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    Notes on PDC - Tuesday

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    -This convention center has a horrible layout. It's very difficult to find the right rooms to be in. At one point as I followed the crowed towards the keynote, we walked through what was ostensibly a maintenance/staging area and I thought "everyone's...
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    Waiting in line at PDC

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    Rather than follow my usual pattern of registering the night before it starts, I waited until the morning PDC started. So rather than having a leisurely breakfast, I'm hoping I'll get through this line in time to catch all the cool announcements at the...
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    Do you have tab on the menu?

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    [While writing this post, I was reminded of the scene in Back to the Future where Marty McFly goes into Lou’s diner in 1955 and orders a Tab (the predecessor to Diet Coke, first marketed in 1963) to which Lou replies "Tab? I can't give you a tab unless...
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    I'm all ears

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    My colleague Joe Stagner has recently launched http://www.devradio.com , a developer-oriented mediacast (or to use the popular but less accurate term, “podcast”) website. He’ll have weekly shows where you can listen to interviews with folks from inside...
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    South Carolina Code Camp is almost here - September 17 in Charleston

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    What a great way to spend a Saturday - filling your brain with info on .NET from some great speakers in the local dev community and beyond. The South Carolina Code Camp is Saturday, September 17th in Charleston, SC. This free community-delivered .NET...
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    Top 10 signs I've been staying in hotels too much lately

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    Looking for a hotel bill on the floor inside my bedroom door. Looking for a USA Today outside of said door. Needing to stop and think how to set the alarm on my own clock radio. Being surprised that the first channel I see upon turning on the...
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    INETA Chalk Talk at next MSDN

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    In our quest to make MSDN Events a way for us to foster developer connections in our cities, we’re trying an experiment. On the morning of this coming MSDN Event in Atlanta , we’ll be hosting deep technical dive that (for lack of a better...
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    Rob Zelt: .Net Ramblings... - TRINUG's [1st ever!] Local Speaker Night - Thur Aug 25th

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    Rob Zelt: .Net Ramblings... - TRINUG's [1st ever!] Local Speaker Night - Thur Aug 25th This looks like a great night to gain some valuable insight from the developer community. With topics like Generics, asynchronous patterns, and Systems.Transactions...
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    MSDN Event and .NET Pub Club this week - Raleigh and Charlotte

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    After not being there for a year, I am looking forward to being back in Raleigh for the MSDN Event. It's at the Hilton North Raleigh. Register for the event if you haven't already. And following the MSDN event, we'll be having a .NET Pub Club at a nearby...
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    DevTelevision premieres with Episode 1: Don't take the bait

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    This one’s for the non-technically savvy. Joe Stagner has put together a nice overview of the anatomy of a phishing attach email. It’s the premier episode on Joe’s new DevTelevision venture. Best of luck, Joe!
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    Follow up to ASP.NET 2.0 Mobile Development Webcast series

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    For those of you that attended my webcasts last week on ASP.NET 2.0 and mobile development, it’s taking me a little longer than I expected to collect all the demos together to post in this blog. Please check back next week (or subscribe to my blog...
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    Will build future for food...

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    I've got a nephew who's trying to break into the computer industry. He's one of those kids who can build machines, install an OS, configure networking, etc. But he sells himself short on his potential - which I know is huge. He says he's a very hard...
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    Two years went by like that (snap)!

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    I'm finding it hard to imagine that two years ago today, I walked into the Microsoft office in Atlanta, filled out my new hire paperwork, and within a few days was on a plane hurtling towards my first team meeting in Lake Tahoe. Over these past 2 years...
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    Scoble shuttle

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    I got to drive the reknowned Robert Scoble around Atlanta the other day. Well, to be truthful it was just from the Geek Dinner to the Microsoft party at Six Flags Over Georgia. En route we had some great conversations about Google, blogging, company executives...
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    How long does it take to break a habit?

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    I know I should change. There’s a better way. There’s a search engine that doesn’t support a different company. There’s a search engine that actually gives a better user experience. There’s a search that needs my help (and...
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    We christen you... Windows Vista

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    Yesterday at MGB, Brian Valentine and Kevin Johnson announced the product name for what we've been calling "Longhorn" for a longtime now. World, meet Windows Vista !
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    Scotty's been beamed up

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    Sad news today that James Doohan passed away . There's a guy who went with the flow, even though he had been typecast. I and some of my colleagues are honored to have appeared with him in one of the lost episodes of the original series - Renegade Battle...
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    Malkovich Malkovich? Norcross Norcross?

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    I was a bit amused today when I went to use our internal Microsoft travel site. Apparently, the form fill component of the MSN toolbar didn’t want me going anywhere … (click for full size image) Reminds me a bit of that scene in that Being...
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    It's banner time!

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    As if you don't already have enough banners on your site, we now have standard MSDN Events banners you can use. The cool thing is that will update these image files each quarter to identify what our content will be. Anyway, use them wherever you can!...
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    What's up with the MSDN events schedule this year?

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    Now that I've put forth the upcoming Southeast MSDN events here in my blog, I need to explain how the schedule has been affected. Before I do that, however, I want to express my huge thanks to everyone who's ever turned out for an MSDN Event. It's you...
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    Upcoming MSDN Events in the Southeast

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    Following our brief event hiatus in July, we're coming back with even more great content - the focus this time around is ASP.NET 2.0. We're presenting 3 sessions over the half-day event to explore UI, Data Access, and Performance enhancements with the...
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    It's all in the game

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    I just read this wonderful article by Eric Sink . In it he uses the rules and strategies of games to illustrate guiding principles in the software business. While you’re there, be sure to check out his article about why developers are different...
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    Gadget envy

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    I've been using an HP h6315 for a while . Despite occassional annoyances, I think it's a pretty cool device. It came with a clip-on keyboard that I hardly ever use (I got a ThinkOutside Bluetooth keyboard that is fantastic). Anyway, a newer model that...
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    Starting July 25th: Five days of ASP.NET Mobile Web Development

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    Creating mobile web applications with ASP.NET is so engrossing that I am spending a whole week in July talking about it. For 5 days in a row you can attend these webcasts and learn about the aspects of ASP.NET 2.0 that are geared towards building sites...
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    Randy Miller to speak at Atlanta SPIN on July 20th

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    Randy Miller is a program manager in the Visual Studio 2005 Team System group. He has been at the forefront of work on MSF Agile, which is (in Randy’s words) “a scenario-driven, context-based, agile software development process that utilizes many of the...
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About Pla.NET Southeast!

A message about the author:

 Hi, readers! The posts on this old blog are preserved for reference by generations of Internet users to come. OK, maybe not that long. In either case, Glen doesn't blog here anymore. Click here to visit Glen's current blog