Sara Ford, Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, chats about her humanitarian work and Visual Studio. Zain and Sara share some Visual Studio tips and bring to light Sara's personal record: 382 days straight of publishing a new Visual Studio tip per day. Now that's passion!
About Sara Ford
Sara Ford is a Microsoft Developer Evangelist for Northern California. Previously, she was the Program Manager for CodePlex, Microsoft's open source project hosting site. Prior to CodePlex, she worked on the Visual Studio team. In 2008, she authored her first book Microsoft Visual Studio Tips by Microsoft Press and donated all her royalties to start a scholarship fund for Hurricane Katrina survivors of her hometown. Her life-long dream is to become a 97 year old weightlifter, so she can be featured on the local news.
About Zain Naboulsi
For over 15 years Zain has been working with the latest Microsoft technologies. He's been a consultant and trainer since 1995. He currently creates the Visual Studio Tips and Tricks series. Also, he created Online Community Evangelism; which is an effort to build communities in virtual places like LinkedIn, Facebook, and elsewhere. He is not only a proponent of the community aspect of online environments but also is a supporter of the myriad business applications that these new mediums offer.
Zain's efforts have been featured by eWeek, Redmond Developer News, and many others. He has been interviewed by Forrester Research, Gartner, and the Science Channel for his work. He is a frequent speaker at events in LinkedIn, Facebook, and other online venues. Zain also lectures world-wide on a variety of developer topics.
Sara Ford and Zain Naboulsi recommend you check out
- Sara's MSDN blog
- 101 Visual-Studio-Tips- in-55-Minutes-Challenge Video
- Visual Studio 2010 Download
- Zain’s blog