MSDN is down

I just went over to MSDN to look for my product keys from my subscription which I received at last years Microsoft Technology Summit. However, looks like someone really messed up a deployment of that application and I got one of those nasty ASP.Net errors, which anyone who has ever developed in .Net knows very […]

MTS2005 – Flash back

I totally spaced putting this picture up. Steve Loethen from MS sent this to me from last years MTS. That’s me and Brett up front (I’m the idiot in the picture as always haha) and a few other developers. You can also spy a few other notorious Java folks in the background. First person to […]

MTS06 – LINQ and C#

LINQ is a query language built into C#. For C# 3.0 Microsoft has added a large number of keywords into the language that allow a developer to query into objects in a SQL fashion. This can also be used to select from a database when the Object being queried is a DB mapping object. Like […]

MTS06 – Don Box

If you don’t know Don Box or have ever been in a room with him I can only think of a few ways to describe: – Don Box is the eloquent mad genius of Microsoft – Don Box has a permenantly attached 150 gallon kool-aid container attached to his back, which is dispense via two […]

MTS06 – How fast is google

I’m a geek but I’m wondering how quickly google will pick up the tags for MTS2006 in its searches. I’m not sure how well google will index into my blog, but we’ll see. If you see this post on google, add a comment and we’ll see how fast google is. Addition April 14th, 2006: Well, […]

MTS06 – Jim's slip?

I’m blogging today from the MTS2006 (Microsoft Technology Summit 2006). This year we have internet in the room, so hopefully I’ll be able to send out updates quickly rather than spatting out information in the evenings after a couple of drinks. Anyways, Jim Hugunin is back this year talking about IronPython 1.0, which is close […]