Interoperability Bridges & Labs Center

Great resource for those working with PHP and other F/OSS tech on Windows and IIS.  Lots of projects and labs to explore here. (I wish I had been aware of the a couple of weeks ago.) Interoperability Bridges & Labs Center The Center is dedicated to technical collaborative work to improve interoperability between Microsoft and…

Happy Birthday to BizSpark!

News from the PDC… Microsoft’s BizSpark Fires Up Startups, Ignites a Community: Marking its one-year anniversary at PDC 2009, BizSpark continues to gain momentum, expand its reach with new offers, and put partners at the center of the equation to turn startups into successful businesses. Microsoft’s BizSpark Fires Up Startups, Ignites a Community REDMOND, Wash….

Windows Azure Briefings in the US East Region

I wanted to pass along information about these Azure events in the East in December. We’ve all heard about the industry shift to the Cloud, but are you jumpstarting your Windows Azure business to be a part of it? You are cordially invited to attend the fall Professional Developer Partner Briefing. You will not just…

Sanjay on Incubation Week for Azure in Atlanta

Sanjay has a nice writeup on the final day of Incubation Week in Atlanta last week. Sounds like it was very productive for everyone.   Evangelism for Microsoft ISVs, BizSpark Startups & Network Partners : Day5: Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week for Azure @ Atlanta 13Nov09

Elite Web Optimization Event in Boston in December

I’ll be at this event in Boston on December 9th. Check out the details and the registration link below. Elite Web Optimization Event New England Research and Development Center (NERD) 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 December 9th 2009 10:00AM-6:00PM Come spend a day with us to explore the Microsoft Windows Web Platform and the…

TechDrawl Interview on Incubation Week in Atlanta

Cool. Interview with Murray Gordon about BizSpark Incubation Week next week in Atlanta from TechDrawl. We’ll try to keep everyone posted with information about that event on the blogs and through Twitter next week. Microsoft BizSpark Incubation Week for Entrepreneurs by Ben Dyer on November 5, 2009 We had the pleasure on interviewing Murray Gordon…

Web Platform Installer Facebook Page

Mark Brown and I built out a Fan Page for Web Platform Installer this morning. Check it out and add yourself, if you’re so inclined. Web Platform Installer | Facebook The Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2.0 (Web PI) is a free tool that makes getting the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet…

Channel 10 – Microsoft’s Official USB/DVD Download Tool Helps you Upgrade Netbooks to Windows

I haven’t tried this yet, but I’m pretty happy to see it up there. The help file is available on the Microsoft Store site here. Microsoft’s Official USB/DVD Download Tool Helps you Upgrade Netbooks to Windows 7 One of the best new products in Microsoft’s newly revamped online store ( is the USB/DVD Download Tool….

PHP Magazine – The Great PHP on Windows Contest

I’m always on the lookout for cool PHP applications that people have running on IIS. If have one, let me know. Also, this is a contest sponsored by Microsoft and AI for PHP applications running on IIS. Be sure to check out the free hosting from AI as part of this contest. Welcome To The…

Windows 7 Launch

Should start at about 11:00 AM EST. More at the Windows 7 Virtual Press Kit site.