John Osborn is a senior editor with O'Reilly Media, Inc., responsible for
Windows and .NET developer books, PDFs and other content. When he's not at
his desk in Cambridge, MA you're likely to find him on his bike, in a kayak,
or cross-country skiing.
As they headed home from Las Vegas last Friday, the roughly 2000 designers and developers -- not to mention Microsoft employees -- returning from the three-day MIX09 web conference in Las Vegas had plenty to consider. For O'Reilly author and Silverlight MVP John Papa, the big news was the support… read more
The Register and InfoWorld both reported today that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has stated that Microsoft will release a new version of its Windows operating system as part of its anticipated platform for cloud computing. Ballmer made his announcement at... read more
Late yesterday, Amazon announced that coming this fall, developers will be able to run Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server instances on its EC2 cloud services. The implications are many, especially given the anticipated rollout of Microsoft's own cloud computing... read more
In a move to encourage more developers to use its CodePlex open source project hosting site, Microsoft announced today that the CodePlex repository will now support TortoiseSVN and other Subversion clients without the need for special client software. With this enhancement, developers can work with CodePlex as if it were… read more