Getting Started with the Office 365 APIs

This weekend I had the pleasure of speaking on a couple of Office Development topics at Silicon Valley Code Camp, as well as the East Bay.NET user group meeting on Thursday (with special Halloween guest). It was great to pack three talks into one week as I’ve been doing so much internal-facing work lately, that… Read more

Silicon Valley Code Camp–October 11th & 12th

First off, I know I haven’t posted in a while but I have an excuse (sorta) – I got married and had a wonderfully long honeymoon mountain biking through the sierras! I am back (relaxed and refreshed) and am looking forward to the Fall (and the A’s postseason hopefully extending a bit ;-)) I will… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Zach Montoya Builds a Visual Studio Designer for .NET Native

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Zach Montoya, a Developer Intern on… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Santiago Fernandez on LLVM Based Optimizer for MSIL

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Santiago Fernandez, a Developer Intern on… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Shaurya Arora on Designing .NET for NuGet

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Shaurya (a.k.a Shaun) Arora, a Program… Read more

Fun with the Interns: Christian Salgado Catalogs .NET APIs

A few weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this interview I sit down with Christian Salgado, a Developer Intern on… Read more

Channel 9 Interview – Fun with the Interns: Charles Lowell on the .NET Portability Analyzer

A couple weeks ago when I was up in Redmond I had the pleasure of interviewing some interns on the .NET team to talk about their experience as an intern at Microsoft and to show off the projects they are working on. In this first interview I sit down with Charles Lowell, a Software Development… Read more

Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio– Building Office 365 Android Apps with Xamarin

The Office 365 APIs allow you to easily integrate Office 365 services into your apps in a consistent way. You can access user data like calendars, documents and more using REST APIs and standard OAuth flows from any platform. The Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio make it super easy for developers to access… Read more

Trip Report: Community Leadership Summit 2014

I had the opportunity to attend the Community Leadership Summit in Portland, Oregon this last weekend, held right before OSCON. This free event brings together all kinds of community leaders, not just technical communities, but anyone that is interested in growing and empowering a strong community. I know I usually write up trip reports of… Read more

Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio – Users and Files

The Office 365 APIs allow you to easily integrate Office 365 services into your apps in a consistent way. You can access user data like calendars, documents and more using REST APIs and standard OAuth flows from any platform. The Office 365 API Tools for Visual Studio make it super easy for developers to access… Read more