Microsoft Archive

  • Today, I had the awesome privilege of speaking at the Agile DotNet Conference in Houston (http://www.agiledotnet.com/) put on by Improving Enterprises and hosted by Microsoft. I got to kick off […]

    Speaking at the Agile .NET Conference Houston

    Today, I had the awesome privilege of speaking at the Agile DotNet Conference in Houston (http://www.agiledotnet.com/) put on by Improving Enterprises and hosted by Microsoft. I got to kick off […]

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  • Yesterday Microsoft released a new plug-in for WordPress that uses Bing Search to improve your 404 pages. It works by grabbing keywords from the missing URL string and then uses […]

    Bing 404 Plugin for WordPress

    Yesterday Microsoft released a new plug-in for WordPress that uses Bing Search to improve your 404 pages. It works by grabbing keywords from the missing URL string and then uses […]

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  • Last week I had the privilege of attending Microsoft’s Global MVP Summit in Bellevue Washington. While I can’t talk about most of what was covered (NDA) I wanted to mention […]

    Microsoft MVP Summit – 2010

    Last week I had the privilege of attending Microsoft’s Global MVP Summit in Bellevue Washington. While I can’t talk about most of what was covered (NDA) I wanted to mention […]

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  • This post is a part of a series that I started with “10 Practices that Every Developer Needs to Start Right Now“. Update: This post was picked up by DZone, […]

    SOLID: Software that works.

    This post is a part of a series that I started with “10 Practices that Every Developer Needs to Start Right Now“. Update: This post was picked up by DZone, […]

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  • I’m starting off this series talking about Object Oriented Programming. It’s amazing how many people write C# or VB (.NET) with long, procedural methods with really no understanding of the […]

    Practices: Object Oriented Development

    I’m starting off this series talking about Object Oriented Programming. It’s amazing how many people write C# or VB (.NET) with long, procedural methods with really no understanding of the […]

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  • If you are going to read through my “10 practices that every developer should start right now” series, then you probably want to know where these 10 practices came from, […]

    Introduction – 10 Development Practices

    If you are going to read through my “10 practices that every developer should start right now” series, then you probably want to know where these 10 practices came from, […]

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  • Update: Since technically a DI Container could be considered part of SOLID, I’ve swapped it out for Secure Coding… more on this soon! If I ever right a book on […]

    10 practices that every developer needs to start right now

    Update: Since technically a DI Container could be considered part of SOLID, I’ve swapped it out for Secure Coding… more on this soon! If I ever right a book on […]

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  • Last month (November 4th, 2009), I had the privilege of speaking at Microsoft’s “The New Efficiency” Launch for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in Dallas. While no one […]

    Windows 7 Launch Videos for Developers Available Online.

    Last month (November 4th, 2009), I had the privilege of speaking at Microsoft’s “The New Efficiency” Launch for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in Dallas. While no one […]

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  • Last Thursday I posted my thoughts about Microsoft’s OSS announcements (go digg it: 3 Reasons Microsoft Needs an Open Source Officer), namely the formation of the CodePlex Foundation (awesome) and […]

    “draft whurley” Featured on Linux.com

    Last Thursday I posted my thoughts about Microsoft’s OSS announcements (go digg it: 3 Reasons Microsoft Needs an Open Source Officer), namely the formation of the CodePlex Foundation (awesome) and […]

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  • While I was out at the MVP Summit this summer I had a chance to catch up with Brian Prince from Microsoft and we talked about using Dependency Injection for […]

    Dependency Injection on ARCast TV

    While I was out at the MVP Summit this summer I had a chance to catch up with Brian Prince from Microsoft and we talked about using Dependency Injection for […]

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