December was a big month for Windows Azure

December was a big month for Windows Azure. Lots of new technology announcements as detailed at the  Learn Windows Azure event (available for viewing on Channel 9): Node.js support Updates to Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java Increased size for SQL Azure Databases – up to 150GB now Release of SQL Azure Federation Out-going bandwidth and…


Show us how You’ve Got Game

 Like gaming? Like making games? Now you can step up your game with a new Dell Alienware M18x gaming laptop or an Xbox LIVE Gold card just for submitting your super cool Windows Phone game. It’s easy – just go HERE  to find out how you could win some pretty sweet prizes. Rules:


Visual Studio 2010 with MSDN discount

In case you have not heard about this elsewhere,  you may be interested that you can save up to 35% on Visual Studio 2010 with MSDN from now till March 31 …………  For a limited time, eligible customers can save up to 35% on thecost of upgrading to Visual Studio® 2010 with MSDN. Act before…


Want to learn more about LightSwitch ?

    Want to learn more about LightSwitch ?  Check out these whitepapers:   The first paper provides an overview of theproduct and some analyst-type chat on why the market needs LightSwitch, albeitwith screenshots that make the discussion concrete.    The second paper takes you through creating yourfirst app.    The third paper goes deeper…


Build Windows Conference

Use what you know. Do what you’ve always imagined.   BUILD is the event that shows you how to take advantage of the future of Windows. Get insight on creating touch-centric user experiences, fast, fluid, and dynamic applications that leverage the power and flexibility of the core of Windows, used by more than a billion…


Windows Phone 7 Unleashed Hackathon

Monday, May 16, 2011 6:00p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Register: If you are at TechEd don’t miss this opportunity to get hands on help with your Windows Phone 7 app, from the experts! This is a “hands on” hackathon where you will learn from Windows Phone 7, XNA and Azure experts how to build, scale…


Can’t attend Mix ? Watch the keynotes live online

Watch the MIX Keynotes Live, Apr 12 & 13 at 9am PDT Can’t attend in-person? Watch the keynotes live from Las Vegas, April 12 & 13 at 9am PDT (4pm GMT), via . Tune-in for the latest announcements from IE, Windows Phone and Silverlight. Terry Clancy


Microsoft Virtual Academy: New Free Program for IT Pros

Looking for a simple, effective way to get the skills and training you needed to take advantage of the opportunity Cloud computing offers IT professionals? The Microsoft Virtual Academy offers no-cost, easy-access training for IT professionals who want to get ahead in cloud computing. MVA guides you through the latest cloud computing technologies and tools….


Extend Visual Studio to Oracle – Toad Extension to Visual Studio

If you’re using Visual Studio but developing in Oracle, you’re missing one key factor: integration. Read a new business brief to find out how Quest’s Toad Extension for Visual Studio extends Visual Studio’s benefits to the Oracle platform so your development team is collaborating on each step of the lifecycle. You’ll learn how Toad Extension for…