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Why no PDC Info Blogging?
Why no PDC Info Blogging?
September 15, 2005

As many of you might not know, I am not at the PDC, but am interestingly watching to see what comes out from it.  Usually at the event times, everyone blogs too much about what they like and don’t like.  Everyone wants to be the first out the door with some news from a keynote.  So I am layng low and letting all that happen without me.  On the plus side, I can now talk about some things that I’ve had the opportunity to play with for some time (now that they are public knowledge and I am not hurting any NDA’s):

  • I’ve been playing with the WinFX PDC bits for a couple of weeks now and I think it is coming together nicely.
  • The Expression designer is cool, though still a bit wonky for extended use.
  • I like the ideas behind LINQ and C# 3.0, but like the C# 2.0, I think it will change a lot between what we see now and what will be used in production.