Alan Dean

CTO, Developer, Agile Practitioner

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Just added SlideShare and TripIt applications to my LinkedIn

Monday, October 20, 2008

Delicious Search Provider (audio, take 2)

Looks like I used the wrong SkyDrive link last time. Hopefully this works better.
Nothing exciting - just the audio track from the previous video.

Delicious Search Provider

Experimenting with video blogging in preparation for the PDC.
This is an old screencast I made for YouTube.

Sunday, October 19, 2008

My PDC Session Calendar (Draft, subject to change)

Capture the Brainpower Last weekend I trawled through all the published sessions to separate out those sessions I was interested in attending from those that I wasn't (it turned out to be a long list of interest).

During the week, the Microsoft PDC site switched on the timeline planner so last night I did a second round of filtering to select the sessions that I intend to go to:

10:00 - 17:45
Agile Perspectives, Industry and Microsoft
11:00 - 12:15
A Lap around Cloud Services Part 1
12:45 - 13:30
"Dublin" and .NET Services: Extending On-Premises Applications to the Cloud
13:45 - 15:00
The Future of C#
15:30 - 16:45
A Lap around Cloud Services Part 2
15:00 - 18:30
Agile Development with Microsoft Visual Studio
12:45 - 13:30
WCF: Zen of Performance and Scale
13:45 - 15:00
Project "Velocity": A First Look
15:30 - 16:45
Project "Velocity": Under the Hood
17:15 - 18:30
ASP.NET and JQuery
10:30 - 11:45
Panel: The Future of Programming Languages
12:00 - 12:45
Panel: The Future of Unit Testing
13:15 - 14:30
Improving .NET Application Performance and Scalability
15:00 - 16:15
SQL Server 2008: Deep Dive into Spatial Data
16:45 - 18:00
Windows 7: New Shell User Experience API's
08:30 - 09:45
Dynamics Online: Building Business Applications with Commerce and Payment API's
10:15 - 11:30
Microsoft .NET Framework: CLR Futures
12:00 - 13:15
"Oslo": Building Textual DSL's
13:45 - 15:00
An Introduction to Microsoft F#

 Los Angeles Convention Center

Say it ain't so Sam! Apparently the FIA propose to outsource power plant & chassis development in F1. One less viewer if they do

Saturday, October 18, 2008

On my way home after a very pleasant Japanese meal
Departing Woking station to London to meet Paula
updating status from mobile phone via