Paul Vick discusses the question that just won’t go away… VB or C#?

I get this question a lot, and I explain many of the same things that Paul goes through in this post, so I’d love it if more people would read this material: The “native” .NET language? In the comments on my post on language choice, Patrick asked โ€œisn’t C# the language that’s most ‘native’ to…

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Cyrus ruminates on the revelations of TechEd 2004…

Cyrus, recent addition to the C# bloggers list and poster of many posts, has been blogging extensively from TechEd… OMGTHXURGR8!!!! That’s basically the message we got today concerning the work we’re doing in the C# IDE for VS 2005. I ended up not being able to show people the new stuff on a person by…

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The ‘Chalk Talk’ went well….

You can expect to see a MSDN TV version of this session at some point soon… should be pretty good quality, Anders was wearing a microphone… although it did fall off him for a bit ๐Ÿ™‚

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Anders Chalk Talk today at 2pm to 3:15pm (at TechEd 2004)

Swing by Cabana 5 today (May 26) at 2pm if you want to chat with Anders…. Erica Weichers is here and is going to try and record it, but if you are at TechEd you should come on by. (Just in case you don’t know the name: Anders Hejlsberg is the designer of the C# language……

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Contents of a programmer’s backpack

Returning to the room tonight I was greeted by an amazing spread of technology across the bed in my hotel room. Early in the day I had returned to my room only to realize that my cell phone was not in my pocket as expected, so I had proceeded to pull everything out of my…

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Paul Vick is in the house….

Paul Vick, language guy for Visual Basic and unofficial spokesman for Krispy Kreme (look at the picture to understand that comment), arrived yesterday at TechEd…. Look for him around the Developer Division Cabanas (5 and 6), the Visual Studio 2005 booth and at the “Meet the VB Team” session (Thursday 3:15-4:30).(click to see the whole…

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New IIS site…

I wouldn’t have known about this site, if the site’s owner wasn’t sitting behind me on the plane to TechEd, so I thought the rest of you might not know about it either ๐Ÿ™‚ TryIIS.com is a new site dedicated to resources for evaluating IIS, and contains over 100 whitepapers and other materials… Now, I…

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At TechEd and waiting for your questions!

Headed over to registration today, very very busy… then to the Cabana with Erik Porter… very very empty…. Erik and I then decided to head off to catch a pre-conference session, but even those were backed up due to the long registration lines. Oh well, back to the Cabana to wait for some great VB…

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Made it to San Diego…

I flew down to TechEd today, and I made it to the Marriott without any incidents… and I have my first ‘Cabana’ session tomorrow at 8:30 am… This means I’ll be hanging out in the convention center, in the ‘Cabana’ area, in case anyone wants to drop by and chat about VB… there will be…

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