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Photos : Train Concert for Microsoft Tech Ed 2006 at Fenway Park in Boston
As many of you know Microsoft brought in Train for a private concert during Tech Ed. It was very cool to see Fenway Park. Its a very natstolgic park, even for someone like me that isn't a big sports fan. I have of course heard many of Train's songs on the radio, but hadn't really put them together that they were all from the same group. The concert was awesome, and the singing was great. The setting was much more intimate than you could ever get in a normal concert. I took lots of pictures, and when ......

Posted On Monday, June 19, 2006 2:40 PM

I just got my MCP.

 Got my MCP on test 70-135 : Web Applications with C#

The test was pretty easy, but several of the questions were worded ambiguously in my opinion. Tech Ed has a 50% discount on certifications, with a free second try if you screw up the first time.  I have a few more days, maybe I will try and kick out another two tests and get my MCAD or something.

 

Posted On Wednesday, June 14, 2006 9:36 AM

Tech Ed : Next Generation Data Access in .Net Applications with ADO.NET vNext
Yesterday I went to Microsoft's Pablo Castro's presentation about the next version of ADO.Net. This presentation covered LINQ (Language Integrated Query) and some new features like the Entity Data Model. Many of you are probably familliar with LINQ, but every time I see it, I want to start using it right away. Unfortunately my company is a slow adopter, and we aren't even on 2005 yet :( The Entity Data Model is seperate from LINQ, but works hand in hand with it to provide some very imperssive features. ......

Posted On Tuesday, June 13, 2006 5:43 AM

Unintentional NAMBLA Recruitment- Carson Palmer Cornhole Classic
Apparently Cincinnati is the San Fransico of the Midwest. A friend of mine at work pointed out this site, and I can't believe someone didn't vet this a little more. Carson has combined his passion for helping children with his love for one of Cincinnati’s favorite past times – cornhole... Fake quotes my friend made up : "I love kids, and cornhole. Two things that are great together!" "I'm gonna be cornholin' with these kids, ALL DAY." Cornhole Classic Official Website Screenshot in case they clean ......

Posted On Friday, June 2, 2006 1:40 PM

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