TechDays 2008: Silverlight Samurai Skills

Thanks to everyone who came out to my Silverlight Samurai Skills presentations this morning in Toronto, and to Microsoft Canada for inviting me to present at this event. When the Canadian team does events, they do them really big – and really well! I hope you found the sessions useful and engaging.  They certainly provided… Continue reading TechDays 2008: Silverlight Samurai Skills

Learn WPF by example (a recipe)

Ever wonder how the experts build clever things into their WPF applications? Here’s one way to find out which uses a few of my favourite tools for building WPF and Silverlight apps. Required Ingredients: 1. Snoop, an excellent utility that lets you visualize and probe a running WPF application. 2. Lutz’s tried and true Reflector… Continue reading Learn WPF by example (a recipe)

IIA and Enterprise Ireland Net Visionaries Awards

I have long suspected that the Irish are mad, and now I have proof. At some point during the National Productivity Centre crunch time, I received a mail from Irene Dehaene, informing me that I’d been nominated for the Best Blogger award at the IIA and Enterprise Ireland Net Visionary awards next month.  I was… Continue reading IIA and Enterprise Ireland Net Visionaries Awards

Greasepole Achievement List

Congratulations to Sci ’11 for their one-hour, 47-minute conquering of this year’s greasepole! Can we all just take a moment to reflect on the academic year called “Sci ’11”?  Man, I feel old all of a sudden. Just for giggles, here’s the current list of achievements for Legend of the Greasepole.  I wonder how the… Continue reading Greasepole Achievement List