Cool Site of the Day

Very cool site I just checked out at They have over 100+ videos under 10 minutes duration dedicated to .net developers around the world.  All of the training videos are visualized version of data tutorials by Scott Mitchell on web site. From what I understand all registered user of the website receive a…


Mobile Web Development with ASP.NET 2.0

Download the PDF Mobile Web Development with ASP.NET 2.0 Overview Over the years Web application development has evolved from static HTML to more dynamic ASP.NET pages. However, this model has focused almost exclusively on delivering content to the Internet connected PC running a desktop browser. The term Mobile Web is used to describe Web applications…


A simple example of using the System.IO.DirectoryInfo Class

The System.IO.DirectoryInfo class exposes methods for creating, moving, and enumerating through directories and subdirectories. For example the following simple console app allows you to loop through a specified directory and pull out the files and directories contained in it. Imports Module Module1     Sub Main()         Dim di As New DirectoryInfo(“c:\”)         Dim lFiles…


Health Life Sciences Keynote

Thanks to everyone that attended last week’s Health Life Sciences Developer Conference. For those that couldn’t attend you can find my presentation on the Microsoft Platform Roadmap here. Thanks to Paul Mooney you can find the recording here.


Check out the Web Developer Learning Series

Choose from more than 60 learning modules—organized by track—including Virtual Labs and both live and on-demand webcasts for PHP, JSP, and ColdFusion developers. Complete just two Virtual Labs and/or webcasts—including our webcasts featuring design tools—and receive a free Microsoft Web Development Kit. Each track is designed to let you leverage the Web development skills you’ve…


BPEL for Windows Workflow Foundation March Community Technology Preview is released

Paul talks about the March 2007 CTP for our BPEL activities for Windows Workflow Foundation was released today. BPEL for Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) is an add on for Windows Workflow Foundation in the .NET Framework 3.0. BPEL is the Business Process Execution Language and this download is an unsupported Community Technology Preview (CTP) for…


Microsoft Pre-release Software Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" – March 2007 Community Technology Preview (CTP)

In case you hadn’t heard. We have just released the March CTP for “Orcas” and the .NET Framework 3.5. Check out the VPC with the installed bits from here. As with all CTP’s it is important to provide any feedback. The .NET Framework 3.5 brings no breaking changes. New technology is being added including LINQ,…