Live Services Jumpstart: Microsoft's consumer Web platform

Live Services Jumpstart 2009 — a paid event Microsoft is planning to host in 11 cities worldwide starting in November — offers a lot of clues about how Microsoft is planning to position and explain Live Services to developers at the upcoming Professional Developers Conference (PDC). From the Jumpstart 2009 agenda (cached), it looks like […]

Live Services Jumpstart 2009 — a paid event Microsoft is planning to host in 11 cities worldwide starting in November — offers a lot of clues about how Microsoft is planning to position and explain Live Services to developers at the upcoming Professional Developers Conference (PDC).

From the Jumpstart 2009 agenda (cached), it looks like Microsoft is lumping these technologies into the Live Services bucket:

  • Windows Live ID
  • Live Messenger
  • Live Search
  • Virtual Earth
  • Silverlight Streaming
  • Live Sync (which those sneaky LiveSide geniuses, with the help of LiveSino.Net, figured out was the new name for FolderShare)

Here’s how Microsoft describes the Jumpstart event in the overview:

“Live Services Jumpstart provides in-depth technical training sessions (level 300-400) on Microsoft’s cutting edge consumer web platform technologies that help developers / partner organizations build rich web applications, sync and share them across devices and more importantly, build audience for the web applications.”

“Upon attending this event, you should be able to Jumpstart your web application development with the power of Live Services.”

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