Welcome to the forty-sixth Community Convergence. There are three upcoming events for members of the C# team. The most important, PDC, will be held in Los Angeles over the week of October 26. The weekend before the conference, there will be a Code Camp in Los Angeles. One week after the PDC, there will be a Tech Ed in Spain.

Code Camp in Los Angeles

Members of the team will be at the Code Camp in Los Angeles

  • Talk: Essence of LINQ
    • Speaker: Charlie Calvert
    • Room: GFS 116
    • Time 9 AM
  • Talk: C# 3.0 features and how to (ab)use them
    • Speaker: Sam Ng
    • GFS 116
    • Time: 10:15 AM
  • How LINQ Words
    • Speaker: Alex Tuner
    • Room: SLH 102
    • Time: 12:30 PM

PDC

The following list includes talks by members of the C#, VB, F#, IronPython and IronRuby teams that will be given at PDC.

  • TL16: The Future of C#
    • Anders Hejlsberg
    • Mon 10/27 | 1:45 PM-3:00 PM | Petree Hall CD
    • Repeated: Wed 10/29 | 3:00 PM-4:15 PM | 502A
  • TL10: Deep Dive: Dynamic Languages in .NET
    • Speaker: Jim Hugunin
    • Mon 10/27 | 3:30PM | 502A
  • TL11: An Introduction to Microsoft F#
    • Speaker: Luca Bolognese
    • Thu 10/30 | 1:45 PM-3:00 PM | 502A
  • TL12: Future Directions for Microsoft Visual Basic
    • Speaker: Paul Vick
    • Tue 10/28 | 5:15 PM-6:30 PM | 406A
  • TL46: Microsoft Visual C# IDE: Tips and Tricks
    • Dustin Campbell
    • Mon 10/27 | 12:45-13:30 | 403AB
  • TL54: Natural Interop with Silverlight, Office and Python
    • Alex Turner
    • Tue 10/28 | 12:45 PM-1:30 PM | 404A
  • TL57: A Panel on the Future of Programming Languages
    • G. Bracha, D.Crockford, A. Hejlsberg, E. Meijer, W.Schulte, J. Siek
    • Wed 10/29 | 10:30 AM-11:45 AM | 403AB
  • TL44 IronRuby: The Right Language for the Right Job
    • Speaker: John Lam
    • Mon 10/27, 5:15PM, 515B

Tech Ed Europe (EMEA)

Here are some talks by the C# and VB teams that will be given at Tech Ed EMEA.

  • How LINQ Works in C#
    • Speaker: Alex Turner
  • New Features in C# 3.0
    • Speaker: Mads Torgersen
  • Visual C# IDE Tips and Tricks
    • Speaker: Karen Liu
  • The Future of C#
    • Speaker: Mads Torgersen
  • The Joy of Writing Code in Visual Studio 2010
    • Speaker: Karen Liu
  • Talk: Future Directions for Visual Basic
    • Speaker: Jonathan Aneja
  • Talk: Strategies for Upgrading Visual Basic 6.0 to .NET
    • Speaker: Paul Yuknewicz, Jonathan Aneja
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Tips and Tricks
    • Speaker: Lisa Feigenbaum
  • How LINQ Works in VB
    • Speaker: Jonathan Aneja
  • Conquering XML with Visual Basic 9.0
    • Speaker: Lisa Feigenbaum
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