On the Next Developers, Developers, Developers: LIVE & INTERACTiVE

 January 4, 2012 | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >>  Tune in on January 4 to Developers, Developers, Developers: LIVE & INTERACTIVE. Windows Phone experts Atley Hunter, Barranger Ridler, and Paul Laberge will be on the show to chat about Windows Phone and the Developer Movement. Plus: Miguel Carrasco, well known community personality…


2012 Will Sure Get You Starting Something New

As 2011 comes to a close and 2012 about to begin, now’s the time to start thinking about starting something new. Whoa! I can’t believe it. 2011 is already coming to a close. Where did this year go? Looking back, there were some really amazing things that happened. Just off the top of my head:…


Happy Holidays!

One last day of work for most of us, but hopefully it’s either a very productive day because hardly anyone else is working, or a relaxed day enjoying the fudge and cookies someone else brought into the office and wondering what exercise regimen you should undertake in the New Year to shed those holiday pounds….

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The Developer Movement has started.

Microsoft Canada has launched the follow-up campaign to the Mango App Challenge, the Developer Movement.  Like the Mango App Challenge, the Developer Movement is a contest for you as a developer to build great apps and get great rewards as a result, but it’s more than that.  It’s more than Windows Phone.  It’s more than…

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Enabling Fast App Resume in Legacy Windows Phone 7 apps by upgrading to 7.5

One of the more complicated concepts in phone development, regardless of the platform you are targeting, is multi-tasking.  The nature of a mobile device is to be resource-limited.  It’s not a PC where you have a significant amount of CPU, memory, storage and other assets to tap into in your apps and games.  The result…

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A Whole Week of Windows Azure Training Opportunities

This week is jam-packed with opportunities to learn about and get started using Windows Azure. If you haven’t had a chance to look into Windows Azure yet, take some time this week and give it a try by attending these LIVE ONLINE events: Details on Windows Azure Camp Online >> Details on Learn Windows Azure…


Facebook is fun with friends, but LinkedIn can help you get a job!

I know most of you are on Facebook. But I know a lot of us are still trying to figure out exactly how to use LinkedIn. I wanted to make sure you aren’t missing out on a tool that can help you find work opportunities. Facebook is generally regarded as a tool for keeping in…

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New SQL Azure lab available (How to move data to SQL Azure)

The SQL Azure labs site is a great place to explore and play with SQL Azure! You are probably already using SQL Server and may be working with or wondering about SQL Azure. Often when I want to explore a technology, I find reading a blog post or MSDN article isn’t enough to make me…

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TOMORROW on the Next Developers, Developers, Developers: LIVE & INTERACTiVE

December 7 | Add to Outlook >> See the post-TechDays Vancouver interview with Scott Hanselman (@shanselman), discussing the answers to the questions you had about “the Web Stack of Love”. Web experts Thomas Lewis (@TommyLee) and Frédéric Harper (@fharper) stop by and chime in with their thoughts and opinions. Plus: ask them any questions you…