Feb 11th – Scott Guthrie Talks Shop IV

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This is an upcoming web seminar with Scott Gu, organised by the good folks at Linked .Net User Group (http://www.lidnug.org).

I attended one of their previous presentations with Joe Albahari on the new features in C# 4.0 (the recorded presentation can be viewed here) and thoroughly enjoyed that! A FREE web seminar with someone as influential in the .Net space as Scott Gu’s gotta be good!

Who those of you who doesn’t know who Scott Gu is, he’s a VP and one of the founding members of the Microsoft’s .Net platform and runs the development teams responsible for Visual Studio developer tools and technologies for building web applications (e.g. ASP.NET MVC).

(Unconfirmed story!) Whilst still an intern, he developed the original ASP.NET platform with another senior developer at Microsoft, just to give you some idea about who the man is :-)

The link to the event is:

https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/microsoft/join?id=G2K4BH&role=attend&pw=PN6.%3CQ%5Drb

and to find out what time it starts in your time zone, go here:

http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=2&day=11&year=2010&hour=10&min=0&sec=0&p1=256

In the meantime, check out Scott Gu’s excellent blog!

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