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Techniques in Advanced .NET Debugging with John Robbins

My colleague Glen Gordon just forwarded this to me.  If you haven’t seen John speak before, you owe it to yourself to find a way to attend this event.  Make sure to register!  This is an in-person event. If this event is full, or you can’t attend this event live, sign up for the Simulcast… Read more

New BizTalk User Group in Atlanta

Just got this from my friend and co-worker, Karl Rissland.  What a great opportunity. Finally just what we have all been waiting for!  A BizTalk Server User Group in Atlanta!  Come Join Us as we kick off the New Year with a New User Group. We will discuss the features of BizTalk Server 2009 and… Read more

Getting the Most Out of SharePoint – October 31st, Alpharetta, Georgia

I just got this in my email inbox from my friends at ThreeWill, looks like a great opportunity to learn more about why our customers are betting so heavily on SharePoint. Here’s our Treat – Getting the Most out of SharePoint Oct 31st Seminar at the Microsoft Alpharetta office In this seminar we will focus… Read more

Visual Studio 2008 and Longhorn Server Event – July 13th, Alpharetta, Georgia

Visual Studio 2008 (formerly known as Visual Studio code name “Orcas”) delivers on Microsoft’s vision of enabling developers and development teams to rapidly create connected applications with compelling user experiences for Windows Vista, the 2007 Microsoft Office system, mobile devices and the Web. Please join us for An Overview of Visual Studio 2008 and Windows… Read more

CSNA .NET Developer Day – May 29th, Microsoft Alpharetta Office

Please join us for a special event, CSNA .NET Developer Days, on May 29th at the Microsoft Alpharetta Office.  This is a great opportunity to hear from Microsoft’s Evangelism team about some of the technologies that matter most to customers in the communications and media & entertainment industries.  From AJAX to next-generation user experiences, from… Read more

Had a Blast at the Vista and Office Launches!

I had a blast speaking at the launch events for Office and Vista.  In Atlanta, I spoke about Connected Systems and showed off the scenario.  In Houston and Dallas, I was privileged to deliver the keynote for the developer breakouts, showing “Office and Vista: Better Together for Developers.”  Ron Cundiff has posted a wrap-up… Read more

Launch event: Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals

Register quickly at, as this event is sure to fill up quickly.  Atlanta GA 11/30 Boston MA 12/14 Chicago IL 12/12 Cincinnati OH 12/07 Dallas TX  12/13 Denver CO 12/13 Detroit MI 12/05 Ft. Lauderdale FL 12/12 Houston TX 12/14 Los Angeles CA 12/07 Milwaukee WI 12/06 Minneapolis MN 11/29 Mountain View CA 12/5… Read more

Free .NET 3.0 Training!

Want to learn .NET 3.0?  Here’s your chance to learn it for free. .NET University Doug Turnure, Developer Evangelist extraordinaire, announced .NET University.  Want to teach a group on .NET 3.0?  Doug will work with you to provide certificates of completion and even t-shirts for .NET U alumni!  If you would like to teach all… Read more

Atlanta Code Camp 2006 – What’s New in ASMX 2.0 Resources

Thanks to everyone that attended yesterday’s Atlanta Code Camp 2006 session on “What’s New in ASMX 2.0”.  As promised, here are follow-up links to the topics that I presented on. ASMX Hello World as it REALLY ought to be Migrating ASMX to Indigo: The Double-Decorator Pattern IXmlSerializable Generated proxy code for asynchronous web service calls… Read more