BUILD 2012 – Day 1

יום חמישי, נובמבר 1, 2012

This year's BUILD opening gave me a great opportunity to put aside the need to deal with our travel arrangements affected by hurricane Sandy. Steve Ballmer gave what is in my mind his best keynote ever. I am not a client guy and the new Windows 8 user experience will not affect most of my day-to-day use of command-line but in the time passed from last year's BUILD windows 8 really matured and it feels nice to meet windows at both ends of this journey.  Steve Ballmer (Photography by Bnaya Eshet)Getting a new Surface tablet and a Nokia Lumia 920 helped keeping me excited throughout the day. Another...
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Windows Azure Community Israel – Here We Go…

יום רביעי, יוני 6, 2012

A while ago I posted about my busy June, speaking in two major conferences NDC Oslo (I’m actually posting this from Oslo right now) and QCon New-York. Well June just got even more special for me. On the 25th we are kicking off the Israeli Windows Azure Community that is being managed by Gal Kogman and yours truly. The community is going to meet every month on Monday of the forth week, in ILDC hertzelia. This community is special for me. I’ve been working for a while now to create a home for Windows Azure developers in Israel...

There will be no Silverlight bullet in mobile development

יום שני, נובמבר 29, 2010

Ever since Microsoft announced Silverlight is going to be the framework for developing applications on the Windows Phone platform. I was very excited, I thought Microsoft have finally came to there senses and are going to take the mobile world by storm. Soon we will have an Android implementation and RIM will sure hope on the wagon and one of the biggest issues in mobile development, lack of cross platform client is about to become history at least for big chunk of the smartphones market and that’s a step in the right direction. This will also attract a lot...
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