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?…

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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…

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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,…

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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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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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Community Contributions: Entity Framework Learning Guide

One of our local area rockstars – Zeeshan Hirani – has released a 500+ page learning guide to Entity Framework.  In his words, this document was developed over time as a learning guide for him and his co-workers, and he hopes that you will also find it useful.  Check it out and let Zee know…

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Free SharePoint Developer Training

SharePoint is one of the hottest topics around in the world of Microsoft development.  Are you an ASP.NET developer that is interested in learning more about developing in SharePoint?  If that’s you, then the SharePoint RampUp online course might be just what you’re looking for.  I believe the training is FREE as I’m not able…

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VSLive! Dallas 2008

The session listing for VSLive! Dallas is posted now and several of our local User Group leaders, MVPs and Community Personalities are speaking! Best and Worst Practices – SharePoint as an Application Development Architecture – David Walker Behavior Driven Design -Raymond Lewallen Make Your Build Work for You – Trent Nix ASP.NET AJAX with Visual…

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Houston XamlFest

Are you excited about the WPF but concerned about the learning curve?  Have you seen Silverlight but don’t know where to get started?  Or are you curious about how tools like Expression Blend help designers and developers deliver great user experiences together? If so, join us at XamlFest! XamlFest is a two day interactive event…

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The night was humid…

… so we spent it at a local .NET User Group meeting!  If you’re looking for one, you can always check http://www.codezone.com, http://www.southcentraldevelopers.com or this blog – http://blogs.msdn.com/chkoenig.  Here is the list of upcoming events that I just sent to the MSDN Flash editors: Friday, September 12, 2008 11:30 AM: Bartlesville .NET User Group Monthly…

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