MIX Merges With Next Developer Conference Later This Year

Tim O’Brien, General Manager, Developer & Platform Evangelism, has posted details about MIX. He writes, “We have decided to merge MIX, our spring web conference for developers and designers, into our next major developer conference, which we will host sometime in the coming year.” For details, see Thinking About Developer Events on the official Microsoft…

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Windows Phone ‘Mango’ to Have SQL Compact Database

One of the many features announced at MIX was that the next version of Windows Phone, called ‘Mango’, will include SQL Compact. In the Day 2 Keynote, Scott Guthrie, Corporate Vice President, .NET Developer Platform announced, “So, ‘Mango’ now includes a local SQL database that allows you to save and query data within your application….

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Kinect SDK Due This Spring

Since Kinect launched in November 2010, enthusiasts have been exploring the potential of Kinect in a number of unexpected, nongaming scenarios. Today at MIX, Microsoft detailed some of the features in the Kinect for Windows Beta SDK from Microsoft Research coming in the spring, including the following: Robust Skeletal Tracking for high-performance capabilities that track…

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Watch MIX Keynotes Live Online April 12 - 13

Can’t attend MIX 11 in-person? Watch the keynotes live from Las Vegas, April 12 & 13 at 9am PDT (4pm GMT), via live.visitmix.com. Tune-in for the latest announcements from Internet Explorer, Windows Phone and Silverlight.  Keynotes will run for approximately 90 minutes. The Channel 9 Live team will broadcast live immediately following the keynotes.  Learn…

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Unplug from Your Day Job -- Register Now for MIX, Save $500

Unplug from your day job. Be inspired at MIX. If you register by February 11 will save $500 off their conference pass and one free hotel night at the Mandalay Bay.  No RVSP code is required – discounts will be automatically applied during registration. Register Now for MIX. Join the conversation at MIX – see…

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ISVs Can Tailor Language Translation on Your Websites

No matter how many machines we can throw at translation, ISVs have specific knowledge for language translation. Collaborative Translations Framework – a technology that combines the scale and speed of automatic machine translation with the accuracy and context awareness of human translation. At MIX10, Microsoft Translator API version 2 was announced. In addition to bringing…

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Microsoft to Add New Features to jQuery JavaScript Library

At MIX10, Scott Guthrie announced Microsoft is helping to make the jQuery JavaScript Library a primary way to develop rich JavaScript based client-side internet applications. Microsoft is investing resources to contribute to the development of the jQuery JavaScript Library to help improve the development process of standards-based Web applications. Microsoft will also work to provide…

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Release Candidate for Silverlight 4 Ships at MIX10

Microsoft announced a release candidate (RC) for Silverlight 4, available for download today at MIX10. Silverlight 4 builds on the beta version released at the Professional Developers Conference in November 2009. Get started with Silverlight 4. Silverlight 4 RC provides powerful media and enterprise application and media capabilities, out-of-browser flexibility and world-class tools support via…

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Join Online for Live Keynotes, Channel 9 from MIX10

The Channel 9 crew will be broadcasting live, unscripted and 100% interactive from The Commons on Days 1 & 2 of MIX 2010 in Las Vegas. MIX10 is the premier three-day conference for web designers and developers building the world’s most innovative web sites. Not everyone can make it to MIX10 in person and bump…

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Windows phone 7 Details Set to Highlight MIX10

The three-day conference for web designers and developers building the world’s most innovative web sites, MIX10, begins Monday. Follow the news from MIX10 online on Monday, March 15 and Tuesday, March 16 at 9 AM P.D.T. (G.M.T. -9 hours) with keynotes by delivered by Scott Guthrie, Joe Belfiore, Dean Hachamovitch, Doug Purdy, and Bill Buxton. …

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