My Safari Online Subscription and The Pragmatic Programmer – From Journeyman to Master

My Safari Online Subscription and The Pragmatic Programmer - From Journeyman to Master
A few weeks earlier I decided that I should get my personal Oreilly Safari Books Online subscription so I did. Although it does cost something (what doesn’t) and something that might not be a good idea for others I’d have to say that I find it very useful and effective. Let me share my thoughts ...

Code Generation with MyGeneration

I had the chance to grab and have a short look at MyGeneration for a few hours over the weekend and I should say I'm quite impressed with the features that it has. [more] In one of my previous companies we developed our own custom code generator to fit the company's standard process/way of doing ...

Resolve Namespace (Visual Studio, Resharper)

Resolve Namespace (Visual Studio, Resharper)
How do you "autogenerate" a "using" namespace for a class you typed in Visual Studio? Read along… [more] I've seen a couple of presentations (in-person, online et al), webcasts etc where there the presenter typed a class name, highlighted by Visual Studio because the namespace cannot be resolved (no using directive or class was not ...

Link: WCF, WPF, WF exams live today

Just a quick announcement that the following MCTS exams went live today. 70-502: Windows Presentation Foundation 70-503: Windows Communication Foundation 70-504: Windows Workflow Foundation[more] Those who took the related beta exams should expect results this week (according to Gerry). Don’t have mine yet, I haven’t worked enough on those so I don’t expect any good ...

[Copy To] and [Move To] Context Menu Items

[Copy To] and [Move To] Context Menu Items
I find it more productive to simply right click on a file/folder (or multiple file/folders) and be able to copy and move it/them to another folder rather than Cut/Copy, open the target folder and paste or even use Windows Explorer > turn the folder options (tree) on and drag/drop. How do you make it possible? ...

Ateneo Professional Schools Prometric Testing Center Experience

UPDATE: Got a number of queries regarding prometric exam locations in Philippines (e.g. Makati) and schedule times etc. To get those information please visit http://www.register.prometric.com/Index.asp For my latest ASP.NET and ADO.NET 3.5 beta exams I took them at Ateneo Professional Schools[more]. Prior exams I have taken where in DBWizards, MISNET and once at EduPro. I ...

Link: MCAD, MCSD, SQL 2000 Exams Scheduled for Retirement

Taken from Exams To Retire Page from Microsoft: [more] The Microsoft policy for exam retirement is modeled on the Microsoft Support Lifecycle Policy for technology releases. In accordance with this policy, Microsoft Learning will retire 12 exams on March 31, 2009. These exams focus on technologies that are no longer included in Microsoft mainstream support. ...

ASP.NET and ADO.NET Beta Exams Extended

Beta Exam Promo Codes (go share them) 70-561 – beta code = 561B1 70-562 – beta code = 562B1 ASP.NET 3.5 and ADO.NET 3.5 has just been extended until May 4th. [more] To quote “So, if you are well versed in ADO.NET and ASP.NET, even if you don’t want the certification, consider taking one of ...

ASP.NET 3.5 and ADO.NET 3.5 beta exam update

Notes on recently taken .NET 3.5 exams [more] Beta exam period for MCTS ASP.NET and ADO.NET 3.5 is nearing its end and just got back from the two straight beta exam marathon today. I’m hoping I will still make those two despite lack of preparation but I did learn a lot and it was worth ...

View MIX Sessions

I got this link from MSFORUMS' new SilverLight Forum View MIX 08 Sessions (and others including MIX 06, 07 sessions) from the following link: Mix Session For those of us who isn't able to attend these sessions in person, this is cool.  "About MIX" [more] On the frontiers of the Web, boundaries are blurring—developers and ...