Top 7 Concerns of Migrating an ASP.NET Application to Windows Azure

This post is part of a series called “Windows Azure for the ASP.NET Developer” written by Rachel Appel, Adam Hoffman, and Peter Laudati.  You can see the complete list of posts in the series at the US DPE Azure Connection site. In the previous post of this series, I covered how to prepare your development…

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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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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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Big App On Campus!

Are you a college student?  Know someone who is?  Then here is an opportunity you won’t want to miss out on: A trip to SxSW in March with a special musical experience! Details from my colleague Ed Donahue…   We see new, amazing experiences created every day by student developers and we wanted to come up…

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Enter the Rock Paper Azure Challenge from Windows XP

The Rock Paper Azure Challenge’s Grand Tournament is coming to a head on July 13th, 2011 when we will present the top 12 contestants with $8,500 in prizes. The challenge is to code a ‘bot’ that will play the childhood game Rock Paper Scissors against the ‘bots’ of every other contestant in the tournament.  The…

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Connected Show #37 – Spelunking Windows Phone 7 Development

In this episode, “guest” Dmitry Lyalin joins Peter to talk about building a real world Windows Phone 7 application. Dmitry unveils that he is developing a Windows Phone 7 application for Leo Laporte’s This Week In Tech (TWiT) network.  Dmitry walks us through the phone tool experience, how he developed the TWiT application, and the…

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Connected Show #35 – Cat Ladies & Acne-Laden Teenagers

In this episode, Dmitry and Peter cover the latest news around the Microsoft developer space, including Windows Azure updates, interoperability, & Windows Phone 7. They also talk about the new Visual Studio LightSwitch. Is it really for cat ladies? Peter & Dmitry discuss who the target audience is for LightSwitch as well as how some…

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Connected Show #32 – CoApp: Do EPIC Schtuff!

In this episode, guest Garrett Serack from the Microsoft Open Source Technology Center joins me to discuss CoApp, a new package manager for the Windows platform. Garrett tells us how CoApp will help make it easier for developers and users to build and install open source software on Windows. (Interview starts at 34:15) Also, Dmitry…

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Microsoft WebCamp NYC – June 25-26th, 2010

I’m excited to announce that the Microsoft Web Platform team is bringing MS WebCamp to NYC on June 25th & 26th. This traveling event is coming to only 12 cities world wide. Of course, being THE best city in the world, you just KNEW New York would have to be on that list!  Join myself,…

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