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Microsoft Roadmap H1 CY 2011


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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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  • 1. Microsoft Roadmap for ISVs
    Bruce Kyle
    ISV Architect Evangelist
    Microsoft Corporation
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. Client
  • 4. 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
  • 5. 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
  • 6. 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
  • 7. Kinect SDK
    Spring 2011
    Robust Skeletal Tracking
    Advanced Audio Capabilities
    XYZ depth camera
  • 8. 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)
  • 9. 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
  • 10. 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
  • 11. Windows 7 Slates
  • 12. Cloud
  • 13. Windows Azure + Windows Phone
    Windows Azure Toolkit for WP7
  • 14. 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
  • 15. 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
  • 16. Azure AppFabric
    Access Control Service v2 Shipped
    Supports identity providers:
    Microsoft, Facebook, Google, ADFS
    Windows Azure AppFabric Caching ships May 2011
  • 17. 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
  • 18. Windows Azure Special Offers
  • 19. Server
  • 20. 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
  • 21. SQL Server ‘Denali’
    Visual Studio IDE code named ‘Juneau’
    ‘Always On’
    New browser-based reporting tool code named “Crescent”
    CTP 1 Available Now
  • 22. SQL Server Training Kit
    SQL Server 2008 R2 Training Kit (January 2011 Update)
    SQL Server ‘Denali’
  • 23. Windows Server HPC
    SP1 (Azure burst) – Currently Available
    Connects technical computing resources to cloud computer nodes
    Windows for Supercomputers
  • 24. Productivity
  • 25. 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
  • 26. 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
  • 27. Dynamics ERP
    Dynamics ERP vNext products move to Windows Azure
    Dynamics Marketplace
  • 28. Dynamics AX 2012
    Beta – April 2011
    Release – August 2011
    Unified Natural Models
    Role Tailored Experience
  • 29. 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
  • 30. Tools
  • 31. 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
  • 32. WebMatrix
    Includes Razor syntax
  • 33. Lightswitch
    Beta 2
    Publish to Azure
    Improved runtime and design-time performance
    Runtime UI improvements
    Allow any authenticated Window user
  • 34. Metro
  • 35. 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
  • 36. 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”
  • 37. 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
  • 38. 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
  • 39. Coming Next
    = ∞
  • 40. Conferences
  • 41. 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
  • 42. © 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.