At TechEd 2008 in Orlando, Somasegar's been writing about his keynote with Bill Gates and Silverlight 2 Beta 2 is shipping this week with a go-live license for production! and also talked about and showed some examples of WPF and the continuum of tools and platforms for client applications that spans devices, the browser and the Windows client.
Here’s a summary of the announcements:
- Silverlight 2 Beta 2 with go-live license
- Working with Big Blue, closer integration between DB2 and Visual Studio
- CTP of the Microsoft Sync Framework that powers Live Mesh
- CTP of Project "Velocity" - app cache platform for rapid access to disparate data
- Visual Studio extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 v1.2 - making it easier to build upon WSS in Visual Studio