How fast is the VelociRaptor drive?

So I splurged recently and picked up one of the new Western Digital 300GB SATA VelociRaptor drives. I also happened to be in Las Vegas, and there was a Fry’s nearby. I think that was the cause,...

Seattle Code Camp

I attended Seattle Code Camp 2008 in Redmond this weekend and it was a fantastic experience! I will definitely be back next year. This is certainly not the largest Code Camp out there, with only 125 ...

This Afternoon in Boise

Hope to see you at the MSDN event in Boise this afternoon. I am doing a session on Silverlight in the IMAX theatre and other topics include VSTO and SQL 2008. C’mon over at 1:00 for the afterno...

Boise MSDN Event

Boise area .NET folks have no shortage of community events these days and November is shaping up with some particularly good gems. These events are free to attend and you get to mingle with same jovi...

Code Cast 16 – Glenn Block on ALT.NET at Microsoft

Download the MP3 On this episode of the Elegant Code Cast, Glenn Block tells us about life inside Microsoft for the ALT.NET crowd. Glenn has been with Microsoft for several years and has worked in se...

A Primer on ALM in the Microsoft Stack

By now I you’ve likely heard the term ALM. For the uninitiated, here is the latest from Wikipedia. Application lifecycle management (ALM) regards the process of delivering software as a continu...

Seattle Code Camp 2008 is just around the corner

The Seattle developer community is holding Seattle Code Camp November 15-16, 2008 at the DigiPen campus in Redmond, Washington (close to Seattle). Please pass this notice on to folks you think are in...

Convince Me You Can’t Branch by Purpose

As I have stated before, I am amazed at how an organizations culture (read: dysfunctions or strengths) are reflected in their source control systems. This is a really a restatement of Don Norman̵...

Red Gate acquires .NET Reflector

I got an email this morning, as I’m sure many of you did, from Lutz Roeder … After more than eight years of working on .NET Reflector, I have decided it is time to move on and explore som...

Kathleen Dollard in Boise tonight

Wow, two great speakers in less than a month. Last month, we had Kalen Delaney speaking at Boise’s inaugural SQL Server User Group and tonight at the Idaho .NET User Group, Kathleen Dollard an ...