This week on the VB Dev Center we’re featuring another community submitted article by Maurice de Beijer (VB MVP) on Using Windows Communication Foundation with Windows Workflow Foundation. Maurice has a great wiki as well that you should check out if you’re doing Windows Workflow development.
Peter Kellner (ASP.NET MVP) and crew are at it again this year organizing the 3rd annual Silicon Valley Code Camp. Once again, Foothill College has stepped up and is providing free use of their facility on Saturday and Sunday November 8th and 9th this year.
Chris Williams (VB MVP) is running around the net asking people nine questions. I’m one of the people he interviewed and he’s got a good gang of other people up on his blog as well so check them out. I was bummed to hear that Rocky doesn’t have any tattoos,
This week TechEd Online posted the TechEd panel I was on with Erick Thompson and Shyam Pather of the SQL Data team. I thought it was a pretty funny panel description they came up with, ala Dr. Strangelove:
VB XML Literals for C# developers or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Dim You dream in curly braces and end your sentences with semicolons.
Before I post about DevTeach Day 3 I thought I’d report back how the LINQ session I did yesterday evening. I mentioned yesterday that I volunteered to fill in for Roy Osherove because he ended up in the hospital. Good news is that he emailed this morning and he was released with some medicine,
Wednesday: I woke up this morning (yes it was still morning, I made it to bed before 3am, I think), feeling chipper and excited that I’d be able to spend the day attending sessions. I wasn’t scheduled for any talks today,
Monday: I wake up at 3:15am CA time and get to SFO to make a 6am flight to Toronto. (Note: Air Canada flights do NOT leave from the international terminal, they leave from domestic terminal 3, go figure.) But the flight was pretty nice,
The Learn tab of the Visual Basic Developer Center is being updated with a bunch of new content and VS 2008 topics. If you look at the center of the page you’ll see the list of topics and when you click one, you should now see some fresh stuff.
The MVP summit was last week — my first summit where I wasn’t an MVP but instead an employee — and what an enjoyable experience it was! It was awesome seeing MVPs from all over the world. Microsoft really throws a great summit,
Come on over to the warm side of the Bay as we kick off hard-core Visual Studio 2008 development with our local Launch event in Pleasanton. We’ve got pizza!!! 🙂 Check out our site for more information like registration info and directions.