All in all, exhausting and fascinating and grist to my analytical mills, setting up features and blog posts for the next year. To top that, this year I've also been wearing a slightly unfamiliar hat, that of a news journalist. It's a very different set of skills, and a very different type of writing, and one where i'm grateful for a good editor all those timezones away and for marypcb's speed typing and qute taking skills.
All hard work, under normal circumstances. Of course, this year Microsoft decided to make dozens of announcements, from their cloud and enterprise development side of things, from their browser, and from the world of Silverlight - not to miss out the big Office announcements.
So here are links to my two main news stories:
Read the rest at ZDnet.co.uk.