Got Tech Posters?

Have a blank wall (and access to your company’s color printer)?  There are plenty of technology posters and charts for developers available on MSDN.  I didn’t realize just how many until I searched for “poster” on MSDN downloads. Here’s a list of the more recent ones: .NET 3.5 Namespaces PosterThe .NET Framework 3.5 Common Namespaces…

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Code Camp 8 Registration and Call for Speakers Open!

We’re live and ready (thanks, Chris Pels!)  Attendee registration and the Call for Speakers are both now open for Code Camp 8: Rise of the Silverlight Surfer! The Details Code Camp 8: Rise of the Silverlight Surfer will be held at the Microsoft offices in Waltham, MA on the weekend of September 29th and 30th. …

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Join Us for The Winter Northeast MSDN Roadshow!

[UPDATE 11/19 – We’ve added New Hampshire to our tour for December 18th!] We just couldn’t take not being out on the road, talking about tech, so we’re heading back out again in December for the Winter Northeast Roadshow!  This, our seventh Roadshow, will feature a ton of great stuff like jQuery and ASP.NET 3.5…

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Code Camp 11 – The Schedule!

We’re just under a week from New England Code Camp 11: "Developer Stimulus Package" (what is Code Camp?), a free day filled with with technology sessions given by the local developer community.  Code Camp 11 will be held on March 28th at the Microsoft offices in Waltham, MA. Registration is at over 300 350 375 400…

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Bob and Chris’ MSDN Roadshow – December Edition

It’s that time again!  Bob and I will be heading back out in December for our fourth Roadshow series, bringing another batch of technical goodness to cities across the northeast (hopefully in time to beat the snow!) If you haven’t been to one of our events before, the B&C Roadshow is all about high signal…

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The Roadshow Rides Again! – May/June Edition

      The Northeast Roadshow   We’re at it again!  It’s time to pack our laptops and gear to head out across the northeast for our fifth Roadshow!  Only this time, you’re getting three of us for the price of, well, zero – the events are free after all…  Jim O’Neil, our new colleague…

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Save the Dates: Code Camp 7 – Deer in Headlights

  [Update – Attendee registration and call for speakers are now open!] I’m happy to announce we’ve finalized the dates for the next round of the Code Camp that started it all!  New England’s Code Camp 7 – “Deer In Headlights” will be held the weekend of March 31st and April 1st at Microsoft’s Waltham, MA office.  Look…

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Tips from My Technical Presentations

My role involves spending a good deal of time with technical audiences.  Recently, I’ve been getting reactions like this – “I enjoyed your presentation!  I have an odd question – how did you zoom in like that?” or “How did you set those colors in Visual Studio?” So, I’m posting some tips so I can…

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Visual Studio 2008 InstallFests in the Northeast!

Visual Studio 2008 has now been released to manufacturing, and as a “thank you” to the community, we’re collaborating with area user groups to host a series of Visual Studio InstallFests.  I’m happy to announce that we’ll have four InstallFests in the Northeast over the coming two weeks! 12/4 – Rochester, NY 12/6 – Burlington,…

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GameDev Day ’07 Boston – XNA, Gaming, and Game Development

Like games?  Wonder how they’re made?  Want to know how to make them yourself? Come to GameDev Day ’07, a free event being hosted at Harvard University on December 1st, sponsored by Microsoft in association with the Harvard Interactive Media Group (HIMG). The Details What:  GameDev Day ’07 BostonWho:  ANYONE – students, professionals, enthusiasts -…

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