#MIX09 Keynote – Day 1

There was a lot of great information shared this morning at the first of the #MIX09 keynotes.  As I reflect on it, it seems that most of it seemed to be centered around Silverlight 3, but there were a few gems tucked away in some other parts of the keynote. First, Bill Buxton from Microsoft…

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Slides and Demo from DevCares: MVC

Here are the slides and demo from my talk Friday on MVC.  I really had a great time with everyone, and enjoyed all the really great questions!  If you think of anything else, please let me know via this blog and I’ll find the answers for you. ASP.NET MVC Overview View more presentations from Chris…

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DallasDevCares – MVC Framework

I’ll be presenting on the Microsoft ASP.NET MVC Framework at the DallasDevCares event on Friday, Feb 27th.  Click here to register and get your seat before they fill up! For those that don’t know, DevCares is a monthly series of FREE half-day events sponsored by TekFocus and Microsoft. Targeted specifically at developers, the content is…

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Come to MDC Dallas and See Me Shave My Head!

That’s right – you heard right!  I’m issuing a challenge to all the architects, DBAs, enthusiasts, and professional software developers in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas… If we can get 750 people registered to attend the MSDN Developer Conference on January 26th here in the lovely city of Dallas, TX, I will let some lucky…

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Deck and Demos from DELL MDC

As promised, here are my deck and demos from the MDC event at Dell on Thursday.  I had a really great time at the event, and I hope you enjoyed my session on ASP.NET 4.0 Futures!  Please let me know if you have any questions. Don’t forget – the code in these demos features the…

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Silverlight 2 RC0 Available Today!

The Silverlight team announced today that Silverlight 2 RC0 was released today for public consumption.  Please note that applications built using this release will work off of the Silverlight 2 RC0 Developer Runtime only. Please keep that in mind when updating your projects.  Breaking Changes Part of the challenge in working with Beta software is…

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Adding Style to WPF and Silverlight Apps at DDNUG

I had a great time speaking at the Dallas .NET User Group meeting last night on WPF and Silverlight Styles, Templates and Data Binding.  I’ve posted the slides up on Slideshare and the demos (with the pptx) out on FolderShare.  Here are the links: Adding Style To Your Microsoft Wpf And Silverlight Applications View SlideShare…

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MSDN Unleashed and ArcReady

Not sure if everyone is subscribed to the MSDN Flash or not, but if you’re not – it is a GREAT resource for finding out what’s happening in your area.  I like the fact that it’s customized to show events and happenings in your geography (my copy shows me what’s happening in TX, OK, LA…

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OKC Developer Group Presentation – Next Gen Web Apps

I had a great time last night at the OKC Developer Group meetings.  I love presenting there because you actually get to do 2 presentations – one at lunch (there was about 85 people in attendance) and one at dinner (about 15 people).  That’s 100 people in one day with two chances to get it…

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New Release of Windows Live Tools for Visual Studio

The Windows Live team recently released and update to their Windows Live Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio, and added a new ASP.NET Server Control for Virtual Earth!  Now it is super easy to add a Virtual Earth capabilities to your ASP.NET applications using this new control. For information about the control visit these sites: Dev…

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