See You in Las Vegas!

MIX11, which will take place April 12 – 14, 2011 in Las Vegas, promises to offer top industry speakers and more than 130 sessions covering topics ranging from design and development to HTML5 and the cloud. The first sessions, which have just been announced, include several focused on  Windows Azure, SQL Azure and Cloud Services….


BizSpark Case Studies on Azure

Hot on the heels of the case study we blogged about last week, it turns out the BizSpark team has put together a page with case studies featuring BizSpark companies on the Azure platform. You can check it out at the link below. BizSpark Case Studies: Azure Please note that I’m actively looking for US…


MyWebCareer Case Study on Microsoft.com

I just found out that Microsoft has completed a case study on MyWebCareer. MyWebCareer is one of the BizSpark One companies that I work closely with on the East Coast. This is an awesome story of how a startup can build a business in Azure that would have taken hundreds of thousands of dollars and…


Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure – Perfect Together

Windows Phone 7 and Windows Azure complement each other very well.  If you are developing a mobile solution a very useful application design is to implement an application that uses Windows Phone 7 as a front end user interface with local application processing that leverages cloud-based  common compute services and data bases in Windows Azure….


Architectural Patterns for Cloud Computing

Last night I gave a presentation on Architectural Patterns for Cloud Computing to the New York City Chapter of the International Association of Software Architects (IASA).  Even though the audience consisted of both software company architects and customer architects I though that you all would be interested in the material that we covered.  Presentation Abstract:…


Windows Phone 7 Apps with AppMakr and Free Marketplace Registration

Starting today, you can build a Windows Phone 7 app quickly and easily using AppMakr. Check out the details below, along with information about getting Free Marketplace Registration for a limited time. Imagine developing an app in less than 30 minutes, with no coding required and no cost to you! Creating a Windows Phone App…


Ignition Showcase 3.22.11

The Business of Being a Software Company NYC Startup dotbox is Startup of the Day Be Microsoft Platform Ready! Microsoft Platform Ready (MPR) for CRM BizSpark Startup Flickchart on Mashable       Upcoming Events! Space still available for Cloud Ireland next week in NYC NYC event for cloud based companies interested in Ireland See the Future…


NYC Startup dotbox is Startup of the Day

Congratulations to dotbox! Awesome to see another of our East Coast startups make BizSpark Startup of the Day. I love the design of their site and the work they’re doing in the ecommerce and social media space. (Check out their clients list if you want to see who they work with.) I would also note…


Join Us for Tech·Ed North America 2011

The 19th annual Microsoft Tech·Ed North America conference provides developers and IT professionals the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft’s current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions and services. Our four day event at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration and opportunities to connect with industry and…


See the Future of the Web at Mix11

Unplug from your day job. Be inspired at MIX.   Join the conversation at MIX – see the latest tools and technologies and draw inspiration from a professional community of your peers and experts. More About MIX. • PREVIEW THE NEXT WEB MIX is where you’ll learn about the future of web, from the diversity…