Ruby and C# equivalents

Ruby has been gaining a lot of popularity lately (if not even months/year ago) but as I can't even get myself full of .NET I never really given it some look until now. It looks like the advantage of Ruby over other languages is [more]the expression of the developer's intent along with shorter code. It ...

MDAC, SNAC and ADO.NET (Data Access Technologies)

I've been working with ADO.NET for sometime and so know a thing or two about it but what about MDAC, SNAC? How do they fit in and relate to each other (if at all) Starting off with a few acronyms: MDAC – Microsoft Data Access Components SNAC – SQL Native Client ADO – ActiveX Data ...

My bookwormr Account

Just came across this site for bookworms. There you will books I’ve read, reading and will read (hopefully) as well as reviews for those books if I have time and if I’m even good at it. I was thinking of [more] having my book list and reviews here in my site or my blog but ...

My Picks at CodePlex

Been up for around 24 hrs yesterday and guess what I’ve been doing? Browsing projects in CodePlex This is the first time I did this and for sure there are a lot of benefits you could think of but here’s my list: finding interesting starter kits some basis / base code for future projects getting ...

12 Reasons Why a Geek Will Steal Your Girlfriend in 2008

I was wandering around the net while I had the chance to look for a new good description for my blog with keywords .net and geek and came across this. This is funny but true. I don't pass all the criteria but I think I count as one and I know a lot who does. ...

Visual Studio 2008, SQL Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 Launch Philippines

Microsoft Philippines Launch for these new 2008 products will be on April 10, 2008 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia Complex. Public Registration will begin on March 24 on this Registration Link  Stay tuned for updates on: http://msforums.ph/forums/p/46593/220607.aspx#220607 Microsoft Philippines Heroes Happen Hope to see you there!

Whats New in .NET Framework 3.5

An overview of what's new in .NET Framework 3.5 http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb332048.aspx

Beginner Developer Learning Center

While surfing around Developer Center links in msdn online I came across the interesting Beginner Developer Learning Center. a centralized learning environment specifically targeted to beginning programmers. Here you’ll find a rich array of learning content that starts with the very basics, and guides you through step-by-step to becoming a fully-fledged developer! No experience or ...

ASP.NET 3.5 MCTS Beta Exam

In connection with a previous post of mine on ADO.NET 3.5 beta exam availability, ASP.NET 3.5 beta exams also runs on the same beta period. 71-562: TS: Microsoft .NET 3.5, ASP.NET Application Development Promo Code: 562B1  Preparation Guide : http://www.microsoft.com/learning/exams/70-562.mspx  Some video tutorials here especially on new features for 3.5 and of course http://www.asp.net Exam preparation information ...

ADO.NET 3.5 MCTS Beta Exam

Just received my MSDN Flash Special Edition regarding Invitation for ADO.NET 3.5 MCTS Exam today. The beta period will run from March 14, 2008 – April 4, 2008 71-561: TS: Microsoft .NET 3.5, ADO.NET Application Development counts as credit towards the following certification(s). Register thru Prometric Promo Code : 561B1 Beta exams are by invitation ...