Archive for July, 2005

Jul 27 2005

theroadtoindigo

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The Indigo Road show information is now posted and official! go check out www.indigoroadshow.com for more information. The Orange County show is being to be epic we have a huge place (916 seats) with food and all!

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Jul 26 2005

.NET Rocks Road Trip!

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Yes it looks like .NET Rocks will be coming out to SoCal as part of there, what I am sure will be known as an epic, road trip. I you don’t know about .NET rocks I urge you to go get some of the shows from the site and give a listen. So on November […]

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Jul 26 2005

Portland Code Camp v 1.0

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I spent a great weekend in Portland for the first the Portland Code Camp, we think it was the first one west of the Mississippi! Wow what a great event it was held at Reed College. There was a ton of great presentations I learned about some about some great topics that I never would have […]

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Jul 20 2005

New favorate information source

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OK the web is killing me! There is so much good information out there! No not much good stuff on the normal places (yahoo, msn etc) but one that I have been lurking on quite abut is http://www.makezine.com/. Phillip Torrone now has his blog there and all I can say is wow! Phillip is the Martha Stuart […]

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Jul 20 2005

Gartner’s Cheesy Quadrant

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With my new job I have discovered how much people in large organizations rely on other people to do there thinking for them. One prime example is Gartner (the research firm) as they describe themselves on there web site “We are the world’s leading provider of research and analysis about the global information technology industry.” […]

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Jul 13 2005

Looking to learn?

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I found a couple of cool resources today, they are nothing new but quite interesting. The first one is the Microsoft Skills Assessment here you can look to see how well you know all types of developer topics. The second is Microsoft Learning Resources you will find all types of free training content here, the content is […]

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Jul 13 2005

PocketPC GAL Lookup

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If you have felt disconnected when using there mobile device then you need this application! http://www.microsoft.com/windowsmobile/downloads/global/default.mspx I have been using a MS internal tool like this time for some time on my smartphone and wow it makes me effective when I am not online.

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Jul 01 2005

Lunch anyone?

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Recently Microsoft launched a site that helps people find interesting information about all types of development issues. it’s called Lunch with Microsoft check it out and let me know what you think.

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Jul 01 2005

Free is good!

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Microsoft is now made two books available for free: Introducing Visual Basic 2005 for Developers Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET I have not read either book (I will over the weekend) but they look like a great way to help move to VB.NET.

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Jul 01 2005

The end of JavaOne 2005

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WOW what an experience! I had a great time at JavaOne, I spent most of my time talking to developers about Java and .NET interoperability. The overall reception to Microsoft being at the show was incredibly positive. There are a lot of people who are having to make Java and .NET work together and they were […]

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