HTTP 301: This is no longer the blog you were looking for…

After five+ years of blogging here on MSDN, I’ve decided to move my on-line presence and slap on a new coat of paint. Nothing’s changed in terms of my role at Microsoft or the topics and community events I’ve been blogging about, but it was time for a change – to a platform where I…

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Trade Up Your Device – Get Up to $350 Back

Just got wind of a fantastic program we’ve kicked off. Trade in your old iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Samsung and dozens of other makes and models of phones and tablets, and get up to $350 back (via a prepaid Visa card) when you buy a Surface, Windows PC or laptop, or Windows Phone. And you can…

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Intro to Game Development for Windows – Sep. 21

Nothing like an amazing time at Boston FIG to get you in the mood to start your game development career! The games there were absolutely amazing – and perhaps daunting to consider building – but everyone started somewhere, and that’s the goal of my workshop this coming Saturday in Cambridge. If you’re not local, or…

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Build and App (or Game) Workshops

Michael, Steve, Josh, and I are kicking off the “school year” with another series of Saturday workshops focused on making you a certified Windows 8 app publisher! As we did this past Spring, we’ll be running the workshops at the Microsoft offices in Cambridge and Farmington, and now with Steve’s presence in Western New York,…

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Technical Calendar – September 2013

Boston Windows Dev Meetup events Northeast User Group Map and Calendars Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 On Deck Cup Hackathon Boston MA 8 On Deck Cup Hackathon Boston MA 9 10 Windows 8 Meetup 1st Anniversary Cambridge MA 11 12 13 New England Software Symposium Boston…

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Build Apps. Get Stuff.

Are you looking to build your first Windows Phone or Windows 8 app? Got an iOS or Android app and want to expand its visibility to a new platform and market? Have you already built a few Windows 8 apps and published them in the store? Well, the new and improved App Builder site covers…

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And Then There Were Four

As many of us are gearing up for the new school year or rebooting various user groups following a summer hiatus, this seems like a good time to introduce the (mostly) new Technical Evangelist Team for the Northeast District. Although our mission remains the same – enable developer and student audiences to become successful mobile…

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Building Your First Windows Phone App

What’s cooler than showing off your new Nokia Lumia 1020? Showing off your own Windows Phone app running on that Nokia 1020 (or any of the fantastic Windows Phone devices out there). There are plenty of great ways to get started and for about the next week you can get a Window Phone developer account…

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Vermont and Boston Code Camp Milestones

Two of the more established code camps in the Northeast are each celebrating a milestone this fall and invite you to be a part of the learning, networking, and celebration! As is the case for all code camps, these events are run ‘by the community, for the community,’ and attendance is free. But rather than…

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Technical Calendar – August 2013

Boston Windows Dev Meetup events Northeast User Group Map and Calendars Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   1 BackboneConf Boston MA 2 Azure IT Lab Buffalo NY 3 Cantina Game Jam Weekend Burlington Ruby Conference Burlington VT 4 Cantina Game Jam Weekend Burlington Ruby Conference Burlington VT 5 6 7 8 9 10…

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