Events This Week – April 18th, 2011

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: MSDN Webcast: Introduction to the Rock Paper Azure Challenge (Level 100) Tuesday, April 19, 2011 11:00 AM, Online Get ready to play…


The early bird gets the…erm, discount. Ready for MIX11?

Registration for MIX11 is open, and if you register by February 11th (4 days from today), you can save $500 on the conference, and get a free hotel night. Pretty good deal for one of my favorite conferences of the year! This year there’ll be a ton of content as usual, covering HTML5, CSS3, Windows…


Ready to MIX it up?

Be a “Best of Web” Presenter at MIX11 Are you an expert on web development, design or monetization? Do you have interesting and unique information to deliver on creating next generation web sites? Submit your session proposal by Friday, January 14, 2011. The MIX content team will select the best proposals, and the MIX community…


The Channel 9 Live GeekLympics at MIX10

One of the fun things about MIX10 this year was that the folks from Channel 9 were broadcasting live throughout the conference from The Commons: Channel 9 Live Day 1 Channel 9 Live Day 2 One highlight of my time at MIX this year was getting the opportunity to compete in the Geeklympics on Channel…


MIX10 Wrap-up By David Isbitski

I’d love to post a thorough, informative, and thoughtful summary of my experience at MIX10 (which was a ton of fun, and was probably the most information-packed MIX in the 3 years I’ve attended), but my fellow DE, David Isbitski, has done such a wonderful job summarizing that I’m just going to point you to…


WCF RIA Services Release Candidate Available

Here at MIX, the RC of WCF RIA Services has been announced. You can find out more about updates in the RC to ease deployment of RIA Services applications here. And Brad Abrams’ announcement of the availability of WCF RIA Services RC is here. UPDATE: Just talked to Brad, and wanted to clarify that the…


MIX10 Day 2 Keynote Liveblog

Going to try the liveblogging thing again…on wifi this time, so hopefully it holds up…stay tuned! 11:03am – and duct tape…the hardware is a prototype that’s literally stuck together with duct tape…which is awesome. 11:00am – the keynote comes full circle with the Project Gustav / Wacom hardware-software combo, as a demonstration of the potential…


MIX10 Day 1 is Done

Though the parties are still going on, the sessions are long done. The big announcements included the release of the Silverlight 4 RC, Windows Phone 7 Developer Tools, Netflix app coming for WP7, and more. You can check out some of the resources for Windows Phone 7 Series development on MSDN. Day 2 Keynote promises…