Are developers getting smaller?

We all know the sedentary lifestyle of your classic IT person can lead to … shall we say … bloat. I regularly joke that the only thing bigger than your typical (Unix) system administrator...

What’s your VSTS worst practice?

For those of you who joined me at VSLive! this week in San Francisco, I had fun sharing many worst (or un-preferred) practices I’ve run into over the years. My talk broke them down into several...

Accentient to sponsor Boise Code Camp 3.0

It’s not much, but we heard that call that there “wouldn’t be free coffee” at the Boise Code Camp 3.0 this coming March 8, so we’re kicking in, so that we can enjoy free...

Live from the VS/SQL/Windows 2008 launch

In this, my first post of (hopefully) several today, I’m sitting in the keynote session (next to Douglas McDowell), listening to Tom Brokaw warm up the audience. What a nice surprise. It defini...

Team System just made the keynote demo

10:35 AM (Los Angeles) A fictitious developer, from the fictitious company “Fourth Coffee” is demonstrating the new, agile development features in Visual Studio 2008. She’s showing ...

PDC 2008 Announced

Microsoft announced today that PDC 2008 is on!   October 27–30, 2008Pre-conferences October 26, 2008Los Angeles, California   PDC is the definitive Microsoft event for software developers a...

PDC 2008 Announced!

Microsoft announced today that PDC 2008 is on!   October 27–30, 2008Pre-conferences October 26, 2008Los Angeles, California   PDC is the definitive Microsoft event for software developers a...