SharePoint for Developers Video Series

My friend Kirk Evans has been doing an incredible video series called “SharePoint for Developers” out on Channel 9.  There are 5 episodes so far, and they’re all very well done.  The segments are short enough to get everything on the first viewing, but solid enough to bookmark for reference later. Here’s a listing of…

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MTV Adopts Silverlight!

Viacom/MTV announced a web based Digital Asset Management Workflow application completely built in Silverlight 3 (of course using the beta bits for now) and .Net 3.5. This is very cool, not just because it is an early adoption of Silverlight 3, but because : It is a great proof point that Silverlight is not just…

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Microsoft Robotics Studio on MSDN Downloads

If you have a MSDN subscription, you can now download the FULL VERSION of Microsoft Robotics Studio and the CCR & DSS Toolkit! Microsoft Robotics Studio is a development and virtual simulation environment for creating robotics applications for a wide variety of robotics platforms.  Perhaps you saw us demonstrating Robotics Studio at Maker Faire Austin…

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Setting Up Livemeeting for a User Group

Zach Young, President of the Northwest Arkansas .NET User Group, has posted a great article on Setting Up Livemeeting for a User Group.  I had the privilege of speaking at their UG meeting last month and experienced his setup first hand.  Not only is it completely painless (always a good thing) it didn’t create any…

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deepzoom pix

I stumbled upon this today and thought it was really cool stuff!  DeepZoom Pix is a web site that enables people to explore and share photos using DeepZoom technology.  It combines the power of Microsoft Silverlight and DeepZoom for an innovative UX with Windows Azure for a fast, scalable and reliable data store.  The DZP…

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Tour of Arkansas

  I had a GREAT time touring across Arkansas (over 1300 miles of driving!) talking about Windows Live Framework (LiveFX for short), Windows Live Mesh, ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight 3 and building communities.  I’d like to thank Randy Walker, Michael Paladino and all the User Group leaders in Fort Smith, Springdale, Harrison, Jonesboro, Little Rock and…

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Windows Client Road Show Featuring Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8

Spring brings not only rain and flowers (you know, April shows and May flowers), it also brings our spring technical events. And this time our technical events are taking on a slightly different form. Okay, to be completely honest, we are still calling the sessions ArcReady (our event for architects and those who want to…

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FREE SEMINAR – The State of .NET

Wanted to let everyone know about an upcoming event at the Microsoft Office in Dallas.  Put on by EPS (Publishers of CoDe Magazine and creators of Xiine), this looks like it’s going to be a really great overview of what’s happening in the .NET community. ================================================ The State of .NET in Dallas (FREE) When: Tuesday,…

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