Sara Ford

Sara Ford

Sara Ford is the Senior Product and Community Manager at Black Duck Software for Ohloh.net, the largest public destination for finding and evaluating open source software. Prior to Black Duck, she worked for nine years at Microsoft Corp., where she was responsible for CodePlex.com, the open source project hosting forge for Microsoft. She started her career as a software tester on Visual Studio, a software development tool, where she drove the effort to make it possible for developers who are blind or have low-vision be able to write software applications. She is the author of Visual Studio Tips, published by Microsoft Press, where she donated her author royalties to start a scholarship fund designed for residents of her hometown Waveland, Miss. to attend the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

Webcast: Sara Ford's 101 Visual Studio Tips in 55 minutes Challenge
September 01, 2010
This webcast is a rematch of Sara against the clock. Last time she missed by 15 seconds. Will she succeed? Watch and see!

"In short, a text pleasant to read to exponentially increase your productivity with Visual Studio 2010."
--Luigi Zambetti, Dotnethell.it

"Tutorials cover the basics and move on to higher-level thinking in this outstanding guide, recommended for any collection appealing to coders working with any of the Visual Studio versions."
--Diane Donovan, California Bookwatch: The Computer Shelf, December 2011, Volume 6, Number 12