Join us for some In Person Events!

Register today Here is a quick summary of the events scheduled in March. ArcReady MSDN Events Unleashed TechNet Events Unleashed St. Louis, MO – March 5, 2009 9:00 AM St. Louis, MO – March 5, 2009 1:00 PM St. Louis, MO – March 5, 2009 3:00 PM Downers Grove, IL – March 9, 2009 9:00…


Speaking at MDC 08

Today I’m presenting at Minnesota Developers Conference on “Playing with Possible”…a collection of short demos that together show how you can leverage new technologies such as LINQ to browse books on Amazon using a Silverlight control deployed in SharePoint. Whew! That’s a lot of technologies.  I’ve built this talk around the idea that it might…


SharePoint Code Camp anyone?

I’m excited about all the opportunities to see what’s going on in this rapidly changing technology world. Recently we saw the start of the Silverlight User Group in the Twin Cities. This weekend we saw the genesis of yet another group! The SharePoint code camp was huge! What a day! We had over 140 people…


Didn’t make it to MIX?

Not a problem…you can watch the sessions online by going to VisitMIX and selecting the track you’re interested in. Some great technical sessions are available for download, and there’s even a cool Silverlight control for picking which ones. Very cool site:


Enter the Mpls & Des Moines Demo Contest to Win COOL Prizes!

ANNOUNCING Visual Studio 2008 Install-Fest Demo Contest! Want to show off your VS2008 or .NET 3.5 skills?  If you answered, yes, this is your opportunity to strut your stuff! During the Visual Studio 2008 Install Fest & Holiday Party on December 12, 2007 at the DMACC West Campus, and on December 13, 2007 at the…


Twin Cities Code Camp

What did you do last Saturday? I had the great chance to hang out & present at the Twin Cities Code Camp ( and talk about some great new stuff that developers might find interesting. These include an overview talk about new technologies for working with data, including LINQ and Astoria, and then a talk…


Thank You Heartland Dev Conference!

I just got back from the HDC07 in Omaha. It was great to see so many people that I recognized and to have the chance to catch up on what’s going on. We had Scott Guthrie ( from Redmond in town doing the keynote and as usual I saw a lot of very cool things…


Rocking in the Heartland

Here I am…Rock you like a Hurricane! Wow! This Friday I had the chance to make it to Omaha for the 2006 Heartland Developer’s Conference. As one of the major non-MS run events in the central region, this event has doubled it’s participation and attendance each year over the 3 years it’s been around to the…