CodeStock 2009!

I was invited to speak at CodeStock 2009 this year. There were some great people here, met some new people I've only previously known on Twitter. I wasn't able to be here for most of the Friday sessions, but did go to one on Friday afternoon and several on Saturday. Probably the most entertaining presentation...

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SSWUG.ORG Spring vConference

Yes, I am speaking at the SSWUG.ORG Spring vConference. I am in the .NET Development vConference and have 3 talks - Microsoft "Velocity", A New Approach to HttpRuntime.Cache, and finally Thread Safety Through Self-Loading Collections. If you want to register for the vConference, all of the...

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Microsoft Tech Days virtual conference 1 April 2009

I'm presenting at Microsoft Tech Days virtual event on April 1st at 11:30 AM Central. Come join in on the session! All that you need is LiveMeeting and you can register here . Microsoft "Velocity" There are several external caching engines that are available. Now Microsoft is busy developing...

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Deep Dive into Microsoft “Velocity” on 1 Apr 2009

I am speaking at the North Dallas .Net User Group (NDDNUG) on 1 Apr 2009. The topic: Deep Dive into Microsoft “Velocity”. I am going to talk about requirements, configuration and do several live demos. If you are in the areas, it would be great if you could stop by....

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Shreveport .Net User Group - 19 Jan 2009

I am speaking tonight at the Shreveport .Net User Group speaking on A New Approach to HttpRuntime.Cache Management . It is a relatively new user group, and I am glad to be one of the initial set of speakers for this area (number 4!). Since I went to school in Louisiana , I do have a fondness for assisting...

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New York City Code Camp III - 10 Jan 2009

I am talking on A New Approach to HttpRuntime.Cache Management . See the schedule here . There are details on the code camp website , but it is located at Microsoft's offices in Midtown Manhattan (1290 Avenue of the Americas between 51st/52nd Streets) on Saturday, January 10th, 2009 from 8am - 6pm. ...

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CodeCampRDU 15 Nov 2008 - My Thoughts

I traveled to Raleigh, NC for CodeCampRDU this weekend. This was my second code camp, and I did my best to use fewer slides that my first code camp presentation. :) I spoke about HttpRuntime Cache and methods to ensure saving/loading data into cache is threadsafe. I had fewer people attend this talk...

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Reflections on NotAtPDC

This last week was exciting in many ways. Last Sunday night (26 Oct) there was quite a bit of chatter on Twitter about Microsoft PDC . This is a great thing for PDC - free publicity! But, there were of course many people that were "Not At PDC" - and were talking about it. So much so that myself...

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philly.net Code Camp 2008.3 Presentation and Code

I blogged about presenting at the philly.net Code Camp a couple of months ago. This past weekend I went to Philadelphia, PA to participate in the philly.net Code Camp 2008.3. I had such a great time there, meeting many of the other presenters and attendees. In my talk, there were some great points that...

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philly.NET/PSSUG Code Camp - 11 Oct 2008

I'll be speaking at the philly.NET Code Camp on 11 October 2008 on the topic "Increasing Developer Productivity With SQL Server". I've spoke on this topic at the NorthDallas.net user group and the Forth Worth DNUG as well. I've added some material to it since then. I hope to see you there!...

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