MVP Global Summit 2011

The MVP Global Summit 2011 took place in Redmond and Bellevue at the beginning of March. This year I attended for the fifth time, and as usual it was a great time. Fellow MVPs, discussions with the Microsoft product groups, parties, everything made it worth it. And this year it was also a little bit…

Parallel Programming for C++ Developers

Channel9 recently posted a video with the Parallel Computing Concurrency Runtime team talking, mainly, about tasks and continuations, new features to the Parallel Patterns Library. These are already available through the ConcRT Extra’s Sample Pack. You can watch the half hour interview with the team here. Besides the new stuff they shown, I particularly liked…

Channel 9 Video about MSBuild for C++

Visual Studio 2010, currently in beta 1, replaces VCBuild with MSBuild as the build system, aligning C++ with the other languages that already used MSBuild. The VC++ team has already posted several articles on it’s blog about the new build system. Channel 9 has published recently a video with Bogdan Mihalcea, a developer in the…