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 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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BASTA! in Germany, VB CTP for Windows Phone, TechEd Africa, SoCal Code Camp

After a busy month of travel, I finally made my way back to Seattle. As promised, here are the materials from all the talks and events. BASTA! in Mainz, Germany BASTA! is a third party conference, led by Software & Support Media GmbH. Software & Support Media publishes magazines, hosts conferences, and manages websites with…

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Q&A: Microsoft's Lisa Feigenbaum Talks About C#

I recently completed an interview with Michael Desmond, Editor in Chief of Visual Studio Magazine at 1105 Media. Visual Studio Magazine had released a .NET Insight newsletter featuring in-depth coverage of the C# programming language, and wanted to follow it up with an interview with the product team. You can find the full interview on…

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VS 2010 Presentation: A Lap Around Visual Studio 2010 for C# & VB Developers

I recently presented a “Lap Around VS 2010 for C# & VB Developers” presentation at Microsoft TechReady. TechReady is a semi-annual internal technical conference for Microsoft employees. (More info here: http://www.facebook.com/TechReady#!/TechReady.) Most TechReady session materials are Microsoft confidential. However given that my presentation was on released technology, it was not confidential. In fact, one of…

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VS 2010 Keyboard Shortcuts for C#, VB, C++, F# Now Available in Letter (8.5x11in) and A4 (210×297mm) Print-Ready Sizes

Thanks for all the feedback on the Visual Studio 2010 Keyboard Shortcut Posters. We’ve released new versions to take into account your requested changes: – Create 8.5”x11” Letter-sized print-ready documents – Create 210x297mm A4-sized print-ready documents – Remove the people images and keep the space for content DOWNLOAD HERE VISUAL C#   VISUAL BASIC  …

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Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools – Updated with Tools Option Support and More!

For those of you who enjoyed the 1st Productivity Power Tools release, be sure to download the latest version released this week! There are a number of changes, including requests from your comments on this blog. 🙂 The most popular request was the ability to have more granular control of which features are enabled, and…

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