Resources and Screencasts from the Northeast MSDN Roadshow “Don’t Fear the Coder” Tour

As we gear up for the next Northeast Roadshow series (in March), Jim and I have put the wraps on the previous tour by posting the content and recording screencasts based on each session. The “Don’t Fear the Coder” tour was a blast, and Jim and I visited a whopping seven cities across the northeast…


Speaking with the New England ASP.NET Professionals Group – Wednesday, Jan 20th

I’ll be the speaker for this Wednesday’s (January 20th) meeting of the New England ASP.NET Professionals Group. I’ll be delving into ASP.NET Web Forms, scripting, AJAX, and jQuery, with a brief look forward to Web Forms in ASP.NET 4. ASP.NET Web Forms in 3.5 & 4, with AJAX and jQuery In this session (based on…


2008 Winter Northeast Roadshow – Resources and Summary

The Winter Northeast Roadshow series has run its course!  Jim and I traveled about 2,000 miles to deliver seven events for nearly 600 people across the Northeast, and had a great time bringing developer technology and practices to you. The Goods As promised, we’re posting the content and resources from each of our sessions.  Look…

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A Guide to the Newly-Released Developer Updates

Though I managed to sneak away for some vacation time this week, it’s clearly been a busy time for the product teams.  Here’s a summary of the recently-released betas and updates with links for more information:  Silverlight Silverlight 1.0 Release Candidate (windows|mac) Silverlight 1.1 Alpha Refresh (windows|mac) Details on Tim Sneath’s blog.Here’s a useful guide to…

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Boston .NET User Group Meeting and Speaking Opportunities

Next Meeting Wednesday July 11, 2007 – 6:00-8:00 P.M.Microsoft Office, 201 Jones Road, 6th Floor, Waltham, MA”A Tour of Microsoft AJAX 1.0″Chris Pels – iDevTech Microsoft AJAX 1.0 provides .NET developers integrated client script libraries and server classes for a powerful development framework. This presentation will provide an overview of the AJAX architecture as well…

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May Roadshow Content Available

We’ve collected the slides and content from our most recent Roadshow and have made them available at: http://www.arcStreamEast.net/arcStreamEast/Download/zips/BandC-May2007.zip Covered sessions are: XML and the Database What’s New from the Patterns & Practices Group? Silverlight ASP.NET AJAX – Going Deeper I’m on the road at the moment, but keep an eye out for follow-up posts with…

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Bob & Chris’ MSDN Roadshow – Back for More!

We’re back in the saddle again, gearing up for another five-city tour to bring deep technical content to a projection screen near you! Dates, locations, and registration links are at the bottom of this post. Note that we’ve changed venues from Farmington to Hartford, CT and Manchester to Nashua, NH. See you on the road! -Chris…

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New England Visual Basic Professionals Group – Special Event

The New England Visual Basic Professionals Group will be featuring two excellent speakers at their upcoming meeting on December 7th:   5:30 – Jim Miller – Microsoft .NET: What is It and What’s NextCLR: Internals and Future DirectionEarlier this year, Microsoft released version 2.0 of .Net.  Jim Miller will talk about the implementation of some of the…