Microsoft training from 10 years ago

The Microsoft fiscal year (FY) started on July 1, and it’s our time of year to do things like plan our career path, training, etc. I was just looking at the training I did in Redmond (around) 10 years ago and I thought it would be interesting to post the list. Some of the classes…

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BizSpark One Startup Panopto in GeekWire

I met the guys from Panopto in Pittsburg a couple of years ago and they floored me with the demo of their lecture capture software product. I worked with Christopher Griffin to get them into BizSpark One and they’ve been turned out to be an excellent partner for that program. I would encourage you to…

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New from Ignition Showcase 11.15.10

Good stuff from our Partner Ignition blog… Windows Azure Updates! Update Your Windows Azure Skills at the Microsoft Partner Network How to Build a Hybrid On-Premise/In Cloud Application Windows Azure Application Monitoring Management Pack Release Candidate (RC) Now Available For Download SQL Server “Denali” CTP1 Available for Download Whitepaper: Inside SQL Azure Windows Server Updates! …

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Online Silverlight Firestarter on December 2nd

If you do any WP7, Silverlight, or WPF development, you’re probably not going to want to miss this. Future of Silverlight Keynote Starts December 2, 2010 at 9:00 pacific time Hear what’s coming next from Microsoft’s Scott Guthrie Training, labs & swag Online or in-person at Microsoft HQ, December 2nd 2010 It’s just like an…

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BizSpark Graduation Offer

In the next year or so, a number of our BizSpark Startups will come to the end or their three years in BizSpark. Microsoft wants to be ready to help these companies transition into non-BizSpark partners as painlessly as possible. Today we posted our offer to graduating BizSpark Startups. You can find the details here:…

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Curse on the Windows Team Blog

No, not that kind of curse. Brandon has a great post on the Windows Team Blog about BizSpark Startup Curse. Check it out. Managing Game User Interface Add-ons with the Curse Client from Curse.com I consider myself a casual gamer. I play a few PC games, mostly Games for Windows – LIVE titles, and of…

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MyWebCareer.com goes live

I’ve been working with a BizSpark startup called MyWebCareer.com. This site lets you monitor and manage your “Online Career Brand”.  The site is one of the largest Azure applications I’ve seen, but you wouldn’t know it just by looking at it. Very cool stuff. Check it out. From their About page: Based in Northern Virginia,…

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Windows Phone 7 Available November 8th!

Really excited for this. Be sure to check out the Windows Phone 7 launch events linked below: Today we announced that Windows Phones will be available for consumer purchase thru At&T November 8th! Make sure your app is ready in time for consumers by following the below timeline: Oct 11: Participating early certification developers will…

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Microsoft Security Essentials for Small Business

Eric Ligman announced today that Microsoft Security Essentials will be available to small business for free in October. I use Microsoft Security Essentials on all the machines in my house and it’s saved our bacon a number of times. Check out Eric’s post on the solution for small business and the other options that are…

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Interview with Hedgehog Development – Azure, the Microsoft Partner Network, and BizSpark

Posted this to the MPN East blog and though I would also share it here. Hedgehog Development is a custom web and application development shop that provides consulting and development services for a range of different industries. They’re also a former Microsoft Partner of the Year (2008) and a BizSpark Network Partner. In this interview…

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