MVP Award Renewed

Woke up this morning to an email letting me know that I’ve been renewed as an MVP in C# again this year! Almost didn’t see it as my junk mail filters kicked in and delivered it to my junk folder. Need to fix those rules. :) This makes the third... [Read More]

Downloading PDC 2009 Content

I wasn’t able to go to PDC09 this year, but Channel 9 has made most of the content from the sessions and keynotes available. If you want to download all of the content easily, you need to follow these simple steps: Download a recent build of of cURL... [Read More]

Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2010 in 24 Hours

I have previously mentioned that I’m working on the upcoming Sams Teach Yourself Visual C# 2010 in 24 Hours book. Things are progressing nicely, if a bit slower than I’d prefer. I have the draft for the cover art, which looks really good. I’m... [Read More]

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2

Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 is now available for MSDN subscribers, and generally available on October 21. I haven’t had a chance yet to play around with it, but some of the CLR changes that are very exciting to hear about are: The new String.IsNullOrWhiteSpace method... [Read More]

Interesting .NET Framework Statistics

I’ve been very “heads down” working on my upcoming book from Sams Publishing, Teach Yourself C# 2010 in 24 Hours, so I haven’t been blogging as much as I usually do. In doing some research for the book, I’ve been taking an in-depth look at the .NET Framework and thought... [Read More]