July, 2008

  • PDC2008

    First Wave of PDC Sponsors Announced

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    HP and Developer Express, Inc. are this year's Platinum Sponsors. Microsoft thanks these sponsors for their ongoing support and for making PDC2008 possible. Gold, Silver and Gold Media sponsors have also signed up and can be found here .
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    Fun Fact Friday: Colorful and Varied Nightspots in Downtown L.A.

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    In the bad old days of downtown Los Angeles, there simply wasn’t enough nightlife to keep the area from emptying out once office workers and convention-goers left for the day. Hotels like the Biltmore and the Standard housed memorable bars, but the area...
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    Countdown to PDC2008: Open Space Opens the Minds

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    Special guest star Jason Olson explains Open Space at PDC2008. The "Birds of a Feather" Sessions of the past were considered too structured and too boring. Enter Open Space, the new (to the tech industry) way to create ad hoc "un"-conferences. Open Space...
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    Pre-Conference Session Details Exposed

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    Brian Randell, Ajoy Krishnamoorthy and Jaime Rodriguez drill into the solid foundations that the PDC2008 Pre-Conference Sessions provide PDC attendees during a Channel 9 interview with Brian Keller.
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    C# 4.0: Meet the Design Team

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    What's the C# team up to these days? Who's on the C# 4.0 design team, anyway? Charles Torre discovers what Anders et al are working on to get a clear sense of C#'s near (and not-so-near) future during one of their design meetings. In this video you will...
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    Turning Ideas Into Reality at PDC with Rick Rashid

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    Rick Rashid, Vice President of Microsoft Research, will keynote at PDC2008.  Microsoft Research (MSR) is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. MSR's goals are to enhance the user experience...
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    Sign up now to Exhibit or Sponsor at PDC2008

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    Don’t miss out on the opportunity for your company to come out to L.A. in October to connect with top architects and developers at PDC2008.  At PDC2008, you’re put right into the action and given the opportunity to reach a targeted audience...
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    Countdown To PDC2008 : Producing a Ginormous Conference in 10 Minutes or Less

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    Welcome to the inaugural episode of Countdown to PDC, where Jennifer Ritzinger, the PDC2008 Event Owner, and Mike Swanson, the PDC2008 Content Owner, share updates and behind-the-scenes stories about what it takes to produce a ginormous conference like...
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    Avoid Traffic and Explore Your L.A. Options

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    Explore L.A. Metro options for getting around. Avoid traffic by taking the metro to the Sunset Strip . We’ll provide shuttles from the conference hotels to-and-from the L.A. Convention Center, but if you want to get to fun places take a little time to...
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    PDC on the Blogsphere

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    The buzz is abounding. First around cloud computing. Worker Thread’s Derek has noticed the interest as has Ubrgeek . Interest in the future of programming languages dominated the conversations by Harry Pierson and Dan Fernandez with the announcement of...
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    Bling your blog!

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    Grab some art for your blog . Choose the art that fits your style: from the brain in the jar to the Show Off logo bling, to the PDC-in-motion art. Invite people to meet you in L.A. and blog away!
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    PDC Attendee Tips from the Blogsphere

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    Buzz on the Blogsphere (June 30th): Enjoy this humorous detailed post from Zach Bohham giving tips for attending PDC. We've taken the liberty to add a few notes/links to his list: 1. PDC sells out like no other Microsoft event ( register now and save...
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    New Sessions Published

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    Just revealed: the second set of 16 sessions on our monthly countdown to PDC2008! Among them is a presentation by Microsoft Technical Fellow and C# Chief Architect, Anders Hejlsberg, on The Future of C# . You’ll also find additional sessions about cloud...
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