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    Another Successful Richmond Code Camp

    The organizers of the Richmond Code Camp rang in another successful event.  Telerik was a sponsor of the event, and the .NET Ninja shirts and Ninja heads were flying all around!  I was also a speaker at the event, delivering two successful talks that both received great feedback. The two talks that gave were “Lessons Learned: Being Agile in a Waterfall Sandbox” and “Delivering Cleaner Code with LINQ to Objects”.  Both sessions had great interaction from the audience, and quite a few hallway conversations to boot.  if you are interested in the content, you can download the slides and the code samples...
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    Tech-Ed Is A Wrap, and it was Awesome

    TechEd 2011 was another great event.  We had a lot of traffic at the Telerik booth, giving away a huge amount of T-Shirts and Ninja head stress balls, showed a ton of demos of our software, and had great conversations with not only customers but people discerning what to buy. I was also busy working the “Ask the Architect” booth in the Microsoft Technical Learning Center, and I gave two Birds of a Feather sessions, and both were a great success. Agile Development: Can it Work For Everyone This session I gave in conjunction with Mario Cardinal, another thought leader in the agile space. ...
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    SQL Saturday Hawaii Recap

    SQL Saturday 72 (Honolulu) was a great success!  This event had three tracks – one for SQL (of course), one for .NET and one for more general topics.  Chris Eargle (@kodefuguru) and I came from the mainland and presented (between the two of us) 7 topics. This was my first time in Hawaii, and it was great.  Although I could only stay for 48 hours (I think I spent more time in planes than I did in the Islands), everyone I met was extremely friendly.  The attendees at the event were very engaging, asked a ton of great questions, and followed...