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Have been a Code Project MVP 5 years running and was Microsoft C# MVP 4 years running, MBCS, MIAP and a whole bunch of other stuff. Now I just help run Scottish Developers which is a user group with software development events in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee and I have also started an open source project to help with Password Validation

Main topics I blog about:
* Parallelization in .NET
* Code Quality
* Data Security

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The user group is a not-for-profit organisation, with a mission to improve the developer community in Scotland. The strategy is to utilise the Web Site, day conferences, evening seminars and other developer events to continuously improve and develop the skillset of members and the general IT community.

Most events are free or low costs, are open for everyone to attend, with no limitations on qualifications, skill levels or experience. If you have a genuine interest in I.T. and development then membership of Scottish Developers may be just for you.

It is important for all members to feel they can contribute to Scottish Developers. This can be by coming to events, presenting sessions, writing articles and being an active member on the forum area of the web site.
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This _private_ forum is set up to be a place where political and social issues, including American politics and global warming, can be discussed in a reasonably civil manner. Anyone who has been an active member* of Code Project for six months is welcome to apply for membership but this forum does not tolerate trolling posts, or posters who wish to be disagreeable. Those who choose to become uncivil, insulting, or childish will be warned and, for repeated violations, removed from membership.

* That means that you have posted regularly or had at least one article published.

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GeneralNew Blog Location Pin
Colin Angus Mackay16-Jun-07 11:33
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MidwestLimey29-Feb-08 7:24
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Colin Angus Mackay1-Mar-08 1:39
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Vimalsoft(Pty) Ltd5-Aug-08 1:09
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Vimalsoft(Pty) Ltd5-Aug-08 2:51
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GeneralWelcome 2006 Pin
Colin Angus Mackay1-Jan-06 15:08
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Colin Angus Mackay7-Jan-06 15:55
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Duncan Edwards Jones13-Jun-07 2:14
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GeneralAn Automatic Wait Cursor in .NET Pin
Colin Angus Mackay30-Oct-04 4:21
memberColin Angus Mackay30-Oct-04 4:21 
GeneralRe: An Automatic Wait Cursor in .NET Pin
Mohammad Dayyan3-Aug-08 10:59
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GeneralRe: An Automatic Wait Cursor in .NET Pin
Colin Angus Mackay3-Aug-08 11:09
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Mohammad Dayyan3-Aug-08 11:13
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GeneralIteration in .NET with IEnumerable and IEnumerator Pin
Colin Angus Mackay11-Sep-04 3:03
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AnswerRe: Iteration in .NET with IEnumerable and IEnumerator Pin
AbuseByUnkindPeople21-Oct-06 4:38
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GeneralRe: Iteration in .NET with IEnumerable and IEnumerator Pin
Colin Angus Mackay21-Oct-06 5:08
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GeneralNew Blog Pin
Colin Angus Mackay8-Sep-04 1:28
memberColin Angus Mackay8-Sep-04 1:28 
GeneralSqlDataSource.CancelSelectOnNullParameter Pin
Colin Angus Mackay7-Sep-04 14:30
memberColin Angus Mackay7-Sep-04 14:30 
GeneralWeek 11 - Birthday pig out not as bad as expected Pin
Colin Angus Mackay6-Sep-04 12:56
memberColin Angus Mackay6-Sep-04 12:56 
GeneralWeek 10 - Are my scales working? Pin
Colin Angus Mackay29-Aug-04 23:02
memberColin Angus Mackay29-Aug-04 23:02 
GeneralRe: Week 10 - Are my scales working? Pin
Megan Forbes6-Sep-04 9:44
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