PDC ’07… save the date!

Microsoft will be holding the next Professional Developers Conference (PDC) October 2-5, 2007 in Los Angeles, with two days of pre-conference on September 30 and October 1.  Save the date!   Check out http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/pdc   I am hoping to go and unveil this new project I am working on. 🙂

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Haven’t posted in a while

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. It has mainly been two reasons.The site hosting MSDN blogs was down alot during mid-Oct to late Oct. I was sick of my post getting “lost”. Secondly, I’ve been pretty busy with a new project that haven’t been annouced yet and I can’t really blog about it. Anyways, with…

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WinForms learning…

So a few posts ago, I said I’ll teach myself WinForms. It’s been about a month since then… and I want to share some of my learning experience.  First off, having been a developer in Outlook, I thought I’ll re-write the Outlook client using WinForms. Kind of like what Joe Stegmann did here. Here are the issues…

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Teach myself WinForms and WPF…

In the next two weeks, I will be spending some time to learn WinForms and WPF to expand my .NET knowledge. 🙂 I was a UI dev in Outlook,, so I understand the basic concepts of GDI and Win32 programming. But I haven’t used WinForms much at all. WinForms is based on Win32! So this will be…

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I’m going on vacation for 2 weeks, and so is my blog!

I am so excited about my vacation on August 1st to August 17th. Since I will be on some beach in Thailand, it’ll be unlikely that I’ll be blogging or answering emails. I didn’t annouce my vacation plans in June when I left and received some emails on why I haven’t posted in a while. So…

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Want to work on the BCL?

Since Whidbey shipped, our team has been trying to fill some open headcounts in all disciplines. The open headcounts are to replace people whom have moved on to other things and to help with our expanded charter. We have open headcounts in UE, Test and Dev. Personally, I find the BCL to be a great team to work on. The…

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Meet the BCL Team

Have you ever wonder who are the people behind the BCL? MSDN has this “Meet the BCL Team” page. The page have not been maintaned and was left outdated for a while (it contained many people who has come and left the team since V1). Yesterday, the MSDN content team updated the page. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/netframework/aa569604.aspx I…

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New-ish CLR/Reflection Blogger

I mentioned a while back that I change from being a PM for System.Reflection and System.Reflection.Emit..e.t.c to joining the BCL team. (Therefore instead of working of those feature… I’ll be owning System.*…etc.) Well.. who’s gonna own those features then? Please meet Thottam Sriram! Thottam is THE new Reflection/Reflection.Emit/CodeDOM PM on our team. For those of you interested…

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