When you think of Microsoft, conferences and developers the first thing that pops into most people's minds is BUILD the companies annual developer focused conference.

Well, you may not realize it but Microsoft's Ignite conference, which happens next week in Atlanta from 25 to 30 September, has 248 enterprise developer related sessions including 133 breakout sessions that are 75 minutes in length.

The main keynotes on Monday will be live on the Microsoft Ignite website and most of the sessions will get uploaded to Microsoft's Channel 9 video portal just like last year. If past history is an indicator, most of those sessions made their way to Channel 9 with a day/day and a half, so keep your eye on Channel 9 for those session uploads.

Myself, Michael Morisy and Lisa Schemeiser will be in Atlanta covering Ignite and you should follow all of our content on DevPro, ITPro: Windows and SuperSite: Windows to keep up to speed on what is happening all of next week.

While I am in Atlanta there are some developer related sessions I will be checking out to see if there is any new services or features aimed towards developers.

Some of those sessions I will key on include:

It will be a busy but I also expect a lot of information not only from the in-depth sessions but also the keynotes on Monday so be sure to stay tuned.

But, wait...there's probably more so be sure to follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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