark your calendars for this session with Roger Doherty, Senior Technical Evangelist, Developer and Platform Evangelism.  He will provide a high level overview of high level technical overview of the SQL Server 2008 BI platform.  This month’s Global ISV Technical Forum Webcast will take place Wednesday, May 27th, 2009, 10:00-11:30 AM Pacific. Microsoft Global ISV…

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Service Pack 1 for Surface Announced

In follow up to our February blog post about partners using Surface, there was an exciting announcement, Sunday at Tech Ed, that the Microsoft Surface team released Service Pack 1.  The Surface team has been working with their community and receiving feedback from more than 180 partners in 11 countries who are developing on Microsoft…

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News about Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2

If Virtualization is important to your company, subscribe to this blog: It is read by “virtualizors” from around the world and described as:  “Information and announcements from Program Managers, Product Managers, Developers and Testers from the Windows Virtualization Team”.  What great content of which to be aware!  There are videos, podcasts and more great technology tidbits…

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