FREE PDC Viewing Event in Tampa October 28th

Ryan Dorrell and the AgileThought guys are putting on a FREE PDC viewing social at the Microsoft offices in Tampa. Good chance to mingle and watch the fun happening this Friday with the sessions and announcements coming from Microsoft! I regret I wont make the event, but it should be fun. When: Thursday, October 28,…

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Windows Phone Developer Tools October 2010 Update Is Out

Windows Phone Developer Tools October 2010 Update is out. Rough overview of features and download link are below. Recommend everyone pull this. Sizewise its only about 2 meg, an easy download. What’s in the October 2010 Update Windows Phone Capability Detection Tool – Detects the phone capabilities used by your application. When you submit your…

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Tallahassee .NET CodeCamp V this Saturday

As of this writing, the Tallahassee .NET CodeCamp V, being held this Saturday, October 23, is at 213 registrants. TLHCCV should be fantastic event with over 42 submitted sessions, and 32 speakers on the agenda. If you’re interested in a fun time with some local speakers, go sign up at http://www.tallycodecamp.org  and I hope to…

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Making the Windows Phone 7 Training Kit Panorama and Pivot Demo Work

The Pivot and Panorama tutorial out of the Windows Phone 7 Training Kit is one of my favorite tutorials to refer folks to. Not only does it showcase the Phone7 unique Panorama and Pivot navigational experiences, but it also makes good use of JSON parsing against twitter, as well as using the digg APIs. During…

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Community Events in Florida (msft++) 10/18/2010 and forward

Central Florida :: Central Florida :: Central Florida :: Central Florida :: Central Florida Deerfield Beach Coders Cafe ( http://www.fladotnet.com )    Nov-02 Entity Framework Performance with Dave Noderer Lakeland .NET ( http://www.lakelandug.net )    Oct-19 Business Value of Silverlight AND WCF RIA Services with Roy Lawson Microsoft ( http://msdn.microsoft.com/events )    Dec-02 ASP.NET Web…

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November 6 – Orlando BizSpark Windows Phone “Learn, Build, Do” Loadfest and more

Believe it or not I picked up a few complainers re my October WP7 Loadfests in Florida post that there was NO LOADFEST IN ORLANDO. (yes jdb i know you’re out there). I stand shamed. Sooo, ONETUG leader Esteban Garcia, and Startup Evangelist Brian Johnson have teamed up with me to run a BizSpark Windows…

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Ben’s Big Ten for WP7 Marketplace Acceptance

Some of the early wave applications are hitting the marketplace submssions process. Naturally, there are going to be some rejections due to various factors. Ben Riga has been watching the process, and passed around a list of top things to consider when submitting applications to the marketplace in order that they have the best chance…

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IDFLinkable 2010-10-04

A collection of ‘good reads’ from the previous week or two… FLADEV SCENE – PICK OF THE FISHFRY Chris Bennage’s (Tallahassee) Functional Programming Series – Part 1 – What is it? , Part 2 – Currying, Part 3 – Recursion , Part 4 – Linq @bytemaster gives a nod to devfish Blain Barton Interviews Raymond…

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welcome to devfish.msdn

I’m Joe Healy, a Microsoft Developer Evangelist.  I cover the state of Florida plus some other stuff for Microsoft.  Obviously, this is my new MSDN blog.  What’s “devfish”?  Well, to be honest I ripped off Harry Pierson ( http://www.devhawk.net ) back in the day on personal “branding”.  Loved his logo and website and copied it. …

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