Our CTO Paul Czywczynski sent me a syllabus for my learning vacation here at Long Lake, WI.  It’s great stuff, and I’ve commented on a couple of the blog posts.  If you’re into WPF, Silverlight, SQL2008 and staffing software, then you might find it interesting as well:

Some reading for you to try out that new iPad. I am not leaning toward anything regarding these blog posts. Just passing on what I have been reading lately.
This guy has been on a roll... I don't necessarily agree with all his points across his blog but at least he raises them and stands by them.

MVVM

http://davybrion.com/blog/2010/07/the-mvvm-pattern-is-highly-overrated/
http://davybrion.com/blog/2010/08/mvp-in-silverlightwpf-series/
http://davybrion.com/blog/2010/08/how-i-feel-about-the-net-world-lately

LightSwitch announcement

http://geekswithblogs.net/andrewbrust/archive/2010/08/03/microsoft-lightswitch-defends-productivity.aspx
http://visualstudiomagazine.com/articles/2010/08/04/lightswitch-response.aspx

LightSwitch reactions

http://weblogs.asp.net/fbouma/archive/2010/08/04/microsoft-lightswitch-a-squier-which-will-never-be-a-fender.aspx
http://ayende.com/Blog/archive/2010/08/05/lightswitch-the-return-of-the-secretary.aspx

Microsoft.Data

http://weblogs.asp.net/davidfowler/archive/2010/08/02/introduction-to-microsoft-data-dll.aspx
http://www.weirdlover.com/2010/08/03/microsoft-data-lets-inject-some-love-into-the-conversation/
http://weblogs.asp.net/davidfowler/archive/2010/08/03/microsoft-data-dll-a-re-introduction.aspx

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