Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 8

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer First up this week is James Quick. First, James shares his Developer of the Week, Nathalie Goh-Livorness, and her app Baby’s First Piano. James also has news of an ongoing Nokia promotion for phone devs, as well as…

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Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 7

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region: Developer Pete Brown and I have a new video podcast, called The Uninitialized Show. We recorded Episode 1, talking about Kickstarter, last week. This week, we’ll be discussing Displays and Input, and you can catch the show live here….

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New DevNugget: Get to Know Action Filters in ASP.NET MVC 3 with HandleError

I’ve published a new DevNugget screencast on Channel 9, and linked below. In it, I demonstrate the use of the HandleError action filter that I described in my recent tutorial of the same name. Given that some folks learn best by reading, while others do better visually, a video demo seemed like a good idea….

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Pluralsight MVC 3 Videos with K. Scott Allen – Free, for a limited time

If you’re new to ASP.NET MVC, or just new to MVC 3, it’s worth taking the time to check out K. Scott Allen’s MVC 3 video series, published by Pluralsight, and available for free for a limited time. I just watched the introduction, and it’s a good overview of MVC 3 and makes it easy…

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New DevNugget: Exploring the Site Options in Microsoft WebMatrix

I’ve published a new DevNugget screencast on Channel 9, and linked/embedded it below. In it, I provide an overview of the various options available in the Microsoft WebMatrix beta for opening existing sites or creating new sites, including creating sites from existing open source applications in the application gallery, and the differences between some of…

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Imagine Cup – New York Preview Video

Have you heard about Imagine Cup? It’s a student technology competition designed to inspire students and help them show off their creativity and passion. And the worldwide finals for Imagine Cup 2011 will be held in New York City. See the video below for a preview: There’s lots more info on the Imagine Cup website,…

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New DevNugget: Installing Microsoft WebMatrix

I’ve published a new DevNugget screencast on Channel 9, and linked below. In it, I demonstrate how to find and install the new Microsoft WebMatrix streamlined web development tool. In the next installment, I’ll show you the various options for creating new sites with WebMatrix, and what they look like in practice. Enjoy!

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Myrhvold on inventing, and why it’s so expensive

This is a great short take on why it costs so much to invent stuff, whether you’re talking about new drugs, or the latest gadgets…when you hear how much Microsoft spends on R&D, this will give you an idea why it’s important to spend that much (video after the break).

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New Show on Channel 9: Web Camps TV

Hosted by James Senior, and with guest Phil Haack from the ASP.NET team (the primary owner of ASP.NET MVC), this inaugural episode features a discussion of ASP.NET MVC 3, Preview 1, which was recently released. You can find out all the details about the show here. Video embedded after the break, click through to watch,…

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