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A Developer’s Life

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Free Xamarin Training

Yesterday I published a reminder about next week’s Connect(); event. What I didn’t mention in that post is that if you register your e-mail address to receive Connect();-related information you will receive a free, extended 60-day trial of Xamarin University. This offer is twice the length of the 30-day trial that is typically offered! Xamarin… (read more)

Technology Education And Literacy in Schools (TEALS)

The U.S. is facing a shortage of computer science (CS) graduates. Every year, 80,000 positions requiring a CS degree go unfilled by domestic talent. This will cost the U.S. economy $500 billion over the next decade, which is detrimental to our economic competitiveness and national defense. Furthermore, 38,000 out of 45,000 high schools do not… (read more)

On-line Training

  Pluralsight – 593; 10-day free trial; Recently acquired PeepCode and TrainSignal. Wintellect NOW – 108; $29/mo; $319/annual; a few free videos available to watch; provides egghead – 46; free; currently all AngularJS videos (streamed from YouTube) jQuery – all things jQuery & everything is open source Microsoft Virtual Academy – free; includes self-assessments

Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit

The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit has been updated for the recent Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate.  There is a lot of great content in this update including the following technologies: C# 4.0 Visual Basic 10 F# Parallel Extensions Windows Communication Foundation Windows Workflow Windows Presentation Foundation ASP.NET 4 Windows 7… (read more)

Microsoft Learning & Hands-On Labs

If you’ve never checked out the Microsoft Learning site I would recommend giving it a look.  This site provides a great deal of training-related information for various Microsoft products.  You can easily find training for a variety of products based on the learning resource types, technologies, or subjects. You can also search for a specific… (read more)

The Semester is Over!

This semester marked the first time I’ve ever taught at the college level – an introduction to programming class using C#. It has been a fun semester and I’ve learned a lot – hopefully the students learned even more ;-). Tonight was the final exam for the class so it is officially over until next… (read more)

Visual Studio Team System Training

I came across a (relatively) new Microsoft site today that is dedicated to providing technical information for Visual Studio Team System. Here you can access comprehensive resources from introductory to expert that include both online and self-paced training, the latest technical articles, videos, evaluation downloads, Webcasts by Visual Studio Team System experts and more. Take… (read more)