Tour of Arkansas

  I had a GREAT time touring across Arkansas (over 1300 miles of driving!) talking about Windows Live Framework (LiveFX for short), Windows Live Mesh, ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight 3 and building communities.  I’d like to thank Randy Walker, Michael Paladino and all the User Group leaders in Fort Smith, Springdale, Harrison, Jonesboro, Little Rock and…


Live Services and Mesh at the North Dallas UG

I’ll be presenting a Lap Around Windows Live Services and Mesh at the North Dallas .NET User Group meeting tomorrow night.  At this meeting you’ll learn about the Live Framework, our latest offering for developers programming against our Live Services from any device, platform, runtime, or programming language. See new and future services (such as…


Dallas Cloud Computing User Group

Mike Holdorf and Vince Blasberg have collaborated on putting together the inaugural meeting of the Dallas Area Cloud Computing User Group on January 21 from 6-8pm in the Dallas MTC.  It’s great to see the community so excited about embracing the latest Microsoft Cloud Computing technologies including Windows Azure, SQL Data Services and Windows Live…


MDC Experience Video

Some of our friends in Atlanta put this awesome video together of the latest MDC event from Atlanta.  Remember that the Dallas MDC is coming up soon – January 26th, 2009.  For more information, and to get registered today, go out to Enjoy! Technorati Tags: mdc,msdn,events,msdnevents,.net,windowslive,azure


Keynote at MDC Detroit, Minneapolis and Dallas

I’ve been invited to participate in the MDC events in Detroit, Minneapolis and Dallas as the Keynote Demonstrator.  I’ll be up on the stage with the official keynote speakers running demos, and helping them make sure the keynote goes off without a hitch!  There is a lot going on in the Keynote, and I’m really…


Live Mesh now available for Mac and Mobile!

I just went to the Live Mesh site and noticed that they’ve enabled functionality for Mac and Mobile! For current Mesh users, just hit from your mobile device’s web browser or from your Mac and it will guide you through the installation process. If you’re not already using Mesh, you *definitely* need to get…


Windows Live Mesh on Windows 7

For those of you attending PDC and are experimenting with Windows 7, here’s an update you’ll need to apply to get Mesh working on your new OS.  Just create a REG file with the following information in it, and run it on your Windows 7 machine.  1: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 2:   3:…


PDC Day 2 – Windows 7, Windows Live, Mesh and Office Online

Today’s big announcements at PDC were around Windows 7, .NET 4/VS2010, Windows Live Mesh and Microsoft Office futures. Windows 7 Both Windows Server 2008 R@ and Windows 7 will have the ability to boot from a VHD as well as mount a VHD like a normal drive or create a VHD on the fly –…


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…


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…