And the Winner is…

Tonight was the first time I’ve played Texas Hold’em and gambling with an actual cash buy-in. The first game was cut short but I took a portion of the winnings split between two of us (the other guy had to leave). The second game was full of daring actions from all players. At one point… Read more

The Smart Client Revolution

MSDN TV has posted a video about .NET Smart Client Applications and “the buzz around the .NET Smart Client Application Revolution.” Well, call me a revolutionary then since having architected such a large-scale solution during the .NET 1.0 RC2 I was doing ths several years ago. While I no longer work for the company I can attest… Read more

Improvements to Localization in Visual Studio 2005

Designing and developing applications for the global economy can often be difficult, but the .NET Framework made globalization and localization much more simple. In Visual Studio 2005 resources are handled a little bit differently, providing you – the application developer – a class you can easily use throughout your application to access resources as their native Type. One… Read more

Now Blogging on MSDN

For almost as many years as I can remember, I’ve spent my days on the outside looking in. But now I’m here at Microsoft and with my very own blog associated with my most favorite site on the ‘net: the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN). Before coming to Microsoft I was the software architect for a startup… Read more