The Northeast MSDN Roadshow – “Mashed APIs” Tour

Get ready to learn and code, because the Northeast MSDN Roadshow team is loading up content, code, and demos that might even work, to return to the roads for a special limited engagement in June! These are free workshops, great for students, hobbyists, and professional developers who want to learn the basics of Windows 8…


MSDN Firestarter Events Coming Soon

[Update 8/23/2010 – Registration for the ASP.NET Web Platform Events is now open] Starting soon and running throughout the rest of the year, our regional team will be delivering three series of “Firestarter” MSDN events along the east cost, covering client, cloud, and web development topics.  The idea behind a Firestarter is to concentrate on…


Northeast Roadshow Screencasts and Resources

Jim and I completed two Northeast Roadshow tours from March through May, and we’ve recorded screencasts based on the core content.  Whether you attended and want a refresher, or are hearing about the Roadshow for the first time, let me know if you find these useful and any suggestions you may have! You can also…


The May Northeast MSDN Roadshow and Boston Launch Event

  Monday marked the release of Visual Studio 2010 and we’re celebrating with a series of national launch events, including one here in the northeast in Boston on April 29th from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. There are actually two launch events in one, just choose from: Developer Event – Focus on Visual Studio 2010…


The Roadshow Begins!

The vehicle is loaded with equipment, giveaways, and travel snacks of questionable nutritional quality.  The demos have a decent chance of working, coffee shops along the route have been mapped, the Zune is loaded with tunes & podcasts.  That must mean… Jim and I are ready to begin the Northeast MSDN Roadshow “Driving Toward a…


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…


Announcing the Northeast MSDN Roadshow March 2010 Tour!

The plans are set for our next Northeast MSDN Roadshow series, and Jim and I will be consuming coffee aplenty and taking to the roads of the northeast to visit four cities in March. These are free events with technical sessions for developers and architects.  We’ll be covering Windows Azure, data and services (including WCF…


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…


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…


Northeast MSDN Roadshow – “Don’t Fear the Coder” Tour

As in 2007 and 2008, we like to run a pre-winter Roadshow series before the really deep snow blankets the roads.  I’m glad to say everything’s lined up for us to to get the word out for the next series! These are free events, running 9:30 to 3:30, featuring five sessions for developers and architects….