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Sasha Krsmanovic Canadian Developer Community Update March 2006 Entries
Download OneNote trial for a chance to win 21" LCD Monitor
Here is a great offer from our OneNote team, exclusively to Canadian developers. Download the 60-day trial version now and you'll be entered for a chance to win an HP 21" HDTV-Ready LCD Monitor valued at over $900. Now, thats much better then my mighty 15“ monitor I use for occasional coding :-) We are actually going to make all of the PPT slides for our realDEVELOPMENT 06 tour available prior to the event in OneNote format, so there ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 29, 2006 7:18 AM

Another programmers contest - are you using Express line of products?

Programmers contests seem to be all over the place these days. Here is another one for all of you using Express Products Check itt out at:

Here is how the contest 'flows'

Posted On Thursday, March 23, 2006 10:33 AM

Security on the Brain Web cast series - we have over 1000 attendees so far
Today we finished our 4th web cast, and we topped 1000 attendees for the series so far. Another stellar performance by Dan Sellers. Boelow are some questions I captured. The recording will be available at tomorrow. Question: What is SSB? Answer: SQL Sever Service Broker Question: Can any user execute as another user? Answer: No, if they are not a sysadmin they need to be granted impersonation on the user who they are executing as Question: HOw ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 22, 2006 11:57 AM

Code Master Challenge - Win $125 000 in prizes
A new competition has been announced at MIX 06 in Las Vegas - the Windows Vista Developer Code Master Challenge. The contest is open to Canadian developers and ISVs. Qoute from the site: We're looking for Code Masters - people to create ruthlessly inventive, brutally brilliant apps.What does it take to be a Code Master? The creative moves, courage and steely concentration of a Kung Fu superstar. The computing and coding know-how of an über geek. The willingness to become an industry hero ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 22, 2006 7:12 AM

Next MSDN Tour – Registration is now open!!
A few days ago I gave you an advance notice on the next MSDN Tour. Now, here is the official tour site where you can register for one of the complimentary, full day events in Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver or Montreal. The tour will focus on developing Web applications using Atlas, Ajax, RSS, Javascript in the morning and on security in the afternoon (both web security and security in general). All session information can be found at English: ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 21, 2006 7:24 AM

VS Live - Toronto - discount code

Interested in attending VS Live Toronto? I have some discount codes available (10% off). The discount applies to the lowest price posted on the site. Currently, you can save $200 US if you register by March 22, 2006. If you are intrested contact me via “Feedback“ option on my blog and  I will send you the discount code.


Posted On Monday, March 20, 2006 11:11 AM

Next MSDN Canada Tour - May 30 - June 13 2006
Here is just a quick update for those of you who need a bit more advance notice for booking time off work. The next MSDN Canada tour kicks of on May 30th. Here is the schedule: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 OTTAWA Thursday, June 01, 2006 TORONTO Tuesday, June 06, 2006 MONTREAL Thursday, June 08, 2006 VANCOUVER Tuesday, June 13, 2006 CALGARY The tour is going to be focusing on Web and Security (Web and general security topics). Let’s keep it at that for now. For more info, stay tuned to MSDN Canada ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 15, 2006 7:19 AM

Lunch Time Videos - User Group competition
Here is some great lunch time entertainment. Approximately six months ago, MSDN Canada, Infusion Development and ObjectSharp sponsored this years User Group competition. It came down to two solutions. NOW its time for you to decide who the winner is going to be. We posted both solutions (approximately 10 minutes long) on the User Group competition page for you to watch AND vote on your favorite solution. The developer community will decide on the winner this year, make sure you cast your vote too ......

Posted On Tuesday, March 14, 2006 6:48 AM

Security on the Brain Web Cast #2
Dan Sellers just finished the second web cast in his security web cast series, featuring Mike Downen, a Security PM on Common Language Runtime team. Another great web cast with over 200 attendees again. Lots of questions, and I captured some of them below. If you want to listen to the web cast, it will be available at Question: In Windows.Forms, do TextBox used for password input support the SecureString? Answer: No, that's a good question. Winforms ......

Posted On Wednesday, March 8, 2006 11:11 AM

Plumbers at work - new podcast episode
Johen & James made it to episode #4 -

I'm listening to it right now, John is definitely catching up to DotNetRocks by Richard & Carl -



Posted On Tuesday, March 7, 2006 7:21 AM

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