Monday, November 29, 2004

We are gonna Rock at ASOCIO

ASOCIO exhibiton is here and we at the .NET user group have planned out lots of stuff to do. Got some cool demos and presentations lined up and loads and loads of giveaways to give away ... So be there and you can catch further details at

Thursday, November 04, 2004

November .NET User group meeting

Yesterday the November UserGroup meeting was held at Gateway. Howard from Microsoft did some cool demos on Tablet PCs. Though ink enabled applications and Tablet PCs have not hit big time in Srilanka as yet, still it got everyone excited about the facilities available in Tablet PC applications.
Next I did a demo on Test driven development and NUnit using Microsoft.NET. I really do hope this methodology will catch up as well since it is very addictive and puts quality of the software first. So if anyone tried out NUnit or TDD and came up with problems or something interesting shoot a message in the dotnetforum (

Wednesday, November 03, 2004

The MVP Dinner...

Well it was a pleasant evening meeting Howard, Ed and Stan from Microsoft along with the MVPs(Shandy, Ruwan, Merill and Me) .Alanzo and Jinashri from the Micrsoft Partner in Srilankan and Wela one of our admins of dotnetforum also joined in. It was nice chatting to Howard and hearing about the MVP program. Ed and Stan explained about the Imagine cup competition and there were a few discussions on the dotnetforum as well. All in all it was a very pleasant evening and some good sea food and a great time.

Monday, November 01, 2004

J2EE-.NET Debate

One of the significant events in IT for this calendar was the recently completed OOPSLA conference.And a major attraction was the "The Great J2EE vs. Microsoft .Net Shootout" with the participation of some major names in the software development industry.Check it out at the following URL and post some comments on any interesting observations on this article.