Joomla! Day Los Angeles 2011

The last Joomla! Day of 2011 took place on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at the Microsoft LA Office.  Approximately 30 enthusiastic designers and developers from all over California attended a successful Joomla! Day Los Angeles, organized by Jonathan Lackey, Microsoft (who provided lunch and the venue), and other members of the Joomla! community after learning…

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Getting started with Drupal and WebMatrix

lightning talks Last week I had the opportunity to present to the LA Drupal group on building a Drupal site with WebMatrix.  The session was also recorded, but unfortunately there was a problem with the audio.  Although you can look forward to a recording with audio, hopefully this preliminary version gives you a good idea…

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Evening with Industry: From freshman to industry rep

Last week I had the opportunity to attend Evening with Industry (EWI) events with my two favorite schools, Stanford and UC Berkeley.  (I’m not a conflicted individual; this just means that my school will win Big Game on Saturday )  The events are organized by the collegiate sections of Society of Women Engineers (SWE), but…

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Guide to Delicious Food in Berkeley and Surrounding Areas

Ever wonder what engineering grad students at Berkeley love to eat when they’re not working on big research problems?  I’ve shared these two lists so many times that I figured it would be easier to simply post it on my blog.  The first is from graduate women at Berkeley, and the second was given to…

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Windows Phone 7.5 Developer Event Simulcast Links

Unable to make the current series of Windows Phone Camps?  Good thing we have links to the recorded webcast from the Sunnyvale event at Nokia! First, get started by downloading the Phone SDK   Part 1: Windows Phone 7.5 Overview for Developers watch it here Part 2: Building Windows Phone 7.5 Applications with Visual Studio…

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Free Windows Azure DevCamps!

Ready to dive into Windows Azure? Step 1:  Get the Free Windows Azure Platform Trial Step 2:  Get the Azure SDK Step 3:  Sign up for a free Azure DevCamp near you (Santa Monica December 2, Redmond December 13, Phoenix December 15) Abstract Join us to learn about the exciting new Windows Azure developer platform!…

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Membership roles made easy with Razor syntax in WebMatrix

Let’s see how easy it is to restrict access to certain pages based on roles.  First, if you don’t have WebMatrix, DOWNLOAD IT HERE.  I am using the WebMatrix 2 Beta version released in September 2011. We’re going to use the photo gallery site created in a previous post as a starting point. First Run…

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Microsoft is hiring Developer Evangelists in Los Angeles and Seattle

Do you enjoy developing on different platforms?  Do you like getting people excited about technology and developer tools?  Do you want to wake up every morning knowing you have one of the coolest jobs in the world? Good news!  Microsoft is hiring Developer Evangelists based in Los Angeles and Seattle.  Take the first step in…

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Make your website more social with helpers

The NuGet gallery in WebMatrix 2 Beta, which you can DOWNLOAD HERE, makes it easy to add helpers to your website.  You can make your website more social by adding commonly used functions from Facebook, Twitter, Paypal, etc.  Let’s see how we can enhance the photo gallery site created in my previous post by leveraging…

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