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Microsoft Roadmap H1 CY 2011



Summary of Microsoft roadmap announcements made the most recent six months.Includes features of each major product for developer community. Shows how developers can become involved in early adoption ...

Summary of Microsoft roadmap announcements made the most recent six months.Includes features of each major product for developer community. Shows how developers can become involved in early adoption programs. Also provides conference dates.



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    • Microsoft Roadmap for ISVs
      Bruce Kyle
      ISV Architect Evangelist
      Microsoft Corporation
    • NOTE
      This is not the official roadmap, but a collection of the public announcements made about upcoming Microsoft releases. All features and dates subject to change.
    • Client
    • Internet Explorer 9
      Streamlined design
      Pinned Sites
      Download Manager
      Enhanced tabs
      New Tab page
      Search in the address bar
      Notification Bar
      Add-on Performance Advisor
      Hardware acceleration
      Tracking Protection
      ActiveX Filtering
      Windows 7 Desktop Integration
    • Internet Explorer 10
      Platform Preview Available Now
      HTML 5
      Hardware-accelerated HTML5 spanning all graphics, text, audio and video
      CSS3 Gradients on background images
      CSS3 Flexible Box Layout
      Expanding support for emerging standards
    • Silverlight 5
      XAML Debugging with breakpoints for binding debugging
      Implicit data templates for easy UI reuse
      Double (and multi) click support
      GPU-accelerated XNA-compatible 3D and immediate-mode 2D API
      Low-latency sound effects and WAV support
      Real operating system windows and multi-display support
      Significant performance improvements, fixes
      Much more
    • Kinect SDK
      Spring 2011
      Robust Skeletal Tracking
      Advanced Audio Capabilities
      XYZ depth camera
    • Windows Phone vNext
      New developer tools in May – Fall Release
      Upgrades existing Phones and new Phones
      Application multitasking
      Audio and file transfer
      Fast application switching
      Access to camera, motion sensor library
      IE 9 (HTML 5)
    • Surface 2
      No cameras
      PixelSense gives an LCD display the power to recognize fingers, hands and objects placed on the screen, including more than 50 simultaneous touch points
      Designed for commercial environments
      40” full high-definition (HD) 1080p screen
      SDK - Summer
    • Windows vNext
      System on a Chip (SoC) architecture
      ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments
      Microsoft Office to support ARM
      Intel, AMD works on low-power SoC designs on the x86
    • Windows 7 Slates
    • Cloud
    • Windows Azure + Windows Phone
      Windows Azure Toolkit for WP7
    • Windows Azure - 1
      Currently available as beta
      VM Role
      Elevated Privileges
      Windows Azure Marketplace
      DataMarketis Section 508 compliant (for governments)
      To be FISMA compliant
      App Market
      Azure Connect
    • Windows Azure - 2
      Available Now - Windows Azure SDK Update - April
      Web Deployment Tool
      CTP - Windows Azure Traffic Manager
      CTP - Windows Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) for Internet Information Services (IIS) Smooth Streaming
      For Silverlight, iOS, Android Honeycomb clients
    • Azure AppFabric
      Access Control Service v2 Shipped
      Supports identity providers:
      Microsoft, Facebook, Google, ADFS
      Windows Azure AppFabric Caching ships May 2011
    • Fabrikam Shipping SaaS ISV Demo
      Complete SaaS ISV demo scenario for the Windows Azure Platform
      Key Features:
      Showcases all of the services in the current Windows Azure platform: Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and the Windows Azure AppFabric (including ACS)
      Demonstrates how to integrate external PaaS components e.g. PayPal integration for payment capabilities and pre-approvals for automatic billing
    • Windows Azure Special Offers
    • Server
    • Windows 7Windows Server 2008 R2Hyper-V Server 2008 R2
      Service Pack 1 Shipped Feb 2011
      Hyper-V Server Shipped April 2011
