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Inside and Out... An attempt to understand technology better...

Its over 3 weeks since I last blogged. Yes, I know I dont blog much but then, where have I been...

To start off, on the 20th of April 2004, I joined Microsoft India as a Developer Evangelist, where I am primarily responsible for working with unmanaged community in India alongwith owning MSDN events, TechED and DevDays in the country.

Secondly, DevDays 2004 was around the corner and I was totally hooked onto making it run good. We previewed Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 - Generics, Partial Types, Iterators, DataGridView, BackGroundWorker, Master Pages, Themes, just to name a few, along with preview Microsoft SQL Server 2005 [Yukon Beta 1] - Managed Stored Procs [yes, you can now write server side SQL procedures, functions without using T-SQL, but in C#, VB.NET, etc!], Asynchronous DB access, Paging [yes, now it takes just one line of code to implement paging in SQL Server Yukon], etc.

On the 3rd of May 2004 at Mumbai, and 5th of May 2004 at Bangalore, DevDays 2004 happened. B'lore, as a matter of fact was sold out way before the event. And we had a great time showcasing where we were headed in terms of DBMS and Developer Tools.

So, it had been quite a busy 3 weeks at work... and yet I have tons on my plate :)

BTW, for those interested, the PPTs, Demo Code, Lab Manuals for India DevDays 2004 can be downloaded from http://www.microsoft.com/india/msdn/events/presentations.aspx
Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2004 11:25 AM Personal | Back to top


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Some feedback on Devdays India ... do also see my comments
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interesting post
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well done
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Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 is great! There was definitely a lot of improvements
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