Aspiring Architect Series – 2008

About: This blog post is about the upcoming Aspiring Architect Series   Greetings,   Based on suggestions I received from my blog readers, I have organized the next part of the architect series and have lined up a great set of speakers. Please share the links with your peers, I hope that you will find it to…

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Videos – Canadian Strategic Architect Forum

About: This post is about CSAF 2008 Hello, The annual Canadian Strategic Architect forum was held in Vancouver this week, one of the participants has been blogging about the event and has compiled the links to the video recordings of the sessions delivered at CSAF. We had a number of Microsoft and industry speakers, my…

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Architect Jobs

About: This blog post is about architect job opportunities Greetings, I was recently contacted by my friends at PetValue and the BC government to help them find some good architects, I am posting the links here, please go through them and circulate them in your circle of friends as well http://www.bctc.com/careers/jobs.htm Job Description for Petvalu…

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Silverlight resources

About: This blog post provides a link to the Silverlight resources Greetings, I have received a number of inquiries about Silverlight in the past few months and was thinking about compiling a list of resources when I found out that one of my colleagues, Qixing Zheng has compiled a wonderful list of resources, you can find…

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Resources: Visual Studio 2008, Windows Server 2008, SQL 2008

About: This post contains the list of resources about Visual Studio 2008, Windows Server 2008 and SQL 2008 Greetings, I want to thank all of you who attended the Architect Track at launch and provided feedback; here are some of the resources we mentioned during our track. General 1.       Joel’s blog (in French) a.       http://blogs.msdn.com/joelq…

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Visual Studio 2008 and Windows Server 2008 – Free Training

About: This blog post is about the training on Visual Studio 2008 and Windows Server 2008 on Feb 11, in Mississuaga  Greetings, We will be conducting training on Visual Studio 2008 and Windows Server 2008 on Feb 11, 2008 in Microsoft’s Mississuaga campus for architects and aspiring architects. It is a great opportunity to get…

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10 things you should know about Silverlight

About: This blog post provides link for an interesting article on Silverlight Greetings, Hope all of you are doing well, sorry for the long gap in blog posts, I was blessed with my third daughter during summers and along with vacation, training and organizing architect forum, I am finally back at the usual pace of…

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Article : .NET 3.0 for architects

About: This post points to the article I have written for InfoQ Greetings, Hope all of your are doing well and hopefully had some time off during summer. I have recently published an article describing the various components of .NET 3.0 , you can find it at http://www.infoq.com/articles/akif-dotnet-architect  Best regards, Mohammad  

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Microsoft to start development in Canada

About: This post is about the new development center Microsoft is opening in Vancouver, Canada Hello,   I am very happy to report that Microsoft Canada and our corporate head office will be opening a software development centre in Greater Vancouver, BC. The Microsoft Canada Development Centre (MCDC) will open in the Fall of 2007 and…

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"Transitioning to an architect role", recording and resource links

About: This post contains the recording and resource links for the fourth and last part of the aspiring architect series Hello, The recording and resource links for the web cast are as follows: 1. Recording: http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032338981&Culture=en-CA 2. Architect Journal (Free Subscription) : http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/arcjournal/default.aspx 3. Book : Software Architecture in Practice by Len Bass, Paul Clements…

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