East coast January/February MSDN Events now open for registration

Here are the registration links for the upcoming January & February MSDN Events for the east coast. Come see what’s new for developers in IIS 7, like building handlers and modules in managed code, and working with the integrated pipeline (including integrating with other technologies like PHP). Then, learn how to extend ASP.NET Application Services…


Visual Studio 2008 Install Fun in Columbia SC

Last night I was pleased to help out with the Visual Studio 2008 Installfest held in Columbia, SC. It was put on by the Columbia .NET user group. About 25 people turned out, most with computers, eager to get those bits on their system. So we provided free copies of Visual Studio 2008 Professional Edition…


Announcing Partner Huddle for Professional Developers

Are you a Professional Developer or Architect working for a Microsoft Partner organization in the U.S.?  Then you may want to consider joining Partner Huddle, an online social community for members of the Microsoft partner community.  To learn more about the social and how to join check out the following blog Tis The Season For…


Read Office 2007 files on your Windows Mobile 5 (or 6) device

For the longest time I was bummed that when I’d get an attachment in email that was a DOCX, XLSX or PPTX file, I couldn’t read it on my Windows Mobile 5.0 Qtek 9100. Well now I’m happy because there’s an upgrade that lets you do just that. Download it here http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4b106c1f-51e2-42f0-ba32-69bb7e9a3814&displaylang=en&tm


Big announcements on Silverlight, ASP.NET and IIS7

This morning Scott Guthrie, a big name to those in the the ASP.NET community, published a great comprehensive blog post about the roadmap for many of our key technologies and tools, including ASP.NET, Silverlight and IIS7. Among the big announcements: The next release of Silverlight (you know, the one with managed code support) is going…


Atlanta Geek dinner – tonight (11/29)

Sorry for the short notice but I just realized I hadn’t blogged yet about the Atlanta geek dinner tonight – Thursday, November 29th. I won’t be able to make it but here are the details on the gathering: Reminder- Atlanta Geek Dinner, Thursday November 29th, 2007


I’m bringing some presentations to Charlotte this week, don’t miss out!

This Tuesday night (November 27) I’ll be speaking at the meeting of the Charlotte Enterprise Developers Guild, about ASP.NET futures. Come see the cool things the ASP.NET team is working on to make it easier to manage browser history, use dynamic data controls, integrate with Silverlight, and more. Information about the meeting is on the…


Next geekSpeak – Wednesday, November 28th – httpHandlers and httpModules with Chris Love

Now that you’ve stuffed yourself with turkey for a few days, stuff your brain with some great information from the geekSpeak series. On Wednesday, November 28th, we’ll have Chris Love as our guest. He’ll be walking us through writing httpHandlers and httpModules for IIS, and answering your questions. Can’t make the live geekSpeak? Ask your…


Save room on your plate for Visual Studio 2008 (just released!)

This weekend, you might want a treat after you’ve had your fill of Meleagris gallopavo and farce. So queue up your download of the just-released Visual Studio 2008 and you’ll have something to install and try out while the rest of the world is out shopping like crazy on Friday! Don’t forget that MSDN Events…


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