Expression Blend 2 – December Preview now available

Not sure how I missed this one, but Expression Blend 2 – December Preview is now available for download.  There are a bunch of new features (and hopefully bug fixes) in this release – you can learn more about it from the Microsoft Expression Blend site, and download it from the Microsoft Download site. Please…

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FarPoint’s Southern Fried Fall Tour

For those of you living in Louisiana or Alabama who really dig FarPoint, be sure to check out FarPoint’s upcoming Southern Fried Fall Tour: Monday (10/15) in Huntsville, Alabama at the Huntsville New Technology Users Group Tuesday (10/16) in Birmingham, Alabama for a combined meeting of the Birmingham Software Developers Association and the Birmingham .NET…

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Houston TechFest and Houston BarCamp

I had a great time at the First Annual Houston TechFest on Saturday.  Official attendance count was 476 (WOW!), not counting all of us that presented or had booths in the hallway.  A humongous THANK YOU goes out to Michael, Michelle, John and everyone at HDNUG who made this event possible – it was a…

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Houston TechFest and Houston BarCamp – This Weekend!!!

Looks like this weekend is going to be *very* busy for me 🙂  I’m presenting a 2-part session at Houston TechFest on Microsoft Expression Studio and Microsoft Silverlight, and then driving right over to the Houston BarCamp to present on Microsoft Silverlight.  Hope to see you there! Here’s the flyer data from the Houston TechFest. …

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Microsoft "Acropolis"

Most of you know that I spent the most time in the past writing Windows clients instead of Web clients.  There are lots of reasons for this, and it’s not that I don’t like writing apps for the web, it just seems that Windows apps was where my customer base was at the time -…

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WindowsClient.net

Hey all you WinForms and WPF fans out there – Microsoft just launched a new Web Site today at http://www.WindowsClient.net.  This site is dedicated to the Smart Client programmer in all of us 🙂  They’ve got some great aggregated news feeds, training/labs, Forums, Downloads and a Community section – all focused on helping to making the…

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Cool Twitter Screen Saver using WPF

http://blogs.msdn.com/karstenj/archive/2007/04/30/flitter-source-posted.aspx Technical Evangelist Karsten Januszewski has posted a cool WPF-based screen saver that hooks into Twitter.  Check it out!

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Really Nice WPF Application

You know, it’s really late, and I should be asleep, but I was completely mesmerized after downloading and installing this really cool WPF-based family tree application from Vertigo called Family.Show.  It was showcased at MIX’07 this week, so (not being there myself) I had to download it and check it out.  I’m totally impressed with the application.  As…

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