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November 2009 Entries

PDC 09 : Day 2
Keynote: HOLY SMOKES!! Now this is why I came to PDC! Announced today: Silverlight 4 Beta. Printing? Yep. Access to Local File System? Yep. Want to share your assemblies between SL and native .NET assemblies? No Problem. Want access to the clipboard? COM Interop? Web Cam & Micrphone? Done and Done. SketchFlow.. Wha!?!?! OMG thats a cool prototyping tool. Sharepoint 2010 is looking like a tour de force. The ease of development, integration and deployment. Debugging and sandbox support. Solutions ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 18, 2009 1:30 PM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ General Geekiness ]

PDC09: In Review
My thoughts and observations of this year’s Microsoft PDC conference in LA. Day 1: Just registered for the conference. They had many reps available to move attendees through the registration process. We arrived early, and had to stand in line for 15 minutes, while all the reps stared blankly back at us; “We don’t open until 7.” Wow.. Great Customer Service. Let me take this moment to comment on the Conference bag this year. ITS A CHEAP PIECE OF CRAP. Literally, it looks like a “reusable” grocery ......

Posted On Tuesday, November 17, 2009 9:23 AM | Comments (0) | Filed Under [ General Geekiness ]

I’m going to PDC 09 – RSVP Promo Code anyone?

Looks like I’m heading to LA.  I’m really excited to be attending the PDC this year.  I went to the PDC in 03 (where they announced WCF, WF, WPF) and it turned my brain to mush by the middle of day two.  ANyone else going?  Anyone like to share a RSVP promo code to save me some $$$?  I’ll buy you a drink or two!


Hope to see you all there!

Posted On Thursday, November 5, 2009 10:16 AM | Comments (1) | Filed Under [ General Geekiness ]

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