Microsoft Web Camps in the East – March Through May

Microsoft Web Camps are free events designed to help you learn to build websites using ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, Web Matrix, HTML5, and more.  They’ve been running in cities around the world, and I’ll be teaming up with my colleagues Rachel Appel and Andrew Duthie to help bring a series of Web Camps to the east…


Online Firestarters – Silverlight, ASP.NET, and Windows Azure

MSDN Firestarter events are great (and free) ways to get up to speed with specific developer topics.  For those who can’t attend in person, several of these live events will also feature an online streaming option, so tune in for some excellent Silverlight, ASP.NET, and Windows Azure content! Silverlight Firestarter – 12/2 The Silverlight Firestarter…


Content from the ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter Series

I’ve been touring various cities as part of the MSDN ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter series (along with G. Andrew Duthie and Rachel Appel), and wanted to post the content from my sessions. The Sessions For my events, I covered combinations of these sessions (links are to the slides): “Looking at ASP.NET MVC” – Getting up…


ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter Series

A new set of free Firestarter events covering the ASP.NET Web Platform will be running from late September to December along the east coast.  (Part of the series of Firestarters mentioned in an earlier post.) Firestarter events focus on a particular topic area and progress from introductory through intermediate topics, helping you to quickly ramp…


Introduction to WebMatrix Beta – A New, Free Tool for Website Development

What is WebMatrix? WebMatrix is a free tool that features a complete stack (web server, database, programming) for web development. It’s lightweight, installs quickly, and has been designed to make things easy. Building a Site Want to build your site using an open source application like a blog engine, eCommerce site, or photo gallery?  Use…


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…


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.)…

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ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Resources

Thanks to everyone who attended my ASP.NET MVC session with the New England ASP.NET Professionals Group last night.  Here are links and resources from the session: Getting ASP.NET MVC 1.0 Microsoft Web Platform Installer – Makes is very easy to install web tools, frameworks, and applications Run it, choose “Web Platform”, “Frameworks and Runtimes”, then…


Speaking on ASP.NET MVC 1.0 – August 19, Waltham, MA

I’ll be diving into ASP.NET MVC 1.0 with the New England ASP.NET Professionals User Group this Wednesday in Waltham, MA: When: August 19th, 2009 at 6:15PM Where: Microsoft Offices – Waltham Speaker: Chris Bowen of Microsoft   ASP.NET Model View Controller (MVC) Released earlier this year, ASP.NET MVC 1.0 presents a new option for developing…