Wed, 11/1 – Chat about VSTE-DB Pro with the product team!

Sorry for the late notice but I just found out that the product team that created Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals (also known as Data Dude) will be holding a chat on MSDN this Wednesday, 11/1 from 10-11 am Pacific (1-2 pm Eastern). Come chat with them realtime about product features, direction, scenarios, anything!…


The MSDN Events team is hiring kick butt Developer Evangelists

Our MSDN Events Developer Evangelists are so popular, everybody wants us! Which explains why we now have some openings on our team. If you have a passion for developer tools and technology, love delivering jaw-dropping presentations, are good at articulating business value as well as technical how-to, and love to work on exciting side projects,…


Greensboro User Group Revitalizization Meeting (10/24)- Location Info

Hi all. If you are interested in reenergizing the group, then join us at 5:30 at the Ham’s Restaurant in Brassfield. Click here then Find Us, then click Greensboro: Brassfield. Hope to you see you there!


Next week, I’m going Green! (Greensboro and Greenville, that is)

Next week I’ll be coming to Greensboro, NC and Greenville, SC with some great new content for MSDN Events. In honor of that, this paragraph is green. 🙂 This is a great chance to get a peek at cool technologies like Workflow Foundation, Expression Web and Visual Studio Team edition for Database Professionals. Register here for the…


‘Bama Code Camp III is next week!

No, it’s not a movie sequel. It’s the third installment of the Alabama Code camp, and it’s coming up fast on Saturday, October 28th in Montgomery. Code camps are a great way to learn about technology from fellow members of the developer community. Sign up today at!


Wednesday 10/18 – Talk about Test-Driven Development on geekSpeak

Wednesday is almost here again, and once again I’ll be hosting an installment of geekSpeak, the webcast/talk show where the attendees get to drill the guests on technology. In tomorrow’s geekSpeak, Troy Gould of ThoughtWorks shares his insights on test-driven development and chats about the variety of tools available. View our blog at the link…


Interested in re-energizing the user group in Greensboro/High Point?

In just a few weeks I’ll be bringing the latest MSDN Events to the Triad area (as well as Greenville, SC). You can register via those links as well as see details about the topics we’re covering – VSTS Database Edition, Windows Workflow Foundation, and Expression Web. Anyway, the real point of this post is…


Charlotte Enterprise Developers Guild hosts labfest on October 21

Join the Charlotte Enterprise Developers Guild on Saturday October 21 and jump into SQL Server 2005 with the help of Will Sweeny from Microsoft and the dedicated Guild volunteers. You will have access to an excellent series of hands on labs to ramp up on SQL Server. The labfest will be held at Central Piedmont Community College….


A VB joke

Q: How can you tell you’re being picked up by a VB programmer? A: They say “Hey, want to come back to My.Place?”