October 2013

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A call for speakers

by Joe on Oct 18th in Uncategorized

Hey guys, I’m looking for great speakers for two user’s groups I’m involved in. The first is the North Houston .NET Users Group. We’re pretty open to topics – as long as you’re passionate about it! We’ve had speakers range from .Net, to C++, to iOS, to HTML5. It is a .Net users group, so […]

Visual Studio 2013 is public!

by Joe on Oct 18th in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2013 released to the public this morning. If you have an MSDN license, grab it there. If not, here’s a couple links to try: Visual Studio 2013 Editions Visual Studio Launch Party Official ALM Team Announcement Official VS Team Announcement I’m definitely planning on installing everything on my main development machines over the […]

Visual Studio 2013 on Azure

by Joe on Oct 16th in Azure

So I was screwing around with Azure today, and I noticed that one of the new Virtual Machine images is a Visual Studio 2013 RC Image. Has anyone given this a run yet? I typically only set up single core VMs on my MSDN Azure account, so that I don’t run the whole account out […]

Silicon Valley Code Camp

by Joe on Oct 15th in .Net, CODE Framework, WPF

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of speaking at Silicon Valley Code Camp. There were over 3,000 attendees over the course of 2 days, and something like 250 speakers. Of those speakers, I was one of the 23 Microsoft MVPs! What a great honor! I got to meet up with some great […]

Why should I upgrade from an Excel Workbook?

by Joe on Oct 15th in .Net, C#, MS Office, SOA, SOA Benefits, Windows 8

An interesting question was posed to me earlier today. Why should I bother upgrading my Excel Spreadsheet application to a .Net Desktop application? Maybe the same question, or something similar has occured to you. Let’s see what we can come up with… A few things come to mind off the top of my head: What […]

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