My Favorite New Features of Windows Phone 7 Mango

A few days ago I got a notice over my phone that an update was ready to be installed and I should connect it to my computer.  Mango had arrived for my Dell Venue Pro on T-Mobile’s network.  I connected my phone to my computer and proceeded to update the phone.  A few minutes later…


Teaching Computer Programming at Home

This past week I had a great time teaching my 9-year-old son Alex and 9 of his friends computer programming in my home.  I used Kodu Game Lab and Small Basic, two free tools created for kids to learn programming. I wrote a series of blog posts about it on my personal site Charette.com: http://charette.com/blog/about-to-start-fairfax-computer-camp/…


I’m About to Start Teaching Ten 9-Year Olds Computer Programming

Next week, the Fairfax Computer Camp will open in my home.  As I work from home, I have a bit of flexibility in scheduling my working hours, so I’m attempting an exciting new challenge – how to teach my son Alex computer programming in a fun environment with 9 of his friends.  Take a look…


Silverlight UI Developer Job at Check Six Training Systems

Immediate Opening with one of the fasting growing U.S. companies.  What?  You haven’t heard of Check Six Training Systems?  Oh, you will!  Even sooner if you are the right fit for our totally unique, rapidly growing company.  Our roots come from aviation, but we are taking aviation training solutions and applying them to other high…


Why I Chose the Dell Venue Pro

After more than a month of waiting, I am the proud owner of a new Dell Venue Pro Windows Phone.  As a Microsoft employee I had my choice on phones and carriers and I wanted to share the reasoning behind my choice. The T-Mobile network has great coverage in my area and where I travel. …


C# Silverlight Developer Jobs at Inviso in Bellevue, WA

Subscribe to this Silverlight Jobs Feed. Inviso builds world class software solutions specializing in business intelligence, web applications, and service oriented solutions.  Inviso works with a steady stream of new Microsoft technologies and prides itself on exceptional service.  Inviso is looking for a C# Silverlight Developer to contract for a short-term project. The candidate can…