Windows Azure: Shiny and New

If you attended PDC or have watched some of the sessions (all of which are available on demand – how cool is that?!), you know there were a LOT (four pages worth) of announcements of upcoming functionality for Windows Azure, some of which were to be available by the end of this year, some in…

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Developer Guidance Maps

Wrapping your head around the latest Microsoft technologies is no easy task – there are a lot of them, and they move fast!  Often Bing is your best friend, but even those results can be overwhelming – how do you separate the wheat from the chaff, the current from the “5-minutes-ago?”   Well, just as a…

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Showcase Your Windows 7 Application on CNET

One year after its release, adoption to the [Windows 7] desktop operating system is exceeding expectations Only 7 percent of those surveyed by Forrester a year ago said they planned to deploy Windows 7 this year, yet 46 percent actually said they have begun or will begin deployments. "Ninety percent of customers have plans in…

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Silverlight Futures

Yes, despite some of the recent press and speculation, “Silverlight Futures” is NOT an oxymoron, and you can have a front row seat for the Silverlight Firestarter on December 2nd, 2010, kicked off with a keynote by Scott Guthrie. Time (EDT) Presenter Session Details 12:00 noon   Scott Guthrie The Future of Silverlight 1:45 pm…

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Azure@home Part 11: Worker Role Run Method (concluded)

This post is part of a series diving into the implementation of the @home With Windows Azure project, which formed the basis of a webcast series by Developer Evangelists Brian Hitney and Jim O’Neil.  Be sure to read the introductory post for the context of this and subsequent articles in the series. Well, it looks…

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All-day Windows Phone Event in Albany–11/16

I just got word of this via Community Megaphone, my evangelist colleagues Joel Reyes and James Chittenden will be heading to Albany next Tuesday, November 16th, for an all-day deep dive into Windows Phone 7 development.  If you were dismayed that all of the Windows Phone 7 Firestarters and the Developer Launch Event were held…

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Rochester SharePoint User Group–Nov. 11th

If you haven’t already heard, the Rochester SharePoint User Group is kicking off this Thursday at New Horizons in Rochester.  Thanks to co-leaders David Stevenson, Rick Black, and Bob Wicklund, for launching the group and establishing a user community for SharePoint in the Western New York area! Here are the details on the first meeting:…

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BarCamp Manchester

Just a quick note to get the word out that BarCamp Manchester is open for registration!  This year’s event will run from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 20th.  The venue is the Amoskeag Small Bus Incubator 33 S Commercial Street Manchester, NH 03101

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