Category Archives: VAN

VAN is a friend of Pablo’s!

In case you haven’t noticed, the VAN logo now appears in our “Friends of Pablo” section. VAN is really taking off! If you have checked out VAN (Virtual ALT.NET) before, I suggest you run, not walk, to check it out … Continue reading 

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VAN: Castle Monorail, Active Record and Brail talk at Wednesday 8PM CST (-5 GMT), by yours truly.

Last week I did a talk on Windsor and it went..ok. I’m not used to online presentations and am more experienced in front of crowds that I can interact with. So between last week’s experience and some advice from Agile … Continue reading 

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VAN: Doing 2 Part Series on Castle development July 1st and 8th at 8pm

I know this isn’t related to my Pylons series and worry not there is no interruption in that, but I’m giving a couple of talks on Virtual Alt.Net. The first one I’ve done before and you may have heard it … Continue reading 

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Virtual ALT.NET Meeting about S#harp Architecture

The VAN is still going strong, thanks to Zachariah Young for all his dedication and hard work! We’re looking for feedback on the format and topics. Please opine on the Virtual ALT.NET Mailing List (they’re up to 286 members now!). … Continue reading 


Virtual ALT.NET Meeting Tonight

Zachariah Young has been rockin’ the Virtual ALT.NET (VAN) meetings for the past several months. There’s been good turnout and good discussions.  He’s kicking it up a notch and asking members of the community to present something interesting at each … Continue reading 


Next Europe VAN – 25th February 2009

After a bit of discussion Jan and I have decided that for now it seems to make sense to run the Europe VAN every two weeks, we have discussed having more open discussions on alternate weeks but we’ll have to … Continue reading 

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Virtual ALT.NET Group

Zach Young has gone to the trouble to set up a Google Group for VAN.  I recommend you subscribe to the list and give some feedback if you can! He’ll be posting announcements and URLs for future events. I’ll keep … Continue reading 

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VAN Tonight (14-JAN-09, 9PM CST, GMT-6)

Sorry for the late notice, things have been bonkers at work. Zach Young has the details: Subject: VAN Meeting for 1-14-08 Start Time: Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 9:00 PM GMT-06:00 End Time: Wednesday, Jan 14, 2009 11:45 PM GMT-06:00 Attendee … Continue reading 

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VAN (Virtual ALT.NET Meeting) Wednesday Night

Subject: VAN Meeting for 1-07-09 Start Time: Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009 9:00 PM GMT-06:00 (click link for time zone conversions) End Time: Wednesday, Jan 7, 2009 11:45 PM GMT-06:00 Attendee URL:  (Live Meeting) Subject: Nothing specific.  If you have … Continue reading 


VAN (Virtual ALT.NET Meeting) Update

Zach has suggested the catchy name VAN for the online ALT.NET meetings and it’s sticking, so I’ll start calling it that now, too. I apologize for last week. I dropped the ball at the last minute and forgot to update … Continue reading 

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