Windows 7 RTM

Yes, I installed it the first day it was available. Easiest OS install of my life! Now that I have the RTM version and I don’t have to worry about blowing this away from another version, I am starting to work on some of the new features. For example, I want to set up a…

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Triathlon training

So, I’ve been training for the Lake Geneva triathlon on 9/13 in Lake Geneva, WI. I’m a decent rider, and my swimming is poor but improving, but what is really killing me is the running. I think that since my Achilles tendon rupture and surgery last year, that my right leg is weaker than my…

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Back home (for now)

OK, so I just finished an 8 week engagement in Hartford, CT, working with an insurance company on standardizing and centralizing centralizing their build/deploy practices. Spent a lot of time with angle brackets, but it was a good gig. Hoping to work with them more on incorporating more ALM practices soon. So, in between engagements…

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Azure SDK/Visual Studio Tools update

Anyone start playing with Windows Azure yet? There’s a new release of the SDK and tools available at: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=59e8fc0c-c399-4ab7-8a93-882d8e74b67a&displaylang=en Installing was easy – uninstalled previous Azure SDK and Azure Tools For Visual Studio, then all you have to do is run the executable downloaded from the above address. Have fun! Let me know what you’re…

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Facebook content rights

I just saw on TV that the new legal agreement on Facebook states that they own all the content you post on there. Everything. Forever. Even if you leave Facebook. So, don’t be original – they can take it and do whatever they want with it. Glad I never signed up for Facebook, now I…

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TechReady 8

Technorati Tags: Azure,WCF,REST,ASP.NET MVC So, I’ve been holed up in my cube for 70+ hours/week onsite at a client since like, October? Haven’t had much time for my family, let alone any research or blogging. Safe to say, I was extraordinarily happy to get to go to my first TechReady conference in Seattle. I was…

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Windows Live Writer

Just hooked up Windows Live writer to this blog. This is WAY cool… Now, since it will be easier to author a blog entry, perhaps I will write more stuff here!

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