MIX10 Roundup: Keynotes And Sessions

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Ian Blackburn from BBits.co.uk presentsa summary of the keynotes and sessions from the recent MIX10 conference in Las Vegas.

This presentation was given on 24th March 2010 at the EMC Consulting office in London.

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MIX10 Roundup: Keynotes And Sessions

  1. 1. Mix 10 Keynotes and Sessions<br />A short and subjective overview by Ian Blackburn<br />
  2. 2. Day 1 Key Note<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
  3. 3. Bing Maps Video<br />http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/blaise_aguera.html<br />
  4. 4. Scott Guthrie – Silverlight 4<br />"Most important Mix ever"<br />"User Experience more important than ever"<br />“Silverlight Installed on 60% of Internet connected devices”<br />Pivot Control<br />Blend 4 - free upgrade<br />Webcam integration<br />SL4 RC available - final next month<br />More from Ian S in a minute<br />
  5. 5. Windows Phone 7 - Joe Bellfiore<br />Silverlight on the Phone or XNA<br />“Smart Design and Integrated Experiences (Web, Apps and Data)”<br />Live Tiles<br />App Bar<br />Hubs<br />Slick animation<br />Custom skins on apps<br />Push notifications<br />Accelerometer<br />Demo Apps<br />Marketplace<br />Free tools for Windows Phone Development!<br />More from Ian B in a minute!<br />
  6. 6. John Harris on WP7 Design in Blend 4<br />Great run through of creating a data bound app in Blend 4 using a view model in 8 minutes<br />
  7. 7. Day 2 Key Note<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
  8. 8. IE9 - Dean Hachamovitch<br />Hardware accelerated<br />HTML 5<br />Standards Compliant<br />New JS Script engine<br />Platform preview available now<br />More from Ian S in a minute<br />
  9. 9. Scott Guthrie & Scott Hanselman – VS 2010<br />Out next month with .Net 4<br />Multi-Monitor Support, Intellisense improvements<br />Code Visualization, Profiling and Debugging Improvements<br />Asp.Net 4 – clean Markup, smaller ViewState, clean Url’s, new controls<br />MVC 2<br />AJAX – JS Intellisense improvements,<br />Deployment easier<br />jQuery love + client templates<br />John Resig – excited to have MS on board<br />"Making your privates public“<br />Web Platform Installer<br />
  10. 10. Dallas & oData - Doug Purdy<br />Odata<br />Easy to consume<br />Easy to create<br />Rich query<br />Dallas - marketplace for data<br />Can use Sql Azure<br />www.odata.org<br />Iphone support/Objective C, Excel, SharePoint, Palm Pre oData Clients<br />http://odata.Netflix.com<br />
  11. 11. Bill Buxton<br />Usual inspiration from an unexpected angle<br />NUI interface for painting<br />NUI design reflects the skills of the user<br />“Keep it natural”<br />"We're getting a free flute!"<br />Distortions on the video to illustrate NUI concepts<br />His sessions “sink in” later and make people talk about them<br />
  12. 12. Personal Selection of Sessions<br />pptPlex Section Divider<br />The slides after this divider will be grouped into a section and given the label you type above. Feel free to move this slide to any position in the deck.<br />
  13. 13. Silverlight 4<br />Microsoft Silverlight 4 Business Applications<br />Enjoyable whirlwind tour of features in SL4 from a business perspective. Perhaps a little basic and superficial in places, but still plenty of value<br />The Microsoft Silverlight Analytics Framework<br />Fantastic to see this new framework<br />Understanding the Model-View-ViewModel Pattern<br />Good explanation coupled with tips and tricks <br />Developing with WCF RIA Services Quickly and Effectively<br />Nikhil Kothari explores RIA together with MVVM<br />Building an Accessible Microsoft Silverlight Experience<br />Nothing new, but essential info if you need accessibility support<br />
  14. 14. Windows Phone<br />Changing our Game – an Introduction to Windows Phone 7 Series<br />Big picture of the platform<br />Windows Phone Application Platform Architecture<br />Deep dive into architecture, explaining multi-tasking among others from IstvanCseri<br />Building Windows Phone Applications with Silverlight, Part 1<br />Mike Harsh runs through key features with some nice demos<br />Building Windows Phone Applications with Silverlight, Part 2<br />Peter Torrbuilds on Mike session looking at notifications among other things<br />Silverlight Performance on Windows Phone<br />Haven’t seen this yet but Seema’s talk last year was excellent<br />
  15. 15. Other<br />Total Experience Design<br />Paul Dawson does a splendid job explaining and illustrating his concept<br />Lap around the Windows Azure Platform<br />If like me you haven’t delved into Azure yet, this will give you the heads up. Also shows the OneBigSlide.com Silverlight app.<br />The Mono Project<br />Miguel is always entertaining, and manages to keep it together even through “weird technical issues”<br />An Hour With Bill Buxton<br />Interesting as usual, not least for his subtle debunking of Agile practices about half way through<br />

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