Monthly Archives: November 2008

Notes on DDD7

On Saturday, I attended the DDD7 developer conference in Reading where Andy Westgarth and myself helped out with room monitoring. The first session that I went to was Phil Pursgrove’s (VBUG coordinator for Cambridge) session on ASP.Net scalability. One of … Continue reading

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Community Leaders Day

On Friday, I attended a ‘Community Leaders Day’ at Microsoft and here are some random notes from the day. Here are some upcoming events in 2009: Microsoft UK Challenge – 10-14 June 2009http://www.ukchallenge.co.uk/ Microsoft Mix 2009 – 18-19 March 2009http://2009.visitmix.com/ … Continue reading

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Meeting in Bracknell – LINQ to XML everything but the kitchen SINQ

During the VBUG meeting in Bracknell yesterday evening, Colin MacKay gave a great talk on LINQ to XML. Colin is actively involved in organising Scottish DDD and the next one takes place on the 2nd May 2009. The first part … Continue reading

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VBUG meeting in Bracknell this Thursday (20th November)

Here’s a quick reminder about the next meeting in Bracknell on Thursday 20th November at 19:00. During the evening, Colin Mackay will be doing a session on XML to LINQ and here is an outline of his talk: Colin Angus … Continue reading

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Talk at Thames Valley University today

This afternoon, myself and Prasanya Sahadevan from the British Computer Society gave a talk for HND and BSc students at Thames Valley University. During the presentation, we spoke about how we started in IT industry, the projects that we’ve worked … Continue reading

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SQL Server Sessions at TechEd

Over the past couple of days, I’ve been attending many of the SQL Server sessions which have mostly been very interesting. I’ve attended a couple of Bob Beauchemin’s sessions which¬†were excellent. The first one was a 1hr 15min session covering … Continue reading

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Day 1 at TechEd Barcelona 2008

Yesterday, I attended the first day of the Microsoft TechEd 2008 which is once again held at Barcelona. ¬† The conference began with a keynote speech from Microsoft’s Jason Zander which was focused around new features in Visual Studio 2010. … Continue reading

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