One of my last passing shots as I left the UK for Redmond was to put forward an idea for producing short nuggets of 5-10 minutes of on-demand technical content. It's my assertion as a developer that most of us love clear, concise, spin-free technical information on practical aspects of .NET development, but the webcast model of hour long presentations requires a distraction-free environment and plenty of patience which I know I don't have myself.
Well my ex-colleagues back at Microsoft UK have done an awesome job of turning this embryonic idea into reality. Mike Ormond, Mike Taulty and Mike Pelton (as a non-Mike, I was always a misfit in the UK developer community team!) have delivered the first six nuggets and they’re fantastic. The first six topics are as follows:
SQL Server 2005