D'Arcy from Winnipeg
Solution Architecture, Business & Entrepreneurship, Microsoft, and Adoption

April 2010 Entries

Free Silverlight 4 Training Course on Channel 9

Want to learn what’s new in Silverlight 4 and how to develop using all the kewl new features, bells, and whistles? John Papa and Adam Kinney have put together a fantastic and expansive Silverlight 4 course and you can get all the materials online FOR FREE! To see what’s included and download the materials individually, check out the course page on Channel 9 here. Alternately, you can download all the materials in a single executable from this site. D ......

Announcing the Winnipeg Visual Studio.NET 2010 Launch Event!

That’s right Winnipeg, we’re having our own Visual Studio.NET 2010 launch event on May 11th brought to you by your local Winnipeg .NET User Group, Anvil Digital, Imaginet, Microsoft, and Protegra! We’re excited to bring a day of sessions highlighting developer productivity, application lifecycle management, and web development using these new technologies! We’re also thrilled to have this event at the IMAX Theatre at Portage Place! The day looks like this: The event is FREE and we’re providing a ......

HR According to Batman

Any idea who that guy is running alongside the Caped Crusader? That’s Nightwing, but you may know him as Robin…well, the first Robin anyway. There were actually like 5 Robin’s according to Wikipedia: Dick Grayson, the original, who’s parents were circus performers killed by a gangster. Jason Todd, who was caught trying to steal tires off of the Batmobile. Tim Drake, who saw Dick’s parents die and figured out who Batman and Robin were. and a few others that get into recent time travel/altered reality ......

Posting over at LIV Interactive

First, no no no, I’m not leaving GWB! What I am going to be doing is contributing my business-focussed posts to a professional community that fellow Winnipegger Coree Francisco created called LIVInteractive! LIVInteractive publishes articles on business, design, development, content (marketing, copy, etc.), and community…and has some fantastic contributors providing new content regularly! Head on over and check the site out…lots of great info to be had! D ......