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…


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…


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 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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PDC10: Future Directions for C#, Visual Basic, and F#

Contents: C# & VB Session | Ch9 Live Anders | Ch9 Live Async Team | Async CTP | Roslyn | F# Session | Languages Panel | Podcasts | Booth | Ask The Experts | Meet Anders and Don Professional Developers Conference 10 took place October 28-29 on Microsoft campus in Redmond, WA. At this event,…


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…


VS 2010 Training for Japanese Customer Visit

We had a Japanese customer in town for training last week and I presented a 2.5hr training on Visual Studio 2010. It was fun to meet everyone and answer questions on the release! I promised to share the deck and have uploaded it to my blog. The code can be found on Code Gallery.


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 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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