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Welcome to the blog site dedicated to all things Visual Studio and .NET development!

We (Mike Snell and Lars Powers) created this site to provide developers with more information about creating custom applications with Visual Studio. Expect to find information, how-to’s, announcements, event notifications, and all-around good discussion on the world of Visual Studio development.

Mike Snell's Blog

Mike Snell Mike Snell works as the VP of Solutions Delivery at CEI in Pittsburgh, PA. He is also a Microsoft Regional Director (check out TheRegion). Mike has been involved with Microsoft-related development, architecture, and consulting for more than 15 years. He hopes to spread some of that experience through this blog and learn from the feedback he receives from readers.
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Lars Power's Blog

Mike Snell Lars Powers works as a Technical Evangelist with Microsoft. Lars has been developing software solutions on the Microsoft platform for over 15 years. Lars hopes to expand the conversation he has with developers (and readers of his books) through this blog.

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