In case you missed the PDC, don't miss the opportunity to get some of the content for a greatly reduced cost. Microsoft touring the country with their MSDN Developer Conference and are coming to Atlanta on December 16th at the Westin Peachtree Plaza.
I'll be among the who's who list of local experts presenting the content. For my part, I'll be showing you the language enhancements that are coming for C# 4.0 and VB 10.0. This release is more about parity than ground-breaking advances like we had with LINQ in the last release. There are a number of nice features which should make programming a bit easier.