Chris Tullier and Todd Girvin at PDC09

Not sure if everyone knows this, but SCD’s own Todd Girvin and Chris Tullier are teaming up to present a pre-conference workshop at PDC 09 titled Developing Quality Software using Visual Studio Team System 2010. If you’re planning on attending PDC, I’d highly recommend also adding a Pre-Conference registration to you trip and attending this…


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?…



Announcing the first in a series of 6 international barcamp-style events for Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 OS called WinMoDevCamp! WinMoDevCamp is a not-for-profit gathering to develop applications for the upcoming release of the Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 O/S.  Attendees will include mobile developers, web developers, .Net Developers, UI designers, and testers, to learning all about…


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…


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,…


SharePoint Saturday in Harrison, AR

Join SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for ‘SharePoint Saturday Ozarks’, on Saturday, July 18th, 2009 in Harrison, AR.  SharePoint Saturday will be an educational, informative & lively day filled with sessions from respected SharePoint professionals & MVPs, covering a wide variety of SharePoint-orientated topics.  SharePoint Saturday…


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….


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…