EventDay Knows Events!

Recently I asked community leader Scott Cate if he could set up a registration system for an upcoming event.  While we were talking on the phone, he had the entire registration up and running.  That is impressive, but even better was my experience when I registered myself as an attendee.  It wasn’t so much the…


2013 Nov 6-7 Microsoft Summit Romania

I am speaking and networking with the attendees at the Microsoft Summit 2013 in Bucharest, Romania.  The two day conference begins on November 6th and takes place at the WIllbrook Platinum Business & Convention Center. I am excited to deliver a keynote session on “The New Era of Devices and Applications” on day one! I…


Surface RT Review

Surface RT – Why Loved


2013 Oct 23 Game On

Join me for this FREE, hands-on event and learn how to build a Windows 8.1 and/or Windows Phone game in record time. This event covers what you need to get started with the development and publishing of your very own video game. Different game engines will be reviewed so you will have a choice as…


Bring Your Ideas to Life!

Do you have an idea so brilliant, it keeps you up at night? Developers & startups, BizSpark can help.  The Microsoft® BizSpark® program is free and helps your software development ideas come to life. You will have access to software development tools, be provided connections with key industry players, and gain marketing visibility. The program…


Power Window Repair

I recently rolled down the driver-side window of my truck… and it would not come back up.  After trying repeatedly to get it to work again (failing each time), I started thinking “What is the bill going to be for this nuisance?” I asked some of my friends in the Phoenix area if they ever…


Windows Store Apps with HTML5–Refresh

A full day of content has now extended the very popular “HTML5 for Windows 8 courses” available at the Microsoft Virtual Academy.  This new course builds on everything you’ve already learned about developing apps in these HTML5 courses: Developing Windows Store Apps with HTML5 Jump Start and Advanced Windows Store App Development Using HTML5 and…


DevRadio: Intro to Windows 8.1

Michael Palermo kicks off Season Two of "Developing for Windows 8 in 1/2 the time" with an introduction to Windows 8.1 for developers. More DevRadio episodes here…


2013 Oct 08 Azure Dev Camp

Leave with code running in the cloud. Join me for a free day of learning as Bret Stateham showcases the latest Windows Azure development tools and technologies. Hands-on labs will focus on: Windows Azure Websites and Virtual Machines Using ASP.NET & Microsoft SQL Server, and deploying Cloud Services in Windows Azure. Microsoft Office – 12th…


Gaming Engines for Windows 8

I am thrilled to announce the availability of a new course at the Microsoft Virtual Academy for on-demand viewing – Gaming Engines for Windows 8! This course takes you through every aspect of developing games for Windows 8, from audience definition through product monetization. Discover the gaming engines that’ll ease the process, such as Construct2…