Visual Studio 2012 – is it worth the dollars?

Book Adam Now All the way from Texas, Chris Menegay – an IT Specialist and Entrepreneur (currently working at Microsoft) – sits down with Adam Cogan to talk about Visual Studio 2012; specifically on whether Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate is worth the extra dollars. In this interview, they talk about: Chris’s job at Microsoft as…

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‘MVC: What’s All the Fuss?’ By Eric Phan

Originally broadcasted live on the 31st of May 2012 This Webinar, hosted by SSW’s Eric Phan, focuses on the key points of interest regarding MVC and is a must watch for any .NET developer. The topics include: A history of the platform ASP Classic ASP.Net Web Forms ASP.NET MVC Why clients and devs choose MVC…

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Why C++ is Better Than C# with Kate Gregory

Kate Gregory explains in language that a C# guy can understand, what is cool about C++ She then explains: Templates vs Generics Libraries C++ AMP C# Bottlenecks/Pitfalls Unit Testing – Testing code with code Bad Habits with Clients Visual Studio Writing for iPhones/iPads Show Notes Learn more from Kate about the C++ language: C++…

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User Voice and Visual Studio 2012 with Doug Turnure of Microsoft

Adam Cogan interviews Doug Turnure, the man in charge of all user feedback involving TFS and Visual Studio over at Microsoft. They cover:

  • Doug’s history at Microsoft
  • How Doug manages and orginazes the feedback using User Voice
  • Furture versions of User Voice
  • Indepth look at how Doug uses User Voice to monitor feedback
  • Top feedback suggestion submitted by users

Doug lead’s the feedback and early adoption strategy for Visual Studio and the .NET Framework. This includes both strategic planning and driving process improvements, which can get fairly complex for a distributed team of more than 1000 people.
His specific areas include pre-release technology adoption by enterprise customers, Improved listening systems for better conversations with customers, and end-to-end process improvement for handling customer feedback.

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