Radical Development

Technical Without the Technicalities

The Microsoft Community Roundup


If you’re a Microsoft end user no matter if it is as a developer, consumer, or administrator then you may find this interesting. Are you looking for resources that can increase you knowledge or looking to find an answer to a question that you may have? If so, I will present a number of resources that you may or may not be aware of. While each resource may deal with a specific topic others may pertain to Microsoft products in general. I work as a software engineer therefore my interest mainly resides within the area of development, but I will … Continue reading

Visual Studio 2010 Released To Maintenance


Today Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2010 to maintenance which probably means if you’re anything like me you are downloading your copy from MSDN as we speak. Don’t even get me started on the download speeds or interruptions with the file transfer manager but this is to be expected on day one. Even as I sit in Auburn, Alabama Wishing I Was At The Visual Studio 2010 Launch Event this week, it simply was not to be. Thank goodness for Twitter (#VS2010) and Microsoft, I almost feel like I am at the event, almost. Microsoft also announced that Silverlight 4.0 … Continue reading

Critical Path Training SharePoint Content


Critical Path is known for their training and if you are a seasoned SharePoint developer or if you are just getting started then you should register with Critical Path and check out the guides and code samples they provide and in most cases at no cost. While I am on the subject of training, check out this free IT Certification guide: ExamForce IT Certification Study Guide Bundle: Free Study Guides in this Offer: Microsoft 70-631 TS: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Configuration – 29 pages 70-640 TS: Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuration – 78 pages 70-290 Managing and Maintaining a … Continue reading

Microsoft 2010 Betas Available For Download


If you’re a developer or just curious about the next generation of Office, SharePoint, Project, Project Server, or Visio then you will be excited to learn that Microsoft has the beta publicly available for download. Office 2010 for IT Pros With Microsoft Office 2010, your people get a wide range of powerful new ways to do their best work from more places—whether they’re using a PC, phone, or web browser. Download the beta Office 2010 for Developers This set of smart, secure, easy-to-integrate tools works with what you have now, so you can design new, innovative applications that work with … Continue reading

Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009


As I indicated in my tweet a few days back my career is making a change for the better. I will be attending SPC 2009 in Las Vegas next week and I would like to be able to meet up with others who I have spoken with over the years within the .NET community. Should you also be attending please contact me and arrange a face to face meet. Here are a handful of the sessions I will be attending. Overview of the SharePoint Developer Platform Visual Studio 2010 SharePoint Development Tools Overview Advanced Reporting Design Techniques and Capabilities SharePoint … Continue reading