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    VB Talks

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    Duncan and I are putting together a list of VB talks. The list will live on the VB Dev Center for all to see. We obviously know about the conferences and user groups that we will be speaking at, but we don't know about all the other VB happenings around...
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    Upcoming events

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    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...
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    Blog rules

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    This morning, I posted What's in a name? where I discussed the new announced name for Visual Studio. I mentioned that we had been asked what to call ASP.NET “Whidbey“. I said I would ask the ASP team and report back. 10 minutes later I got...
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    Naming update

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    Visual Studio 2005 .NET Framework 2.0 ASP.NET 2.0 For context, see the post below.
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    What's in a name?

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    You probably already know this, but Visual Studio “Whidbey” is not going to be the official name of the next version of Visual Studio. Turns out it will be Visual Studio Whidbey, same name just no quotes. Isn't that funny? I just made that...
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    NETDA monthly VB Meeting

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    The .NET Developer Association meets on campus 3 Mondays a month. There is a monthly General meeting, a monthly Web meeting and an alternating Beginner/Database meeting. The group used to be a VB user group but changed to a .NET user group awhile back...
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    Utah Skiing Trip Report

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    Go ahead. Hate me. Everyone at work I have talked to about our ski trip hates me. 3 feet of snow last week is why. 3 feet of fluffy, soft, beautiful and very forgiving Utah powder over the course of the week. We arrived Friday night and skiied Deer...
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    Say Anything

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    You should never start a blog and then post a bunch and then do nothing, right? Well, let it not be said that I made no posts for an entire week! This will be a short post. I am off to Utah for a week of skiing. An annual trip full of great skiing...
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    Whidbey at the .NETDA Part 2

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    Previously on my blog I wrote about showing VB Whidbey to the .NET Developers Association General Meeting in Redmond. I covered IDE enhancements aimed at increasing productivity. Here I'll cover Data. I showed the Data Sources Window. You can use it...
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    Clarification on My

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    Previously on my blog I said ”The My namespace is really just wrappers around existing Framework classes.” Jay Schmelzer of the VB team writes It’s not a set of wrappers for the framework, it is a speed-dial into the framework that...
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    Holy Cow!

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    Yesterday afternoon, I created this blog and late afternoon I added the first 2 posts. Around 6:00 PST I showed a couple people in the VB group and sent 3 emails on it (1 to the VB team, 1 to VS Marketing and 1 to Brian Goldfarb who helped me get the...
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    Whidbey at the .NETDA Part 1

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    Last night I presented VB Whidbey at the .NET Developer Association General Meeting here in Redmond. I was on after Dave Winer and Robert Scoble spoke on blogs and RSS, etc. It is no coincidence that my blog debuts the very next day. Thanks to Dave and...
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    My first post

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    One more blogger on the planet! Oh, I've heard about them, and read them. But I hadn't started one. Until today, this sunny Seattle day (and no, you don't see too many of those in February!). This blog will be about Visual Basic and about the VB team...
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