Brian Noyes -Getting Technical about .NET (April 25, 2005)
What would you do if you had an experienced architect and consultant sitting right next to you? You'd start asking him all kinds of questions that have been bothering you, of course. Which is exactly what I did, which turned into a wonderful almost 2 and a half hour conversation about lots and lots of things in the .NET world. Starting with .NET 2.0 - the new table adapters, datasets and performance, enterprise library, Indigo, and continuing with architecture best practices, MSMQ, Service oriented architecture and lots more.
Here's a short list of topics covered: His new book, .NET Data Binding (top 3 coolest new features), Datasets and scalability, EntLib, the Provider Model, extensibility and security, System.Transactions, Queued Components, the least known best feature in COM+, Moving to Indigo challenges, Queued events, Web services and their generated proxies related problems, attending MS design reviews, ObjectSpaces, XQuery, Connection pooling and much more. Indeed - this should make your daily commute a little more interesting (and geeky!)
Language - English.
Brian Noyes is a Microsoft MVP and an international speaker, trainer, writer and consultant with IDesign. He speaks at Microsoft TechEd US, Europe, and Malaysia, Visual Studio Connections, SDC Netherlands, DevTeach Montreal, VSLive!, DevEssentials, and other conferences, and is one of the top rated speakers on the INETA Speakers Bureau. He has published numerous articles on .NET development for MSDN Magazine, CoDe Magazine, The Server Side .NET, Visual Studio Magazine, asp.netPRO, .NET Developer's Journal, and other publications. Brian latest book, Data Binding with Windows Forms 2.0, part of the Addison-Wesley .NET Development Series, will hit the shelves in the fall of 2005, followed shortly thereafter by Essential ClickOnce, Automatic Deployment and Update of Smart Client Applications with .NET 2.0. Brian’s blog can be found at http://www.softinsight.com/bnoyes/.