Archive for February, 2010

Parallel Programming Patterns Book

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Since running the Patterns of Parallel Programming Workshop at PDC 2009  we (patterns & practices) have been working on what to do next to help people understand the opportunities and challenges afforded by parallelism and some of the new features of Visual Studio 2010. We’re in the process of ...

Parallel Programming Talks at Seattle Code Camp

Friday, February 26th, 2010

There are lots of interesting talks at Seattle Code Camp this year (April 17th and 18th). One of the biggest things I noticed was the number of talks on parallel computing, including one on patterns for parallel programming. I thought I’d submit something a bit different… Fast… Faster… FASTER! What happens when you ...

San Francisco Agile Meetup: Using Agile with Large, Geographically Dispersed Development Teams

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Thanks to everyone who attended my talk this evening. I had  an awesome time and loved the amount of enthusiasm and the great questions. As you may have noticed… there’s a lot of material to cover. Here’s some references to more content which adds depth. If you have any ...

Slide Decks for the PDC ‘09 Patterns of Parallel Programming Workshop

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

I’m happy to say the the slide decks from the PDC workshop finally seem to have shown up online. They may have been there a while but I only just noticed them. Go to the PDC page for the workshop… Patterns of Parallel Programming: A ...

CodePlex Announces Support For Mercurial

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Just a quick note… In case you hadn’t heard the news CodePlex now supports Mercurial project hosting against a Mercurial client. The blog post on the CodePlex blog shows you how to connect to a project and the ins and outs of setting up new projects etc.