“SQL Server and .NET Training and Career Development” by Douglas Reilly
[ This 3-part series was written by Douglas Reilly who died early 2007. The articles were written in February to June of 2006. ]
This is the Part I of the series: The Value of Conferences
And here is the Part II: The Benefit of Forum
Finally, Part III: Importance of Books and the Constant Change
Author profile: Douglas Reilly
The late Douglas Reilly was the owner of Access Microsystems Inc., a small software development company specializing in ASP.NET and mobile development, often using Microsoft SQL Server as a database. He died early in 2007 and is greatly missed by the SQL Server community as one of the industry’s personalities.
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Please do read these articles with much solemnity. And I broke into tears when I read this.