Jaime Rodriguez On Windows Phone, Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight and Windows 7
I am finally caught up with my family and work stuff , so I want to share my belated recap and my lessons learned from observing and talking to people at MIX09. Since it is a lot, I partitioned it into three posts:
Part1: Anything that inspired or excited me. Part2: What we could have done (or messaged) better; future for our desktop client. Part3: Our mission on the client space: The Microsoft Client Continuum. Part 1: The good (or great)!
IMO, this was the best MIX to date. Microsoft was finally able to demonstrate and deliver the vision we have been thriving for in the last few years:
My favorite features announced through out the conference:
Don’t get me wrong, I was psyched about a lot more features than I mention above, but I had to pick a few top ones. If you want the list of other features that really excited me:
OK. that is a very high level of all the “Good stuff” .. I do have to give a “Thank You!” shout to the audience and partners that attended. For me and lots of other Microsoft folks, a huge part of MIX are the hallway and meals or party conversations. It is great to hear what we are doing right, wrong, and what we should do next. I also have to throw a shout to the Deborah Adler keynote slot. What an inspiring story.
Stay tuned for part 2 and part 3 in the series!
Jaime Rodriguez has just released a fantastic 3-part series summarizing the big things to directly or indirectly come out of Mix09. I highly recommend it for anyone working within WPF and/or Sil ...