• Chris Koenig

    Pablo’s Day of TDD

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    The nice folks down in San Antonio and Austin have asked me to make sure and mention their upcoming mega-fantastic event – Pablo’s Day of TDD, a.k.a. PDoTDD.  PDoTDD is a day-and-a-half event of workshops, discussion, practice, and training around...
  • Chris Koenig

    Silverlight 2 RC0 Available Today!

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    The Silverlight team announced today that Silverlight 2 RC0 was released today for public consumption.  Please note that applications built using this release will work off of the Silverlight 2 RC0 Developer Runtime only. Please keep that in mind...
  • Chris Koenig

    MSDN Unleashed in Austin, TX

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    I had a great time today participating in the MSDN Unleashed event today in Austin, TX.  We had about 85 folks join us for a pair of great discussions around WPF and Visual Studio 2008 SP1.  I’ve attached the slide decks (via my SlideShare account...
  • Chris Koenig

    VSLive! Dallas 2008

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    The session listing for VSLive! Dallas is posted now and several of our local User Group leaders, MVPs and Community Personalities are speaking! Best and Worst Practices - SharePoint as an Application Development Architecture - David Walker Behavior Driven...
  • Chris Koenig

    XNA Creators Club Online - xna game studio 3.0 beta

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    All you XNA fans – get over to the XNA Creators Club Online – the new XNA Game Studio 3.0 beta has just been released!  This version includes a lot of updates from the CTP released earlier this year – some of the new features include: C# 3.0 coding...
  • Chris Koenig

    Zune 3.0 Software Released Today

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    I ditched my iPoo a long time ago because I got fed up with using the crummy iTunes software that crashed my system 60% of the time I plugged the dang thing in, and bought a 30 GB Zune (this was way before I joined Microsoft).  I was instantly taken...
  • Chris Koenig

    Houston XamlFest

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    Are you excited about the WPF but concerned about the learning curve? Have you seen Silverlight but don’t know where to get started? Or are you curious about how tools like Expression Blend help designers and developers deliver great user experiences...
  • Chris Koenig

    The night was humid…

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    … so we spent it at a local .NET User Group meeting!  If you’re looking for one, you can always check http://www.codezone.com , http://www.southcentraldevelopers.com or this blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/chkoenig .  Here is the list of upcoming...
  • Chris Koenig

    Adding Style to WPF and Silverlight Apps at DDNUG

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    I had a great time speaking at the Dallas .NET User Group meeting last night on WPF and Silverlight Styles, Templates and Data Binding.  I’ve posted the slides up on Slideshare and the demos (with the pptx) out on FolderShare .  Here are the...
  • Chris Koenig

    Houston TechFest Postponed

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    ALERT – ALERT For those who haven’t yet heard, the upcoming Houston TechFest has been POSTPONED due to imminent threat of Hurricane Ike.  Michael and the HDNUG leadership are busy scouting new dates in January or February of ‘09.  As soon as...
  • Chris Koenig

    MSDN Unleashed and ArcReady

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    Not sure if everyone is subscribed to the MSDN Flash or not, but if you’re not – it is a GREAT resource for finding out what’s happening in your area.  I like the fact that it’s customized to show events and happenings in your geography (my copy...
  • Chris Koenig

    OKC Developer Group Presentation – Next Gen Web Apps

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    I had a great time last night at the OKC Developer Group meetings.  I love presenting there because you actually get to do 2 presentations – one at lunch (there was about 85 people in attendance) and one at dinner (about 15 people).  That’s...
  • Chris Koenig

    ADO.NET Data Services + Silverlight 2 B2 = Happiness

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    This one almost snuck by me, but on my Microsoft Downloads email today I saw that the ADO.NET Data Services bits had been updated to work work with Silverlight.  I had a demo a week or so ago that I tried to do where I was wiring up an ADO.NET Data...
  • Chris Koenig

    MVP David Walker featured on Quest Software's Pain-of-the-Week

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    Kudos and congratulations to our very own MVP David Walker for his starring role on this week’s Quest Software’s Pain-of-the-Week.  The topic was Quest Software's Pain-of-the-Week: The Converging Paths of SQL Server and SharePoint - Don't Wait Until...
  • Chris Koenig

    MVP Raymond Lewallen at NDDNUG

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    Microsoft MVP Raymond Lewallen is coming to the North Dallas .NET User Group on Wednesday, September 10th at 6:00 PM to present an in-depth look at Behavior Driven Development (BDD). BDD is driven by business value!   The practices of BDD include...
  • Chris Koenig

    Houston TechFest Next Weekend

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    Hey everyone – make sure you’re registered for Houston TechFest next weekend, Sept 13th.  The registrations are filling up fast, so make sure that you get your name in there.  Michael and company have arranged for an AWESOME set of speakers...
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