Speaking at TechEd 2008: VS 2008 IDE Tips & Tricks

   My session entitled Visual Studio 2008 IDE Tips and Tricks has been accepted!  I’ve got a lot of ideas already but am looking forward to researching tips & tricks from the community, MVPs, MS devs, blogs, etc.  Here’s the abstract… Harness the power of the 2008 IDE using new tips and tricks top Microsoft…

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Hang’n at the VSIP Conference

The Visual Studio Industry Partners conference is going on right at the Redmond Marriott hotel in Redmond, WA (close to the MS main campus).  It’s a time when we get to interact with partners who are creating addins and packages for VS (like ReSharper & CodeRush).  We’re talking about new technologies, VS futures (my team),…

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TechEd 2007: DEV320 Follow Up

An Overview of Visual Studio Team Developer tools was given at TechEd 2007 as DEV320, Writing Maintainable and Robust Applications with Microsoft Visual Studio Team System.  Here are the resources from the session and you can watch it now online.  If you saw the session at TechEd and are now reading this post, Abhijit and…

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TechEd 2007: Almost Here!

TechEd is this week!!  It’s 3pm on Saturday and I’m putting the latest Orcas bits on my laptop to tweak the demos in my presentation.  Tomorrow I’ll fly out early in the morning to make to Party w/ Palermo in time.  Dawn is going to fly up later in the week and we’ll spend Fri…

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TechEd 2007: Party with Palermo

If you’re getting in to Orlando by Sunday 7pm is Party with Palermo, I’ll be there!  Boy this guy can party.  The event at the MVP Global Summit was packed with over 200 attendees. Free to attend, free food, free drinks, free swag! Glo Lounge, 8967 International Dr, Orlando FL, 407-351-0361 Some of my Team…

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TechEd 2007: See ya there!

I just got the word that I’ll be presenting this year at TechEd for the first time!  I’m totally stoked that I get to deliver on a killer topic, all about the additional intelligence you get on your code using the cool features in Visual Studio Team Developer. Hopefully I’ll make it in time to…

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Team System MVPs on Campus

The MVP Global Summit 2007 is going on right now and today is the first day of meetings between the MVPs and their respective product groups.  As I blog this, Dan Kershaw is talking about TFS. Willy-Peter Schaub has some posts on what’s going on at the MVP summit right now.  You can read up…

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Party w Palermo! March 11th 2007

My good ‘ol friend Jeffrey Palermo is hosting a bigger & better party this year… theParty w Palermo: MVP Global Summit 2007 Edition He’ll be giving away an XBox 360 and has sponsors such as Wrox, DeveloperExpress, JetBrains, and Telerik. Check out the details at:http://partywith.palermo.cc Add it to Your Calendar The attendance list is really…

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TechEd 2006 – Freeky Geeks by Carl Franklin

Carl Franklin, mastermind and producer of the ever-so-famous-popular-and-successful .NET Rocks! internet talk radio, has compiled a list of crazy faces from influencers at TechEd.  At the influencers party, Carl just handed me his camera and said “take a crazy picture of yourself”.  I took him literally.  Think I’m paying for it now.  Dang, I’ve got…

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TechEd 2006 – Attendee Party

Tonight was the big party for all attendees of TechEd!  It was held at the famous Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Socks (baseball team).  What struck me the most was how traditional and ‘old’ the place was.  It was cool to see the original metal seat frames with wood planks, the manual score…

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