Del Blog de Pete Brown he sacado este extracto de las 10 sesiones (11 en realidad) que no debemos de dejar de ver acerca de nuestras tecnologias favoritas WPF y Silverlight
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This is interesting both from a “how they did it” standpoint, as well as for the topic of putting a slick WPF user interface over C++ and dealing with things like Win32 interop
Silverlight 4 was one of the big announcements at PDC. If you want an overview of all the new features in SL4, this is the session to watch. Plus, Karen is a great speaker and super smart.
Brad Abrams and his team put together a great talk that covers all the new stuff in RIA Services. If you build Silverlight business apps, don’t miss this.
This is the only session I was able to attend in-person at PDC. Glenn goes through what’s new in MEF and how to use it in Silverlight 4 applications. MEF also applies to desktop apps, Visual Studio add-ins, server-side apps etc, so make sure you watch this.
Rob and friends talk about some of the coolness in the new and upcoming Xaml stacks. They’ve done some awesome work here.
For folks using .NET 3.5SP1, the Windows API Code Pack provides access to the Windows 7 features offered in .NET 4, as well as a bunch of things (like sensors) that .NET 4 doesn’t include in the box.
If you want to understand the guts of WPF, this is the session.
Most of us have multi-core CPUs with 2 as the norm, 4 pretty common and 6 coming to the mainstream in 2010. If you want to incorporate parallel computing into your apps, Stephen will show you how, and tell you about the support built into VS2010 to help you work with it.
DirectX 11 includes tons of cool new features. This talk focuses primarily on Direct 3D 11. If you code against Direct 3D for visualization, games or other apps, check this out.
How do you connect desktop apps to the cloud, and handle synchronization and reliability concerns? If you’re considering tapping into the cloud from your existing or new local applications, check this out.