Thank you, Orlando!

I had the pleasure to keynote the Orlando Launch Event last week. This was one of 15 full-day Launch events, in addition to 30 half-day events, being organized by the U.S. Developer & Platform Evangelism (DPE) team. DPE members Bill Zentmayer, Joe Healy, G. Andrew Duthie and Jim Blizzard led an extremely successful event, and…

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The Visual Studio 2010 Launch Wave and More Events to Come…

April 12th was an exciting day last week when we announced general availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. We held 5 major Launch events around the world in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore, London, and Las Vegas. You can find recordings here. However it is truly just the beginning of a long launch…

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Visual Studio Languages Items Available for Purchase Order

If you’re attending TechEd North America or one of the upcoming Languages user group tours, you’ll have an opportunity to score some cool Languages SWAG. 🙂 However, we’ve also received requests from people wanting to order supplies for their own community events or to bring them to their team at work. Here is the ordering…

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Interview with Group Program Manager Raj Pai on VB, C#, F#, IronPython, and IronRuby in Visual Studio 2010

Earlier this year Octavio Hernandez visited Microsoft campus and interviewed Group Program Manager Raj Pai about managed languages in Visual Studio 2010. Octavio is a Technical Editor for Spanish magazine DotNetMania and a C# MVP. The Spanish version of the interview was published in the DotNetMania magazine, and distributed at VS 2010 Launch events in…

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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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Visual Studio Language & IDE Resources from TechEd North America 2010 (C#, VB, F#, IronPython, IronRuby)

It was a great week at Tech·Ed North America in New Orleans! The conference ended on Thursday, and there are lots of great recordings and resources now available on-demand. Below are a series of slides and videos from the Languages-related sessions at the event. For other sessions, please review the full TechEd Session Catalog and…

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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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Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Launch!

This was an exciting week, with the launch of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 and lots of great content on MSDN! Las Vegas Launch The Launch took place on April 12th in 5 different cities. For information on these events, please visit http://vs2010launch.com. The video from Bob Muglia’s VS 2010 Launch keynote is now…


Announcing Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and Videos Galore

There are a lot of Microsoft announcements that happened today! Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and compatible versions of IronRuby/IronPython Visual Studio 2010 Tools for SharePoint (Keynote, Dev Center) New Visual Studio logo and brand (blue & purple infinity sign) Visual Studio 2010 SKU Simplification to Professional, Premium, Ultimate MSDN.com website refresh Visual Studio 2010…


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…