On Being An MVP

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In January of this year, I was reawarded as A Microsoft MVP, marking 10 years as an MVP. Over that time, I’ve seen a tremendous amount of changes in technology but also in the award program itself. I was first awarded in January 2008 in... Read more

Happy Birthday .NET

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On February 13, 2002 Microsoft publicly released the first version of .NET as part of Visual Studio.NET. It’s been an interesting ride over the last 15 years. (Visual Studio, first released in February 1997, is 20 years old this month as well.) When .NET was first released, it will billed... Read more

Language Specs Info

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Microsoft recently announced the language strategy for C#, VB, and F#. Part of this announcement was that the language specs for C# and VB are being made public in GitHub repositories. This is actually really important for the language design process but it also allows anyone outside of Microsoft... Read more

Telerik UWP Open Source

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The Windows Developer Day - Creators Update was today and if you’re a Windows developer, the event did not disappoint. One of the bigger announcements today didn’t come from Microsoft though. Instead, it came from Progress, the makers of the powerful Telerik controls. Nearly 3 years ago, the <a... Read more

The .NET Language Strategy

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Last week, Microsoft announced the language strategy for C#, VB, and F#. The Visual Basic team also provided a more detailed look at the Visual Basic .NET language strategy. So much has changed in .NET, especially over the last year, but one of the changes that has had... Read more