Conference attendees can hear about two concurrency tools in Microsoft Research: Cuzz, for "Concurrency Fuzzing," which improves concurrency coverage, and FeatherLite, for data-rate detection.
Meanwhile, a panel session is planned on Microsoft perspectives on the future of programming, featuring persons such as Don Box, a Microsoft Distinguished Engineer working on declarative languages.
Microsoft ASP.Net futures will be discussed, covering changes coming with ASP.Net 4. A session entitled "The Future of Garbage Collection" is planned, featuring the creator of the Microsoft Common Language Runtime, Patrick Dussud. "Hear how the [garbage collection] evolved and what the future looks like for the top-of-the-line memory management infrastructure of .NET," the PDC Web site states.
Dynamic binding in C#4 will be covered at the conference.
Microsoft at PDC will cover its application server technology plans. "Hear how Microsoft is evolving its application server technologies to address the challenges of building, deploying, and managing composite applications in Windows Server and Windows Azure," according to a description of a session entitled, "Microsoft Application Server Technologies: Present and Future."
The company previously has discussed its "Dublin" technology as application server extensions for Windows. Also on tap at PDC is discussion on how the Microsoft BizTalk system integration platform aligns with application server plans.
Microsoft's Visual Studio 2010 platform also will be covered in several sessions at PDC. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 StreamInsight, a platform for rich data processing over real-time event streams, will be covered as well.
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