MIX09: Developing RESTful Services and Clients with "M"
Learn how Web developers can use "M", a new language for describing data, metadata and domain specific languages, to enhance RESTful services like HTTP, JSON, RSS/Atom, and more. Also see how "M" can be used on premise or in the cloud to achieve greater development productivity and to create more compelling customer experiences.
Douglas Purdy is a product unit manager (Silicon Valley translation: Director of Engineering) at Microsoft working on next-generation languages and tools to broaden the franchise of people building applications. His vision is to “to make everyone a programmer (even if they don’t know it)”. Previously, Douglas was the group program manager for the Windows Communication Foundation (WCF/Indigo), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF/WinOE), ASP.Net Web Services (ASMX) and .Net Remoting teams. Douglas has been with Microsoft, on and off, since 1998 where he has worked in consulting, evangelism and engineering.