New Articles on MSDN: ClickOnce, Office 2007 Business Applications

The following new articles have appeared on MSDN: Certificate Expiration in ClickOnce Deployment Building the Contoso Auto Sales Office Business Application Part 1 Building the Contoso Auto Sales Office Business Application Part 2


SoCal Code Camp at California State, Fullerton

Just a reminder that there will be a code camp coming up in Southern California on January 30th and 31st. Follow this link for details: SoCal Rock and Roll Code Camp: Yeah… It’s like that!

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Microsoft SDK for Facebook Released

Microsoft has created an SDK to make it easier for you to write Facebook applications. Resources Read the announcement. Find out more about the .NET Facebook SDK


VSL at DevConnections

The following talks will be given by Visual Studio Languages team members at the DevConnections Conference in Las Vegas. Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Title Speaker 10:00am – 11:00am VMS01: The Future of C# Charlie Calvert 11:15am – 12:15pm VMS02: Future Directions for Visual Basic Jared Parsons 1:45pm – 2:45pm VMS03: Microsoft Visual C# IDE Tips…


A Chance to Influence the MSDN Visual Studio Documentation (Help System)

The docs team here at Microsoft has created a new survey to solicit your opinion on the help system found in the MSDN technical library. This the same information you see if you press F1 in Visual Studio to get help on the IDE or your development language. I know the people who create and…


.NET University is Live

Doug Turnure and Mark Dunn just reopened the .NET University site.  This resource includes approximately 40 developer-oriented presentation kits that include slides, speaker notes, demos, demo scripts and webcast videos. You can use these materials in your own presentations, or simply access the valuable information that they contain. You can also find free, sequenced online…


CodeRush Xpress 9.2 Ships

The free CodeRush Xpress from DevExpress provides C# and VB developers with powerful extensions to Visual Studio. These features include editing and refactoring tools that make it easier for you to quickly produce well designed code. Version 9.2 of CodeRush Xpress, which shipped on August 25, 2009, has greatly improved memory and performance characteristics.  CodeRush…


Tech Days Canada 2009 Call for Speakers

Peter Ritchie has posted about the upcoming Tech Days Conference in Canada, stating that you can contact him or Justice Gray about speaking slots in the Developer Foundations tracks if you are interested in the Vancouver or Toronto sessions. Click these links to Tweet @PeterRichie or @JusticeGray. Of course, you might just want to attend…

MSDN Event: Fundamentals of WPF & WPF in the Real World

  MSDN Events will host Paul Sheriff in two free half day events in Southern California. He first talk is on the Fundamentals of WPF. It covers basic WPF concepts and working with data. Technologies discussed in the talk include working with combo boxes, list boxes, and list views. His second talk, WPF in the…