      Dynamic Memory
      Remote FX
      .NET 4 on Server Core
    • SQL Server ‘Denali’
      Visual Studio IDE code named ‘Juneau’
      ‘Always On’
      New browser-based reporting tool code named “Crescent”
      CTP 1 Available Now
    • SQL Server Training Kit
      SQL Server 2008 R2 Training Kit (January 2011 Update)
      SQL Server ‘Denali’
    • Windows Server HPC
      SP1 (Azure burst) – Currently Available
      Connects technical computing resources to cloud computer nodes
      Windows for Supercomputers
    • Productivity
    • Office 2010
      Service Pack Mid Summer
      Each team announces feature updates on team blogs
      Changes to Office and SharePoint products are cumulative. Any updated packages we ship include the cumulative and public updates to date. Products include:
      Office 2010 suites
      Project 2010
      Visio 2010
      Office 2010 servers
      Office Web Apps
      Search Server 2010
      SharePoint 2010 Products,
      FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint
      Free Support for Compatibility
    • Office 365
      Beta shipped April
      Beta Dev Training Kit
      ISVs can list applications in O365 Marketplace today
      Development Guide for SharePoint Online
      Server-side application must run in sandbox
      BCS support comes after launch and before major vNext
      Client Object Model for Silverlight, .NET, Javascriptapps
    • Dynamics ERP
      Dynamics ERP vNext products move to Windows Azure
      Dynamics Marketplace
    • Dynamics AX 2012
      Beta – April 2011
      Release – August 2011
      Unified Natural Models
      Role Tailored Experience
    • Dynamics Just Shipped
      Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011
      Integration with Microsoft Project
      Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 – Jan 2011
      Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 – Dec 2010
      Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 – May 2011
    • Tools
    • Visual Studio 2010 SP1
      In Beta
      Includes ‘Go Live’ license
      IntelliTraceF5 support for 64-bit and SharePoint
      Silverlight 4 Tools
      Help Viewer
      Win7-specific MFC APIs to support use of Direct2D, DirectWrite, and Windows Animation Technologies.
      Unit Testing on .NET 3.5.
      Performance Wizard for Silverlight
      VB Compiler runtime switch
    • WebMatrix
      Includes Razor syntax
    • Lightswitch
      Beta 2
      Publish to Azure
      Improved runtime and design-time performance
      Runtime UI improvements
      Allow any authenticated Window user
    • Metro
    • Metro Training Kits – Available under NDA
      Silverlight and SharePoint Developer Kit
      Office 365 v3 Developer Kit
      SharePoint and Azure Developer Primer v1
      CRM 2011 Developer Kit v2
    • Metro Live Meetings - NDA
      SQL Server ‘Denali’
      Topics April:
      Introduction to SQL Server Code Name “Denali”
      Introduction to SQL Server Code Name “Denali” AlwaysOn
      Upgrading to SQL Server Code Name “Denali”
      Managing Files and Documents with SQL Server “Denali”
    • Metro Nominations Open
      Silverlight 5
      Office 365
      SQL Server ‘Denali’
      Dynamics CRM 2011
      ASP. NET MVC 3
      Metro Nominations Pending
      Visual Studio vNext
      Windows Server HPC vNext
      Technical Computing
    • Sign up for Metro
      Must have project actively adopting emerging technology
      Must have signed Non Disclosure Agreement
      Contact to get one
      Self nomination
      Sponsor: Bruce Kyle or your architect evangelist
      Metro is hosted on Connect site, but offers more than bits and a forum.
      Get support up to 180 days following release
      Get briefings, labs, dev training, deep dives, architecture sessions
      Get closer connection to product team
      Give permission to tout your app
      Approval process
    • Coming Next
      = ∞
    • Conferences
    • Tech-Ed North America
      May 16 – 19 Atlanta
      Worldwide Partner Conference
      July 10 – 14 Los Angeles
      Sept 13 - 16 Anaheim
      SharePoint Conference
      Oct – 3-6 Anaheim
    • © 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries.
      The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.