Rick Brewster, the lead developer of Paint.NET, discusses the open-source paint program from the beginning to the present and into the future. It’s a great story, and a great project!
Carl and Scott discuss the weeks events in their technology lives, in this 3rd Hanselminutiae. Who are the Spyware People? Is the AppleTV any good? What’s your backup strategy? And Scott’s Dad gets a Mac.
Bret Updegraf shares his knowledge of SQL Reporting Services with Carl and Richard in this show. Bret is the author of SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services in Action from Manning Publishing.
Graphics guru and WPF wonk Dax Pandhi shares his thoughts on WPF, WPF/e, Expression suite in general, and Blend in particular. You’ll hear the story of how Dax came to be the Pwop graphics guy as well as his contributions to the WPF community.
Carl and Richard talk about the ADO.NET Entity Framework, a new ORM technology from Microsoft, with Daniel Simmons, a dev lead on ADO.NET at Microsoft.
Scott and Carl chat about the pain of the DST change and how they manage their calendars over the internet.
Carl and Richard catch up with Dan Appleman at Devconnections in Orlando. The big topic is the discoverability of pertinent information through search engines. His solution? You’ll have to listen to find out.
Scott teams up with Rory Blyth to find and talk to developers at Microsoft building 42. In a feat of investigative skill and daring they find themselves interviewing a dev with major cred: Polita Paulus. Find the Channel9 video at www.shrinkster.com/nik
Oren Eini, creator of Rhino Mocks, reprises his DNR tv appearance with discussions on the effectiveness and power of NHibernate, coding advantages and the joys of authoring open source work.