With the beginning of the new year, it’s the perfect time to take a step back and take a look at the past year. 2010 was a very rich year both on the technical plan (release of .Net 4, VS2010, WP7…) and personal (organization of the VS2010 launch event, MVP nomination…). Let’s see what happened in 2010 and some perspective for 2011.
Major 2010 events:
- February: ATE (Ask the Expert) during the Microsoft TechDays in Paris
- April: Visual Studio 2010 launch event organized with Microsoft and my current employer. We had about 80 participants, and 4 technical sessions + extra demos
- July: nominated as a Microsoft MVP in the Client App Development
Major 2011 events:
- February: I’ll animate a session during Microsoft TechDays in Paris about Rx with Mitsu Furuta and my colleague Charlotte. The detail about this session can be found here (in French)
- March: I’ll be part of the MVP Summit in Seattle
My 2010 blog posts:
- MVVM Frameworks Explorer updated
- Leveraging expression trees to unit test ViewModel classes
- Minor update to the Silverlight MVVM frameworks explorer
- Set up the main window of your WPF project
- A WPF behavior to improve grouping in your ListBox
- PDC10: WPF vNext
- WPF internals part 3 : how Z-Index works ?
- Attributes-based validation in a WPF MVVM application
- Where does the default TwoWay binding comes from ?
- Changing the layout of a WPF TreeView to look like multiple ListBox
- WPF internals part 2 : how the WPF controls are organized ?
Windows Phone 7
- Tap N Match a cool WP7 game !
- Sound effect in a Silverlight Windows Phone 7 application
- Beta build of the Windows Phone 7 tools is available
- Windows Phone 7 challenge for french readers !
- Using the camera in the Windows Phone 7 emulator
- Bug when using NavigationService in Windows Phone 7
- Mix10 : first Windows Phone application using Blend4
- Mix10: Windows Phone 7 series development tools available
- Mix10: starting today !
- Mix10 is coming : Windows Phone 7 series sessions announced !
- MSDN Ultimate Subscription Giveaway
- MVP in Client Application Development !
- R# can create resources for you in XAML
- Using Reflector to debug a .Net app in Visual Studio without the original source code
2011 blog posts:
No major revolution here. I’ll continue to blog about WPF, Silverlight and Windows Phone 7. I’ll continue to give feedback right after major MS conferences (Mix, PDC…)
Happy new year to all of you, thank you for taking time to read this blog and to share your opinions using comments 🙂