Microsoft Web Platform Firestarter Series

Firestarter events have been growing quite popular over the past year or two. These are all free training events that focus on a single topic from intro to 300-level in a day. Feedback from past Firestarter attendees have been universally positive.  Here in the tri-state area we’ve seen multiple Firestarter events on Silverlight, ASP.NET MVC,…

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Jrzyshr Dev Guy Going Dark for a bit…

Via David Anson… Going dark [MSDN blogging platform being upgraded – NO new posts or comments next week] The administrators of the MSDN blogging platform are performing a software upgrade and will be putting all blogs into read-only mode on Sunday, May 16th. New posts and new comments will not be possible for this blog…


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,…


Connected Show #18 – Claudio Caldato on PHP & ADO.NET Data Services

In this episode, guest Claudio Caldato joins Peter to discuss interoperability at Microsoft and how his team is working to make Windows Azure cloud services more accessible to PHP developers.  Claudio provides us details on the PHP Toolkit for ADO.NET Data Services.  Guest host G. Andrew Duthie joins Peter to discuss Office Starter 2010, the…

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Central Jersey ASP.NET MVC Fire Starter – Saturday December 13th

If you missed the MVC Fire Starters in New York and Philadelphia over the past few months, I’m happy to announce that the ASP.NET MVC Fire Starter is coming to central Jersey next Saturday, December 13th.  This is your opportunity to come out and learn about the new ‘old’ way of building web applications on…

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MSDN Freedom Roadshow in Pittsburgh this Friday

Any Steelers’ fans reading out there?  Are you around Pittsburgh? No? You should get there anyway! This Friday, the MSDN Freedom Roadshow is coming to town with a whole day of learning including .NET 3.5, ASP.NET MVC, and AJAX. This is your chance to come see for yourself what all the excitement is about from…

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New Release: ASP.NET MVC Preview 4

For those of you who attended the ASP.NET MVC Firestarter we hosted in NY last month, you know that the product team is moving quickly on this technology to get frequent releases out for feedback.  On Monday, Scott Guthrie announced that Preview 4 of the ASP.NET MVC Framework had been released on CodePlex.  There are…

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Microsoft Health & Life Sciences Developer Conference in Atlantic City, NJ

Vegas had Mix.  Now the Microsoft Health & Life Services Developer Conference 2008 is coming to Atlantic City, NJ!  On April 22 – 24, take a trip down the shore to AC where Microsoft will be hosting its second annual H&LS event. The three day conference will feature sessions on the latest web technologies like…

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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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Visual Studio 2008 Professional Install-fests

So you may have seen the news already elsewhere as I’ve been on a bit of a blogging break the past month, but it is true.  My team here at Microsoft is hosting a series of Visual Studio 2008 “install-fests” at area user group meetings this month! Unless you’ve been living under a rock somewhere,…

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