Software development, .Net, SQL Server, TDD, Agile, Community and other Odds and Sods
Mitch Wheat has been working as a professional programmer since 1984, graduating with a honours degree in Mathematics from Warwick University, UK in 1986. He moved to Perth in 1995, having worked in software houses in London and Rotterdam. He has worked in the areas of mining, electronics, research, defence, financial, GIS, telecommunications, engineering, and information management. Mitch has worked mainly with Microsoft technologies (since Windows version 3.0) but has also used UNIX. He holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCPD (Web and Windows) using C# and SQL Server MCITP (Admin and Developer). His preferred development environment is C#, .Net Framework and SQL Server. Mitch has worked as an independent consultant for the last 10 years, and is currently involved with helping teams improve their Software Development Life Cycle. His areas of special interest lie in performance tuning
Friday, December 28, 2007
Free e-books from Microsoft
Deepak Kapoor has posted a link to three free MS books on the Ausdotnet mailing list, which I'm forwarding: http://csna01.libredigital.com/?urvs5cn3s8
Saturday, December 01, 2007
Perth SQL Server User Group meeting with Rob Farley
Next week is shaping up to be a good one, with 2 user group talks happening (see my previous post for details of Scott Hollier's talk). Both events should not be missed!
Rob Farley (MVP) is in Perth and he has kindly agreed to give a presentation at the SQL Server User Group, Tuesday 4th Dec, 5:30pm.
TOPIC: New SQL Server 2008 features and TSQL language features
DATE: Tuesday Dec 4th, 5:30pm
VENUE: Excom, Level 2, 23 Barrack Street, Perth
COST: Free. All Welcome.
Rob Farley, a mentor/trainer with Solid Quality Learning Pty Ltd, has been consulting in IT since completing a Computer Science degree with first class honours in 1997. He currently lives in Adelaide, but has also worked in consultancies in Melbourne and London. He heads up the Adelaide SQL Server User Group, sits on the South Australian Branch Executive Committee of the Australian Computer Society and holds several Microsoft certifications including MCSD, MCDBA, MCTS, MCPD and MCITP. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and is a recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award for SQL Server
MSN, Email: mitch døt wheat at gmail.com