Events This Week – December 15th, 2008

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area…I want to draw special attention to the two great events featuring geek extraordinaire Julie Lerman. Julie is in town from Vermont this week, and will be presenting on the Entity Framework on Tuesday at the Capitol Area…

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Windows Firestarter Tomorrow

Interested in learning more about Windows from the experts? There’s an all-day firestarter event tomorrow in Redmond, and you can watch live via Microsoft LiveMeeting. My fellow DE Mithun Dar has all the details. Among the many expert presenters will be Mark Russinovich, who has probably forgotten more about Windows than most of us know….

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SideSight – DO WANT!

This looks very cool: h/t NewScientist

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Live Mesh : Expanded Live Mesh for Mobile CTP

Want to try Windows Live Mesh for mobile? Now you can… From the Live Mesh blog: The recent service update to Live Mesh addresses many of the issues users reported since we opened the Mobile CTP on Oct 30. With the release of the updated Live Mesh for Mobile version 0.9.3424.9, we are expanding the…

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Partial Page Updates with ASP.NET MVC and JQuery

I’ve been doing a number of talks lately on ASP.NET AJAX and jQuery, and one of the things I’ve noted at each talk is the fact that jQuery will ship with ASP.NET MVC. Unfortunately, due to time constraints, I haven’t had the opportunity to do any demos of using jQuery with MVC. I ran across…

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Events This Week – December 8th, 2008

Since I’m going to be taking some time off in December, and may or may not get to blogging next week, here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the rest of the year for the Mid-Atlantic area: Thursday, December 11, 2008 6:30 PM: RSSUG December Meeting: SSIS Scripting – Can’t find an SSIS…

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Tips for Digital Cameras

No, not tips for better pictures, but rather tips on crafty uses for your digicam or camera phone. I think my fave is snapping a pic of the nearest location info when parking your car (i.e. – row/floor number). I usually end up writing these down somewhere, then worry that I won’t be able to…

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Live Mesh and Windows Home Server

Some nice demos on Channel 10 of integration between Live Mesh and Windows Home Server (as well as Windows Media Center). I’m a big fan of Windows Home Server as a full-machine backup solution for all the machines on my network, and it’s saved me from headaches a couple of times already. I haven’t started…

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NoVA Code Camp This Saturday!

The next Northern Virginia Code Camp is this Saturday, December 6th. Jeff Schoolcraft, inspired by Steve Andrews, has added something cool this time around. We’re doing a food drive, and to add to the motivation, the more successful the food drive is, the more prizes we’ll give out at the event. Jeff has the details…

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Want Windows 7 Beta 1 first?

Then you need to get to the MSDN Developer Conference! Among other goodies, attendees will receive a copy of Windows 7 beta 1 (if DVDs are not available for the early events, attendees will received them in the mail once they’re available). The conference cost is only $99, and the DC-area event is scheduled for…

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