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Code to live
I've been waiting to make an entry about this. My friend Josh Holmes and his Developer Evangelist compatriot Steve Loethen have launched a new series on Channel 9 called Code to Live . The principal of the show is to focus on software engineers who do just that, Code to Live. But more so, code because it's their passion. So it's for all those folks who commit to the community, or even just write code in their spare time. It's actually a pretty neat idea in my opinion. I was pretty stoaked when I ......

Posted On Monday, September 24, 2007 5:43 AM

XNA Key Repeat is like a Jack russell Frickin' Terrier
Ok, so, we have to take a step away from the event driven architecture that were used to in "Normal" .net Apps. For instance, you would expect a keyboard key press to be presented as such in your standard form. But not in XNA...oh no.. event driven items are for sissies when it comes to writing for the XBox or XNA PC. But who cares right? I mean, all we have to do is check if a button or thumbstick or whatever is down during the update method right? Well that’s where it gets tricky. From what I’ve ......

Posted On Sunday, September 23, 2007 2:07 PM

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Posted On Thursday, September 20, 2007 8:31 AM

DoDN October 20th
YEAH BABY! My First abstract was accepeted!! Woot! So if your in the area and want to heckle me on my first offcial speaking engagement, Stop by for the Introduction to XNA session!

Posted On Thursday, September 13, 2007 2:54 PM

AADND Is fun and good for your health!
It has been a Crazy Busy week. It started Monday, with the typical first of the month Lodge meeting. This one was a bit different though because I finally got Keys to the lodge! WOOT! I finally have somewhere to run and hide that isn't my garage! AADND was a Blast last night. It marked our inaugural meeting at the new SRT offices. We had Michael Wood out to talk about the intricacies of Windows Workflow Foundation. Overall it was a great talk with lots of good information. Michael is the master of ......

Posted On Thursday, September 13, 2007 1:59 AM

Hello World.
Well, due to a horrific accident where i thought i had my laptop stolen ( only to have it re-appear a day later) i had to cancel my AACS speaking engagement. But if your all interested in how i built my own Arcade Cab, let me know and i'll post the PPT. On a better note, I submitted my abstracts for the DoDN (20th' of October) today, I'm hoping they can find room for me to do both talks: Abstract 1: XNA Introductory talk Dave Redding: What is XNA (200) XNA is the new technology introduced by Microsoft ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 5, 2007 5:53 AM

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