Central Penn Code Camp Saturday December 12th

Just a reminder, the Central Penn Code Camp is this Saturday, December 12th, in Harrisburg, Pa.  The code camp will take place from 8am-5pm at the Harrisburg Area Community College. Click here to see the location on Live Local. Judy Calla has worked with the developer community to put together a great line up of speakers…


DB Pro Launch “Tour” Kicks Off

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about the launch events for the new Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals. Today officially kicks off the first one here in the northeast US. I’m out in Pittsburgh, Pa today listening in to Ken McArdle and Dimitriy Nikonov talk about the product and show it off….


NJ Microsoft Developers Group Birthday Party

Speaking of user group birthday’s… It was brought to my attention by Paul Mooney that next week, on December 7th, the NJ Microsoft Developers group will celebrate its 6th birthday. That makes the NJ MS Dev group the longest running .NET user group in the NJ/NY/PA metro area (at least that I’m aware of J)!…


Philly.NET All-Stars

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Philly.NET “All-Stars” show in Malvern, Pa last week to celebrate the 5th birthday of the group. What a fun night! Bill Wolff arranged for a panel of 8 most excellent speakers from the community to make for an interesting night. Each speaker got a 15-20 minute slot…


Has Hell Frozen over? Have Pigs Been Flying?

For the past couple of weeks that I’ve been a delinquent blogger, it sure seems that way!  I’ve seen things that I never thought I’d see, as well as things that I haven’t seen in a long time.  First off, in the category of things I haven’t seen in a long time, MSFT ticked above the $30…


NJ Code Camp III Registration Now Open!

Registration for the upcoming NJ Code Camp III is now open!  NJ Code Camp III is just about a week away on Saturday November 18, 2006.  Scott Watermasyk has been compiling a great list of speakers and sessions via his blog.  Scott should be posting the session topics early next week.  From what I have seen on…


Visual Studio 2005 for Database Professionals Launch Events

The Database Professional edition of Visual Studio was announced back in June.  It adds a set of key tools for database developers to the IDE that make developing stored procedures and other database elements much easier. Now, the official release of VS 2005 DB Pro is coming soon (yeah, the full title is a marketing mouthful!) and with this new product…