Startup Weekend Atlanta is November 9!

If you have the itch and the idea to start a new company, there’s no better event to come to than Startup Weekend Atlanta starting November 9. This weekend marathon is a fantastic place to pitch an idea for a company, rally some teammates, build a business plan and a prototype, and pitch your nascent…

Windows 8 Hackathon (with prizes) in Birmingham on November 13

Hey Alabama developers! Are you itching to get started building Windows 8 apps? Now that the OS has been released along with some amazing new devices, end users are going to be hungry for apps and games. Why not get in on the action? Here’s an amazing opportunity to get started. A few enterprising folks…

Developer sessions at the Microsoft Store in Atlanta starting October 29

We’re putting together some great sessions for developers at the Microsoft store in Lenox Square. Come out each Monday night from 5 to 8, learn about Windows 8 development, do a hands on lab on your own machine, and get started building apps today! Sign up for the sessions here!

ReMIX South 2012 designer developer conference is this weekend

There’s still time to sign up for THE designer and developer conference in the Southeast – ReMIX! Lots of fantastic sessions, great tutorials, opportunities to network and meet experts in various areas. I’ll be at the conference on Saturday giving one-on-one help to folks who want to learn about Windows 8 development and design.

PowerShell Saturday Atlanta is October 27

PowerShell Saturday #003 will bring together developers, IT professionals, DBAs, and developers from Atlanta and the surrounding areas for a full day of intense learning and fun on October 27, 2012. With fifteen sessions covering a milieu of topics like Windows 8, Exchange, SQL Server, and of course PowerShell, this event offers a unique opportunity…

DotNetRocks Roadshow coming to Atlanta on October 22

Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell are hitting the road in the USA with the traveling edition of their DotNetRocks show. These guys are always a blast to hear live, you never know what’s going to happen. Their DotNetRocks Visual Studio 2012 Road Trip will be stopping in Atlanta on Monday, October 22 featuring a special…

New Windows 8 app meetup starting in Atlanta

If you are in the Atlanta area and want to get started (or have already started) building Windows 8 apps, this meetup is for you! The organizers are taking a fresh approach to technical meetups. In addition to presentations, there will be a lot of peer sharing, networking, collaboration, support, contests, social events, and…

Start planning for Southeast User Group Leader summit

A few months ago, my coworker Chris Bowen up in Boston participated in an all-up user group leadership summit. Microsoft was both a sponsor, as well as the event host. O’Reilly media was a sponsor as well. The event was known as the Northeast User Group Leader Summit (NEULGS) and drew participation from many groups….


Don Browning rocks the house at Atlanta Microsoft Professionals meeting

Last night we had a full house at the Microsoft office in Alpharetta for the July meeting of Atlanta Microsoft Professionals. Don Browning from Turner gave a tour of the new architecture features of Visual Studio 2010. Don brought a lot of practical experience to the talk, giving us insight into his team’s development process….

BarCampBirmingham is this weekend, check it out

BarCampBirmingham is a user generated conference created around an open, participatory workshop-event, with content provided by participants. Those participating choose the session topics for the day and then present to each other. It’s free. It’s fun. It’s a great way to meet the local technology community. BarCampBirmingham