PDC09 – Day Two – Keynote

Steven Sinofsky

Developing Windows 7

  • Learning
    • Solving Problems + Innovation
    • “Engineering 7” Blog made a very interesting Dialog even without having any code of the product, just about the decisions that were being made
    • Ecosystem Readiness
    • Developer Pre-Beta, Beta, RC rhythm
    • Telemetry
  • Telemetry
    • Seed Feedback Button
    • Hardware and Device Diagnostics
    • Reliability Analysis Component (RAC)
    • Software Quality Monitor (SQM)
    • Windows Error Reporting (WER or “Watson”)

Developing Internet Explorer

  • Learning
    • Responsible Engineering
    • Trustworthy computing
    • Real-world Interoperability
    • Innovative Technologies
  • Updates
    • Standards Progress
      • ACID
      • HTML 5
    • Performance Improvements
      • Javascript
    • Ecosystem Innovations
  • IE 9 with 3 weeks of development is looking interesting in terms of performance and interoperability
  • Using Direct2D and DirectWrite to provide better graphics rendering and Hardware Acceleration without any change of the current sites

Windows 7 Call to Action

  • Integrate with Windows 7 Desktop
  • Develop 64-bit
  • Focus on fundamentals in your code
  • Build on new APIs in Windows 7
  • Watch more videos today on Channel 9 about Internet Explorer 9

Scott Guthrie – Developer Division

Silverlight 4

  • Focus
    • Media
      • Web and and Microphones
        • gives you access to the raw access to the input and so you can make the changes you want on that stream, like using PixelShader with it
      • Multicast streaming
      • Output protection
      • Offline DRM support
    • Business Applications
      • Printing
        • Print Preview Dialogs
        • Printing Configurations
        • This is a Print API that you can change however you want and not only a screenshot of the screen
      • Rich Text
      • Clipboard access
        • Local and Central clipboard support
      • Right Click
      • Mouse Wheel
      • Implicit Styles
      • Drag and  Drop
      • Drop Targets support
      • Bidi & RTL
      • HTML
        • Hosting HTML inside Silverlight application
        • We can interact with the HTML contents as being a brush
      • Commanding and MVVM
      • Data & Networking
        • Sharing Assemblies across SL and .NET 4.0
        • Data Binding Improvements
        • UDP Multicast support
        • REST Enhancements
        • WCF Improvements
          • Main one is TCP channel support
        • WCF RIA Services
          • All the capabilities of RIA Services and with all the capabilities of WCF
          • Works well with OAuth
      • Visual Studio 2010
        • WYSIWYG Design Surface
        • XAML Intellisense
        • WF and POCO Support
    • Additional Control
    • Beyond the Browser
      • Windowing API
      • Notification Popups
      • HTML support
      • Drop Target support
      • Opening the Sandbox
        • Trusted Application
          • Custom Windows Chrome
          • Local File System
          • Cross-file Network
          • Keyboard support in Full Screen Mode
          • COM object support in Windows
            • using dynamic keyword of C#
          • Access to Several devices form the client machine
      • Silverlight Performance
        • Twice as fast
          • uses JIT like the normal .NET Application
        • 30% faster startup
        • New Profiling support
      • Google Chrome will support SL4 also
    • Schedule
      • Beta
        • All the features seen today
        • VS2010 Tools
        • Expression Tools
      • RC
      • Final Release
        • First half of Next Year (MIX’10 ????)

 

Kurt DelBene – Office and Sharepoint 2010

Microsoft Business Productivity Infrastructure

  • Unified Business Platform
    • Unified Communications
    • Business Intelligence
    • Enterprise Content Management
    • Collaboration
    • Enterprise Search

 

  • Office and Sharepoint Development Platforms
    • User Experience
      • Based in Services and in a Object Model that can be extended in order to create better User Experience
    • Application Services
      • Expose all the capabilities in the Applications as services to be consumed without loosing any of the features that we have access inside the solution
    • Content and Data Management
    • Interoperability with LOB integration
      • possibility to more easily integrate the external LOB applications inside the products
    • Tools and Deployment Flexibility
      • New Tools for Sharepoint Development
      • Debug capabilities are currently in the Tools
        • Now Debug really works. Awesome.
      • Interesting capability to import a Sharepoint solution to start the project
      • Possibility to deploy the solution in a sandboxed solution. Interesting in terms of security
      • Deployment
        • Simply upload the package generated by Visual Studio 2010 into the sharepoint – Real All-in-One working for deployment also. Now it looks really good for Sharepoint Development.
    • Announcing the Office and Sharepoint 2010 Public Beta to download www.microsoft.com/2010
      • Office 2010
      • Sharepoint Server
      • Project Server 2010
      • Visio 2010
      • Mobile is also available today in the mobile marketplace
    • Sharepoint has a Silverlight WebPart out of the Box.
    • Sharepoint 2010 now has the Office Ribbon

  • Announcing Duet Enterprise for Microsoft Sharepoint and SAP
    • Consume and extend SAP from Microsoft Sharepoint 2010
    • Available on the Second-half of 2010
  • Announcing the Outlook Social Connector
    • Windows Live, Sharepoint Server, Linkedin
    • Has an Open SDK that can be used to develop new connectors for this connector

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