Microsoft Participation at ApacheCon 2008

Last week, Sam Ramji, Senior Director of Platform Strategy at Microsoft, presented a keynote at ApacheCon 2008. In his presentation, he updated Apache community members on several milestones recently reached by Microsoft as part of the Company’s efforts to architect for participation in the open source community.   Ramji further outlined the benefits that the… Read more

Oslo at PDC 2008

Oslo, a set of technical investments that simplify designing, building, managing, and scaling service-oriented and composite applications, is the focus of several PDC sessions this year. Visit this site to learn more about the Oslo modeling platform and what it will do for application development.  For an entertaining version of the history of modeling, and… Read more

PDC 2008- Microsoft Research Demonstrates Software-driven Technology Breakthroughs

On stage at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference 2008 today, Rick Rashid, senior vice president of Microsoft Research, showed developers how Microsoft is marshalling the power of software to help solve some of the toughest technological and societal challenges. Rashid highlighted initiatives spearheaded by the more than 800 researchers in Microsoft Research’s six global labs and… Read more

PDC 2008- Microsoft Delivers Pre-Beta Release of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 to Developers

Today at its Professional Developer Conference 2008 (PDC2008), Microsoft Corp. rallied software developers by sharing the first full public demo of Windows 7. Windows 7 extends developers’ investments in Windows Vista and encourages the creation of new applications and services for the Windows platform. The company also delivered a pre-beta build of Windows 7 to… Read more

PDC 2008- Microsoft announces its Azure Services Platform

Today, during a keynote at the  Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2008 (PDC 2008), Ray Ozzie, Microsoft Corp.’s chief software architect, announced Windows Azure, the cloud-based service foundation underlying its Azure Services Platform, and highlighted this platform’s role in delivering a software plus services approach to computing. The Azure Services Platform is an industry-leading move by… Read more