VSX Community Letter for July 2007 posted on VSX Team blog

Yesterday I posted the VSX Community Letter for July 2007 on the VSX Team blog. This is the first in a series of ongoing monthly letters to the Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX) community. The letter is also highlighted on the http://msdn.com/vsx/ developer center. The general theme of each community letter is a summary of information…

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From product planner to program manager

This week I took on a newly created position at Microsoft, as community program manager on the Visual Studio Ecosystem team focusing on developer community for VSX (Visual Studio Extensibility). The VSX community includes developers who build add-ins (tools, editors, designers, languages, and more) for Visual Studio using the VS SDK found at the VSX…

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Behind the camera on Channel 9, take 2

Since my blog post Behind the camera on Channel 9 last November, I have been behind the camera on Channel 9 for three video interviews with Visual Studio 2005 team members before I moved to the Windows Live Platform team in late February:Cameron Slade – QA Testing of Developer ToolsKen Levy interviews Cameron Slade who…

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NET4COM – .NET Toolkit for COM

A few weeks ago I spoke at the Seattle .NET Developers Association user group. I did a demo-centric presentation (no slides) showing how to create a .NET wrapper class in Visual Studio 2005, expose them as COM objects with proper interface declarations, and then use it in Visual Basic 6.0 as well as in VBA-based…

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Don’t judge co-workers by their book’s cover

I went into a Barnes & Noble bookstore over the weekend to browse what is new, which I generally do about once a month. The two sections I generally browse is the magazine section and the computer books section. When I walked over to the computer books section, the first book I saw on the…

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From product manager to product planner

After working as a product manager in the developer division for the past 4.5 years, I’ve decided to accept an offer to work in a new position at Microsoft. Starting in March, I will be a product planner working on developer community efforts in a new group within the Windows Live division.   I’ll definitely miss the regular…

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