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Slightly over two years after arriving here in Redmond to work on the WPF team, time has come for me to make a switch and pursue other opportunities within the company. Starting January 13th, I’ll be working on the SQL Cloud Data Programmability Team...
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select top 9 [Subject] from dbo . cs_Posts where postlevel = 1 and usertime < '01/01/2010' and usertime >= '01/01/2009' order by TotalViews desc Forgive me for the classic SQL, but here are the results with some short annotations...
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In this post, I’m going to do something out of the ordinary: write a post on a non-technical matter, in the “Personal” and “Microsoft” (big-bucket general stuff kind-a) categories I’ve left unattended for way too long. So, if you’re looking for interesting...
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Saturday evening, 10:30 PM, Seattle time. Window 7 RC's audio stack is pumping music from the Internet Explorer process to the laptop speakers, the process manager boosts Word 2007 with foreground priority. Bart is writing something yet unannounced...
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Geeks need fancy hardware, don’t they? Well, for a geek, this evening has been a most exciting one. A while back, I decided I should start thinking about upgrading my laptop. I’m currently running a dual core 2.16 GHz machine with 2GB of RAM. As I’m writing...
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Readers can expect traffic caused by my blog to decrease a bit over the next few weeks as I’ll be travelling to Europe for a couple of events I’ll be speaking at (not to talk about the preparations required for the seven distinct talks <g>). If...
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A couple of days ago I wrote about Oslo in my blog entry Getting started with Oslo – Introducing “M” . It turned out quite a bit of a hassle to get the thing posted for various reasons that make my setup not ideal. Here’s what the battlefield looked like...
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I love my blog readers. Of course purely in a professional sense but still. Before I continue, let me point out to my much beloved audience on the other side of the RSS channel that this post isn't particularly interesting. So, if you're looking...
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After my previous little European tour visiting Ghent and Lisboa talking about LINQ, Parallel FX Extensions, Windows PowerShell 2.0 and WPF, I'm looking forward to meet the European audience again at DevDays 2008 Amsterdam . I'm especially thrilled...
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Next month I'll be traveling back to Europe to speak at a couple of  launch events (or to be more precise, at the TechDays conferences organized right after these). Here's my schedule: March 11-13, 2008 - Ghent, Belgium www.techdays.be March...
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