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Some pics from PDC 2000.

Postcards from PDC 2000

Next time I go to one of these things I'm taking a digital camera. In any event the trusty local photo shop and Cannon scanner have done their magic so I somewhat sheepishly present a few pics from PDC.

One thing that intrigued me was that many of the guys in our industry are household names - but not many people have seen their faces. I'll leave off name tags for a few days and see if anyone can guess who is who.

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The Orange County Convention Center. This place is huge!

Image 2
John Robbins, Jeff Prosise, Lewis Frazer (Wintellect).
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...and Jeffrey Richter
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Chris Maunder (CodeProject), Matt Pietrek (NuMega, MSDN).
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Advanced C# with Joe Nalewabau - a great talk.
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Kent Sharkey (Microsoft SOAP evangelist) and Troy Marchand (Dundas Software)
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The hordes.
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David Cunningham (Dundas Software Prez)
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Tom Archer - Earthweb
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Ducks in a hotel lobby's pond. Go figure.


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Chris Maunder is the co-founder of CodeProject and, and has been a prominent figure in the software development community for nearly 30 years. Hailing from Australia, Chris has a background in Mathematics, Astrophysics, Environmental Engineering and Defence Research. His programming endeavours span everything from FORTRAN on Super Computers, C++/MFC on Windows, through to to high-load .NET web applications and Python AI applications on everything from macOS to a Raspberry Pi. Chris is a full-stack developer who is as comfortable with SQL as he is with CSS.

In the late 1990s, he and his business partner David Cunningham recognized the need for a platform that would facilitate knowledge-sharing among developers, leading to the establishment of in 1999. Chris's expertise in programming and his passion for fostering a collaborative environment have played a pivotal role in the success of Over the years, the website has grown into a vibrant community where programmers worldwide can connect, exchange ideas, and find solutions to coding challenges. Chris is a prolific contributor to the developer community through his articles and tutorials, and his latest passion project, CodeProject.AI.

In addition to his work with, Chris co-founded ContentLab and DeveloperMedia, two projects focussed on helping companies make their Software Projects a success. Chris's roles included Product Development, Content Creation, Client Satisfaction and Systems Automation.

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