Events This Week – November 29th, 2010

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 all events entered in Community Megaphone are also automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar: SharePoint 2010 with Silverlight w/ Becky…

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Visual Basic Windows Phone Developer Tools RTW – Get it now!

If you’ve been waiting for Visual Basic support in the Windows Phone Developer Tools before jumping into developing apps for Windows Phone 7, then wait no longer, the tools are available now! via Paul Thurrott

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Events This Week–November 16th, 2010

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: Webinar: Technical Debt Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:00 AM, Online Technical debt is the cost of putting off good development practices. This debt, must be paid back to avoid the “interest…

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Reminder: Philly (Malvern) ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter Next Week!

Just a quick reminder that my fellow DE Rachel Appel and I will be bringing the ASP.NET Web Platform Firestarter to the Microsoft Office in Malvern, PA for a full day next Tuesday, November 16th. Agenda: · 8:30 – Registration · 9:00 –  To the Web with ASP.NET 4 Web Forms o The tried-and-true approach…

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Windows Azure Firestarter – Catch it Online

If you are interested in the Windows Azure Firestarter events being run by some of my peers, but there’s not an event in your area, you can also catch the content online. The team will be live webcasting their Dec. 9th event, and you can register here. Similarly, Rachel Appel and I will be delivering…

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New DevNugget: WebMatrix Beta 3 – New Features

I’ve published a new DevNugget screencast on Channel 9, and embedded the video below. In it, I demonstrate some of the new features and changes in Microsoft WebMatrix Beta 3. Learn about the new Html.Raw helper method, new publishing features, and more. Video after the break…

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Light Up your App on Windows 7, and Get your App in the Spotlight

CNET Download.com and Windows 7 are partnering to provide developers an opportunity to have their application showcased by Microsoft and CNET Download.com, simply by making your application light up on Windows 7 with one of 13 qualifying features, from Multitouch, to Location, to Jumplists, and even IE9 Pinned Sites (which, BTW, I show how to…

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New DevNugget: Pinned Sites in Internet Explorer 9

I’ve published a new DevNugget screencast on Channel 9, and linked below. In it, I demonstrate how I quickly added some flair to my Community Megaphone site to help it light up on IE9 on Windows 7. By adding a few <meta> tags, I provide users with shortcuts to some of the best parts of…

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REMINDER: PDC Re-cap Event in Reston THIS FRIDAY, 11/12

Just a quick reminder that if you did not get a chance to make it to PDC this year, you can get a recap of the information and announcements from PDC 2010 at a free event this Friday organized by our partner Applied Information Sciences. Vishwas Lele, AIS CTO and one of our two local…

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Slides from my DC Web Platform Firestarter, plus a Visual Studio / IE9 Workaround

My thanks to all of the folks who came out for yesterday’s Web Platform Firestarter at our DC office yesterday. The room was packed tighter than a can of sardines, and I particularly appreciate everyone’s patience as we got the room squared away in the morning. I promised that I would post a link to…

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