Video: The Joy of Writing Code in Visual Studio 2010 (Karen Liu)

We’ve had a couple recent posts about the Code Focused development experience coming up in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE: Code Focus Announcements in the TechEd EMEA Keynote Code Focus Videos on Channel 9 Now for the ultimate coverage (a complete TechEd presentation on the subject), check out the following video by Karen Liu! http://www.microsoft.com/emea/teched2008/developer/tv/default.aspx?vid=80… Read more

VS 2010 Announcements at TechEd EMEA (Lisa Feigenbaum)

TechEd EMEA kicked off on November 10th with an announcement-packed keynote by Visual Studio General Manager, Jason Zander! The 82min video has been made available for public viewing here. Below are some minute markers as well, in case you don’t have time to watch the whole thing. Here’s some other coverage you may want to… Read more

Panel: Developers moving to VB.Net for projects using XML (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Visual Basic 9.0 introduces a feature called XML Literals, which makes programming against XML a lot more natural, and dramatically decreases the number of lines of code you need to write. In fact, it makes working with XML in Visual Basic *so* much easier that many C# developers are moving to VB.Net for their XML work! To… Read more

TechEd Barcelona: Session Materials (Lisa Feigenbaum)

I’m here at TechEd Barcelona, and the week has gotten off to a great start. Jason Zander did the keynote this afternoon, and announced lots of great tooling support that will be included in Visual Studio 2010! Exciting stuff. I have 4 sessions here, starting tomorrow. I’ve attached the materials at the end of this post, in case… Read more

Where is the VB Team going to be over the next few months? (Lisa Feigenbaum)

We have quite a few trips coming up over the next couple months, and we want to connect with you while we’re on the road. Here is our plan. Let us know where we can find you.   October 6-7, 2008 Software Development Conference 2008: http://www.sdc.nl/ Beth Massi   October 8-10, 2008 TechEd Hong Kong:… Read more

Malay Mail coverage of TechEd SouthEast Asia (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Here’s a brief addition to my Visual Basic Around the World post… This one’s for the folks in SouthEast Asia. The TechEd MVP and Speaker dinner made it into the local Malaysian paper. You can see a copy of the article below. The theme was “Bling-tastic!”. I’m at the bottom left with other international speakers: David… Read more

Visual Basic and CSharp IDEs Uncensored (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Interested in hearing about what the Visual Basic and CSharp program managers *really* think about the two IDEs? Come join Karen Liu and me as we chat about the goals, similarities and differences of the VB & C# IDEs. We also discuss our favorite features and where we think IDEs are going in the future…. Read more

Visual Basic at TechEd SouthEast Asia (Lisa Feigenbaum)

This is a follow-up to my presentations at TechEd SouthEast Asia. Please find all the descriptions and materials for the presentations on the following resource page: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/techedsea Here are some direct links to the materials: TLA 314 – Visual Basic 2008 Tips and Tricks TLA 323 – Best Practices for the VB9.0 and CSharp 3.0… Read more

Visual Basic at TechEd South Africa 2008 (Lisa Feigenbaum)

Thanks to those of you who attended my sessions at TechEd South Africa 2008. As promised here are the presentation materials I used, so you try out the examples yourself! I’ve created a Code Gallery resource page to host the material, with all the session abstracts, powerpoints, and solutions. That resource page is available here: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/tesalf/ More… Read more