San Francisco Windows Phone Study Group: next meetup is Thursday, November 17, 2011

Due to travel, I haven’t been able to have a Windows Phone study group meetup in San Francisco for a few weeks, but that’s about to change.  On Thursday, 17-Nov-2011, I’ll present Chapter 3 from Adam Nathan’s book 101 Windows Phone 7 Apps.  The app we’ll build stores vital information about yourself that can be…

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Slides from the Windows Phone Camp in Sunnyvale, October 20 & 21, 2011

Thanks to those of you who made it to the Windows Phone Camp in Sunnyvale, CA on October 20 & 21, 2011.  My talk was Building Windows Phone 7.5 Apps with Silverlight, and the slides are below.  For those of you who couldn’t make it in person, you can watch the video online. Be sure…

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Windows Phone "Inner Circle" event in San Francisco, Wednesday, November 2, 2011

We recently announced the Windows Phone Inner Circle tour with stops all over the US this fall.  Be sure to put Wednesday, November 2, 2011 on your calendar if you’re in San Francisco.  The event will be from 6 – 9 PM, but as of today I’m unsure of the venue.  I’ll update this blog…

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Free passes to the O’Reilly Android Open Conference reception on Monday, October 10, 2011

If you’d like a free pass to the O’Reilly Android Open Conference reception in San Francisco on Monday, October 10, 2011, just send me an email by clicking Email Blog Author on the right.  Note that the free pass is only for the reception on Monday evening, not the entire conference.  It’s from 5:30 –…

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Windows Phone Developer Group Formed in San Francisco

With the impending release of Mango, I thought it was time to start a group for Windows Phone developers in San Francisco.  You can find us through the easily remembered URL http://create.msdn.com/sf, which redirects to the group’s homepage on meetup.com. We’ll have weekly meetups throughout the fall covering projects from Adam Nathan’s excellent book, 101…

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Kinect content at Gamefest 2011

  In case you’re not familiar with it, Gamefest is a conference for game developers and designers targeting Microsoft platforms including Xbox, Windows Phone 7, and Windows desktops.  It will be held in three cities in the summer of 2011: July 14-15 in London. July 29 in Tokyo. August 22-23 in Seattle. There’s an amazing…

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Herb Sutter: C++ Now and Forever, June 29 in Santa Clara

  For my inaugural blog post, I’d like to announce an exciting C++ event on June 29, 2011, in Santa Clara, CA.  Microsoft and NVIDIA are teaming up to bring a full evening of C++ content. Headlining the event is Herb Sutter from Microsoft, who’ll speak about the new C++0x standard and a new way…

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