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Glenn Block - .NETFX Another ALT.NET guy at Microsoft

October, 2006

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Glenn is a PM on the WCF team working on Microsoft’s future HTTP and REST stack.  Prior to WCF he was a PM on the new Managed Extensibility Framework in .NET 4.0. Glenn has a breadth of experience both inside and outside Microsoft developing software solutions for ISVs and the enterprise. Glenn has also been very active in involving folks from the community in the development of software at Microsoft. This has included shipping several products under open source licenses, as well as assisting other teams looking to do so. Glenn is also a frequent speaker at local and international events and user groups.  When he's not working and playing with technology, he spends his time with his wife and daughter either at their home in Seattle or at one of the local coffee shops.<o:p></o:p>

Glenn's blog can be found at http://blogs.msdn.com/gblock or you can follow him on twitter at you own risk at twitter.com/gblock <o:p></o:p>

 

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    E-Learning virtual lab woes

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    Lately I've been getting a lot of feedback from people who are having difficulty logging into our virtual labs. The login issues are mainly two fold. Users can't find the login information as it is not posted in an obvious place. The password...
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    Ten advantages of an ORM (Object Relational Mapper)

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    Updated, Here's a list of ten reasons why you should consider an ORM tool. Now not all ORMs are created equal, but these are key features that a first class ORM will handle for you. 1. Facilitates implementing the Domain Model pattern (Thanks Udi...
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    Tips for building plugins

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    In my last org I did a lot of work with plugins. Plugins can be a great way to solve a host of business problems within an application especially relating to extensibility and deployment. However there are a bunch of gotchas to be aware of that when not...
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    Free .NET 3.0 e-Learning

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    We just launched a set of 3 e-Learning clinics covering core components of the .NET 3.0 framework including Windows Presentation Foundation (formerly Avalon), Windows Communication Foundation (formerly Indigo) and Windows Workflow Foundation. If you are...
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    FAQ: What is e-Learning?

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    Whenever I meet people in the industry at conferences, etc, I always ask them this question, 'What is Microsoft e-Learning?'. I usually get a varied set of responses from a web casts, to online books, to the MSDN. I put together this small FAQ of what...
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    A few (well maybe more than a few) things about me

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    Hi. My name is Glenn Block and I've been at Microsoft for almost a year. I came from the dev world where I worked in mostly small companies and startups for the past 10 years (and 1 or 2 large orgs) as a software engineer and architect. Coding is my passion...
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