Job Opening: VB Content Strategist

It’s been a while since I’ve written in my blog, primarily because I finally went on vacation and then went straight from Jackson Hole to the Visual Basic User Group Tour in Asia.  Matt Gertz and I visited Hong Kong, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur in 6 days.  Yes, that’s right 4 hotels in 6 days…

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Great Migration Content

Jackie Goldstein, the Regional Director from Israel, did a migration tour through Europe last year where he gave some great information on bringing VB6 applications forward to .NET.  It was a 10-stop, 1 day-per-stop seminar.  I’ve seen Jackie’s content and it’s good stuff – It’s now available online at http://www.microsoft.com/israel/vbasic/vb2vbnet/english/default.mspx.  Check it out and let…

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European User Group Tour

So I’m very remiss in not having already blogged about the European User Group tour.  In the two weeks after TechEd Europe at the end of June, the VB team visited 11 different user groups around Europe including Amsterdam, Munich, Milan, Vienna, Vic, Porto, London, Zagreb, Paris, Geneva and Zurich.  Overall, people were pretty psyched…

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Soma’s Blog

Have any of you checked out Soma’s blog ?  For those of you who don’t know Soma, he’s the VP who owns all of developer tools and sets direction for the development teams.  I’m psyched that he’s joined the blogosphere and started to tell us what he’s thinking about.  In this case, he was writing…

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Hiring for VB

We’re looking for a new writer/programmer to join the VB team.  If you’re passionate about helping people to understand how to create world-beating applications in VB, check out the description below.   Developer Tools User Education is looking for an experienced, creative writer with strong programming skills for the Visual Basic team. In this role,…

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Some more on Express

If you haven’t already checked it out, take a look at the Express blog  You should also go download the bits at the Express download center . More later….

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Some more on Express

If you haven’t already checked it out, take a look at the Express blog  You should also go download the bits at the Express download center . More later….

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Say Hi to Visual Basic Express

This blog enty’s a little late because I’ve been running around like mad at TechEd Europe, but I just wanted to add to the chorus of good news around the launch of the Visual Studio Express line.  We launched Express with a demo of VB Express during the keynote on Monday.  Andy Sterland, a computer…

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Who wants a migration community site?

From time to time, we host migration labs in Redmond where we invite some large customers to bring in their VB6 applications and we help them get started on the process of migrating these to VB.NET.  Blair Stephenson, one of the recent attendees, was so inspired by the proces that he went off and registered…

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UG Tour Photos from Boston

We’ve got some photos from the UG Tour!   The reverse user group tour in Boston. Steven during the presentation. Amanda takes a question Amanda, Chris Pels (Boston UG Leader), and Steven after the presentation. And I finally went out the other day and bought a digital camera – should be here in a couple…

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