The Cinderella Dilemma: Connecticut, Westchester, and Long Island

I recently wrote about how the Cinderella Dilemma has improved for New Jersey residents visiting New York City.  NJ Transit’s Departure Vision service for the mobile web has made life a lot easier for Garden State residents.  One of my readers (Bill Zack) sent me a message noting that New Jersey only accounts for about…


2010 NJ/NY/CT Metro Area Community Retrospective

As we closed out 2010, my teammate Rachel Appel wrote up a retrospective post on her blog, re-capping what went on here in the tri-state Microsoft community.  Rachel then invites folks to share their feedback and ideas for how we can keep the local tech community buzzing in 2011.  I’ve posted a snippet here, but…


Fairfield/Westchester Code Camp 4 (2010) – Saturday, November 6, 2010

It’s that time of year again!  Code Camp is coming back to the tri-state area as the Fairfield/Westchester .NET community hosts it’s 4th annual F/W Code Camp in Stamford, CT.  Details from the F/W Code Camp site: REGISTER NOW! On Saturday, November 6, 2010, we’ll be holding our fourth annual Fairfield / Westchester Code Camp! …


Connected Show #20 – Whose Exception Is It?!

In this episode guest Milan Negovan talks about health monitoring in ASP.NET and what to do when things go wrong! (Starts at 24:47).  We cover different options on exception handling & instrumentation in web applications. Peter and Dmitry talk about Eclipse support for Windows 7, the Windows Azure Content Delivery Network, and other news stories….


Fairfield/Westchester Code Camp – Saturday 11/7/09

Code camp is coming! Code camp is coming!!  The time is NOW to register for the upcoming 3rd annual Fairfield/Westchester Code Camp in Stamford, CT!  Looks like a great line up of speakers and sessions!  Read on below for the details:  Fairfield / Westchester Code Camp Saturday, November 7th, 2009 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM…


Inversion of Control (IoC) and Dependency Injection (DI) with Milan Negovan at Fairfield/Westchester .NET October 1, 2009

A second bit of news from Fairfield/Westchester .NET today… Unfortunately, the Microsoft Event site was in maintenance when we first sent out this announcement to the UG mailing list.  That event link is not valid!  It incorrectly states that the event is closed. Please note the new link, below. Thanks. Fairfield / Westchester .NET User…


Fairfield / Westchester Code Camp 2009 – Call For Speakers!

On Saturday, November 7th, 2009, from 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM, the Fairfield / Westchester developer community will be holding their third annual Code Camp!  Last year’s code camp in Stamford, CT was one of the best yet.  I can’t wait for this one.  Anyway, the call for speakers is now open.  Read on for…


November 2008 Area User Group Meetings

Welcome to November. The leaves are peaking, the Jets and Giants are having decent seasons so far, and the countdown is on to Thanksgiving. I probably sound like a broken record every time I say “it’s an exciting time to be a Microsoft developer,” but I have to be honest – I really mean it….


Lots of NY/NJ/CT area developer events still to go in October!

October is in full swing right now.  The leaves are changing colors, and I’m even starting to hear the first of the annoying leaf blowers blow.  There’s so much going on, I thought I’d provide a little mid-month update to my regular monthly user group posting.  The countdown to the Microsoft PDC is on!   Only…

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