Blogs on the PDC Central Site

If you haven’t seen them, check out the blog feeds visible on the PDC Central site. We’ve seen a problem where they sometimes show up blank… but it appears to be working fine now!

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Books, Books, Books…

Swing by the Addison Wesley booth at the PDC, in addition to copies of my own sample chapter (which is probably the big reason to drop by there 🙂 ), they have the new C# language specification book… that includes 2.0 features!Amazing stuff, I had no idea this would be printed and out at the…

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Reading Blogs…

I’ve been catching up on a few blogs, now that I’ve finally managed to get connected 🙂 … and I just have one comment (meant in the spirit of helpfulness only) … It is “ClickOnce” not “OneClick” Anyway, check out my article on ClickOnce if you are interested, but watch the name or people might…

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“New” PDC site is up

We updated the PDC site for the week of the event, check it out at http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc/… Sitting in my first ‘real’ session of the day… Avalon CLI200…

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Keynote Fun

Well, those demos have certainly floored me… but I must say I’m torn. As a Microsoft guy, I’m pretty pumped about all of the new stuff… but as a developer, I have to admit a feeling of sadness seeing all of this cool code (mostly the Avalon and WinFS stuff for me) that I won’t…

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Happy to be in LA

Arrived last night, which is sooner than some will be showing up, after flying to Palm Springs and driving up… which worked out quite well. A few moments after arriving, and getting hooked up to the Internet… I put up this letter onto the PDC site, just giving a few helpful bits of info for…

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COM Port Programming in .NET

Just noticed a post by Chris Johnson, http://weblogs.asp.net/cjohnson/posts/27887.aspx about serial port programming in .NET, he detailed the general lack of options, but I thought I should chime in…. If you get the Visual Basic Resource Kit, it includes a free control from Sax that provides an easy way to do serial port work using .NET…

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Still in Seattle, but hopeful…

I’m still at SeaTac, but I’ve given up on my flight to LA (which could turn out to be a mistake, but at this point… it isn’t a big risk) and I have a seat on a flight to another city in California (Palm Springs)… then it is time to rent a vehicle and head…

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