For a special treat in June, we've got Redmond-based product team members touring the state.
Representing VB will be Yang Xiao, and representing C# will be Kirill Osenkov. Dates and URLs
are below. If the user group offers registration, sign up now, as I'd expect these events to
fill up quick.
Monday, June 14 - Orlando .NET User Group - onetug.org
Tuesday, June 15 - Tampa .NET User Group - fladotnet.com
Wednesday, June 16 - Sarasota .NET User Group - sarasotadev.net
Thursday, June 17 - Fort Lauderdale .NET User Group - fladotnet.com
About Yang Xiaou
Yang Xiao is an SDET on the Microsoft Visual Studio VB IDE team.
She ships features including Generate from usage, No PIA, Edit and Continue,
and Silverlight editing and debugging experience.
Yang got her Ph.D in computer science in Arizona State University before she joined
Microsoft, her research is using deltas to analyze data dependencies and
semantic correctness of concurrent process execution in web services environment.
Yang's discussion topics may include
Language features such as Auto-implemented properties, Array literals/Collection initializers,
Multiline lambdas, Interop with dynamic languages, Compiling without PIAs, Generic Variance.
as well as IDE aspects such as Generate from usage, Implicit line continuation, Navigate to,
and Keyword colorization.
About Kirill Osenkov
Kirill Osenkov is an SDET on the Microsoft Visual Studio C# IDE team. He is responsible for IntelliSense, navigation, refactoring, editor, etc. as well as stress testing for managed languages. As a hobby, Kirill works on http://livegeometry.codeplex.com - an open-source .NET (Silverlight/WPF) interactive CAD/dynamic geometry library. Kirill has a blog at
http://blogs.msdn.com/kirillosenkov and Twitter at
Kirill's discussion topics may include
Language aspects, such as Dynamic keyword,Named and optional parameters, Co/Contravariance,
COM improvements. He's also touch on some IDE features such as
Call Hierarchy, Quick Symbol Search, Highlight References, and Generate From Usage.