PDC 2005 Session Videos


PDC 2005 Session Video’s Available
As found via Scoble Microsoft just released videos of Microsoft’s recent developer conference (PDC05). These will be online only for six months :
http://microsoft.sitestream.com/PDC05/
(Update: This link requires Internet Explorer)
The session search on the page sucks – very confusing and basically unusable unless you have a list of the sessions handy.
Here is the trick – search sessions here
http://commnet.microsoftpdc.com/content/sessions.aspx
Thanks and Regards
Jerry

Advances for developers using Windows Vista


Windows Vista™ is a next generation developer’s platform for software.  According to Microsoft it is a substantial advance in windows with significant innovations in the developer’s platform.  Its enables building application easier than before by providing a rich platform that uses information, systems, people and devices

There are three pillars or vista.  Confident, Secure and Clear,
Confident
Help people to gain full confidence on their operating system by making the OS safer, reliable and responsive.
Clarity
Help people to gain clarity by removing clutter and improving organization
Security
Providing more security and easy connectivity with more integrated collaboration

But there are eight primary areas of focus for windows vista and these are

  1. Create the experience

Providing rich client easy to use application that provide breakthrough user experience for the users

  1. Secure It

Providing a secure platform with features like CAS, Split security tokens and user account protections will enable developers to minimize the attack surface of their applications.

  1. Make it Reliable

Making application for IT and end users reliable enough to come out of unexpected on its own

  1. Get Connected

Easy to connect with peers and consuming data through new technology Windows Communication foundation (formerly known as Indigo).  Easy to develop and share data through web services

  1. Integrate Data

Providing rich integration features that make life easier to find and share data.  With new XML file format used in future of Office (Office12).  Exposed API for RSS for information sharing

  1. Be Discoverable

Providing enhanced find and search capabilities that will enable developers to add search and organize features to their applications.

  1. Make it Deployable

Application that will be Easy to install without any user interaction and providing same uninstall experience.

  1. Go Mobile

Providing rich features to support for detecting networks and power states with automatic synchronization application data and making use of Tablet PC’s, Pocket PCs and Auxiliary displays.
For more information http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/about/

Jerry

MailNation Solutions – One TERABYTE email Account


One TERABYTE email accounts for FREE (!)

And you thought GMail was a good deal…
MailNation is offering ad-free email accounts, ONE TERABYTE in size. That’s 1,000 GIGABYTES. GMail’s accounts are like 1/400th the size of that. And you don’t need an invitation. Uh, wow. I just signed up for mine.
Web mail, POP3, IMAP – you choose. Sign up here.

Here’s the feature list from the MailNation site:
• FREE 1000GB Email (POP3/IMAP Access)
• 10MB attachment limit!
• Address Book/Notes/Tasks Spam Preventing Features For Your Protection
• WAP Access – Mobile Device (http://www.mailnation.net:90/mail/wap)
• Auto Message Responders & Auto Forwarders
• Multiple Web-Interface Styles & Multiple Languages Supported
• Always Count On Our Highly Ranked Email System & Server Reliability
• Sophisticated Search For Email Messages
• Never Have To Delete Again (Large Email Box)
• HelpDesk Ticket System For User Help, Comments, And Updates
• All emails (outgoing/incoming) are protected by TrendMicro Server Protect and Avast! AntiVirus (Dual Protection)
• Support Hotline

Jerry

Sleeping with Heart After almost 3 years


After almost 3 years I have learned the importance of being sleeping.  For the past 3 days here is my sleeping schedule that was never planned.

Friday
11 AM to 4 30 PM

Saturday
12 PM to 5 PM

Sunday
12 PM to 4 PM

But the end result is that I am feeling so relaxed and easy.  I must make it a habit.  

Let`s see I can make it

Jerry