Technical Year In review
The year is not quite over yet - but I'm finishing work at a client site today. So it's time to write up the technical year in review
Time spent on projects that were scrapped before they reached production:
Microsoft lectures: 2 days
Tech-Ed: (attended 1 day)
70305 exam July wahoo!
70306 exam November
Won a copy of 'inside Visual Studio .Net 2003' from Microsoft Flash
Favourite new code:
Using serialization to persist/retrieve objects
End-to-End XML Test harness
method to parse and execute proprietary mix of SQL and DOS commands
Little Fixes that had the biggest effect
Provide more notification to users during extended processes
Improved configuration management (defect tracking, version branching, better release notes)
15 days (holiday before job started in Jan)
Overall - a really excellent year. Got very comfortabl with .net. Enjoyed my new job immensely. Hope next year is as good!
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