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Monday, September 23rd, 2013

What a week it’s been. I’ve spent the last couple of days at the Going Native 2013 conference right here on the Microsoft campus. Essentially this involves hanging out with some of the best C++ developers anywhere. This includes; the inventor of the language, many compiler writers and a lot ...

Speaking at BUILD: Analyzing “big data” with LINQ to HPC

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

For those of you who haven’t figured it out yet I’ll be speaking at BUILD on Friday afternoon.  (2pm session SAC-453T in room 210b). Analyzing “big data” with LINQ to HPC "Big data" refers to unstructured data sets so ...

LINQ to HPC (formally DryadLINQ) Ships Beta 2

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

The HPC team announced their Beta 2 of LINQ to HPC today. You can read more about this here… Announcing LINQ to HPC Beta 2 We’re pleased to announce the availability of LINQ to HPC Beta 2. LINQ to HPC ...

Three New Books from patterns & practices

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

A whole lot of books p&p have been working on for the past few months finally arrived in building 5 yesterday and showed up on Amazon at about the same time. ...

Become a patterns & practices Developer!

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

I have an opening on the patterns & practices team for a developer. These don’t come up very often and they tend to get filled pretty fast. If you’re interested then read on… You can find out more about p&p by visiting our developer center; who we are and ...

Get Early Bird Registration at The patterns & practices Summit

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Early bird registration closes today! Save yourself a couple of hundred bucks and register before September. http://www.pnpsummit.com/ Great lineup of speakers including Martin Fowler and Scott Guthrie and… me (well it was worth a try).

Unity for Silverlight from patterns & practices

Monday, December 15th, 2008

A month or so back p&p shipped Unity 1.2 a dependency injection container for .NET. Just in time for the gift giving season comes Unity for Silverlight! So if you want to use DI as part of your Silverlight application today you can. Unity for Silverlight December 2008 Release (1.2) The ...

Enterprise Service Bus from patterns & practices

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

And just to round out the week, and the p&p Summit Dmitri's Enterprise Service Bus team have shipped a CTP for ESB version 2.0. ESB Guidance 2.0 CTP The Microsoft ESB Guidance provides architectural guidance, patterns, practices, and a set of BizTalk Server R2 and .NET components to simplify ...

SharePoint Guidance from patterns & practices

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

I said we were going to ship some SharePoint guidance "real soon". It turns out that this means today, right now!SharePoint Guidance This guidance helps architects and developers build SharePoint intranet applications. The guidance contains a reference implementation (RI) that demonstrates solutions to common architectural, development, and ...

patterns & practices Ships More Stuff!

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Much of this happened last week but what with my white paper to finish and preparing for the p&p Summit I didn't get time to blog about it. Anyway here goes, it's a long list... Unity 1.2 Added an interception mechanism (extension) and integration of the Policy ...