Today (10/27/13) is the tenth anniversary of the Professional Developers Conference (PDC) of 2003. This event was the stage for SQL Server 2005 ("Yukon"), Visual Studio 2005 ("Whidbey"), and Microsoft Windows "Longhorn".
What were your thoughts of this event at the time? Were you lucky enough to attend?
Official PDC build of Windows "Longhorn" (build 4051). Screenshot courtesy of Paul Thurrott.