Tag: C#

  • Beantown .NET Meeting on 3/5/2009: Bill Wilder — "Microsoft's Composite Application Library for WPF and Silverlight"

    Reminder: Beantown .NET is meeting this week — Thursday, March 5th. For this month’s meeting, we’ve got Bill Wilder talking about “Microsoft’s Composite Application Library for WPF and Silverlight”. As always, our meeting is open to everyone so bring your friends and co-workers.  If you’re planning to come, please RSVP by 3pm on 3/5.  Click…

  • Beantown .NET Meeting on 2/5/2009: Michael O'Hearn "State Management in ASP.NET"

    Reminder: Beantown .NET is meeting on Thursday, February 5th. For this month’s meeting, we’ve got Michael O’Hearn doing “State Management in ASP.NET”. As always, our meeting is open to everyone so bring your friends and co-workers.  If you’re planning to come, please RSVP by 3pm on 2/5.  Click here to RSVP Our location (75 State…

  • A nice start to 2009.

    Yesterday morning was January 1st, 2009.  As I was rolling out of bed to make coffee, I stuffed my headphones in my ears and turned on the radio on my (completely functional) Zune.  I caught the tail end of a new story on NPR and then they started a new segment about helping the elderly…

  • Slides from VSLive Dallas 2008: WiX, LINQ to SQL Architecture, Web Testing, Windows Azure

    I spoke at VSLive Dallas 2008 last week.  Here are my slides. Win and Web Installers with WiX code, slides, more  Windows Azure Tour code, slides Architect Applications End-to-End with LINQ to SQL code, slides Visual Studio Team System Web Testing slides, code/discussion -Ben — Want to run one of these talks at your company…

  • Beantown .NET Meeting Thursday, 12/4/2008: Jesse Liberty on Silverlight

    Reminder: Beantown .NET is meeting this week on Thursday, December 4th. For this month’s meeting, we’ve got Jesse Liberty doing “Skinning Silverlight Controls”. As always, our meeting is open to everyone so bring your friends and co-workers.  If you’re planning to come, please RSVP via by 3pm on 12/4.  Click here to RSVP. Our location…

  • I'm now a Microsoft MVP for Visual Studio Team System

    I’ve been awarded the Microsoft MVP for C# for 3 years in a row.  I still write mountains of code using C# and ASP.NET but after a few years of doing tons of consulting, training, blogging, and talks on Visual Studio Team System and Team Foundation Server, I’ve finally made the switch.  I just got…

  • Windows Azure @ MSDN Developer Conference, 1/22/2009

    For those of you who didn’t manage to get out to Microsoft PDC 2008 in Los Angeles in October and missed all the Windows Azure content, don’t despair — the MSDN Developer Conference is coming to a city near you.  A nice feature of MSDN DevCon is that you get a lot of the same…

  • Windows Azure Services Sample Code

    In case you haven’t heard, Microsoft announced the Windows Azure Services platform yesterday at PDC.  Azure allows you to write highly scalable applications that run “in the cloud”.  You write the code using standard C# (or VB.NET) and ASP.NET and then Microsoft hosts the running application and the data storage repository for you.  By itself…

  • Slides from VSLive Las Vegas 2008: WiX, TFS Reporting, TFS Customization

    I spoke last week at VSLive Las Vegas and I promised my audiences that I’d post my slides and code. (Better late than never, right?) Anyway, here it is. Serious Team Foundation Server Customization code, slides Win and Web Installers with WiX code, slides De-Mystifying Team Foundation Server Reporting code, slides The TFS Reporting demos…

  • Online RegEx Debugger

    Maybe I’m just not that good at “the google” but I needed to debug some regular expressions in C#.  I wanted a simple form that I could type in a regular expression and check it against a bunch of values.  Couldn’t find it.  Like I said — maybe I just wasn’t searching for the right…