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 event.

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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 think…

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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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