The Next Adventure

This is a tough post to write. After 9+ years, and some of the best times I’ve had in my career, I’ve decided it’s time to move on to my next adventure. This Friday will be my last day at Microsoft. Thank You! During my stay at Microsoft, first as a developer evangelist, and later…

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Upcoming Events For November 5th, 2013

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest…this list includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and user group events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar: MD CMAP Main Meeting –…

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The MoDev $10K App Contest

Great news for Windows Phone and Windows 8 developers! If you develop a new app or game for the Windows Store or Windows Phone Store, submitted between October 1st and December 31st, 2013, you can enter the MoDev $10K App Contest, and compete for up to $2,500 for a first-place finish! There are two categories…

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Friday App Shout-Out: 101 American Recipes

This week, the Friday App Shout-Out features a colorful and fun recipe app…read on for details! 101 American Recipes 101 American Recipes, developed by Ramya BM, features pretty much what you’d expect, classic American recipes, broken into categories including Appetizers, Breakfast, Main Dishes, Dessert, etc. The app provides detailed ingredients and directions for each recipe,…

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Upcoming Events for October 21st, 2013

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next couple of weeks for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest: DC WebSharper Intro: Exploring HTML5 Visualization in F# Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:30 PM, Washington, DC What: Today’s browsers are capable of executing complicated graphical programs. Let us explore what we…

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Upcoming Events for October 16th, 2013

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next couple of weeks for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest: DC WebSharper Intro: Exploring HTML5 Visualization in F# Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:30 PM, Washington, DC What: Today’s browsers are capable of executing complicated graphical programs. Let us explore what we…

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Friday App Shout-Out: The Wandering Wizard

The Friday App Shout-Out is BACK, and this week, we’ve got a game built with Unity 3D, by recent Towson University grad Matthew Holzem. The Wandering Wizard Read the rest on Devhammer’s Den…

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Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 9

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Jim O’Neil has a couple of apps you should check out, Word Guesser and Tablet Letter Pro. He’s also got a reminder that Boston Code Camp is just around the corner. Last, but not least, he’s opened the…

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Upcoming Events for October 9th, 2013

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next couple of weeks for the Mid-Atlantic area, as well as webcasts of interest: MD RockNUG Release 7.3 Wednesday, October 09, 2013 6:30 PM, Rockville, MD Polyglot Persistence! – David Makogon Picture this: You’re working on a storage problem, wondering how you’re going to shoe-horn…

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Slides for 10/2 App Workshop

Brief follow-up from last Wednesday’s App Workshop… Thanks again to all who attended the workshop. The slide decks are now available at: http://sdrv.ms/16PLOk4 If you missed out, and would like to run through the workbooks, they’re available at: https://github.com/winappkits/WindowsAppLabWorkbooks The Windows App starter kits themselves (both Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8) are available at:…

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