Tech·Ed Birds-of-a-Feather deadline near

Apparently, this Friday (April 6) is the last day to submit Birds-of-a-Feather (BOF) session topics for Tech·Ed 2007. Having attended several BOF sessions over the last few years, I decided to submit one of my own for this year. The topic I chose is titled “Code Styles and Standards... [Read More]

Real Technology Heroes

In an excellent tribute to the Budweiser “Real Men of Genius” commercials comes Real Technology Heroes.  Just like the original Bud commercials, this site salutes those geeks that don’t get recognized…but should. That’s right, we salute you, Mr. “select * from table examples” guy and... [Read More]

Tech·Ed Technical Tracks Summary, Updated

There are 14 core tracks and 2 virtual tracks at Tech·Ed this year, which will cover more than 1,000 sessions. In case you’re wondering, a virtual track is a collection of sessions or labs that share a common theme but span several tracks. Microsoft has revised the technical tracks slightly since my... [Read More]

Expression products now part of MSDN

When Microsoft announced the new Expression product line, a decision was made to keep these out of the MSDN subscriptions. The theory behind this was that these tools are designed for graphics designers and didn’t have a place in the MSDN subscriptions. This decision was widely criticized by the development... [Read More]