User Experience–The most important aspect of any application!

In a conversation recently, I discovered this site http://graphic.ly upon spending 10 minutes here – it’s now bookmarked and one of my favorite sites to spread the word about. I am a huge comic junkie and this site gives me the kicks! The touch interface makes a world of difference… Install this application on either…


MSDN & Technet Events coming to a city near you….

So you know the drill! We are coming to town this quarter and speaking about a lot of good stuff for developers and IT Pro’s. But first you need to register. Here’s more information: And if you are else where in the country, head over to www.msdnevents.com and put in your zip code to find…


Did you know, You are in a Microsoft Ad…

This is one of the most creative ad’s I’ve seen in a long time! It’s a cool, highly-personalized experience that integrates your Facebook information into a narrative that explores the evolution of Microsoft Office. Check it out at leisure: Office 2010 video demo using Facebook Connect Don’t forget to tweet and spread the word! -Mithun…


Begin Developing Games for Windows Phone 7…

The biggest differentiating point between Windows Phone 7 and other Mobile platforms is the ability to have a multi-screen approach for your app! Your app/game can co-exist on the phone, on the xbox (game) or the PC or even to your Zune HD. This ‘Write Once’ deploy everywhere is very unique to Windows Phone 7…


East Side Networking Event–Thursday, August 19th!

If you haven’t bought tickets yet, go soon before the event gets sold out! www.eastsidenetworkingevent.com Microsoft GM’s for Windows Phone and Windows Azure will be there. Oh, if you want to get hired – talk to our HR folks/Recruiters who will also be at the event.      Say hello if you see me! -Mithun…


Windows Phone 7–Developers, Developers, Developers!

As you all know there’s a App Gold Rush happening right about now! The best place for you to get started is: http://developer.windowsphone.com and of course, http://www.reddit.com/r/wp7dev/ That said, we are planning on having a few WP7 events in the near short term. So keep an eye open on my blog and we’ll be sure…


Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server 2.0!!

This past week Inter-Op at Microsoft hit a new milestone by announcing the Microsoft Drivers for PHP for SQL Server 2.0. The major highlight of this release is the addition of the PDO_SQLSRV driver, which adds support for PHP Data Objects (PDO) and simplifies multiple database support for PHP developers. Source code published on Codeplex…


Are you ready for Microsoft PDC 2010!

With less than 12 weeks away…this year’s Microsoft’s Professional Developer Conference is right around the corner. First things first: If you haven’t already registered – do it right now! As you already know, this PDC will be a lot smaller and more intimate than the other ones. Microsoft for the first time will be having…


Smart Highways–Coming soon in Seattle!

So if you are travelling on I-5 or I-90 or the 520, you must be wondering what these digital screens are and more importantly why they are blank. Well, if you are as curious as me, then you’d know that our Freeways are getting a facelift. In fact, it’s more than a facelift – they…


Visual Studio LightSwitch…

Non Programmers of the world unite! The greatest IDE just became a whole lot appealing to Non-Programmers. Visual Studio LightSwitch, which is a RAD tool is a stand alone product in the Visual Studio family was announced yesterday in the VS Live event that’s happening on campus. This tool has been in the works for…

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