Async Articles in MSDN Magazine

The October issue of MSDN Magazine just came out, and featured a focus on the Async language features coming in C# 5 and VB 11. Michael Desmond interviewed Mads Torgersen and me for the Editor’s note, which you can find here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/hh456392.aspx There are also a bunch of great articles included, by the team, which…

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TechEd North America 2011

Abhishek Kumar pulled together a great trip report for our team from TechEd. Lots of great resources below, that are available for on-demand viewing. Keynote: Keynote address was given by Robert Wahbe, Corporate Vice President, Server and Tools Marketing, and Jason Zander, Corporate Vice President, Visual Studio . If you missed keynote address then it’s…

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Video: Visual Studio 2010 Tips and Tricks Presentation on LinkedIn (LIDNUG)

I’ve presented a couple of times to the LinkedIn .NET User Group (LIDNUG). You can find my latest presentation available on the Archives. Click here to download the recording. Excerpt is below. Visual Studio 2010 Tips and Tricks by Lisa Feigenbaum Join us for a demo-packed Visual Studio 2010 session and leave with a fun…

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TechEd Middle East 2011

  Earlier this month, I presented in Dubai at the second annual TechEd Middle East. TechEd was held under the patronage of the Crown Prince of Dubai, who also visited on-site. There were 20 primary countries represented, and it was an important event for the region. Microsoft Senior Vice President S. Somasegar gave the opening…

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Podcast with CodeItRight

Here’s a link to a CodeRadio podcast that I recorded with Ariel Ben-Horesh and Shay Friedman: http://www.coderadio.co.il/?p=48 You can find more information about Ariel on his blog. Shay is a C#/IronRuby MVP and author of IronRuby Unleashed. They asked many questions about the developer community, as well as Visual Studio, and working at Microsoft. The…

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XNA is coming to Visual Basic!

Tonight at DevConnections, Senior Director Dave Mendlen announced that XNA support will be coming to Visual Basic. This is part of Microsoft’s co-evolution strategy, whereby we are providing equal access to Microsoft technologies for both C# and Visual Basic developers. XNA has been a top Visual Basic customer request for the past several years, so…

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TechEd Israel 2010

    Overview Last November (28-30), I presented at TechEd Israel 2010. TechEd Israel is a good-sized event, with 3000 people in attendance this year (which is a huge number given the size of the country). There was a lot of focus on the Cloud at the conference. Israeli developers are taking the cloud very…

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VS 2010 Book Forewords

I was asked to write a few book forewords this year. I’ve included the contents below. I hope you will read the forewords and check out the books! I’ve also written past excerpts for Microsoft Visual Studio Tips by Sara Ford and Visual Basic 2008 – Neue Technologien – Crashkurs by Klaus Löffelmann. For more…

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Visual Studio 2010 Books on C#, Visual Basic, F#, VS IDE, and VS Extensibility

I often get asked for good VS 2010 book recommendations on the topics my team (VS Pro) is working on: C#, VB.NET, F#, VS IDE, VS Extensibility. Here are some recent titles to check out. You can also find a growing list on our MSDN developer centers: C# Books VB Books F# Books Visual Studio…

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LinkedIn Presentation and Visual Studio Jobs

Join me March 24th at 10am PST for a Visual Studio 2010 Tips & Tricks session on Linked In. This session will be presented over Live Meeting, and is organized by the Linked In .NET Developer User Group (LIDNUG). LIDNUG: Visual Studio 2010 Tips & Tricks with Lisa Feigenbaum http://lidnug24-vs2010-esli.eventbrite.com/   On the topic of…

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