HTML5 Game Development Resources

The first series of HTML5 Game Camps concluded yesterday, helping attendees to learn HTML5 by diving in and writing games.  Here’s a summary of links and resources for anyone who would like to get started. The events featured introductions to the underlying technologies (HTML5, JavaScript, graphics) then a look at engines that can make game…

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Windows Azure Developer Opportunities

As the Learn Windows Azure event rolls along today (keep an eye on the site for recordings of the content if you missed it), here are some other great ways to dive into cloud computing.  Update: the session recordings are now available. The Rock Paper Azure Challenge Entertain your competitive side, improve your cloud development…

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Learn Windows Azure Event – Online, December 13th

Scott Guthrie has announced a Learn Windows Azure event on December 13th (12 – 8PM EST).  It’s free and will be streamed live via Channel 9, featuring sessions with Mark Russinovich, Dave Campbell, Scott Guthrie, and others: Getting Started with Windows Azure Cloud Data & Storage Channel9 Cloud Cover Show Live Developing Windows Azure Applications…

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List of Game Development Podcasts

As you might know from my list of podcasts for .NET devs, I’m a big fan of podcasts to help make travel time less… [annoying | mind-numbing | wasteful]. As my recent work has focused more on game development, I’ve been keeping an eye out for relevant podcasts.  Here are the ones I know of…

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Developer Events in the Northeast – November & December, 2011

It’s pretty amazing that this list already has events that bring us to the end of the year.  Every year does seem to go more quickly than the last!  Anyhow, here’s the latest list of developer-focused events you may find interesting as the remaining weeks of 2011 breeze by. Most are free, and the exceptions…

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Schedule Posted for Code Camp 16

The schedule has just been posted for this Saturday’s Code Camp 16 (in Waltham, MA):     New England / Boston Code Camp 16     Saturday, October 29th      8:30 AM to 6:40 PM (Doors at 8 AM)     Microsoft, 201 Jones Road (6th Floor)     Waltham, MA     Schedule and registration at http://codecampboston.eventbrite.com  About 40…

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HTML5 Game Camp Series Coming Soon

Update:  Slides and links from the events are now available. Ready to learn HTML5?  Enjoy games, too?  Join in the HTML5 Game Camps, free events offering a chance to learn about the next wave of web standards including HTML5, CSS3, Canvas, SVG, and more.  And while you gain practical knowledge about HTML5 and JavaScript techniques,…

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Developer Events in the Northeast – October & November, 2011

Fall is upon us, and with it comes an uptick in the tempo of developer events in our area.  Here’s the latest (and long!) list of developer-focused events you may find interesting.  Most are free, and the exceptions are noted with [$]. As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer-focused events,…

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New England Code Camp 16 – Registration and More

New England Code Camp 16, a major community event for developers, is coming to Waltham, MA on October 29th!  Registration (free!) is now open, as are the Calls for Speakers, Volunteers, and Contributors (details below).     New England Code Camp 16     Saturday, October 29, 2011     8:30 AM – 6 PM + post-event Geek…

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Windows Phone Camps in the East Have Begun!

A series of Windows Phone Camps has just kicked off, bringing free, full days of the tech to help you develop Windows Phone apps, practical guidance (interested in making money?), and the latest on Windows Phone 7.5 (codename “Mango”): Don’t miss the new Windows Phone 7.5 (codename "Mango") features as well – with detailed sessions…

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