After Hours @ Build in San Francisco–April 29th

Hey-ya folks in the Bay Area! Our team is speaking at a free community event on April 29th that I’m pretty excited about. We’ll have plenty of experts from the .NET, ASP.NET and Managed Languages teams there as well as the .NET Foundation and GitHub so please come to learn and mingle! Check it the… Read more

Open Source Show and Tell– April 24th in San Francisco

I’m excited and honored that I’ve been asked by Keen.io to come speak at their Open Source Show and Tell event in San Francisco on April 24th. In their words… We love Open Source software and so do you. Come celebrate hacker culture with Keen IO, Rainforest QA, and Segment (<< in their brand new… Read more

The .NET Voyage into Open Source–dotnetConf 2015

dotnetConf is on now! Yesterday on Day 1, there were a ton of great presentations from the team. One of my personal favorites of the day was the talk where Immo, Rich and Miguel spoke about .NET Core and the teams journey into Open Source. There’s a lot of great insight into how culturally and… Read more

Understanding .NET 2015

Last year after BUILD I posted Exciting Times for .NET and since then I have had the pleasure of working much closer with the .NET team, which includes the runtime, framework, languages & compilers. Although my focus has been a lot more on internal community in the last year, such as helping run internal conferences… Read more

Getting Started with the Office 365 APIs

This weekend I had the pleasure of speaking on a couple of Office Development topics at Silicon Valley Code Camp, as well as the East Bay.NET user group meeting on Thursday (with special Halloween guest). It was great to pack three talks into one week as I’ve been doing so much internal-facing work lately, that… Read more

Silicon Valley Code Camp–October 11th & 12th

First off, I know I haven’t posted in a while but I have an excuse (sorta) – I got married and had a wonderfully long honeymoon mountain biking through the sierras! I am back (relaxed and refreshed) and am looking forward to the Fall (and the A’s postseason hopefully extending a bit ;-)) I will… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Zach Montoya Builds a Visual Studio Designer for .NET Native

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Zach Montoya, a Developer Intern on… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Santiago Fernandez on LLVM Based Optimizer for MSIL

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Santiago Fernandez, a Developer Intern on… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Shaurya Arora on Designing .NET for NuGet

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Shaurya (a.k.a Shaun) Arora, a Program… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Christian Salgado Catalogs .NET APIs

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Christian Salgado, a Developer Intern on… Read more