Ray Ozzie: Reflections on Azure
Charles sits down to talk PDC, Azure and t-shirts with Ray.
For those of you in the UK I hope you got to see Ray on the BBC News too!
Steve Ballmer lays out our Software plus Services announcements and ambitions in an executive email titled A Platform for the Next Technology Revolution. It’s a pretty solid read if you want to know what this S+S thing I rattle on about is all about. He explains it very well, especially the power of choice.
Chris from Liveside said “you’ve done well, pretty much all three sections scream steve clayton” ha ha…
Thanks Steve – a pretty good birthday present for me!
We just announced here at PDC our Office Web Applications – yep, Office is coming to the browser. I’ll write more on this later but one thing I’ll say up front is this is a very capable version of Office. Much more so than Google Docs IMHO and yes, they will work in IE, Firefox and Safari for creation and editing of Word, PowerPoint and Excel and OneNote.
Some early coverage from Richard MacManus at ReadWriteWeb who have been discussing this topic for quite some time.
I’ve been playing with both for a while and today at the PDC we just announced they’re coming his week to the rest of the world Maybe even today
Live Mesh….synchronising life is their tagline and now that life can exist beyond the PC.
Let the good times roll with development on the Live Framework – just announced by Treadwell. Go get it