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Vinz' Blog (ProudMonkey) "Code, Beer and Music ~ my way of being a programmer" Community There are 19 entries for the tag Community
2013 Microsoft ASP.NET/IIS MVP
I am very honored to have received this award again. This is my fifth year in a row now and it feels really great! ;) That past year was a really blast and had a great time with the MVP Global Summit, was able to create and published new versions of my open-source controls at Codeplex, technical forum contributions, blogging,writing articles and speaking. I’m glad and very happy that I made it again this year despite of all the busy stuffs at work and life, I still manage to contribute to the ASP.NET ......

Posted On Monday, July 1, 2013 11:01 PM

A Blog Feature
Vishal Ranjan invited me to have a short interview about myself. The details of the interview was featured in his blog here: Interview with Vincent Maverick Durano Technorati Tags: Community,General,Asp.NET ......

Posted On Friday, February 1, 2013 5:30 PM

Another year of being a Microsoft MVP
Yes, Just got an email from Microsoft that I have been re-awarded as an ASP.NET/IIS Microsoft MVP for 2012. The last year for sure was very busy with projects and I’m glad I made it again and able to contribute to the ASP.NET community. It is really a big surprise to me! Wohooo!! =) I am looking forward to contribute more in the community. BIG thanks to Microsoft, my MVP Lead Lilian Quek, Clarisse Ng our SEA MVP Program Specialist, family, friends, readers, and everyone who has supported me!!! Technorati ......

Posted On Monday, July 2, 2012 1:41 PM

A bit About Me
I work as a Tech Lead/Web Developer, focusing mainly in ASP.NET technologies. My exploration into programming began at the age of 15;Turbo PASCAL, C, C++, JAVA, VB6,Flash and a variety of other equally obscure acronyms, mainly as a hobby. After several detours, I am here today on the VB.NET to C# channel. I now work on ASP.NET+C#+MSSQL+EF+LINQ+AJ... which go together like coffee crumble ice cream. I am a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP since 2009, Microsoft Influencer and a regular ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:28 PM

Microsoft MVP Again for 2011
I just got a great news from Microsoft that I’m re-awarded as Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for this year. This is my 3rd year in a row as an MVP and I’m of course very happy about and feel honored by it. Woohoo!! Here’s the Proof =} “Dear Vincent Maverick Durano, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate ......

Posted On Friday, July 1, 2011 10:29 PM

I'm on the Top of the World...
I just noticed that I get to the top contributor list again for the last 30 days at the Microsoft official Asp.net Community Forums (http://forums.asp.net/). Feels great! =} Technorati Tags: Community ......

Posted On Friday, May 6, 2011 2:32 PM

Quiz Master at Beyond Relational
Last month a friend of mine invited me to join BeyondRelational.com and asked me to nominate myself as a .NET Quiz Master. In order to qualify I must submit an interesting question related to .NET and their .NET team will review the information and will select 31 quiz masters for the .NET quiz category. This seems insteresting to me so I go ahead and submit one entry. Luckily I was selected as one of the 31 Quiz Masters in the .NET category. I hope to be able to keep up the good work there for years ......

Posted On Monday, January 3, 2011 11:19 PM

Joined the Professional Level at CodeASP.Net Community
I just noticed that I have reached the Professional level at the http://www.codeasp.net. Technorati Tags: Community ......

Posted On Thursday, October 7, 2010 8:54 PM

Moderator at CodeASP.NET
Today, I was surprised to know that I have been selected as one of the moderators at the Code.ASP.Net community. I feel honored to be one of the moderation team. I know this is not an easy role but I will try my best to contribute more and help grow the community. I hope to be able to keep up the good work there for years to come. Technorati Tags: Community ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 28, 2010 4:04 PM

Microsoft MVP Again for 2010
Just got an email from Microsoft stating that I have been re awarded as an ASP/ASP.NET Microsoft MVP for 2010!! I am very honored to receive the award the second time. Feels really great! =) Here's the email below: Dear Vincent Maverick Durano, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2010 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions ......

Posted On Friday, July 2, 2010 12:52 AM

Joined the 100,000 Recognition Points Club in the ASP.NET Forums

I am the fourth person who reached the 100,000 recognition points in the ASP.NET forums and I am really honored be one in the club. Feels great!

Posted On Monday, May 17, 2010 3:25 PM

Learning ASP.NET: Where to Begin?
Technorati Tags: ASP.NET,General I often see questions at forums(http://forums.asp.net) asking stuffs like: Where to begin? Where Do I start? How to Get Started? So I decided to write this "boring" post to express my opinion and hopefully this can help beginners find their way to get started with ASP.NET. Based on my experience learning ASP.NET is just like learning how to play a guitar.. (oh really? why could I say that? ).(1) First you must have this what we call "interest" because if you don't, ......

Posted On Friday, February 26, 2010 5:29 PM

Rank 3rd at the ASP.NET Community Hall of Fame
Wheew..looks like i've been so busy lately.. ;)... I never thought I’d achieve this, but I’ve somehow managed to get to the top 3 rank in ASP.NET Community Hall of Fame..This has been a very rewarding experience [~at least for me :) ]!Honestly, I really can't believe that I have helped hundreds, not only hundreds but I think thousands of geeks already within 2 years of contrinuting through forums at the official Microsoft ASP.NET site. Technorati Tags: Community ......

Posted On Sunday, December 6, 2009 8:11 PM

My MVP Award Kit Arrived!
Today I received my MVP Award Kit from Microsoft. The kit consists of the following: * Certificate * MVP Plaque * MVP ID Card * MVP Badge I’m very excited and honored by having this reward as it shows recognition from Microsoft towards my continuous contribution in the ASP.NET community. Thanks to Microsoft! Technorati Tags: Community ......

Posted On Sunday, July 12, 2009 6:57 PM

I am a Microsoft MVP
Today I got a pleasant surprise when I received an email from Microsoft stating that I have been awarded Microsoft MVP Award (ASP.NET) for 2009!! I still can't digest the news !! It was like a music to ears! This is the email I received . Dear Vincent Maverick S. Durano, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2009 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:22 PM

Again: I am a Community Credit Winner
Just got an email today from the Community Credit informing that I won the contest. This is the third time that I won the contest. Here's the email I received: Hello , Congratulations. You won 7th Prize in the June 2009 Contest. As you may know, a lot of people competed, but only a few won. Nicely done! Please also keep in mind that your prize is not just a stupid, geeky gift, but it's also a symbol to represent your contributions to the development community. When folks ask you how you won, you ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 1, 2009 1:31 AM

Whoa Look at my Articles!
When I visit CodeASP.Net I found out that two of my articles there was included at the "Featured Articles" section in their home page. This has been a really great experience to me.. I will try to continue writing some other useful articles soon... Technorati Tags: Community ......

Posted On Monday, June 1, 2009 10:01 PM

Rank 5 at the ASP.NET Community Hall of Fame
I became one of the Top Community Members and reached the 5th level at the ASP.NET Community Hall of Fame after my 1 year and 6 months of contributing through forums at the official Microsoft ASP.NET site. This has been a very rewarding experience! I can't believe that I have helped hundreds, not only hundreds but I think thousands of people already in just a short period of time. I will continue contributing to the community while gaining more knowledge about ASP.NET technologies. I will start sharing ......

Posted On Monday, April 20, 2009 1:27 AM

ASPNET ALL STAR

March 2, 2008 - The Day that I was recognized as one of the  ALL STARS in ASPNET Technical Community Hall of Fame!

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Posted On Tuesday, March 4, 2008 1:13 AM

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