Non je ne suis pas à Los Angeles pour assister à la Professional Developer Conference mais je vais suivre pas mal de sessions et je voulais tout simplement vous partager mes choix.

Voici donc ma sélection pour le 1er jour.

  • Visual Studio 2010 !!!
    Une vision globale de Visual Studio et Team Foundation Server 2010 pour voir aussi bien les nouveautés au niveau de l’outillage, du débogage, des nouveaux designers WPF, etc. Mais aussi des sessions sur le nouvel éditeur de code au service des langages. Egalement une présentation des nouveaux designers et DSL de la version Architecte.
A Lap Around Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server 2010

Mario Rodriguez, Cameron Skinner in Petree Hall C on Thursday at 10:00 AM

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Come learn how Visual Studio advances developer productivity with new tools for application debugging, and designers for key technologies such as Sharepoint. See how the new modeling tools allow you …

Microsoft Visual C# IDE Tips and Tricks

DJ Park in Petree Hall D on Thursday at 12:45 PM

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Come learn about a series of features and technologies available through Microsoft Visual Studio and out-of-box solutions that will make you more productive in the Visual C# IDE. Whether you're trying …

Code Visualization, UML, and DSLs

Cameron Skinner in 408B on Tuesday at 4:30 PM

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Microsoft Visual Studio Team System 2010 Architecture Edition introduces a whole host of new designers and modeling tools to help enterprises and teams build software. UML Diagrams and the Layer …

  • Le choix d’une technologie Web est une problématique de plus en plus courante. Entre pur web, puissance de design et de développement, offline, le choix est de plus en plus complexe.
    Should I Use Silverlight, MVC, or Web Forms for Web User Interface Development?

    Todd Anglin, Ben Hoelting in 309 on Wednesday at 2:00 PM

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    When ASP.NET was released Web Forms was the only choice for web user interface development. As .NET has evolved there are now several powerful technologies including Web Forms, Silverlight, and …

  • Modélisation, modèles de vues, testing, RIA Services, composabilité, les frameworks Silverlight se multiplient. Lequel répond à vos attentes ?
    Egalement une session dédiée à MEF.
Silverlight Development Tools – Picking the Right Ones

Eric Mork in 309 on Thursday at 8:30 AM

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The list of tools for Silverlight is bewildering: Prism, MVVM, RIA Services, ADO.NET Data Services, MEF, Reactive Framework and the list goes on. What are the core tools for being successful? Let’s …

Building Extensible Rich Internet Applications with the Managed Extensibility Framework

Glenn Block in Hall F on Thursday at 11:30 AM

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Learn how the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 introduces the Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) for building customizable applications that can easily be extended by third parties. Whether you are …

Deep Dive on Bing Maps Silverlight Control

Keith Kinnan in 515A on Thursday at 12:45 PM

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The Bing Maps Platform has grown immensely over the past year from our Bing Maps AJAX Map Control to our Bing Maps Web Services and now our Bing Maps Silverlight Control. Come and join us as we take …

  • Toujours intéressant une petite session Blend orientée développeurs
Microsoft Expression Blend 3 for Developers: Tips, Tricks and Best Practices

DoRon Motter in Petree Hall C on Tuesday at 12:30 PM

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Hear how developers can leverage Expression Blend to rapidly create sophisticated and compelling Silverlight and WPF applications. See what a difference adding animation, transitions and interactivity …

  • La programmation par contrat, promesse d’une vérification étendue au service du testing connait de nombreux adeptes depuis bien longtemps. De nombreux projets open source existent dans le monde de .Net. Code Contracts, projet d’incubation de Ms Research sera supporté dans VS2010 et ouvre ainsi la grande porte à ce domaine.
Code Contracts and Pex: Power Charge Your Assertions and Unit Tests

Mike Barnett, Nikolai Tillmann in 408A on Tuesday at 4:30 PM

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Come hear how Code Contracts provides a set of tools for design-by-contract programming and how Pex is an advanced unit-testing tool that uses automated program exploration to intelligently create …

