Saturday, October 15, 2011

The Tablet Show

The Tablet Show

a "Spin-off" podcast of excellent .NET Rocks.

"Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell bring you the best minds in software development for tablets, covering WinRT/Metro, iOS, and Android development"

Calling the show "tablet" is admitting reality that there is more to (Windows++) programming than .NET ...

Near the end of the first show there was a question how to start Metro development without a tablet? The answer was not "run VM"; it was "go buy the tablet" :)
That is Samsung Series 7 Slate, that was received by all 5000 attendees of Build with Windows 8 CTP installed.

iPad sales are safe for now, since this Windows 8 device is more than $1100, more than twice the price of iPad...

WinRT: A bad picture is worth a thousand long discussions

A bad picture is worth a thousand long discussions. « Doug Seven

Microsoft "marketecture diagram" presented on Build conference

Adjusted, closer to reality

AI-class Artistic notes (LarveCode)

An online (YouTube) "experiment" in education,
free online training by some of best experts,
attended by over 130,000 students in more than 190 countries.

And there are some artistic students, taking notes