Patrick\’s Bytes

20, May 2008

WCIT 2008 Microsoft Malaysia

Filed under: Tech.Ed,Tech.Ed 2008 SEA,WCIT — patrickyong @ 5:13 am

Here are photos of us taking part in the exhibition

Senior Leadership Team

Yasmin, Microsoft M’sia MD sharing light moments with delegates

A man with unlimited potential Malaysia Software Economy Director Tyson Dowd

Tyson and Hazree our LCA Director

WCIT_0519_0024 Hazree, our LCA Director


WCIT_0519_0072 Me & John Mah from Novell who is here to present about Microsoft Interop initiatives with Novell

Rohimah, Microsoft Innovation Center Manager @Cyberjaya with her partner Andre Sequerah, CEO of Aexio Software Sdn Bhd.

Our partner from Chase Asia, Juvita at the Security section

Lorraine, Rahimah and Pohz with partners at the Win Mobile section

Hard working people at the booth

The Lego Mindstorm kids tweaking their robots

WCIT_0519_0016 IT Security Specialist Azra, he looks like someone from FBI or Secret Service


Yvonne (centre) from BMO

Catch me and Poh Sze presenting at Tech.Ed SEA 2008

Candid shot of Praveen and Yvonne

The Tech.Ed section, at the back is Angeline from Crystal Edge

Me & Winne our ISV Partner Account Manager

To be continue…


9, May 2008

Visual Studio 2008 Deep Dive @MMU

Filed under: Tech.Ed 2008 SEA,Visual Studio 2008 — patrickyong @ 3:37 am

The team went back to school yesterday at Multimedia University, Cyberjaya.  Actually we gave talks to audiences working in Cyberjaya on new Visual Studio 2008 features. Me and Poh Sze tag team and started the 1st session of the day with the topic “Breakthrough with VS2008”.

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Here is the slides on the topics we covered (Hosted on Windows Live Folders)

Features we covered include

    1. Ease of Smart Client deployment
    2. ASP.NET 3.5
    3. Windows Communication Foundation as a unified framework for distributed programming
    4. Language INtegrated Query (LINQ) (SQL & XML)
    5. Visual Studio Tools for Office
    6. Windows Mobile 6 development with connection WCF and LINQ

VS2008 and .NET 3.5 although is just incremental updates to .NET Framework 2.0 and 3.0 but it comes with such a rick set of features that we can’t cover all in 1 hour and 15 minutes so here are some links for you to find out more

  1. Workflow Foundation (
  2. WPF Composite App Framework (
  3. ASP.NET 3.5 Enhancements (
    • Dynamic Data
    • ASP.NET MVC Framework
    • ADO.NET Entity Framework
  4. Client Application Services for Win Form/ WPF (

However if you really keen to go deep like Level 300 stuff as regards to Microsoft’s .NET technologies, then better check out Tech.Ed South East Asia 2008 event at KLCC Convention Centre from 11-14 August 2008


15, April 2008

TechEd South East Asia 2008

Filed under: Tech.Ed 2008 SEA — patrickyong @ 8:37 am

Mother of all geek’s conference, Tech.Ed is back to KLCC Convention Centre again this year on 11-14 August. There is an early bird ticket of RM699 and to buy just click on the banner above.

With waves of products launch this year (i.e. Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008, Windows Mobile 6.1, Silverlight) it is guaranteed there will be tonnes of contents from our “ang mor” speakers from US and Australia. Of course don’t just come for ang mor, but also catch what our local speakers share about. Some of them whom are MVPs still at MVP Summit in US so I also hope they will bring back cool stuff to share about.

1, February 2008

Introducing Walter

Filed under: Ajax,ASP.NET,Tech.Ed,Tech.Ed 2008 SEA — patrickyong @ 4:27 pm

Walter is a good friend of mine and we used to worked together in Microsoft. He is now a CTO of am ISV in cyberjaya and he has all the while been very passionate about web technologies and it’s security. A regular speaker on web security issues, his eval score in events like Tech.Ed is much higher even compared to more experienced speakers.

He has got a blog for quite sometime at Live Space talking about web development as well as hacking websites. Recently he has been quite active blogging so I urge my readers to check out his at

19, January 2008

Tech.Ed 2008 SEA coming to town!

Filed under: Tech.Ed,Tech.Ed 2008 SEA — patrickyong @ 4:58 pm



The mother of all geek conferences in Malaysia (and maybe South East Asia) is coming back to Kuala Lumpur from 11-14 August. This year will focus on new products such as Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008. So again there will be tonnes of tracks about those products for both IT Pros and developers.

In fact you can register now at the official website as a super early bird price now at RM649. Do take advantage of it because the actual price will be RM 1299.00 and you will be getting huge discount also. Also watch out for upcoming Microsoft events because there might be more goodies if you sign up for Tech.Ed in those events. For instance, you can go to TechNet MSDN Road Show to check out more as I will be speaking there as well.

  1. Penang
  2. Kuching
  3. Kota Kinabalu

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