Fall Mid-Atlantic Windows App and Game Development Event Series

Starting later this month, I’ll be presenting a series of events covering Windows Game and App development (3 events on each topic). The Game Development events will run on Saturdays from 10am-2pm, while the App Development events will run on Wednesdays from 1pm-5pm. All of my events will be held at our Reston, VA office….


HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently

Above the post update (08/20/2013): Although http://devhammer.net will remain the authoritative location for my blog, I’ve decided to post summaries of some posts here, for the folks who may still be keeping an eye on this blog. I’ve also updated the new blog with a clean, responsive theme that works great on mobile devices. Location:…


CMAP GiveCamp

IMPORTANT NOTE: I will soon be moving my blog to my devhammer.net domain from its current home on blogs.msdn.com. If you typically access my blog by visiting http://devhammer.net, you can continue to do so, and it will work fine after the transition. If you subscribe to my RSS feed using http://blogs.msdn.com/b/gduthie/rss.aspx, please update your feedreader…


Local Mid-Atlantic Events YOU should attend!

While I do a weekly “events this week” post each week that highlights events coming from Community Megaphone, I want to take a few minutes to talk about some events you may not be aware of, and highlight why you should consider attending them: Wintellect Azure Deep Dive (Reston, VA – 05/20/11) – REGISTER Join…


Community Megaphone Podcast Show #26 – FoxPro Reunion at MVP Summit!

The latest episode of the Community Megaphone Podcast is up! In this episode, Dane and I were at the MVP summit, where we had the opportunity talk to several members of the Visual FoxPro community. These current and former Visual FoxPro MVPs talk about the role that FoxPro played in the development of the MVP…


MSDN Flash Mid-Atlantic Editorial for March 28th, 2011

For those who don’t subscribe, here’s my local editorial for the MSDN Flash newsletter for Mid-Atlantic: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/gg703250.aspx In this issue, I talk about the value of sharing your knowledge, how to speak at MADExpo, and highlight upcoming Web Camps my team is doing, as well as local code camps coming up. Read all about it…


VOTE: Imagine Cup People’s Choice Awards

Want to learn more about some of the cool projects students have come up with for the Imagine Cup? What better way than to check out the Imagine Cup People’s Choice Awards: Of course, I would be remiss if I didn’t recommend specifically checking out some of our east region teams: Geek League NYU Game…


Final version of Internet Explorer 9 is now available!

Go grab it at http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/. Enjoy the fastest IE ever, with industry-leading JavaScript speed, full hardware acceleration, and HTML 5 support. Then there’s pinned sites, which allows your favorite websites to provide quick shortcuts to frequently-visited pages, like Amazon does in the snapshot below: Or my personal favorite: And if you’re ready to go toe-to-toe…


Community Megaphone Podcast Show #25 – Starting a New Conference with Chad Green!

The latest episode of the Community Megaphone Podcast is up! In this episode, Andrew and guest host David Makogon talk to Chad Green, creator and organizer of CodepaLOUsa, about what’s involved in starting a new conference, why he wanted to subject himself to the amount of work involved, as well as his passion for ALM…