Roger Jennings (--rj)
|Occupation||.NET Database and Web Service Development, Writer|
|Location||Oakland, California, United States|
|Introduction||I'm a Windows Azure Insider, a retired Windows Azure MVP, the principal developer for OakLeaf Systems and the author of 30+ books on Microsoft software. The books have more than 1.25 million English copies in print and have been translated into 20+ languages.|
My latest books are Cloud Computing with the Windows Azure Platform for Wrox and Microsoft Access 2010 In Depth for Que.
I'm also a contributing editor for Visual Studio Magazine, write for Redmond Developer News, and contribute to TechTarget's SearchCloudComputing.com blog.
Full disclosure: I make part of my livelihood by writing about Microsoft products in books and for magazines. I regularly receive free evaluation software from Microsoft and press credentials for Microsoft Tech•Ed and PDC. I'm also a member of the Microsoft Partner Network.
|Interests||Cloud computing, Azure Services Platform, Windows Azure, Databases, database design, SQL Server, SQL Azure, .NET, C#, Language Integrated Query, LINQ, XLinq, DLinq, InfoPath, Microsoft Access, foam-core surfboards, Black history, Black studies, African-American history, African-American studies|
|Favorite Movies||Bye Bye Brazil, Erendira, A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, Central Station, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis|
|Favorite Music||Brazilian, Brasilian, Cuban, Cajun, Norteno, delta blues, Texas blues, jazz, classical|
|Favorite Books||One Hundred Years of Solitude, Innocent Erendira, Leaf Storm, El Senor Presidente, Strong Wind, The Green Pope, The Eyes of the Interred|