  • Touch et Sensors dans Windows 7. Appréhender de nouveaux périphériques au service de nouveaux usages, deux sessions importantes pour l’expérience utilisateur.
Windows Touch Deep Dive

Reed Townsend in 515A on Tuesday at 3:00 PM

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Windows provides applications a default experience for gestures and touch interaction. Applications that want to go beyond that basic experience have a powerful platform to build on top of. This …

Building Sensor- and Location-Aware Applications with Windows 7 and .NET Framework 4

Gavin Gear in 515A on Tuesday at 4:30 PM

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How many times have you thought to yourself, “My application would be so much better if it knew where the user was?” With Windows 7 and the .NET Framework 4.0, you now have the tools at your …

  • Deux sessions WPF qui me semblent intéressantes. Une session peu commune sur l’utilisation de WPF dans Visual Studio 2010. C’est tellement bon de voir les technologies .Net utilisées dans les outils Microsoft :D
    Et une session sur les performances dans les applications de grande envergure.
How Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Was Built with Windows Presentation Foundation 4

Paul Harrington in 502A on Tuesday at 11:00 AM

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Get an insider’s look at how Microsoft created the next-generation, large-scale integrated development environment experience using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) 4. Learn best practices and …

Advanced WPF Application Performance Tuning and Analysis

Bart De Smet, Eric Harding in Petree Hall D on Tuesday at 4:30 PM

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Come walk through the top performance and coding pitfalls in large-scale, complex Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications. Learn to use the performance analysis tools and methodologies to …

  • L’accès aux données avec Entity Framework 4 et après. Un sujet intarrissable et une nouvelle version prometteuse qui devrait répondre à bon nombre des demandes des développeurs.
Evolving ADO.NET Entity Framework in Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Beyond

Shyam Pather, Chris Anderson in Petree Hall D on Tuesday at 3:00 PM

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Come see how the ADO.NET Entity Framework enables new capabilities to leverage multiple development approaches, for example the use of code-first, model-first, and database-first. Hear how, regardless …

  • L’évolution des langages, encore et toujours. L’avenir de C# et VB.Net, un point toujours intéressant de suivre. Luca, speaker reconnu et Mads Torgersen, un des extra-terrestres de l’équipe C# pour ceux qui suivent son blog.
Future Directions for C# and Visual Basic

Luca Bolognese in Hall F on Tuesday at 11:00 AM

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Come hear about the forces that influence and shape the future of programming languages and how C# and Visual Basic are evolving to meet future customer needs.

Dynamic Binding in C# 4

Mads Torgersen in Hall F on Tuesday at 12:30 PM

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While the heritage of C# is as a static programming language, many objects in the world are more dynamic, whether originating from COM, JavaScript, Python, or other places. Interacting with that world …

  • Que l’on se sente intéressé ou pas, difficile de ne pas suivre les évolutions de la programmation parallèle. Nouveaux paradigmes, nouveaux outils. Visual Studio 2010 évolue largement dans se sens pour mieux servir la programmation parallèle.
Manycore and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4: A Match Made in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010

Stephen Toub in 502A on Tuesday at 4:30 PM

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The Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and Visual Studio 2010 include new technologies for expressing, debugging, and tuning parallelism in managed applications. Dive into key areas of support, including the …

PLINQ: LINQ, but Faster!

Ed Essey, Igor Ostrovsky in 515A on Thursday at 8:30 AM

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Multi-core processors are everywhere! Parallel Language Integrated Query (PLINQ) in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 offers a minimal-code solution to take advantage of this parallel hardware, providing …

  • Pour finir, une session sur la modélisation et l’accès aux données. Je ne suis pas le premier fan de Don Box (j’aime bien Chris Anderson :D) mais en général, il ne se déplace pas pour rien !
Data Programming and Modeling for the Microsoft .NET Developer

Don Box, Chris Anderson in 403AB on Tuesday at 11:00 AM

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Come see this code-centric talk that focuses on the advances being made in tools, languages, and frameworks that simplify how to model, consume, or produce data. Hear about the future of data …