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Jon's News Wrapup - June 25, 2008 Edition

Development Tools Here's the grab bag of tools, development toolkits, etc. url live.sysinternals.com Run Sysinternals utilities directly off the internet without having to install them. You can browse to them at http://live.sysinternals.com or open them...

TechEd 2008 Keynote Summary

Here are the highlights from the TechEd 2008 Keynote (as seen from afar by watching the TechEd 2008 Keynote and reading posts and press): Via Microsoft PressPass , here are the key announcements (with my notes): Internet Explorer 8 beta 2 will be available...

LINQ looks good, but DLINQ scares me

One of Microsoft's announcements at the PDC this week has been LINQ ( L anguage IN tegrated Q uery). Here's the elevator speech version: "LINQ enables developers to query objects, databases and XML using a unified programming model because LINQ makes...
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[Tech-Ed] One of the best values at Tech-Ed (even if you're not an attendee)...

The hidden gem at Tech-Ed is the Microsoft booths in the Exhibit Hall . They have a separate booth for each technology - SQL Server, ASP.NET, all the different server products, etc., and the people at these booths are developers / dev leads / program...
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[Tech-Ed] DEV320 Visual C# Best Practices: What's Wrong With this Code?

Good presentation - disguised a best practices talk as a quiz to keep it interesting. Much tougher to spot the problems then to nod along with a bullet points about writing good code. Not gonna try to summarize this - just point you the the slides . They...
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[Tech-Ed] WIN321 Running IIS Web Farms: Tips and Tricks

I attended WIN321 Running IIS Web Farms: Tips and Tricks Monday. The slides are online here [updated], but here are some high points: Datacenter Overview $4 million anual datacenter budget - pretty cheap for what they do. Doing less with more - consolidation...
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[Tech-Ed] BOF RSS Without the Blog

(don't worry, I'm not going to be able to attend that much of Tech-Ed so I'm not going to be blogging every single session) Ray Schraff lead a BOF session on uses of RSS beyond blogging. It was interesting, and he's a very bright guy. There were only...
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[Tech-Ed] BOF - Code Generation

Scott Hanselman lead a BOF on Code Generation. I agree with Andres - there was a lot of discussion on business rules definition, which was interesting but I think took away from more common uses of codegen. Peter Provost was talking about using the Code...
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