Microsoft Fix it

It seems Microsoft has always had a love/hate relationship with consumers when it comes to support issues. When things are going well the general public loves Microsoft, but when things start going badly public opinion heads the same direction. For whatever reason, the Microsoft Help and... [Read More]

Upcoming Code Camps for the South East (April 2009 Update)

I’m trying to put together the list of upcoming code camps in the South East region. The plan is for this to be periodically (probably quarterly) updated so, if you are hosting a code camp (or know someone who is) in the South East, please let me know the date... [Read More]

Florida Technical Communities (April 2009 Update)

Florida has a very active developer community. The biggest problem we seem to have is that all of these different groups usually don’t know about each and there hasn’t been a “centralized clearinghouse” listing all of the technical communities. Joe Healy, one of our Florida Microsoft Developer Evangelists, maintains... [Read More]

New blog title

Ever since I started this blog it hasn’t really had a title (or at least a subtitle) other than “blog”. Thanks to Stan Schultes, I now have a new subtitle. This was born out of watching the CLR 4 Futures talk with Joshua Goodman at MVP Summit 2009 (the... [Read More]

Code Contracts in .NET

I have previously talked about code contracts in .NET 4.0, and while .NET 4.0 isn’t out yet you can work with them now in Visual Studio 2008 through MSDN DevLabs. In case you aren’t familiar with code contracts in .NET, this is a feature... [Read More]