TechieShow continued with Samantha Bee interviewing Paul from the behind a desk on stage.
Getting Ready for Connected Systems was the title of Paul’s talk. He started out talking about the history of connectivity.
1844 First Message sent via wire (Telegram)
1858 First Transatlantic Cable
1902 First Radio and TV
1944 1st use of computer to communicate
2002 VS.Net (300 million people connected to internet)
2005 over 500 million people connected to internet
He then went through the journey of business application architecture
- Mainframe – Monolithic multi function program
- Client Server
- Web Services
Journey for connectivity continues today...
- Service oriented
- Federated identity
- Rich user experience
- Flow control
- Federated data
Need to make it easier to build connected systems
- Database Development integrated w/ VS and .Net
- SQL Server Service Broker
- CachSync – High performance ASP.NET 2.0 apps
- Native XML data type in database
Business Process Integration
Announced– RFID Infrastructure support from MS
Attendees where asked to wear an RFID tag around during the first day of TechEd, many did not but those that did were enter in a raffle.
Team Development a major theme in 2005
VS was about the individual dev now VS Team System is all about the complete dev experience
- Project Manager
The goal is to reduce the amount of code needed with VS 2005
Paul also noted in 2 years it will be tough to find a 64 bit machine
Part 2 coming soon if the wireless holds up