Windows 8 DevCamps Coming throughout the US This Summer!

While I’ve yammered on a lot this past year about Windows Azure (which just had a big release of new features last month in June 2012), there’s another big product from Microsoft with the word “Windows” in the title that is getting a lot of buzz lately.  That’s Windows 8!  Windows 8 is the talk…

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The DevOps PaaS Infusion: Taking Any App To The Cloud–Windows Azure & Cloudify 5-17-2012 in New York City

Wanted to share another great event around the cloud going on in New York City this week!  On Thursday at the Microsoft office in NYC, Gigaspaces, Aditi, C24, Cisco, and Microsoft will be hosting an event to explore the opportunities created by emerging cloud technologies.  The event will feature coverage & demos of Gigaspace’s Cloudify…

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Java on Azure @ The NYC Windows Azure User Group – 5/16/2012: Cloudify: The PaaS Jailbreaker

I’m excited to announce the line up of this week’s NYC Windows Azure User Group for this month on Wednesday, May 16, 2012!  The group has lined up not one, but TWO great speakers to keep you informed on interesting uses of Microsoft’s cloud platform: Windows Azure. First off, Bill Zack from Slalom Consulting will…

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Visual Studio Live! NY Community Night – Wednesday 5/16/2012

Visual Studio Live! is going on this week on over in Brooklyn this week at the Brooklyn Marriott.  I posted about the event back in March.  It is a GREAT conference for .NET developers to keep up with the latest trends and technologies that make up the Microsoft developer platform.  While the conference itself does…

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Azure, Mobility, and the Enterprise: NYC Windows Azure User Group 4-18-2012

Tomorrow is the April meeting of the NYC Windows Azure user group.  The group has been picking up the steam throughout the winter with talks by myself on the Azure Platform and Jim Priestley on Real World Azure Solutions.  Tomorrow night, we’re following it up with Ira Bell discussing Azure and mobility.  Mobile is the…

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Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone Now Available at AT&T

It’s finally here!  Nokia has just launched it’s Lumia 900 Windows Phone in the US.  The phone is available at AT&T for $100 with a new 2-year contract.  There are other offers where you can get it for even less.   I’ve had a Nokia Lumia 800 (the smaller version sold in Europe) for about a…

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Visual Studio Live! in NYC: May 14-17, 2012 – User Group Discount Available!

Last month, I announced here that Visual Studio Live! is returning to New York on May 14-17th, 2012.  Andrew Brust, who is the co-leader of the NYC .NET Developers Group (and newly minted ZD-NET “Big Data” blogger), is one of the co-chairs of the Visual Studio Live! conference.  Andrew has just passed along a great…

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NYC Women in Tech Connect Event – Saturday, May 5th, 2012

Just got word that my teammate Rachel Appel, and Melissa Demsak (of NJ SQL fame) are hosting a Women in Tech event in NYC on Saturday, May 5th, 2012.  Back in November, I wrote about “Keeping it Professional in Tech” and the importance of supporting women in the technology industry. I’m excited to hear about…

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Windows 8 Developer Event in New York City on April 19, 2012

Back on March 13th, I announced a series of Windows 8 Developer Camps coming to cities up and down the US east coast starting this week and running through April & May 2012.  There was one location that eerily seemed to be missing from the list of tour dates:  New York City! (or as my…

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Visual Studio Live! Returning to NYC: May 14-17, 2012

  Some great news just in from Andrew Brust (co-leader of the NYC .NET Developers Group, Microsoft Regional Director, and newly minted ZD-NET “Big Data” blogger)… You guys know that I help lead the NYC .NET Developers Group, but you might not know that I am also the Conference Co-Chair for Visual Studio Live! Well,…

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