Kevin McNeish

Kevin McNeish is President and Chief Software Architect of Oak Leaf Enterprises, Inc, and a Microsoft .NET MVP.  He is a speaker with MSDN Canada Speaker’s Bureau and is also a well known speaker and trainer throughout North America and Europe including VSLive!, DevTeach (where he serves as one of the .NET chairs), SDC Netherlands, and Advisor DevCon. He is co-author of the book "Professional UML with Visual Studio .NET", author of the book ".NET for Visual FoxPro Developers", has authored several articles for CoDe magazine and has been interviewed on the .NET Rocks! Internet Radio Show. He is the Chief Software Architect of the MM .NET Framework and spends about half his time on the road training and mentoring companies to build well-designed, high-performance .NET desktop, ASP.NET and Smart Device applications. He has also helped many developers transition to the .NET development platform in his highly acclaimed .NET training classes. e-mail:, Web: Phone: 434-979-2417


Pre-Conference Session

.NET for Visual FoxPro Developers

This pre-con introduces you to the tools, languages, and technologies of Microsoft .NET. If you're ready to dive into .NET or just curious about these technologies, this pre-con is for you. Leveraging what you know about Visual FoxPro, you'll learn about:

1. C# and VB .NET languages
2. Object-orientation in .NET
3. The ins and outs of Visual Studio 2005
4. Data access in .NET
5. How to build Windows Forms applications
6. How to build Web forms and Web services