Visual Studio 2010 Tips and Tricks Begins!

  I’m happy to announce that the New Year marks the beginning of my endeavor to carry on Sara Ford’s great work with Visual Studio Tips and Tricks for the Visual Studio product  (  After many discussions between us on how best to move the effort forward we decided that continuing the love with 2010…


Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Update

For those that haven’t heard yet.  VS2010 will be delayed so we can improve the product more BUT we are getting an RC in Feb.  Here is Scott Gu’s post on the subject:


Developing with Windows 7 with Visual Studio 2010 — An Overview with Yochay Kiriaty / Dec 15 @ 11am PST

Yochay Kiriaty is Microsoft’s premier Technical Evangelist on Windows 7!  Come join the fun as he provides insight into how to leverage this exciting new platform with our latest tools.  Learn about JumpLists, Thumbnails, and much more! Attend via LiveMeeting here: If you don’t have LiveMeeting yet, you can get it here:


TechNet & MSDN Events Present: Highlights from “the New Efficiency” Launch

TechNet & MSDN Events Present: Highlights from “the New Efficiency” Launch Join us as we explore how Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008 R2 and Exchange Server® 2010 deliver on the new efficiency where cost savings, productivity and innovations come together. At this free event we’ll cover the “best of” content and deliver highlights from “the…


Awesome Session Last Night with Thom Chichester and the D2SIG

    Thom from EPS Software put on a terrific session on Graphic Design for Developers last night at the Designers and Developers SIG.  It was amazing!  He managed to work in Triadic color choices with examples that included references to General Patton (my personal favorite General), Gestalt Theory, and much more.  One of the…


How to Exact Online Revenge, As Taught by the Wall Street Journal

  Great little blurb about more proof for John Gabriel’s “Greater Internet Fuckwad” Theory.   From the article: === The internet is turning us all into nasty, vengeful monsters, according to a Wall Street Journal columnist’s trend piece. And you can become one of those monsters, by using the eye-opening tactics outlined in the…


WebsiteSpark: Get Your Web On!!!

  From:    Microsoft® WebsiteSpark™ is designed to ignite the success of professional Web developers and designers. The program enables you to get software, support and business opportunities from Microsoft at no upfront costs for 3 years or exit from the program. Program Benefits WebSiteSpark provides access to a technology offering for development and…


Eclipse Gets Interoperability and Next-Generation Experience on the Microsoft Platform

      From   === Part of an ongoing initiative to make its products more open, Microsoft Corp. today announced at the Eclipse Summit Europe new solutions that help developers using the Eclipse platform take advantage of the new features in Windows 7 and Window Server 2008 R2, and reinforce Java and PHP…