Joel Semeniuk on Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server

In this episode of Developer Night in Canada (DNIC), John Bristowe (@jbristowe) and Joey deVilla (@AccordionGuy) chat with Joel Semeniuk (@joel_semeniuk) about a number of topics including Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server (TFS). Download MP3 Audio – Joel Semeniuk on Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server (24.59 MB – 53 minutes, 58 seconds) Show Links…


Dana Epp on the Microsoft SDL Threat Modeling Tool

Earlier today at Microsoft Tech·Ed EMEA 2008 – Developer in Barcelona, we announced the launch of the SDL Optimization Model, SDL Pro Network and the Microsoft SDL Threat Modeling Tool 3.1 Beta! You can read more about this announcement here or you can read more at the Microsoft Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) Blog. To better…


Jean-René Roy on DevTeach Montréal

  Many of you know that I’m a huge fan of DevTeach. I think it’s one of the best developer conferences in Canada. Jean-René Roy is the tireless champion behind DevTeach; he’s been organizing this conference for the developer community in Montréal for the past six years and has recently expanded its reach to the…


Developer Night in Canada resources

Here’s a list of the resources mentioned during the Developer Night in Canada user group tour that is going on right now. VB Run – Home of everything that has to do with VB6 development on MSDN Pattern and Practice book on upgrading VB6 to VB.NET 2005 Older book on upgrading VB6 to VB.NET 2003…


Shaun Walker on Running an Open Source Project

Built on top of ASP.NET, DotNetNuke represents a “free, Open Source Framework ideal for creating Enterprise Web Applications”. Last Thursday, I got a chance to chat with the man who’s largely responsible for bring DotNetNuke to the masses; Shaun Walker. Are you a developer thinking about starting your own open source project? Curious to hear…


James Kovacs on Agile Development

Shortly after James Kovacs and I wrapped up our video interview (see here), I suggested that he and I cover some of the finer points around agile development in a phone interview. Download MP3 Audio – James Kovacs on Agile Development (12.79 MB – 27 minutes, 37 seconds) About James Kovacs James Kovacs is an independent architect, developer, trainer, and…


My Chat With Dana Epp – Developers and Security

My Chat With Dana Epp (MP3) Dana Epp is one of my heroes. I’m a big fan of his blog and have been following his community involvement for the past three years. Earlier today, I got a chance to chat with Dana about security. More specifically, we chatted about how developers can improve their skills…


My Chat with Justice Gray – Be a Better Developer in Six Months

My Chat with Justice Gray (MP3) Earlier today, I called Justice Gray to chat about some of the things developers can do to advance their learning and skills. This conversation was fostered around the Internet meme that has caught fire of late. The meme started with Justice’s blog post (here) and subsequent blog postings from members of the…


A Chat With James Kovacs on Agile Development

Yesterday, I attended an event hosted by the Calgary .NET User Group. Fellow Plumber and agile junkie, James Kovacs delivered a presentation entitled, “Simple Patterns for Simple Problems”. Following his presentation, I got a chance to catch up with James and had a discussion with him about agile development in-general. Check it out: Video: A…


My Chat with Richard Campbell

A few weeks ago, Richard Campbell dropped by to deliver a presentation to the Calgary .NET User Group. Since Richard is a good friend of mine, I insisted that he visit me in the suburbs of my fine city. Shortly before heading over to venue, Richard and I sat down and had a chat about…