Predictions for MIX08
I thought I'd put together a list of predictions for MIX 08. Some could happen, some will happen and some could not happen, you decide!
- Steve Ballmer gives Keynote in black turtleneck and jeans.
- IE 8 demo
- IE 8 uses the "Office Ribbon" toolbar.
- Popfly version 2.0, now with DLR
- SilverLight 2.0
- Expression Design running on a Mac
- ASP.NET MVC
- Surface SDK
- Six foot wall mounted version of Surface
- IIS 7
- IIS 7 speed race with Apache for PHP
- Great sessions by the good people at Identity Mine
- Actual WPF line of business applications
- The new default "charcoal grey" color scheme for Visual Studio
- Expression Blend storyboard mode
- New UX ROI koolaid for business owners and project managers
- Steve Ballmer says "Designers" twenty seven times in a row in the keynote.
- SilverLight on the iPhone.
- (added 25 Feb 2008) Apple to release iPhone SDK at MIX08.
If you've got some to add, leave them in the comments (You'll need a profile if you've got something to say) or send it to me on my "contact me" page.
See you at MIX.