Real World Azure with Microsoft IT

Come spend a day with us to explore Windows Azure™ – Microsoft’s platform for building and deploying cloud based applications – from a real world point of view! During this event, we’ll review critical lessons Microsoft IT has learned migrating internal line-of-business applications to Windows Azure™. What is Windows Azure™? When should I use it?…


Dallas GiveCamp “We Are Microsoft” Dates are Set!

I’m happy to announce that Dallas GiveCamp – a.k.a. We Are Microsoft Charity Challenge Weekend – will occur on the weekend of January 15-17 at BravoTECH in Dallas.  This is the same location as the past few years – we love working with BravoTECH on this and look forward to another successful camp!  Stay tuned…


Dallas TechFest 2009 – Recap

Dallas TechFest is a multi-technology, multi-disciplinary developer conference held this year it was held on June 19th 2009 at the beautiful Westin Stonebriar Resort in Frisco, TX.  Completely organized and run by members of the local community, this year over 400 developers and architects turned out for 8 tracks and 40 sessions covering advanced topics…


Dallas SharePoint Saturday

Join SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for the first ever SharePoint Saturday Dallas.  SharePoint Saturday is an educational, informative & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals & MVPs, covering a wide variety of SharePoint-orientated topics.  SharePoint Saturday is FREE, open to the public…


June DevCares – Parallelism in .NET 4.0

One of my favorite speakers, and all around great guy Tim Rayburn will be speaking at the next installment of DevCares on one of the hottest topics around – Parallelism in .NET 4.0.  If you haven’t seen Tim present on this topic, then I’d make every effort to get myself over to TekFocus on Friday,…


May 2009 DevCares – .NET Smackdown!

I’ll be one of the panelists at the upcoming TekFocus DevCares event – join us tomorrow morning for some fun discussion around .NET!   DEV CARES SERIES Dev Cares: .NET Smackdown! Click here to register. Session: With all the new acronyms and development technologies flying out of Redmond these days, it’s easy to get confused….


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…


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,…


Dallas TechFest 2009

Announcing Dallas TechFest 2009! Dallas TechFest 2009 is a full day of technology learning, not just on one technology but on a broad array of technologies. From Ruby and Java to .NET and Flex there is something for everyone at this day long event. With speakers that are recognized experts in their field, both from…


Call for Speakers – #DallasTechFest

Hey all – just wanted to let you know that #DallasTechFest has officially started!  Scheduled for April 17th, 2009 at the Westin Stonebriar Resort in Frisco, TX, we’re opening up a CALL FOR SPEAKERS to anyone and everyone passionate about technology!  Like last year, there will be separate tracks for .NET, Java, Ruby, PHP, Cold…