Lots happening, both soon and in the near future.

Next week is VSLive! San Francisco (http://www.ftponline.com/conferences/vslive/2004/sf/). Bill Gates is doing the keynote on Wednesday. After that we have the .NET Architecture Day. The talks are:

  • Visual Studio 2005: Building and Deploying Windows Forms Applications and Deploying with ClickOnce - Jay Schmelzer
  • Visual Studio 2005: Building ASP.NET Web Applications - Rob Howard
  • Visual Studio 2005: Data Access and XML - Steve Lasker
  • Visual Studio 2005: Building Office Solutions with Managed Code - Eric Lippert
  • Visual Studio 2005: Advanced Language and IDE Features - Amanda Silver

Look for trip reports next week.

 

Apr 18-21 is VSConnections in Orlando (http://www.devconnections.com/vs/). ASPConnections and SQLConnections are at the same time. Alan Griver is doing the VS keynote. Scott Guthrie is doing the ASP keynote. Tom Rizzo is doing the SQL keynote. Quite the lineup, eh? The Microsoft talks after the VS keynote are:

  • Visual Studio 2005: Building ASP.NET Web Applications - (shared with the ASPConnections show and given by the ASP team)
    Visual Studio 2005: Building Windows Forms Applications -
    me
  • Visual Studio 2005: Data Access and XML - me
  • Visual Studio 2005: Deploying Applications with ClickOnce - Sean Draine
  • Visual Studio 2005: Advanced Language and IDE Features - Joe Binder

Also coming soon is the VB User Group Tour. This will occur in various cities in April and on into June. Look for more details shortly on MSDN.

 

Looking a bit further out we see TechEd in San Diego, May 23-28. And .NET Advisor Live in Las Vegas June 6-10 (http://advisorevents.com/CMN0406p.nsf). I will be giving the keynote there.

 

Hope to see you at one or more of these events. Make sure you stop by and say hi. Maybe I'll have bits in hand to give out. Who knows?