[DNIC] Coder’s Corner #3 (December 18, 2006)

News & Highlights BarCamp Toronto Presents Enterprise Camp – The Chicken Test Debug Leaky Apps: Identify and Prevent Memory Leaks in Managed Code – James Kovacs (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP)) Microsoft Robotics Studio Now Available to Provide Common Development Platform – Microsoft PressPass Nothing But .NET Course (Edmonton) – Full – Jean-Paul Boodhoo PDC…


2007 Launch Tour Statistics

My colleague Rodney Buike (IT Pro Advisor) just posted some interesting stats for our 2007 Launch Tour including:21 Events68 Partners250 Demos136 BoothsOn top of that, we’ve had over 12229 attendees come out to our events. Thanks to everyone who was able to participate! If you want to read more stats, check out Rodney’s post here:http://blogs.technet.com/canitpro/archive/2006/12/18/launch-tour-stats.aspx Want to…

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[DNIC] Coder’s Corner #2 (December 11, 2006)

News & Highlights Announcing the Release of the First “WPF/E” CTP – Scott Guthrie (Microsoft) Announcing the Microsoft Expression Blend Beta 1 – Microsoft Expression Ecma International Approves Office Open XML as Worldwide Industry Standard – Microsoft PressPass Signed Off! (Exchange 2007 RTM) – The Microsoft Exchange Team Blog Jon Udell is Leaving InfoWorld and Joining My…


[Announcements] Let the Games Begin!

It is now official. Version 1.0 of XNA Game Studio Express is available for download. The Creators Club for Xbox 360 as also been launched so you can now write your games for 360. This is so exciting! I hope to see lots of cool games coming out of the Canadian community and remember that…


[Canadian RDs; Launch 2007; Podcasts] Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell on .NET Rocks! and Pwop! Productions

MP3: Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell on .NET Rocks! and Pwop! Productions Earlier today, I got a chance to sit down with Carl Franklin and fellow Canadian Richard Campbell during the 2007 Microsoft Launch in Toronto. In our chat, we discuss the success behind .NET Rocks! and the engine that supports it; Pwop! Productions. Carl and Richard are both members…


[Launch 2007; Office 2007; Podcasts] Christian Beauclair (Microsoft Canada) on the 2007 Microsoft Launch and Microsoft Office 2007

MP3: Christian Beauclair on the 2007 Microsoft Launch and Microsoft Office 2007 Last week, Christian and I sat down for a few minutes to discuss some of the things he’s talking about during the 2007 Microsoft Launch. Specifically, he and I chat about Microsoft Office 2007 and all of the new developer-specific capabilities now available…


[DNIC] Coder’s Corner #1 (December 4, 2006)

News & Highlights 2007 Microsoft Office System – Top Ten List of Resources for Developers and Architects – Erika Ehrli (Microsoft) MSDN Code Awards New Office Live Screencasts – Don Campbell (Microsoft) [Northern Voice] 2007: Speaker Submissions, Registration Open and Web Badgtastic – Darren Barefoot Team Foundation Server Roadmap – Brian Harry (Microsoft) Teamprise Turns…


[DNIC] An Interview with Jeff Sandquist on Channel 9 and 10

MP3: An Interview with Jeff Sandquist on Channel 9 and 10 Earlier this week, I got a chance to chat with fellow Canadian Jeff Sandquist of Microsoft. In the interview, Jeff and I discuss Channel 9, 10, and the developer community at-large. About Jeff Sandquist Jeff’s 10 profile: www.on10.net/people/Jeff/ Jeff’s Weblog: http://www.jeffsandquist.com/ About Developer Night in Canada…