The greatest thing since google.com: goosh.org, the unofficial Google command line
If you want to experience Google's search differently, head to http://goosh.org. You'll be able to search Google from a web command line. It's simple and fast.
Your chance to win all of Manning's .NET ebooks
In any case, the point of this post is to announce their new competition: The .NET Daily Drawing.
It all starts on June 19. This promotion will run for one month, until July 17. "Each day’s lucky winner can choose one free .NET ebook of their choice. And finally, on the last day of the drawing, we're awarding one lucky winner... the entire Manning .NET library! (That’s nearly a $3000 value...)"
What is the best book about C# 3.0 and LINQ?
Eggheadcafe.com readers' poll declares LINQ in Action "The best book about C# 3.0 and LINQ".
XAML markup formatting in Visual Studio
I'm using WPF these days, and so reading and writing a lot of XAML markup. As with any code or text, reading and navigation are made easier with a clean format. In my XAML files, I've been putting the XML attributes aligned vertically, below their XML element. It looks like this:
.NET sessions at the Université du SI and .NET 3.5+ expertise
I announced in April that I'll be part of the Université du Système d'Information event on July 2 and 3. With Frédéric Schäfer, we're actively preparing our session, which will allow you to discover in action no less than .NET 3.5, Visual Studio 2008, ADO.NET Entity Framework, LINQ, WPF and Silverlight.