Free Vista / .NET 3.0 E-Learning

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/windowsvista/dev/default.mspx – all courses listed here See the New Capabilities: Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and Visual Studio 2005 Learn about Windows Presentation Foundation and more new capabilities provided by the .NET Framework 3.0. Free collection from Microsoft Learning.https://www.microsoftelearning.com/eLearning/gotoResource.aspx?resourceid={54B8ECBE-B85C-402F-B1E2-A1E0217310C1}&locale=en-US http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=5577967Get Started With Windows Workflow Foundation Free clinic from Microsoft Learning: See the functionality and architecture of…

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Microsoft Virtual Lab Express: What’s new in Visual Studio Team System

  I get a lot of questions from people about the difference between Visual Studio 2005 Pro and the Team Edition for Software Developers. Take this 30-minute virtual lab for a test drive to find out:   Link to Microsoft Virtual Lab Express Registration

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Chat with VSTS Team Members!

  Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Team Editions for Architects, Developers, Database Pros, and Testers. In addition, discuss what’s new in the latest Community Technology Preview (CTP). Join the chat on Wednesday, November 8th, 2006 from 10:00am – 11:00am Pacific…

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Project Server Connector!

Avanade has posted the Team Foundation Server, Project Server 2003 Connector on gotdotnet. Here’s the announcement! ANNOUNCING THE VISUAL STUDIO TEAM SYSTEM – PROJECT SERVER CONNECTOR! ANNOUNCING THE VISUAL STUDIO TEAM SYSTEM – PROJECT SERVER CONNECTOR!(10/25/2006 11:47:43 AM) ANNOUNCING THE VISUAL STUDIO TEAM SYSTEM – PROJECT SERVER CONNECTOR! We are pleased to announce general availability…

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Now, THAT’s a Laptop…

  OK, this is what I want for Christmas this year. http://crave.cnet.co.uk/video/0,139101587,49284379,00.htm Dell XPS M2010 Laptop, as I priced it out for my wife: $6,917 CDN (before taxes and mortgage fees) Components: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T7600 (2.33GHz/667MHz/4MB) 20.1 inch WSXGA+ Wide Screen with TrueLife™ and Integrated Web Cam 20SXGAL 4GB Dual Channel DDR2…

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Orcas September CTP VPC available!

The September CTP of “Orcas” in the form of a Virtual PC image is now available on MSDN Subscriber downloads. It’s not for buillding production systems, but for evaluation. Here’s a list of highlights: Improvements on the widely acclaimed Visual Studio 2005 product set Significant investments in improving product quality LINQ to Objects API LINQ to…

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Academic – X06: GameCamp (Toronto)

OK, so this may not be the typical post aimed at the corporate developer, but I often get asked before and after customer meetings about how parents might help their kids get some experience in starting to write games, since it keeps them interested in programming and is also a super-cool career goal! Well. I can now…

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Privacy Guidelines for Developing Software Products and Services

This is top of mind at a lot of the customers I speak with, including retails and anyone dealing with sensitive customer data. Check out this whitepaper, it’s a good read. Link to Download details: Privacy Guidelines

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Jeff Lynch [MVP] on Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals

  Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals Call it “DataDude”, “TeamData”, “VSTSDBP” or whatever. This new Visual Studio sku is real step in right direction for getting the database development part of your projects under control. Oh yeah. I know. Your database development is already under control. Your developers already create the ALL the…

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