Linked.NET Virtual Meeting with ScottGu

This Friday (tomorrow!) at 10am PST (so that’s 6pm if you’re in the UK), LIDNUG (Linked.NET User Group) are holding their next virtual meeting with Scott Guthrie. In fact this is their 7th “Talking Shop” meeting with Scott and it’s understandably very popular. The event is held via Live Meeting so no need to travel…

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PDC 10 Sessions – The Pick of the Bunch

I’ve created a list of my favourite PDC10 videos for next week’s MSDN Flash and thought I’d share it here first so you get early access. The Future of C# and Visual Basic The Future of F# Lambdas, Lambdas Everywhere LINQ, Take Two – Realizing the LINQ to Everything Dream Inside Internet Explorer 9 Performance…

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Extending ASP.NET MVC’s Validation

This week’s MSDN Flash feature article is all about enhancing the validation support in ASP.NET MVC using the specific example of cross-field validation. My thanks to David Bending for writing the article which is a little more “code-heavy” than a typical MSDN Flash article. What do you think? Would you prefer to see more of…

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IIS Express Announced

[This post was published on my Posterous site a couple of days ago and should have automagically appeared here. It didn’t, so I include it now for completeness] ScottGu has blogged about a new version of IIS, IIS Express that’s intended to deliver a mix of the ease of use of the ASP.NET Development Server…

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jQuery Primer

I’ve eventually managed to get my jQuery Primer deployed – apologies for the delay. It’s a good place to browse if you’re starting out learning jQuery and you want an interactive overview. You can find it at http://mike.members.winisp.net/jquery/ I’ll expand on the last page (specifics about ASP.NET) in a separate post. Just use the Next…

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TechDays Presentations on ASP.NET and jQuery

It’s taken me a while to get around to this – apologies for that – but below are my PowerPoint decks from UK TechDays. I’ll also publish the app I used to demo jQuery (most of my jQuery session was based on the app so the PowerPoint below is quite short). I should get that…

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MIX10 Day 2 Keynote – ie the Web

1105 What’s really changing is not the technology, it’s who’s doing what, where, with whom. Mobile is critical and the tools exist to build solidly engineered apps, but can we get the design right? 1059 We’ve gone from musicians to artists and Project Gustav – a very natural way for artists to “paint” on a…

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UK Tech Days – Registration Open!

A full week of activities for both Developers and ITPros from 12-16th April. From the dev perspective, days are themed as: VS2010 Launch VS2010 and .NET 4 The Essential MIX Windows 7 Applications Windows Phone All the Microsoft events take place in London at either the Vue Cinema Fulham Broadway or the Vue Cinema Shepherds…

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Last chance for your MIX10 discount

I’m very much looking forward to MIX10 (yes, I’m going this year) and I see a host of Windows Phone sessions have just been announced. “Announced” is perhaps too strong a word (there’s no detail on any of the sessions) but at least we know there’s going to be plenty of opportunity to hear about…

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Catching up on some reading

My blog reader’s bursting at the seams so I thought I’d try and play catch-up this morning – not quite down to a 0 inbox but not a bad effort. Here are a few things that grabbed me: ASP.NET Related WebForms aren’t dead – Dave Sussman has his say on Web Forms vs MVC ASP.NET…

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