Month: October 2009

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Tulsa TechFest 2009

November is right around the corner and that means it’s almost time for Tulsa TechFest. This will be my third year doing this event and it promises to be bigger than ever. I’ll be presenting the following sessions: Integrating Customer Data in SharePoint with BCS, WCF and Silverlight In this session, we illustrate how to […]

The Evolution of Sonar

Although it seems like eons ago, it’s only been a little over a year and a half since we announced Sonar at SharePoint Conference 2008. It’s been a long and interesting journey, starting with some very rough code that we used internally on development projects and culminating in the release of Sonar Standard. Since then […]

Hangin’ Around the Office Water Cooler

My good buddy Kirk Evans corralled me a while back for a video interview about SharePoint development for his Office Water Cooler series. We chew the fat about various topics, including the evolution of SharePoint programming, TDD (naturally), Visual Studio 2010, and a bunch of other stuff. Kirk does a great job on this series […]

Bad Programming Practices Know No Boundaries

Thanks to Alan Stevens for retweeting this blog post by Steve Smith. I’ve met Steve at a number of conferences and he’s a really sharp programmer. If you read his post and come away thinking his anti-patterns and anti-practices don’t apply to SharePoint then you need a hefty dose of the red pill – and […]

SharePoint Conference 2009 Schedule

Hard to believe that it’s already October and SharePoint Conference 2009 is just around the corner. I’ve been working overtime on a couple of cool developer-oriented presentations that will highlight some of the new functionality in SharePoint Server 2010: Session Title: Integrating Customer Data with SharePoint Composites, Business Connectivity Services (BCS) and SilverlightSession Date and […]