The perfect Christmas present for your kids? A new release of Small Basic

I have previously blogged on Small Basic and only this week snuck it into a session I was doing on Parallel Programming (It is the time of year when you can get away with that sort of stuff!). This is a great way for anyone to learn how to program –  my 80 year old…

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Anybody for some free (and clever!) Visual Basic 2008 training?

In the UK we are working with InnerWorkings to create a great offer of training to UK developers. We still have some stuff to sort out but I am hopeful that we will be able to share the details of this very early in 2009. In my previous depth role we used InnerWorking successfully to…

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Feedback appreciated on draft screencast on VB6 and the options to move to .NET

I am working with partners to pull together guidelines, resources and special promotions on tools to help UK companies with VB6 make the right choice around moving (or not) to .NET. This will happen early in 2009. There will be a new landing page with the information and on that page will be a link…

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Co-Evolution for VB.NET and C# – and a new article on language futures in VS2010

The following is snipped from an article I had commissioned on language futures. The article is a good summary of what to expect in Visual Studio 2010. Enjoy. “Visual Basic .NET and C# are both built on top of the Common Language Runtime (CLR), which means they both compile down into the same Common Intermediate…

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