Looking beyond business developers, Microsoft will pitch its wares to Web developers and designers at a conference in March. Chief software architect Bill Gates is a scheduled keynoter.
The Las Vegas conference, called Mix 06, is meant to appeal to developers looking to build snazzy front-ends to multimedia Web applications.
"Media is transforming technology and technology is transforming media. Web 'designers' are starting to write a little code, while Web 'developers' are learning to twiddle pixels," according to the conference Web site.
For Microsoft, capturing the attention of Web designers and developers is an avenue for growing its … Read more