PDC 2007 Rescheduled

Microsoft has just recently announced that PDC 2007 has been rescheduled in order to try to align it be in front of some of the major platform milestones. By this coming fall, upcoming platform technologies including Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, and Visual Studio 2008 will already be in... [Read More]

Tampa Code Camp 2007

Tampa Code Camp for 2007 has just been announced. Registration just opened on June 4, 2007 so there is still plenty of room, but there is a maximum attendance of 400 people so space will fill up quickly. This year, the event has moved to the St. Petersburg... [Read More]

BOF11 - Thanks for attending!

I want to thank everyone who attended my Birds of a Feather session at Tech·Ed 2007. There were about 100 people that showed up and I think we had a good discussion on what code style and standards mean and why they are important. What surprised me the most about... [Read More]

Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Shell

Microsoft announced a scaled down version of Visual Studio 2008 called the Visual Studio Shell. The Visual Studio Shell, which will be in beta sometime this summer, is designed to allow developers to bundle Visual Studio functionality into their own products and will integrate languages such as Fortran, Cobol, Ruby, and... [Read More]

Acropolis Community Technology Preview

One of the new technologies being announced at Tech·Ed is “Acropolis”. If you have previously used the Microsoft Composite UI Application Block (CAB) or the Smart Client Software Factory (SCSF), the announcement of the Acropolis should be very exciting news. Acropolis is a replacement technology for both CAB and SCSF... [Read More]