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Microsoft tries to win over Web developers at Mix07


Mix07Microsoft's Mix07 conference, slated for April 30 to May 2, 2007, promises to provide 72 hours of news, sessions, and partner demos. A recent article from CNET Networks' News.com highlights one of the things you can expect to learn about at Mix07 -- Microsoft's Web strategy. Read the article in its entirety: "Microsoft opens up on Web strategy at Mix07." 

Here's the lowdown:

What's new:
At the Mix07 conference on Monday, Microsoft is expected to announce expanded dynamic language support for its Web platforms, including Silverlight, and detail more enticing business terms to promote its Online Services Business.

Bottom line:
The efforts are part of Microsoft's strategy to build a technology platform and thriving business that combines Web services and its software products.

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According to Dave Cotter, chief marketing officer of Mpire, Microsoft "is still working uphill when it comes to wooing Web entrepreneurs who build mashup applications." Do you think the information that's revealed at Mix07 will help Microsoft win over Web developers? If not, what do you think it will take? Join the discussion, and let us know.

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Sonja Thompson has worked for TechRepublic since October of 1999. She is currently a Senior Editor and the host of the Smartphones and Tablets blogs.

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At the Mix07 conference, Microsoft is expected to announce expanded dynamic language support for its Web platforms, including Silverlight. Microsoft hopes this news will woo Web developers who build mashup applications. Do you think the information that's revealed at Mix07 will help Microsoft win over Web developers? If not, what do you think it will take?

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