Events This Week – January 25th, 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: DC ALT.NET – Clojure with Craig…

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New DevNugget: Silverlight Navigation Applications

I’ve published a new DevNugget screencast on Channel 9, and linked below. In it, I demonstrate how you can quickly create a functional full-screen Silverlight application, complete with back/forward browser navigation and deep linking ability, using the new Silverlight Navigation Application template available with the Silverlight 3 Tools for Visual Studio 2008. In the next…

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Events This Week – August 17th, 2009

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: Lehigh Valley .NET user group meeting…

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Events This Week – March 30th, 2009

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area…this list now includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also now automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 12:00 AM: Virtual TechDays – Defy…

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Sidebar Gadget Templates

One of the UX technologies I mentioned during my talk for the MSDN Roadshow today was the Sidebar (and in Windows 7, Desktop) gadgets, which are great for surfacing small amounts of information in a a compact space. One of the attendees asked whether Visual Studio has templates for Sidebar Gadgets, and the answer is…

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Events This Week – February 23rd, 2009

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area…this list now includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also now automatically synced to the UGSS event calendar: Monday, February 23, 2009 7:00 PM: NoVA SQL: Doing More…

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Events This Week – February 17th, 2009

A day late this week, but here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area…this list now includes events imported from the UGSS event calendar, and all events entered in Community Megaphone are also now synced to the UGSS event calendar: Tuesday, February 17, 2009 2:00…

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Now’s a good time to Ramp Up

In a challenging economy, one way to ensure that you’re ahead of the curve is to build your skills. Whether you’re just starting out, or have years of experience, there are probably skill areas that, if you pushed them to the next level, would help you be more secure in your current job, or improve…

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New Release: Microsoft Web Platform Installer 1.0

Microsoft just released the first version of our Web Platform Installer: The Web Platform Installer (Web PI) is a simple tool that installs Microsoft’s entire Web Platform, including IIS, Visual Web Developer 2008 Express Edition, SQL Server 2008 Express Edition and the .NET Framework. Using the Web Platform Installer’s user interface, you can choose to…

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Visual Studio 2008 extensions for SharePoint v1.3 CTP

This looks interesting for SharePoint development: The Visual Studio extensions for SharePoint (VSeWSS) provide project templates for developers using Visual Studio 2008 to create, debug, package and deploy SharePoint projects including Web Parts, Data Lists, Content Types, Event Receivers, Templates, Modules and other SharePoint artifacts. The v1.3 release is an incremental release of the VSeWSS…

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