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 programs. Also provides conference dates.

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Microsoft Roadmap H1 CY 2011

  1. 1. Microsoft Roadmap for ISVs<br />Bruce Kyle<br />ISV Architect Evangelist<br />Microsoft Corporation<br />
  2. 2. NOTE<br />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.<br />
  3. 3. Client<br />
  4. 4. Internet Explorer 9<br />Streamlined design <br />Pinned Sites <br />Download Manager <br />Enhanced tabs <br />New Tab page <br />Search in the address bar <br />Notification Bar <br />Add-on Performance Advisor <br />Hardware acceleration <br />Tracking Protection <br />ActiveX Filtering <br />Windows 7 Desktop Integration<br />
  5. 5. Internet Explorer 10<br />Platform Preview Available Now<br />HTML 5<br />Hardware-accelerated HTML5 spanning all graphics, text, audio and video<br />CSS3 Gradients on background images <br />CSS3 Flexible Box Layout<br />Expanding support for emerging standards<br />See<br />
  6. 6. Silverlight 5<br />XAML Debugging with breakpoints for binding debugging <br />Implicit data templates for easy UI reuse <br />Double (and multi) click support <br />GPU-accelerated XNA-compatible 3D and immediate-mode 2D API <br />Low-latency sound effects and WAV support <br />Real operating system windows and multi-display support <br />Significant performance improvements, fixes <br />Much more<br /><br />
  7. 7. Kinect SDK<br />Spring 2011<br />Robust Skeletal Tracking <br />Advanced Audio Capabilities<br />XYZ depth camera <br />
  8. 8. Windows Phone vNext<br />New developer tools in May – Fall Release<br />Upgrades existing Phones and new Phones<br />Application multitasking<br />Audio and file transfer<br />Fast application switching<br />Access to camera, motion sensor library<br />IE 9 (HTML 5)<br />
  9. 9. Surface 2<br />No cameras<br />PixelSense gives an LCD display the power to recognize fingers, hands and objects placed on the screen, including more than 50 simultaneous touch points<br />Designed for commercial environments<br />40” full high-definition (HD) 1080p screen<br />SDK - Summer<br />
  10. 10. Windows vNext<br />System on a Chip (SoC) architecture<br />ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments<br />Microsoft Office to support ARM<br />Intel, AMD works on low-power SoC designs on the x86 <br />
  11. 11. Windows 7 Slates<br />
  12. 12. Cloud<br />
  13. 13. Windows Azure + Windows Phone<br />Windows Azure Toolkit for WP7<br /><br />
  14. 14. Windows Azure - 1<br />Currently available as beta<br />VM Role<br />Elevated Privileges<br />Windows Azure Marketplace<br />DataMarket<br />DataMarketis Section 508 compliant (for governments)<br />To be FISMA compliant<br />App Market<br />Azure Connect<br />
  15. 15. Windows Azure - 2<br />Available Now - Windows Azure SDK Update - April<br />Web Deployment Tool<br />CTP - Windows Azure Traffic Manager<br />CTP - Windows Azure Content Delivery Network (CDN) for Internet Information Services (IIS) Smooth Streaming<br />For Silverlight, iOS, Android Honeycomb clients<br />
  16. 16. Azure AppFabric<br />Access Control Service v2 Shipped<br />Supports identity providers: <br />Microsoft, Facebook, Google, ADFS<br />Windows Azure AppFabric Caching ships May 2011<br />
  17. 17. Fabrikam Shipping SaaS ISV Demo<br />Complete SaaS ISV demo scenario for the Windows Azure Platform<br /><br />Key Features:<br />Showcases all of the services in the current Windows Azure platform: Windows Azure, SQL Azure, and the Windows Azure AppFabric (including ACS)<br />Demonstrates how to integrate external PaaS components e.g. PayPal integration for payment capabilities and pre-approvals for automatic billing<br />
  18. 18. Windows Azure Special Offers<br />
  19. 19. Server<br />
  20. 20. Windows 7Windows Server 2008 R2Hyper-V Server 2008 R2<br />Service Pack 1 Shipped Feb 2011<br />Hyper-V Server Shipped April 2011<br />Dynamic Memory<br />Remote FX<br />.NET 4 on Server Core<br />
  21. 21. SQL Server ‘Denali’<br />Visual Studio IDE code named ‘Juneau’<br />‘Always On’<br />New browser-based reporting tool code named “Crescent”<br />CTP 1 Available Now<br /><br />
