What a week! If you didn’t hear, we released .NET Core 1.0 on Monday at Red Hat DevNation. .NET Core is a cross-platform, open source, and modular .NET platform for creating modern web apps, microservices and libraries that run on Windows,
Friday afternoon was OSSAT at the the Microsoft Reactor. I had the pleasure of hosting it with the main organizer, Justin Johnson (@elof) from Keen.io. I met Justin at last year’s Open Source Show And Tell when he reached out to the .NET team and I came to speak about .NET open source.
BUILD 2016 was two weeks ago in my favorite city, San Francisco. There was a TON of .NET content & announcements delivered. Here’s a recap of all the big .NET sessions, announcements, downloads and resources. And my apologies for not getting this out sooner,
Hey-ya folks in the Bay Area! Our team is speaking at a free community event on April 29th that I’m pretty excited about. We’ll have plenty of experts from the .NET, ASP.NET and Managed Languages teams there as well as the .NET Foundation and GitHub so please come to learn and mingle!
I’m excited and honored that I’ve been asked by Keen.io to come speak at their Open Source Show and Tell event in San Francisco on April 24th. In their words…
We love Open Source software and so do you. Come celebrate hacker culture with Keen IO,
Last week Chris Slemp from MSDN/TechNet interviewed me and 3 other top bookmarkers about how we use the Social Bookmarking Preview and how we’d like to see it evolve. In this post he also has some interesting stats and analysis on how poeple are using social bookmarking (scroll down for the interviews).
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.
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,