I am a Senior Consultant working as an independant contractor in the Montréal (Québec)
I mainly do client/server applications programming using
VB.Net/C# (since version 1.0)
and MS SQL Server and all the stuff surrounding it particularly in
the financial industry. I work with VB since version 4 and teach it since
Since July 2004, I am a
Microsoft MVP Visual Developer - Visual
Basic. You can have a look at my MVP profile
I have been the author of a
monthly column in the
Universal Thread magazine. Since the magazine has stopped being
published, I made
the articles available on this site.
I hold the
Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) certification.
I am an active member of the
Communauté des développeurs Microsoft de Montréal in which I am the group leader for the SQL Server sub-group and where I
give some sessions.
I was a speaker at the Microsoft Techdays in Montréal
November 6-7, 2008. I have also been a speaker in 2009 and 2010. In 2011, I was
a Hands-On-Lab proctor.
I was a speaker at the Code Camp Montréal held in Montréal
October 14, 2006 and also October 27, 2007.
I am also a speaker at the
DevTeach Conferences since the beginning in 2003.
A book for which I have been alpha reader has been published in 2005. The book is written
by Jesse Liberty and is titled Programming Visual Basic 2005.
I have been one of the "industry" reviewers for a book titled Simply Visual Basic 2008, 3/e (to be published in summer of 2008) from Harvey & Paul Deitel.
I am also a Experts-Exchange member