Where is SoCalDevGal – Fall 2010?

This fall is shaping up to be a busy one.  I’ll bet some of you will be in the same places as me too.  Below is my tentative fall speaking schedule: August Mon, Aug 9 at Microsoft, Irvine w/Denny Cherry on SQL Server Scalability and Storage – day event Tues, Aug 10 at QuickStart, Irvine…

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Visual Studio 2010 – Window 7 Developer Topics

Here’s my deck from the May 2010 MSDN Visual Studio 2010 launch events.  I am presenting on Windows 7 / .NET Framework 4.0 / VS2010 tooling improvements.  There are a bunch of notes in these slides as well.   Enjoy! Windows 7 Visual Studio 2010 for Developers View more presentations from lynnlangit.

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Educators – Join me at the FREE Virtual Summit 2010

Great news for Microsoft Certified Trainers and Academic Educators: You are invited to the MCT & Educator Virtual Summit 2010. Register now for this event which will be free of charge and exclusive to MCTs and Educators. Join this  educator readiness marathon conference on April 7th – 9th, 2010. · Three days and nights of…

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SoCalDevGal answers your Windows 7 Developer Questions

Wow what a launch today in Orange, CA!  Thanks to the standing-room only audience this morning.  Because of the crowd size, you were so kind as to send your questions via text messages.  I didn’t have time to answer all of your many questions all at the event, so here are the rest of the…

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SoCalDevGal recommends the new Windows 7 Online Training

  Wow – this is GREAT! MSDN Channel 9 has a new online training center for you (developers) to learn the Windows 7 APIs.  The topics included are multi touch, taskbar, sensor / location, ribbon, shell libraries, background services, instrumentation & performance, installer detection, data redirection, high DPI, session 0 isolation, user privilege isolation and…

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SoCalDevGal presents Windows 7 Developer APIs

Next week Monday and Wednesday, I’ll be presenting at the MSDN launch events for developers for Windows 7.  Both events are registered full already – however, I am posting my decks here for you.  Also we may be recording one set of launch sessions, if we do so, I’ll post the link to the recording…

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SoCalDevGal looks at BitLocker for USB drives in Windows 7

I’ve wanted to play around with this feature (also called ‘BitLocker-To-Go’), but hadn’t had time until today.  I’ll recap what I’ve found.  First, and probably most important, is that BitLocker is only available as part of Windows 7 Ultimate (or Enterprise) editions.  That is, the ability to ENCRYPT is available only in these editions of…

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SoCalDevGal pushes her little NetBook – what can it do for developers?

Regular readers will note that I recently purchased an inexpensive NetBook and upgraded the OS from XP to Windows 7 Home (blog detail here). First I tested my NetBook out for plain old web browsing.  It worked just fine with one exception – some websites aren’t designed for the small screen size and resolution.  That…

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SoCalDevGal works with virtualization in Windows 7

I am working on setting up my first VPC in Windows 7 and I found a couple of things had changed from Vista and wanted to share here.  I realize that for application virtualization, ITPros would most often be using Windows 2008 Server, however, developers would more commonly use Windows 7.  That’s why I decided…

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SoCalDevGal shares her Windows 7 for Developers Presentations

Tomorrow I start the journey over to Africa, TechEd Africa in Durban, South Africa on August 2-5, to be exact.  While there, in addition to other presentations, I am scheduled to make three presentations about Windows 7 for Developers.  In the spirit of sharing, I will post my session abstracts and slide decks here now. …

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