  22. 22. SQL Server Training Kit<br />SQL Server 2008 R2 Training Kit (January 2011 Update) <br /><br />SQL Server ‘Denali’<br /> <br />
  23. 23. Windows Server HPC<br />SP1 (Azure burst) – Currently Available<br />Connects technical computing resources to cloud computer nodes<br />Windows for Supercomputers<br /><br />
  24. 24. Productivity<br />
  25. 25. Office 2010<br />Service Pack Mid Summer<br />Each team announces feature updates on team blogs<br />Changes to Office and SharePoint products are cumulative. Any updated packages we ship include the cumulative and public updates to date. Products include:<br />Office 2010 suites <br />Project 2010 <br />Visio 2010 <br />Office 2010 servers<br />Office Web Apps <br />Search Server 2010 <br />SharePoint 2010 Products, <br />FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint <br />Free Support for Compatibility <br />
  26. 26. Office 365<br />Beta shipped April <br />Beta Dev Training Kit <br />ISVs can list applications in O365 Marketplace today<br /><br />Development Guide for SharePoint Online<br /><br />Server-side application must run in sandbox<br />BCS support comes after launch and before major vNext<br />Client Object Model for Silverlight, .NET, Javascriptapps<br />
  27. 27. Dynamics ERP<br />Dynamics ERP vNext products move to Windows Azure<br />Dynamics Marketplace<br />
  28. 28. Dynamics AX 2012<br />Beta – April 2011<br />Release – August 2011<br />Unified Natural Models<br />Role Tailored Experience<br />
  29. 29. Dynamics Just Shipped<br />Microsoft Dynamics SL 2011<br />Integration with Microsoft Project<br />Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 – Jan 2011<br />Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 R2 – Dec 2010<br />Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 R2 – May 2011<br />
  30. 30. Tools<br />
  31. 31. Visual Studio 2010 SP1<br />In Beta<br />Includes ‘Go Live’ license<br />IntelliTraceF5 support for 64-bit and SharePoint<br />Silverlight 4 Tools <br />Help Viewer <br />Win7-specific MFC APIs to support use of Direct2D, DirectWrite, and Windows Animation Technologies. <br />Unit Testing on .NET 3.5. <br />Performance Wizard for Silverlight <br />VB Compiler runtime switch <br />
  32. 32. WebMatrix<br />Shipped<br />Includes Razor syntax<br />
  33. 33. Lightswitch<br />Beta 2<br />Publish to Azure<br />Improved runtime and design-time performance<br />Runtime UI improvements<br />Allow any authenticated Window user<br />
  34. 34. Metro<br />
  35. 35. Metro Training Kits – Available under NDA<br />Silverlight and SharePoint Developer Kit<br />Office 365 v3 Developer Kit<br />SharePoint and Azure Developer Primer v1<br />CRM 2011 Developer Kit v2<br />
  36. 36. Metro Live Meetings - NDA<br />SQL Server ‘Denali’<br />Topics April:<br />Introduction to SQL Server Code Name “Denali” <br />Introduction to SQL Server Code Name “Denali” AlwaysOn<br />Upgrading to SQL Server Code Name “Denali”<br />Managing Files and Documents with SQL Server “Denali”<br />
  37. 37. Metro Nominations Open<br />Silverlight 5<br />Office 365<br />SQL Server ‘Denali’<br />Dynamics CRM 2011<br />ASP. NET MVC 3<br />OData<br />WebMatrix<br />Metro Nominations Pending<br />Visual Studio vNext<br />Windows Server HPC vNext<br />Technical Computing<br />
  38. 38. Sign up for Metro<br />Must have project actively adopting emerging technology<br />Must have signed Non Disclosure Agreement<br />Contact to get one<br />Self nomination<br />Sponsor: Bruce Kyle or your architect evangelist<br />Metro is hosted on Connect site, but offers more than bits and a forum.<br />Get support up to 180 days following release<br />Get briefings, labs, dev training, deep dives, architecture sessions<br />Get closer connection to product team<br />Give permission to tout your app<br />Approval process <br />
  39. 39. Coming Next<br />= ∞<br /> <br />(<br />)<br />
  40. 40. Conferences<br />
  41. 41. Tech-Ed North America<br />May 16 – 19 Atlanta<br />Worldwide Partner Conference<br />July 10 – 14 Los Angeles<br /><br />PDC<br />Sept 13 - 16 Anaheim <br /><br />SharePoint Conference<br />Oct – 3-6 Anaheim<br /><br />
  42. 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.<br />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.<br />