Confessions from a Developer Evangelist

  There have been a few individuals that are frustrated with the fact that some blog posts do not continue. I might say “Step 1 of X” and there is no Step 2. I apologize for that. I’m flattered that someone is appreciating the purpose of that blog post. It is  a red flag for…


Meetup for jQuery and Azure Developers

  I’m organizing an epic event. Xbox consoles will be given away.


PDC 10 – Live Event at SVC

Missed your opportunity to attend PDC10 in Redmond?     Even though the event is is Redmond, there is a local presence. You can get the highlights of PDC without heading to Redmond. If so, you can still join in on the excitement via the live stream and in-person delivered sessions. The Date  …


How to teach cloud computing – The Windows Azure Platform – Step 2

  Let’s walk through the PowerPoint together     Notice there is an overview slide deck to kick things off. I’m going to be code-focused in these posts so I am not going to spend a lot of time on background teachings. But I will summarize parts of the deck below that have resonated with…


How to teach cloud computing – The Windows Azure Platform – Step 1

  Huge Opportunity For Developers   IDC predicts that the cloud service market will grow to $55 billion by 2014 at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 29%. That’s right – about 30%. If you aren’t learning about cloud computing, you are going to miss opportunity.   Traditional software is expected to grow at…