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 – 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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SQL Saturday Rochester – May 11th

It’s time for the 2nd Annual SQL Saturday in Rochester, to be held at the Golisano Auditorium on the campus of RIT this coming Saturday, May 11th. Organized by the Rochester PASS group in partnership with the Professional Organization or SQL Server (PASS), this is the largest free (well, except for a modest $5 lunch…

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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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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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Windows 8 Game JumpStarts – March 6 and 14

Whether we admit it or not, we’re playing games all the time… waiting in line, during conference calls, on the train, driving, etc. The great thing about mobile and social games is that you don’t have to build Angry Birds to be modestly successful, and you don’t have to be a Ph.D. in graphics or…

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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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Windows 8 Firestarter–Syracuse, Dec. 1st

Stoked about Windows 8? Want to kindle that desire to get an app into the Windows Store? If you’re in the Central New York region, here’s your opportunity! The upstate New York developer community is running a free Windows 8 Firestarter at Syracuse University on December 1st, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You’ll come…

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BarCamp Rochester–October 6

Join me and (as of this moment) 159 other geeks at the next edition of BarCamp Rochester this coming weekend, Saturday, October 6th. The event, like its predecessors, takes place at the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology. Never been to a BarCamp? The How-To page…

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