Webcast Schedule for June 2009

Register today for our upcoming webcasts! Date Time Location Title and Registration Presenter Audience June 18, 2009 16:00 – 17:00 EST Webcast Software Design Tools in Visual Studio 2010 Jose Luis Manners Developers June 24 2009 14:00 – 15:00 EST Webcast Building Applications Using the .NET Service Bus Joel Reyes Developers-Nandita

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Open Government Brainstorm – Check it out and endorse an idea!

Participate in the Open Government Brainstorm that is occurring currently which the Obama Administration is sponsoring as part of the President’s Directive released last week.  If you support the goals of having a participatory, collaborative and transparent government, this is your chance to be heard. As a start, check out this idea under the category of making…

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Microsoft announces the Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI)

Today Microsoft announced the Open Government Data Initiative (OGDI).  The goal of OGDI is to encourage the publishing and use of public government data.  See the press release here More information on Microsoft’s Open Government Data Initiative can be found at http://www.microsoft.com/industry/government/opengovdata What’s special about OGDI?  OGDI enables government organizations to easily expose data for *programmatic…

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Azure Services Training Kit – April Update – Released

The April Update of the Azure Services Training Kit has released and is ready for download. Below is a brief overview (taken from the download site) of what’s included in the latest release. OverviewThe Azure Services Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to…

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Windows Azure “How Do I” videos for developers recently released

Microsoft has recently published the first 9 or 40 Azure Services Platform “How Do I” (HDIs) videos for public consumption.  The intent of the HDI videos are to provide additional training and resources around building cloud-aware applications on the Windows Azure Services Platform.  These HDI videos are freely downloadable and contains a ton of useful…

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Azure Services Training Kit – February Update – Released

The February Update of the Azure Services Training Kit has released and is ready for download. Below is a brief overview (taken from the download site) of what’s included in the latest release. OverviewThe Azure Services Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including hands-on labs, presentations, and demos that are designed to…

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Webcast Schedule for February 2009

Register today for our upcoming webcasts! Date Time Location Title and Registration Presenter Audience February 11, 2009 14:00  – 15:00 EST Webcast Web 2.0 and the Next Generation of Computing for State and Local Governments Erika Cheley Developers February 25, 2009 14:00  – 15:00 EST Webcast Building Cloud Solutions with Microsoft .NET Services and the…

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FOLLOW UP: Reston Developer Conference 04DEC08

Vlad and I would like thank everyone for attending the conference!  Here are the downloads: What I’ve learned about Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4.0 (and beyond), Silverlight 3 (and beyond) – deck "Oslo" and "Dublin" Overview – deck, code Windows Azure Overview – deck, code SQL Data Services Overview – deck .NET Services Overview…

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