Changing your local source folder structure

Visual Studio is a great IDE for developing .NET-based web sites, especially if you’re building .NET Core sites using Visual Studio 2017. There is one scenario, though, that can completely destabilize your development environment: Moving (or changing) your source code directory structure. While this probably isn’t an everyday thing, it... [Read More]

On Being An MVP

In January of this year, I was reawarded as A Microsoft MVP, marking 10 years as an MVP. Over that time, I’ve seen a tremendous amount of changes in technology but also in the award program itself. I was first awarded in January 2008... [Read More]

Happy Birthday .NET

On February 13, 2002 Microsoft publicly released the first version of .NET as part of Visual Studio.NET. It’s been an interesting ride over the last 15 years. (Visual Studio, first released in February 1997, is 20 years old this month as well.) When .NET was first released, it will billed... [Read More]

Language Specs Info

Microsoft recently announced the language strategy for C#, VB, and F#. Part of this announcement was that the language specs for C# and VB are being made public in GitHub repositories. This is actually really important for the language design process but it also allows anyone outside of Microsoft... [Read More]

Telerik UWP Open Source

The Windows Developer Day - Creators Update was today and if you’re a Windows developer, the event did not disappoint. One of the bigger announcements today didn’t come from Microsoft though. Instead, it came from Progress, the makers of the powerful Telerik controls. Nearly 3 years ago, the <a... [Read More]