Raymond Chen tells the story of Windows’ API evolution from the beginning up to its latest version, WinRT.
Raymond Chen is a programmer at Microsoft Corporation who has been involved in the evolution of Windows for more than 20 years. In 2003, Chen began a Web site known as The Old New Thing, spawning a book, coincidentally also titled The Old New Thing (Addison Wesley 2007). Chen also writes the Windows Confidential column for Microsoft TechNet magazine.
RAMP: A sold-out conference on how to scale backend systems at startups and fast growing companies designed for everyone who wanted to create MVPs that scale beyond expectations. It featured a great lineup of stories and presenters including Jeremy Edberg from Netflix (previously lead architect at Reddit), Rajiv Eranki (formerly lead server architect at Dropbox), and Theo Schlossnagle (OmnIT).