Taking off for the PDC and an eleven hour Flight :-S

I’m not a conference blogger, so no updates about sessions, and I don’t like flying, but that’s a different story… I will be staying in the Cecil Hotel downtown LA, with some interesting reviews on tripadvisor.com…  “Do Not Stay Here Under Any Circumstance.”, “Un Professional People Trying To Look Busy/Working”, “Horrible experience”. But, it’s cheap and  they are more than a year old so hopefully the hotel improved or the writers had a bad day… anyway, it’s warm and sunny in LA.... [More]

Oslo’s place in the modeling world…

A lot of news-sites published yesterday an article around Oslo … probably there was a journalist event in Redmond ;-) A short summary: Codename ‘D’ is rename to ‘M’ --- creating textual DSL’s. [inside Visual Studio] There is a Software Modeling Tool called ‘Quadrant’ --- author models visually [outside Visual Studio]. The models can be executed directly on the platform --- work with multiple runtimes. Model repository, model transformation --- [SQL Server] Not in place yet m... [More]

Trends in Software Modeling webcast

As you can see in this post I did worked sometimes during my vacation… and one of the things I did was the recording of this webcast. Learn more about modeling by watching the Trends in Software Modeling [wmv, download] webcast featuring Jeffrey Hammond (Forrester Research), Cameron Skinner (Microsoft, Visual Studio Team System), and Clemens Reijnen (Sogeti). The complete story can be found on MSDN “Visual Studio Team System 2010 Overview”&h... [More]

Visual Studio 2010 [formerly known as Rosario] Video’s

A lot of video’s on Channel 9 about VS2010 and a nice thing… they us the newest bits for it. So, watching them give a nice insight in where Rosario is going. Architecture Day (Tuesday, September 30th): - Cameron Skinner: Visual Studio Team System 2010 – Architecture - "Top-down" design with Visual Studio Team System 2010 This one is really nice, Mark guides the viewer to the creation of the demo project ‘DinnerNow’ with the us of the UML diagrams. As you can see ther... [More]

IASA Free Virtual Event - Global Certification Summit

Next Event: "Global Certification Summit - Meet the Leaders" - A Virtual Meeting Date: Oct 9th, 2008 - 9am-10:30pm CST (GMT-6) Architects love to talk about certification. What certifications they need and what certifications they want. But mostly they like to know exactly what certifications are available and how they relate to their career. They want to know what certification is based on, where it came from, who it is for, and how much it costs. They are intere... [More]