New England Data Camp v2.0 / SQL Saturday 34

Back in January, the New England SQL Server Users Group and Southern New England SQL Server Users Group combined forces to host New England Data Camp v1.0.  It was a solid success, bringing a focus on all things data to a large Code Camp style event. I’m glad to pass along word that the event…

0

Second SharePoint Saturday Boston on February 27th

After a successful event in March, SharePoint Saturday Boston is returning for a second run on February 27th at the Jones Road Microsoft Offices in Waltham, MA.  This free, all-day event offers a chance to learn through a variety of sessions and plenty of networking with hundreds of fellow SharePoint professionals. Follow @SPSBoston on Twitter…

0

Learning XNA: A Guide for .NET Rocks Show 501 on XNA Game Development

If you’re a listener of .NET Rocks! (“The Internet Audio Talk Show for .NET Developers”), you may have heard Show #501 on XNA that Michael Cummings and I recorded last week. You can download the show here (59 minutes – MP3/WMA/AAC). We mentioned a lot of things on the show, so here are core resources…

0

A Cloudy December in Massachusetts

Though I clearly won’t win any cleverness prizes with this post’s title, I do want to pass along details of some cloud computing related events coming to the greater Boston area in December. Boston Azure User Group – 12/3 December 3rd (6:30-8:30 PM) will be the second meeting of the new Boston Azure User Group,…

0

Friends, Books, and Roadshows

With three cities done, Jim and I have four more stops remaining on our “Don’t Fear the Coder” Northeast MSDN Roadshow: December 3 – Farmington, CT December 8 – Waltham, MA December 9 – Providence, RI December 15 – Augusta, ME In an attempt to maximize the amount of stuff we need to carry from…

6

Elite Web Optimization Event – Cambridge 12/9

A good opportunity to learn about the Microsoft Web Platform, interoperability, the WebsiteSpark program and more is coming to NERD in Cambridge, presented NaviSite and Microsoft. Elite Web Optimization Event December 9th 2009 10:00AM-6:00PM New England Research and Development Center (NERD) 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142 Free registration at http://microsoftandnavisite.eventbrite.com Come spend a day…

0

ASP.NET MVC Resource Guide

This post is inspired by the presentation that Patrick Hynds and I gave on ASP.NET MVC at StackOverflow’s DevDays conference in Boston.  Whether you attended DevDays or  happen on this from the web, I hope this is useful for you to learn more about ASP.NET MVC. (Let me know if you have additions or questions.)…

1

Five MSDN Roadshows Touring the East Coast

Back in February of 2007, we kicked off the Northeast MSDN Roadshow with a tour of five cities to wax poetic about the then sparking-new .NET Framework 3.0.  We drove many miles, threw things at audience members, showed a lot of code, and had a blast. Fast forward 2 years 8 months and we’re nearing…

1

Professional Developers Conference (PDC) Update

The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is November 17-19 in Los Angeles, and will be one of the best ways to get your fill of the latest developer tech: PDC Site PDC Behind the Scenes PDC What’s Happening PDC on Twitter Content Tagged PDC09 on Channel9 I went last year (and just confirmed I can make…

0

Code Camps in Albany, NY and Stamford, CT Coming Soon

Next Saturday (November 7th) will bring two more Code Camps to the northeast, one in Albany, NY and the other in Stamford, CT.  Code Camps are free, community events for connecting with and learning from fellow developers. If you can make it to one of these, it will be a day well spent! Tech Valley…

0