New Chief Architect for Visual Studio

While it probably won’t have much real impact of Visual Studio 2008, Rico Marianai just recently announced that he is moving into the role of Chief Architect for Visual Studio. A lot of the performance improvements in VS 2008 are a result of Rico’s involvement. It will be interesting to see... [Read More]

An Introduction to Blogs and Wikis in the Business World

CIO has an interesting article providing a good explanation of blogs and wikis and why you should care about them in the business world. From the article, blogs and wikis are an Indispensable business collaboration tools and a powerful means of communicating with customers, partners and employees, wikis and... [Read More]

Only Chalk Talk at Tampa Code Camp

As I was building the Internet Calendar for Tampa Code Camp, I realized that I have the dubious distinction of being the only Chalk Talk session. I am a little bit surprised since this format (which is very similar to the Birds of a Feather session format from Tech·Ed) provides... [Read More]

Visual Studio 2008 release date

At the Microsoft® Worldwide Partner Conference today, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner announced that Windows Server® 2008, Visual Studio® 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server™ 2008 will launch together at an event in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, 2008, kicking off hundreds of launch events around the world. Also in... [Read More]

Tampa Code Camp Session Calendar

In keeping with the work I did for Tech·Ed 2007 to create Internet Calendars for the different technical tracks, I have created a similar calendar for Tampa Code Camp. The calendar is available from Microsoft Office Online as an Outlook 2007 Internet Calendar Subscription. If you are still using... [Read More]