See the future of the Microsoft Platform at PDC2008!


Have you heard that PDC2008 is the place to see the coolest new technology? That's right, at PDC2008, you'll discover what is in store for the future of ASP.NET. Have some fun with XNA and game development, or go in-depth with IronRuby. Other topics include: Live Mesh, Office Communications Server, SQL Server 2008, FAST, Silverlight, Oslo, Visual Studio Team System, Virtualization, SharePoint, Dynamics, Windows 7 and more! You can also network with top developers hang out with your friends and colleagues, and have fun in the L.A. sun!

This is the PDC you won't want to miss!  Register now for PDC2008 at

Here are just a few of the exciting sessions you can attend at PDC2008!

Come see the roadmap for the next release of ASP.NET. Highlights include: managing control IDs, displaying images using the new Dynamic Image control, better ViewState management in GridView and ListView, and more control over the CSS markup of ASP.NET server controls.

Learn about this exciting new technology that makes business applications for RIA (Rich Internet Applications) much easier to build. Discover how we've made n-tier application development as simple as traditional 2-tier, and more.

"Oslo" is the family of new technologies that enable data-driven development and execution of services and applications. Come and learn how to use "Oslo" directly to drive the execution of deployed applications.

For a complete list of sessions, visit

PDC2008 Dates and Location

October 27-30, 2008
Pre-cons October 26, 2008

Los Angeles Convention Center



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Countdown to PDC2008: Early Bird Discount Ends August 15th - 12-Aug-2008
L.A. Insights: A Trip to Koreatown - 14-Aug-2008
Poems, Pre-Conferences, Prosise and Petzold! - 15-Aug-2008
Early Bird Discount Extended - 18-Aug-2008
Wordle of August PDC2008 Content - 18-Aug-2008
Chris and Don join keynote lineup - 19-Aug-2008
L.A. Insights: American Food Downtown - 21-Aug-2008
Pick Your Sessions, Build Your Agenda and Win a Trip - 22-Aug-2008
Buzz on the Blogosphere: Submit a Session, What are the Tracks and more.... - 25-Aug-2008
David Chappell and Jon Flanders: Perspectives on “Oslo” and how to prepare for the road ahead - 25-Aug-2008
One Day Left to Enter T-shirt and Emmy Awards Contests - 25-Aug-2008
Windows Home Server – Filling the Gap for Services in the Home - 27-Aug-2008
L.A. Insights: Like Japanese Food? You'll love Los Angeles - 29-Aug-2008
All Eyes on the Engineering Windows 7 Blog and more from the Blogosphere - 29-Aug-2008
Of the Developer, For the Developer, By the Developer = Don Box and Chris Anderson - 29-Aug-2008
Have a question? Ask The Brain - 03-Sep-2008
Session Update Coming and Early Bird Discount Ends Soon - 04-Sep-2008
L.A. Insights: Mexican Food - 05-Sep-2008
More Sessions Announced! - 08-Sep-2008
Buzz on the Blogosphere: PDC is the end of the beginning and where the real journey starts. - 11-Sep-2008
John Shewchuk Talks About Ushering in the Next Generation Computing Platform - 12-Sep-2008
Did somebody say Agile PreCon at PDC? - 16-Sep-2008
The Brain gets more clever every day - 16-Sep-2008
Vice President of Cloud, Infrastructure, & Services talks about coming out party - 17-Sep-2008
Extending the Data Platform to the Cloud - 22-Sep-2008


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