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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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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Beat the Heat – Build a Game

Join me on Saturday, July 13th, at the newest Microsoft Store in New England (at the Natick Mall).  I’ll be leading a session to show how you can build a game for Windows 8 – programming background NOT required! As in the longer hands-on workshops my colleagues and I held this past Spring, I’ll be…

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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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May 2013 Technical Calendar

Boston Windows Dev Meetup events Northeast User Group Map and Calendars Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   1 2 App Builder Virtual Summit on-line 3 4 Product Camp Cambridge MA Game Dev for Beginners Farmington CT Imagine RIT Rochester NY 5 6 7 Windows 8 Office Hours Cambridge MA Hands-on IT Lab (a.m.)…

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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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Two Azure Hands-on Opportunities

The other day I posted on some of the newest development in Windows Azure, and if that’s spurred you on to learn more, there are two great immersive (hands-on) opportunities coming up in Boston and beyond. Saturday, April 27th is the day of Global Windows Azure Bootcamp, a one-day, deep dive class to get you…

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Launch of the Boston Challenge (April 20th)

For those of you in the Boston area here’s a great way to have some fun outdoors, experience a unique Windows Phone event, and contribute to The One Fund benefitting the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Boston Challenge is the third of a number of location-based episodes (ala The Amazing Race) where you…

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