Microsoft Azure Cloud Services and Mobile Applications

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I’ve just come across another great video from Jason Zander at the UK Tech Days event in Reading. This time it’s about mobile applications and the Azure platform.

I’ve been following the Microsoft cloud service offerings for a couple of years since the Microsoft Architect Insight Conference 2008. What started as SQL Server Data Services and the nascent BizTalk Services, has now grown into an offering that in my opinion does not just complete with Amazon and Google cloud services, but far exceeds the capabilities of their model.

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Windows 7 Applications with WPF, C# and MFC/C++

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Since managed code made its appearance about a decade ago, I’ve not touched MFC or C++. For business applications or just for applications that look great, writing code in MFC/C++ seemed to be doing things the hard way. A few weeks ago at a TechDays event, I got the chance to see that the unmanaged code world hasn’t been standing still either.

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SharePoint 2010 Enabling Business Agility with Workflow

This week I’ve been presenting at the Microsoft Architect Insight Conference 2010 in London. My first session was based upon by SharePoint 2010 BCS podcast also available on my blog. Thanks to all those who came along for the show!

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