MSDN Freedom Roadshow: Windows 7

I hope you enjoyed learning about some of the new features in Windows 7 and how to take advantage of them as a developer!  Below are some resources. Jeff Barnes blog (for the slides and demos): Windows 7: 7 Taskbar & Libraries.NET Interop Samples: Windows Team Blog: (for Developers:


MSDN Webcast: XNA Game Studio 3.0

I hope you enjoyed today’s webcast on XNA Game Studio 3.0, here are some resources to explore! Webcast Recording: Webcast slides and code: Resources:XNA Creators Club: http://creators.xna.comVisual C# Express: Team Blog: Resources:


MSDN Webcast: Overview of ASP.NET MVC

For anybody that missed the webcast today on ASP.NET MVC, you can view the On Demand recording here: I’ve uploaded the slides and demos to skydrive: Resources: has getting started, tutorials, documentation, and more! the codeplex site for the ASP.NET team, your portal for contributing to product development Stephen Walther on ASP.NET…


MSDN Developer Conferences!

If you missed Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference this year, I have some great news for you!  We’re taking it on the road.  We’re bringing some of the best sessions from PDC to a city near (or kinda near) you with the MSDN Developer Conference.  Presented by local and national technology experts, you won’t be disappointed. …


Upcoming November Developer Events

November 4th – MSDN Freedom Roadshow, Newark, DE – CANCELLED November 8th – BarCamp PhillyRegister at: BarCamp is defined by Wikipedia as follows:“…an international network of user generated conferences — open, participatory workshop-events, whose content is provided by participants — often focusing on early-stage web applications, and related open source technologies, social protocols, and open data…


Resources for MSDN Event: SQL 2008, VSTO, Silverlight 2

Hi all, I was going to prepare a long post about resources for my recent MSDN Event content, but then saw that my colleague, Jim O’Neil has already done so: He has some great questions/answers that came up during his presentations and you can download the slides as well. I’ve uploaded the code from the…


Upcoming October Developer Events

Now that David has joined our team, we’re excited to announce a new initiative, the MSDN Freedom Roadshow!  The MSDN Freedom Roadshow is  a series of free, local Microsoft MSDN events held here in the region where our nation’s freedom was born.   They are for developers, architects and to some extent designers and database professionals. …


MSDN Event Resources

I had a great time kicking things off in NYC for this quarter of MSDN Events!  In case you missed something, or wanted to investigate further, check out the links below.  I’ve also attached the slides for this quarter. Mike Benkovich, a fellow DE, posted some links for resources, which I’ve pasted below and added to….


MSDN Events are back again!

After quite an exciting Heroes Happen Here Launch, MSDN Events are here again!  This quarter we have some tantalizing new content for you to enjoy, and I’m kicking it off in a couple of weeks in New York City and Edison, New Jersey.  Due to some unresolved venue selection, our site isn’t updated with information yet,…

HEROES happen {here}

The launch of Visual Studio 2008, Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 is here!  At these events you will learn more about these exciting technologies via live presentations, Hands-On-Labs, Q&A sessions with experts and development team members.  Register for an event near you at  Can’t make it to a live event?  Experience the…