Speakers present at the event were Mr. David Chappell, Principal of Chappell & Associates; and Mr. Milinda Kotelawele, Co-Founder & CEO, longscale.
-- Microsoft recently launched the Windows Azure Platform and Visual Studio 2010 in the Philippines. Windows Azure includes a cloud services operating system, a Web-based relational database in Microsoft SQL Azure, and connectivity and interoperability with .NET services. According to John Bessey, Managing Director, Microsoft Philippines, "The Windows Azure platform delivers a rich development experience, automated service management and pay-as-you-go pricing backed by service-level agreements and support. Microsoft partners will also benefit from special promotional offers and discounts that will help enable partners to bring solutions to market faster, reduce IT complexity, and increase revenue opportunities."
Visual Studio 2010 has the latest developer tools and platform that simplify the development process and allows Filipino developers to target new platforms and build quality applications. Among Visual Studio 2010's enhancements include the Windows Presentation Foundation, a feature that supports the use of multiple monitors so that developers can work in a flexible environment.Text by Charles Custodio