Billy Hollis on the Future of Software Development

Posted in Frameworks, Development, Conferences on July 12, 2008


Billy Hollis on the Future of Software Development

Summary
David Totzke interviews with Billy Hollis, prolific writer and speaker on all things Visual Basic.NET and .NET in general. Billy shares his thoughts on Windows Forms, WF, Data Binding as well as why he doesn't use Data Binding. He provides insight on when developers should use Patterns and Practices Application Blocks and prognosticates his view of the future of .NET.

Bio
Billy Hollis is co-author of the first book ever published on Visual Basic. NET. He writes a monthly column for MSDN Online, and is heavily involved in training, consultation, and software development on the Microsoft .NET platform, focusing on smart-client development and commercial packages. He frequently speaks at industry conferences such as Microsoft's PDC, TechEd, and Comdex.

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Tags: Frameworks, Interview, .NET Framework, InfoQ, History, VB.NET, WinForms