If you’re fussy about markup formatting, check out Daniel Crenna’s Dimebrain Markup Tamer on Codeplex:
Dimebrain Markup Tamer is a Visual Studio Add-In that allows easy markup formatting for ASP.NET, WPF, and Silverlight developers.
If you want some hardcore technical training, do you go to a conference?
There’s so much great content available online. Much of it is free. And you can digest exactly what you need and skip things that are irrelevant to your immediate needs.
But conferences are incredibly valuable. I have had many "aha!" moments [...]