NY Technical Community Holiday Party–Tuesday December 21, 2010

For the fourth year in a row, many of the NY Technical communities are coming together to organize a holiday party!  These things always come together at the last minute, but heck… it’s time for some cheer!  If you’re in the city, come on out next Tuesday night at 6:30 and join fellow user group…

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Connected Show #39 – The Battle of The 5s

In this episode, frequent guest & co-host Andrew Brust joins Peter to re-cap the recent Microsoft PDC 2010 conference and Silverlight 5 Firestarter. Andrew and Peter discuss the latest Azure platform developments, including VM role, Admin mode, and SQL Azure sharding.  In the mix, they cover some news for PHP developers looking to the cloud…

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This Week in Tech (TWiT) App For Windows Phone 7 Now Available!

Back in September, my Connected Show co-host, Dmitry Lyalin, announced on Episode #37 that he was building a Windows Phone 7 application for Leo Laporte’s This Week in Tech (TWiT) network.  I’m happy to announced that his application has now gone live in the Windows Phone Marketplace!  The application went live on Wednesday 11/24, the…

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NEW F# User Group Kicking Off In NYC – 12/6/2010

The Microsoft developer community in New York City continues to grow.  In the past two months we’ve seen new groups around Biz Intelligence & Windows Phone 7.  This month, I’m excited to let you know about a new group popping up around the newest of .NET languages:  F#!   Richard Minerich & Howard Mansell have set…

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Dmitry Lyalin on GFQ Network AGAIN! This Time With A Real World Deep Dive On Windows Phone 7

“You want more tech? GFQ brought more Tech. On this special Tech-filled show, we brought in Microsoft Developer, and podcaster, Dmitry Lyalin discusses creating an application for the brand new Windows Phone 7, the life cycle of doing such coding, why Silverlight is (still) amazing and a relevant versus Flash and HTML5, the openness of…

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Connected Show #38 – WCF? Droid Does!

And, we’re back! It’s been two months since our last show, but the Connected Show is alive and well!  Episode #38 is available now! In an increasingly diverse world of mobile devices, the .NET developer is likely to end up supporting multiple mobile platforms. In this episode, guest Roger Heim joins Peter to talk about…

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Missing Connected Show #38? Check out Dmitry Lyalin on Tech News Weekly

“Connected Show #38 where are you?!” That’s a question I’ve been hearing from some folks worrying about the fate of the podcast that Dmitry Lyalin & I co-host.  It’s been about 2 months since Dmitry & I published a new episode of the Connected Show.  So what gives?  Is the Connected Show “dead like Silverlight”? …

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The Future of Silverlight Unveiled: Live Firestarter Event December 2, 2010

There seems to be a trend when any shiny new object is announced (HTML5 support in IE9) that various folks will clamor like pitchfork carrying zombies at the gate ready to proclaim whatever came before it to be DEAD (Silverlight?!).  I suppose this is what the Internet enables with its instant rumor spreading social media…

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Add Windows 7 Features To Your App And Get More Eyes On It Via CNet

There’s been a lot of buzz going around about getting your app onto the new Windows Phone 7.  But what about good ol’ Windows 7 itself on your PC?  It just had its first birthday with 240 MILLION licenses sold!  That’s a LOT of eyeballs.  Well, I just heard about an offer that will help…

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NEW NYC Windows Phone 7 User Group – MONDAY 11/15/2010

Hi folks, some late breaking news here!  Hot off the recent Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch in NYC last month, a group of folks are putting together a new WP7 User Group in NYC.  Their first meeting is MONDAY night, November 15, 2010.  I know this is short notice for many, but the group intends…

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