In order to gain a greater understanding of the take-up of cloud computing, Packt is running a cloud computing survey. We would love to hear your thoughts on this upcoming technology, and in return for your answers will offer 40% off the price of your next eBook purchase, through a discount code which you will receive on completion of the short questionnaire. It should take ten minutes at most, and can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/S6H2NC6
Friday 11 June sees the start of 2010’s biggest sporting event so far, the soccer World Cup. Now you may wonder how this affects you. Well to celebrate, we are running a competition that could see you win Packt prizes.
Packt's books are in the bookstore at Microsoft Tech-Ed, in room 270 of the convention centre. Come have a look!
At 8.40 on a muggy New Orleans Monday morning, I was sitting in a huge hall watching live jazz. Four giant screens, to either side of a colourful stage, cannot match the energy of the band's performance, or the feeling of surreality as a cover of James Brown's I Feel Good rang around the conference hall, complete with washboard and accordion.