Attention Insomniacs…

Are you an Office Developer?  Do you want to get some great free training on SharePoint, Silverlight and Office Development?  Like the challenge of competing with your peers for $100,000 in prizes?  If so, then Sleepless Dallas might just be what you’ve been waiting for. Over the weekend of Jan 26-27, you 17 other lucky…

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WPF Soup to Nuts Series

For those of you interested in learning more about WPF, you should definitely check out MSDN Evangelist Bill Steele’s WPF Soup to Nuts series on the MSDN Webcast Portal.  Garnering an average score of 8.5 out of 9 across all 18 installments, this is one of the best WPF primers out there today.  And at…

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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,…

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Houston TechFest 2007

Michael Steinberg, John Ebeling and the rest of the HDNUG gang have put together a great program this year for the Houston TechFest.  Brad Abrams, GM for the UI FX team at Microsoft (the folks that bring you Winforms, WPF, Silverlight, ASP.NET, and more) will be presenting a keynote address, and yours truly will be…

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Upcoming Events in South Central

Community Events July 28th – Oklahoma City Code Camp   http://www.okcpro.net/ This is the first annual code camp for the OKCDNUG.  Jason Zander, GM for the .NET Framework Team will be delivering the opening keynote, so please register early.  If you’re interested in speaking, please visit the web site and reach out to the organizers. August 25th…

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Austin CodeCamp on 5/5

Check out the ADNUG website for more information on the Austin CodeCamp coming up on May 5th.  These things are a blast – hope to see you there!

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Upcoming ArcReady Events in a town near you!

OK – Time to put down the code for a little while (just half of one day) and put your Architect hat on.  There are several ArcReady events coming up that I want to make sure you all know about: May 7 – Houston May 8  – Dallas May 15 – Austin In “Architecting for…

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Visual Studio "Orcas" Beta 1 Now Available!

The next version of Visual Studio, codename “Orcas” is now available for download.  There are also some other great materials out there about it including this Channel9 Video and a whitepaper describing an overview of what’s in “Orcas”.  “Orcas” enables developers and development teams to rapidly create connected, secure and compelling applications on the latest platforms, including…

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Upcoming Visual Studio Webcasts

Here are a couple of upcoming webcasts on extending Visual Studio with links to directly sign up: Webcast: Do-It-Yourself Tools Inside Visual Studio: May 3 Visual Studio includes a great set of built-in tools – but if it doesn’t have exactly the tool you need, you can always build one yourself. http://www.microsoft.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?CMTYSvcSource=MSCOMMedia&Params=%7eCMTYDataSvcParams%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ID%22+Value%3d%221032336648%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22ProviderID%22+Value%3d%22A6B43178-497C-4225-BA42-DF595171F04C%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22lang%22+Value%3d%22en%22%2f%5e%7earg+Name%3d%22cr%22+Value%3d%22US%22%2f%5e%7esParams%5e%7e%2fsParams%5e%7e%2fCMTYDataSvcParams%5e Webcast: Grow Your…

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ASP.NET AJAX Training in Dallas

For those of you in the Dallas area, or who are going to be in the Dallas area with me on May 24th, TekFokus is offering a one-day seminar on AJAX entitled “Accelerated ASP.NET AJAX Development”.  Here’s a clip straight from the flyer: In one day, you’ll learn from two expert trainers and published authors…

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