Silverlight DevCamp Update

WOW! I am really excited about all the continued interest in the upcoming Silverlight DevCamp.  I wanted to post something here based on all the questions I’ve been asked over the past 2 days about the event – specifically the "registration is full – can I still come?"  question. The simple answer is, "that’s entirely…


Silverlight DevCamp 2007 - Dallas, TX

Here’s a quick (ok, not so quick) message to all of you attending the Silverlight DevCamp here in Dallas on Saturday, Nov 10th.  If you’re registered on Microsoft World Wide Events, then you already got this message.  If not, here it is in its entirety.  PS – please use the tag “SLDC07” for all blogging,…


Microsoft Popfly - The Open Beta

Microsoft announced today at the Web 2.0 Summit that Microsoft Popfly, our Silverlight-based Mashup Editor, will enter a Public Beta, and no longer be invitation-only.  This is great news for fans of the popular Popfly as they will no longer have to go around looking for people with invitations to share with them – anyone…


BarCamp Dallas

BarCamp Dallas was a BLAST!  I didn’t get to stay there nearly as long as I’d have liked, but I did manage to have fun talking with several people about Silverlight.  Most of the questions were around "what’s the reality behind the hype" and "where can I really make the best use of it".  We…


Dallas BarCamp 4

It’s BarCamp time again here in Dallas – if you’re interested in joining us, come by the BarCamp web site and put your name up on the wiki.  Here’s all the important details: When Saturday, Sept 29, 2007 from 10 am to 8 pm Where Improving Enterprises – 15950 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75248, USA…


Popfly Accounts

I have 5 Popfly accounts to give out – who wants one?  If I give you one, you have 24 hours to post at least 1 cool Mashup that is NOT a Twitter/Flickr->Geocodes->Map one.  I’ve already done that and it’s boring… Technorati Tags: Popfly


Dallas BarCamp 4 - it's official!

OK – it’s official!  Dallas BarCamp 4 will be held somewhere in Dallas on September 29th, 2007.  I say somewhere, because we’re not sure yet where we’re going to be able to to hold it.  If you’ve got a location that might hold about 200 people during the course of the day and provide good,…


Houston TechFest and Houston BarCamp - This Weekend!!!

Looks like this weekend is going to be *very* busy for me 🙂  I’m presenting a 2-part session at Houston TechFest on Microsoft Expression Studio and Microsoft Silverlight, and then driving right over to the Houston BarCamp to present on Microsoft Silverlight.  Hope to see you there! Here’s the flyer data from the Houston TechFest. …



What a great sample application to showcase the power of Silverlight.  Popfly is a mash-up creation tool that’s super easy to use and fairly powerful for an alpha.  This video gives a 15 minute overview of the Popfly functionality, featuring integration with Windows Live Spaces, the World of Warcraft guild data, and Microsoft Virtual Earth.  Very…