MSDN Southern Fried Roadshow Update

We are having a great time on our Roadshow in the Carolinas.  Yesterday we were in Charleston and today we are in Wilmington. The plan is to be in Raleigh on Thursday and Charlotte on Friday.  Those events are currently sold out at around 150-200 attendees a piece.  We are looking forward to seeing you…


How would you like a copy of Windows 7 Beta 1?

All you have to do is come to the Atlanta MDC!  While the DVD’s will not be immediately availible, we will ship a copy to you as soon as they are available. Register today and you’ll get the best of the PDC in your own backyard and hear all of the exciting announcements around the…


Microsoft Developer Conference Ticker from

Most of you problably have not heard of the MSDN Social.  If you post to our forums online, you are probably already using it without knowing it.  With the social, you get Online Bookmarking.  This is a way to keep your key technical bookmarks in a place that is completely location independent, and allows you…


Atlanta Startup Weekend

Having a great time at the Atlanta Startup Weekend.  So here is the idea: Pre-Conference – everyone puts an idea into a WIKI for a startup company, with a short description Friday Night – The ideas get pitched, and the crowd whittles it down to a handful (3) Saturday – Coding begins Sunday – Coding…


Application Architecture Guide – P&P

We need feedback!  Take a look at the new Patterns and Practices Application Architecture Guide and let us know what you think.  Its now beta 1, and we are ready to hear what you think.  Below is the official announcement. ***** Today we released our patterns & practices App Arch Guide 2.0 Beta 1. This…


Southern Friend Roadshow – December Edition

The Roadshow is coming to town again the first week of December (Dec. 2-5)!  This time we are travelling through the Carolinas bringing great Architect and Developer content to your neighborhood.  While not as in depth as the MDC, we have a session on Could Computing, Silverlight 2, and some of the ASP.Net enhancements.  See…


The MSDN Developer Conference is coming…Are you ready? December 16th, Atlanta, GA

  Did you wish you were at PDC?  Well, we can scratch that itch!  Come to the Atlanta, GA MSDN Developer Conference on December 16th. The nature of software development is radically changing… Are you ready? Prepare yourself for a demanding future. Attend the MSDN Developer Conference. Experience Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Platform Create applications that…


Chattanooga.Net User Group (CHADNUG)

I must confess, I really like the name.  As it happens I grew up in Chattanooga, and I am going back to my roots next Tuesday (10/14) to present on ADO.Net Data Services.  For those of you in the Greater Chattanooga area, I hope to see you there.


Murray Gordon Speaking on Software + Services 10/8 at Atlanta IASA

Make sure you are there: Murray Gordon is the Microsoft’s ISV Architect Evangelist (AE) for the Greater Southeast District. He was previously the Director of Technology at Cambar Software in Charleston, South Carolina, an ISV to the supply chain and distribution industry. Murray has been deeply involved in Microsoft related community activities. He was…