Vista Beta 2 Available for Download

Hate to do “me too” style posts, but, just in case you didn’t read it someplace else yet, Vista Beta 2 is now available for download. If you have an MSDN Subscription, you can also download it there. Windows geeks throughout the world rejoice! I just hope this build comes with drivers for my laptop’s […]


Hmmm, this is certainly interesting. Not sure how I feel about it honestly. On one hand I think it’s kinda cool and innovative, but another part of me wonders if it’s the right approach to solving the problem. Keep in mind that JavaScript 2.0 is basically aligning itself with Microsoft’s JScript.NET implementation (note: MS worked closely with ECMA on […]

ADO.NET 3.0 Feature Preview

Wow, check this MSDN article out. The future sure looks bright for ADO.NET. Coupled with the recent innovations in client databinding technologies (ASP.NET 2.0, WinForms 2.0), forthcoming LINQ innovations and forthcoming client databinding innovations in WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation).  Microsoft sure seems set to take data access, manipulation and presentation to the next level. The only question I have is, […]

New LINQ CTP, Awesome New Features

A May CTP of LINQ was dropped a couple of days ago. One of the coolest new features is without a doubt IQueryable<T>. Check out this explanation of it here on Matt Warren’s weblog. Also very cool is the ability to dynamically compose and then compile lambda expressions into IL. Oh and definitely check out this […]