Beth Massi

Principal Product Manager, .NET

Beth is a Product Manager on the .NET MAUI tooling team at Microsoft and responsible for making native device development in Visual Studio a delightful experience. Formerly the Marketing Director and Community Manager for .NET as well as serving on the Board of Directors for the .NET Foundation, she’s spent her career helping .NET developers be successful.

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Community Interview with Lisa Feigenbaum (Beth Massi)

Continuing the community interviews from our Italian Visual Basic MVP Alessandro Del Sole, this time we interview Lisa Feigenbaum, now a Visual Basic Community Program Manager! Cool!Remember that you can take a look at the Visual Basic Team page for pictures and bios and visit the home page of the Visual Basic Developer Center for a link to ...

Community Interview with Paul Vick (Beth Massi)

One of our Italian Visual Basic MVPs, Alessandro Del Sole, sent over some interview questions for the Visual Basic Team members to get our thoughts on the language and favorite features but mostly to share some of our personal interests to help you get to know us better. I also learned some fun facts about the team as well! Alessandro is also ...

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, 2008TechEd Hong Kong: http://www.microsoft.com/hk...

Channel9 Interview: Meet the VS "Development Experience" Team (Beth Massi)

Today I posted another Channel9 interview. This time I met with the team that brings us the "experience" of coding in Visual Studio, also sometimes referred to as the VS IDE Team. I ask them how their design process works, what the top requested features are for the code editors, how they work with the language teams as well as what their ...

Channel 9 Interview: New Editor Features in Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (Beth Massi)

Today I posted another Channel 9 interview on SP1. This time, Yang Xiao, a tester on the VB IDE team is back demonstrating new improvements to the "Go To Definition", "Find All References" and Rename capabilities in the editor when flipping between code and XAML in Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. New Editor Features in Visual Studio ...

Channel 9 Interview: XML Schema Explorer in Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (Beth Massi)

Today I posted an interview on Channel 9 with Yang Xiao, a tester on the VB IDE. In this interview Yang shows us the new XML Schema Explorer in Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. This new window is invoked when you right-click on an XML literal element or namespace and select "Show in XML Schema Explorer" in Visual Basic programs. It's a nice ...

Channel 9 Interview: SQL 2008 & Occasionally Connected Client Support in Visual Studio SP1 (Beth Massi)

I just posted a new Channel 9 interview with Milind Lele, a PM on the VS Pro Tools team. In this interview Milind shows us the improvements made to the tooling in Visual Studio SP1 for occasionally connected clients as well as the new data type support for SQL Server 2008. Using SQL 2008 built-in change tracking, you don't need to make ...

Channel 9 Interview: Jared Parsons on the P-Invoke Interop Assistant (Beth Massi)

Today I posted an interview screencast on Channel 9. In this interview, Jared Parsons, a Developer on the Visual Basic IDE, shows us the P/Invoke Interop Assistant available on CodePlex. The tool helps with converting unmanaged C code to managed P/Invoke signatures and vice versa. Say goodbye to digging through random ...

Channel 9 Interview: Look Who's Working on Visual Basic (Beth Massi)

Last month when I was in Redmond I was pulled into a photo with some of the people working on Visual Basic. Do you notice something quirky about these pictures (besides me)? Yes, they are all wearing grey shirts! There's apparently a running joke going on with how Jonathan Aneja (top row, 4th from the left in the first picture) only wears grey...

Community Article: Using Windows Communication Foundation with Windows Workflow Foundation – Part 1 (Beth Massi)

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. In this article he shows you how to use ...

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