30 to Launch Azure at Seed Philly!

Back in February we had a great series of Windows Phone 7 talks we did at Seed Philly that culminated in a demo night where startups showed off some pretty interesting Windows Phone 7 applications. During the weeks that we held the event, we heard from attendees, “Why don’t you do this with Azure?” Well,…

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HTML5 Drag and Drop for SharePoint

Really good article in MSDN Magazine this month by Andrey Markeev. Check it out: Adding HTML5 Drag and Drop to SharePoint Lists Microsoft SharePoint is an enterprise platform with a long history and vast variety of features, which is why it can’t always react quickly enough to follow emerging Web technology trends. Despite a wide…

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Interview with BizSpark Startup Xobni

Just posted this to Channel 9. Cool company, new version of the product. Xobni is an Outlook plug-in that lets users easily connect to their contacts through the various social networks. The program comes in two versions, one free and now a new pay version that ads enhanced features. I recently talked to Matt Brezina,…

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Jeff Richter on geekSpeak

Just wanted to mention a little show we do called geekSpeak, (And I knew mentioning Jeff would draw some attention.) It’s live on most Wednesdays, but you can see the previous shows on Channel 9 at https://channel9.msdn.com/shows/geekSpeak. For info about the upcoming geekSpeak episodes, be sure to check out the geekSpeak blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/geekSpeak.  

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Sparks will Fly | 2009 Challenge

This seems like a great opportunity for some creative thinking over the holidays. Only 17 days left in Round 1. Sparks will Fly | 2009 Challenge Sparks will Fly2009 Challenge Show us your “home of the future” and win $15,000, plus a trip to TechEd 2009! We know you’ve got great ideas – and we…

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Sayed Hashimi on MS Build | brianjo | Channel 9

Posted to my video blog on Channel 9: Sayed Hashimi on MS Build This weekend I visited the Tampa Code Camp, where I was able to talk to Sayed Hashimi. Sayed is the co-author of the upcoming MS Press book title, Inside the Microsoft Build Engine. In this short talk, Sayed describes some of the…

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New geekSpeak episodes posted to Channel 9

I’m in the process of posting a small backlog of really excellent episodes of Glen Gordon’s geekSpeak show to Channel 9. Keep your on on the page for updates over the next couple of days, or subscribe to one of the feeds listed below. geekSpeak Total Episodes: 42 | Subscribe: RSS iPod/MP4 WMV (high quality)…

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Coming Soon! MSDN Developer Conference (MDC)

Coming soon, to a city near you. I’ll be speaking at the Orlando event. 🙂 MSDN Developer Conference (MDC) Building on the buzz, excitement, and industry-changing announcements of the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC), the MSDN Developer Conference (MDC) will deliver the core message, content, and experience of the PDC in a one-day, multi-track event…

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PDC 2005 Security Symposium

Today we posted a page with information about the PDC 2005 Security Symposium (Friday, September 16th at the PDC). This is a great opportunity to hear some of the top security people from Microsoft discuss security issues. Here’s the link to the page: Security Developer Center: PDC 2005 Security SymposiumWant to learn more about what…

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Microsoft Brings .NET to Katrina Relief Effort

Good story in eWeek about some of the Microsoft efforts around Katrina. Microsoft Brings .NET to Katrina Relief Effort A group of Microsoft technologists quickly deployed to contribute their time and talent to the relief effort, and decided to develop a Web site and supporting applications to help Katrina evacuees reach out to relatives and…

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