December 2006 Entries

Happy New Year!

Just wanted to wish my readers (both old and new) a happy new year!  I'm sorry I haven't had the chance to blog more but I've been quite busy at work.  I've been doing a lot of working with interop with VB6 and VB.NET.  I've also added some MVP and WCF to spice things up as we slowly scale and re-write our application.  My main task it to finish my Extending ASP.NET article series on Code Project. I'm planning to have a couple of C# “syntactic sugar” posts.  While working on our framework at work, I'm been using some of new features of C# 2.0 that help...

posted @ Sunday, December 31, 2006 9:58 PM | Feedback (4)

Agnus Dei

Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, miserere nobis.Agnus Dei, qui tollis peccata mundi, dona nobis pacem. Merry Christmas, everyone!

posted @ Sunday, December 24, 2006 3:03 PM | Feedback (0)

Like Father, Like Son

As you can see, Dominic has decided to take after his father: Next step: Learn C# & ASP.NET!

posted @ Sunday, December 17, 2006 9:40 PM | Feedback (2)

PDC '07

I'm psyched that there's a PDC this year!  Save the dates, Oct 2-5 2007. With a pre-conference from Sept. 30th - Oct 1st. Where? It's in LA, again!! <sarcasm>Does Microsoft have anything new to show?</sarcasm>

posted @ Friday, December 15, 2006 6:27 PM | Feedback (3)

Visual Studio 2005 SP1

That's right, it's out!  Microsoft has released SP1 for Visual Studio 2005, Team Foundation Server, Express Editions and  Vista Beta.  Here's some info from Microsoft: Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 continues Microsoft’s investment in market leading development tools. Service Pack 1 addresses issues that were found through a combination of customers and partner feedback, as well as internal testing.  The issues addressed range in severity from places where the syntax coloring was incorrect to customer reported crashes in various scenarios. In some areas, more than 50% of the bugs addressed were reported by customers through the MSDN Product...

posted @ Friday, December 15, 2006 6:12 PM | Feedback (4)

Nikhil's WPF/E Application

Once again, Nikhil has out done himself.  Check out his WPF/E Flickr Photo Viewer.  You will need to download WPF/E December CTP to view it... WOW!

posted @ Thursday, December 7, 2006 10:12 PM | Feedback (3)

Thanks, Richard!

Just wanted to thank Richard Hundhausen for taking the time to present to our user group!  The presentation was great!  There were a lot of questions and interactions from the members.  You can check his reflection on the experience here. Today, Nick and I met up with Richard for a bite to eat and some geekin' out.

posted @ Thursday, December 7, 2006 10:03 PM | Feedback (3)

IADNUG Meeting: SQL Server 2005 is for Developers

Come join us tomorrow at our monthly .NET User Group meeting!  We'll have Richard Hundhausen, Team Foundation MVP & RD, present on SQL Server 2005! Also, we'll be discussing on severals ways the UG can get involved in helping keep the memory of Eric Jacobs alive. Hope to see you there!

posted @ Tuesday, December 5, 2006 8:53 PM | Feedback (3)