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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The Week Ahead: June 24, 2013

It’s the last week of the Keep the Cash program, and remember your app has to be in the store, not just submitted, by the end of the month.  It can take several days for the certification process, so time to burn that midnight oil! In your down time though, consider attending some of the…

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Technical Calendar – June 2013

Boston Windows Dev Meetup events Northeast User Group Map and Calendars Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   1 Windows 8 App Mashup: Hands-on Cambridge MA Game Development for Beginners Farmington CT AngelHack Cambridge MA National Civic Day of Hackingmultiple locations 2 AngelHack Cambridge MA National Civic Day of Hackingmultiple locations 3 4 Office…

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New England GiveCamp 2013 – Recap

Last weekend, an amazing group of about 130 area technologists, designers, project managers, and non-profit representatives convened at the New England Research and Development Center (NERD) for the 4th Annual New England GiveCamp. GiveCamp is a weekend-long hacking event like no other that groups technical experts with non-profit representatives to develop and update web sites,…

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It’s Time to App-up New England!

Join us for a series of weekly workshops at both our Cambridge (Boston) and Farmington (Hartford) office locations where we’ll help you get your first (or second, or tenth!) application published to the Windows Store – and you get to Keep the Cash! We’ll be running five-hour workshops each Saturday with two different focuses: casual…

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6th Annual Hartford Code Camp – Call for Speakers

On Saturday, May 18th, the Connecticut .NET Developers Group and New Horizons in Bloomfield, Connecticut, will host the Sixth Annual Hartford Code Camp. Code Camps are free, typically all-day weekend events driven by the technical community for the technical community. At these events you’ll have the chance to hear local (and sometimes not-so-local) speakers on…

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New England GiveCamp – Three Ways to Help!

As many of you know, along with Kelley Muir of Float Left Labs, I’ve been a co-organizer of New England GiveCamp since its inception in 2010.  New England GiveCamp is about “geeks giving back”: roughly 120 technologists from across New England will convene at NERD from April 26-28th for an around-the-clock hackathon benefitting two dozen…

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Boston Code Camp–Hey, 19!

While’s it’s unlikely Steely Dan will make an appearance at Boston Code Camp, you can bet your ASP.NET that some 200 of your software developer colleagues will be. Boston is where Code Camp was born, and like the previous 18 editions, this event remains free to attendees, providing a unique opportunity for training and networking…

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Boston Code Camp–Call for Sessions

Boston Code Camp 19 is just over a month away. Working on something cool? Delving into Windows 8 development? or maybe TypeScript? or Kinect? Share you passion and knowledge by delivering a session. Code Camp is run by-the-community, for-the-community, and it’s a low key way to network and share your insights with fellow technologists. The…

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Hartford Code Camp–June 23

Beat the heat in the air-conditioned comfort of the 5th Annual Hartford Code Camp this Saturday at New Horizons Learning Center in Bloomfield CT. As always, Hartford Code Camp is free, run “by developers, for developers”, and thanks go out to S.B. Chatterjee and the CT.NET Developers Group for organizing the event as well as…

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