Mario Cardinal, who is one of the hosts of the Visual Studio Talk Show (which is recorded in French), spent a day at DevTeach walking around the Ballroom asking speakers and other luminaries (including myself) about their most favorite and least favorite feature of .NET. Mario posts the English answers on his blog. http://www.mariocardinal.com/blog/Posts/20060516.html
The day started late (again). I missed the first couple sessions but made it to the Marriot in time to catch Mario Cardinal’s excellent talk on Sustainability and Inversion of Control. Mario discussed how to reduce dependencies between layers of your application with Dependency Injection. I spent most of the time after lunch in the… Continue reading DevTeach Day 2
So the mystery of the Mad Mexican was revealed earlier today. He showed up at the conference to find his old wrestling partner, Johnny “the Pimp” Bristowe. The only problem was that the reunion ended up taking place at the end of a presentation that John was giving on WPF. Here’s a photo story of the… Continue reading DevTeach – Special Report – The Mad Mexican
The first day of seesions started a little late for me as I spent most of the night working. I missed the keynote but made it in time for the first of the breakout sessions. I decided to check out John Bristowe’s session on VB 2005 and just before he started he asked if I wanted… Continue reading DevTeach Day 1
The first day of DevTeach (for me) was consumed by the Canadian User Group Leader Summit. The summit is hosted each year by DevTeach and held before the first day of sessions. This year we had an amazing turnout with almost the entire country represented. There were leaders from Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Saskatoon,… Continue reading DevTeach Day 0
Kate Gregory posts about a situation where she gave a user at her client’s office some advice that will end up saving that user about an hour a day. The part of Kate’s post I found most interesting was: They were using a web app that was going to a lot of trouble not to… Continue reading The Back Button is Only a Bandage – What’s the Solution?