NYC Silverlight 4 Firestarter Content and Links

Thanks to everyone who attended the Silverlight 4 Firestarter event in New York City on June 5, 2010!  I had a great time helping organize the event and speaking with many of the attendees about Silverlight.  There were over 200 folks who made it out to the Fire Starter in NYC that day, as well…

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Connected Show #31 – PHP On Windows

In this episode, guests Kanwaljeet Singla, Don Raman, and Wade Hilmo from the Microsoft IIS team join Peter to discuss the evolution of PHP on the Windows Platform. The IIS folks tell us about the improvements made to Windows in order to support PHP, including: Fast CGI, WinCache, PHP 5.3, the Web PI, and the…

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Silverlight 4 Firestarter Simulcast This Saturday, June 5th 2010

A few weeks back, I announced the Silverlight 4 Firestarter coming to New York City this weekend.  Registration is just about sold out and we’re looking forward to a full house in the Big Apple on Saturday!  You can catch all the details in my previous post, as well as at MSDN Events. Firestarter events…

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NYC Silverlight 4 Firestarter – Saturday June 5th, 2010

Silverlight 4 is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline.  First introduced in 2007, Silverlight has come a long way, with four major version releases in less than three years.  By now, you’ve likely heard about the Silverlight platform.  You’ve probably even…

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Connected Show #19 – User Experience: It Ain’t Lipstick Baby!

In this episode guest co-host and Interviewee Dave Crawford of Microsoft UK joins Dmitry to discuss News such as Windows 7, Windows Stores, ZuneHD development, Java Bridge, Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and many more stories. Finally Dave tells us all about the User Experience project role, how development projects can benefit from it and…

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Connected Show – Episode #13 – SketchFlow in Blend 3

We’re back from summer vacation!  It’s those lazy hazy days of summer, but so much to discuss.  In this episode we talk about Windows 7, PDC 2009, SQL Azure, MSDN Roadshow Events, MVC 2 Preview 1, VS 2010, Channel9 and Microsoft’s recent contribution to the Linux kernel.  Finally we jump into our interview with Blend…

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Connected Show – Episode #11 – JNBridge: Spanning Java & .NET

  In this episode Dmitry and Peter talk about new product releases including Silverlight 3 and Blend 3 RC, people liking Bing?, Project Morro, Chrome OS and Microsoft’s recent Mono announcement. Finally we jump into our interview with Wayne Citrin who talks about connecting Java and .NET applications using JNBridge. Wayne explains the magic of…

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XamlFest NYC – February 9th & 10th

Some of my fellow colleagues at Microsoft are hosting a 2-day hands-on-lab event for learning about XAML, the markup language behind WPF & Silverlight.  There is a limited seating available.  Registration is e-mail based and will be on a first-come first-served basis.  Read on for details… Are you excited about the WPF but concerned about…

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Thanks for attending the Silverlight 1.0 Firestarters in NYC & Philly

Thank you to everyone who attended the Silverlight 1.0 Firestarter events in NYC and Philly.  I had a lot of fun participating in both events.  Folks seemed to be excited about the content, and the feedback I received was very positive from both events!  There were over 100 folks who attended in NYC last month,…

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Silverlight 1.0 Firestarter Coming to NYC January 26th

I’m pleased to announce that Microsoft will be hosting a Silverlight 1.0 Firestarter event in New York City this month on Saturday, January 26th!   If you missed the Firestarter event Microsoft hosted in the Philly area last month, this is your chance to make up for it.  This day long event is free to anyone…

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