Programming Windows: Geeks Bearing Gifts (Premium)


At 8:00 am on October 27, 2003, Microsoft opened the doors to Hall A at the Los Angeles Convention Center, and a melee ensued as the assembled developers and other geeks literally elbowed and fought each other for a prime position near the stage. The goal? To bear witness as Microsoft chairman Bill Gates revealed Longhorn, and with it, the future of computing---in full for the first time.

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