Allan's Best Week Ever

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    Oh, Baby, the Places You'll Go!

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    eek! I've been a little slow in posting here. Over the next few days I'll describe some great events that I was fortunate enough to be a part of. Last week, it was our Enterprise and Solutions Developer Conference in New York City. If you missed our 2...
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    Making Private Clouds

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    eek! Steve Martin nets out what it means for “private clouds” in the age of Azure . Easy read but it made me hungry and impatient :) “…we’re bringing the lessons learned from our public cloud to the places where they will likely deliver the most benefit...
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    Don’t miss our smarts; mark your calendars!

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    eek! Great two weeks ahead for virtual events that you don’t have to dress up for. The good folks at the LinkedIn .NET Users Group have a bunch of sessions coming up with personalities you will not want to miss. Oh, and we are running a conference that...
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    To Mother Earth

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    eek! Thank you! Discovered the GFS website via Steve Clayton’s awesome blog and the bit about Microsoft’s Top 10 Business Practices for Environmentally Sustainable Data Centers . Supplements? “Going Green” – a special online-only Green IT issue of TechNet...
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    Who are you?

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    eek! This is very cool: Your one-stop shop for all things identity on Channel9 . P.S. Do you know Dick ?
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    Tales from the languages gene pool

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    eek! If you want to catch up on the videos from the Lang.NET Symposium 2009, they are ready . Catch them and then poke around the website, you’ll be able to get videos from last year too. I just watched the Tales from the F# productization and will be...
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    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

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    eek!   In these difficult economic times, we believe it is a great time to hear the voices of customers across various industry sectors , who are driving down costs, improving efficiency, and increasing agility and quality of solutions to business...
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    Getting Azure Smart

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    eek! They just revved the Azure Services Training Kit . I really think these Training Kits are a well kept secret, so I’m pretty unabashed about promoting them :) What’s new in the April revision: New Presentation for SQL Data Services 2 additional hands...
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    Pizza and Azure in Springfield, MA

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    eek! Join us if you are in the neighborhood tomorrow. Details here: Western Mass .NET Users Group . Here’s the abstract: Late last year, Microsoft unveiled its cloud computing platform called the Azure Services Platform. It is made up of an operating...
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    Jumpstarting your ASP.NET MVC Skills

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    eek! ScottGu’s blog entry pretty well summed up the ASP.NET MVC 1.0 release complete with source code! He pulled together some handy training materials to learn ASP.NET MVC including recorded sessions from MIX09. The one item missing from the blog entry...
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    Taking Interoperability Seriously

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    eek! My role allows me to focus on architects and developers behind corporate firewalls with rich heritage/legacy systems and lots of diversity in their technology portfolio. It is particularly heartening to see all the investments Microsoft is making...
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    April Cool

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    eek! Bucking the trend on April Fool by doing an April Cool post. Here are some of the things I talked about in March. Hope you get a resource or link that saves you time... Girl Geeks Rule Downloading IE8 Get Silverlight 3 Beta with eyes wide open Say...
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    Girl Geeks Rule

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    eek! I didn’t sign the pledge but I did want to do my shout out to Ada Lovelace (by way of JM’s blog ). As far as tech heroines, I’m going to salute all the girls attending the amazing DigiGirlz events (our future tech heroes) that are happening throughout...
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    Downloading IE8

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    eek! As we speak! All the news that’s fit to print on IE8 from the team. Just a reminder, the FireStarter for IE8 is happening next week – so if you’ve ignored it during the beta cycle, might be a good time to see what the fuss is all about.
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    Get Silverlight 3 Beta with eyes wide open

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    eek! Ok, I guess they are making some noise in Vegas . Silverlight 3 Beta is available and so is… And for those of you who do this with eyes wide open, please heed the warning … See you out of the browser!
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    Say Hello to the Microsoft Web Platform

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    eek! Another one making a splash at MIX09, say hello . Mr. Staples looked good on stage at the day 1 keynote and his blog entry summed up all the exciting things in the platform. It is a great list but you and I both know that this is the one we really...
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    An Azure Moment of Zen – a cool minute

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    eek! It is all of a minute (around minute 48 to 49) as part of the MIX09 Day 1 Keynote . You’ve got to hear it if you’ve dismissed Windows Azure/Azure Services Platform before (or if you fell in love at first sight). Hint: Fast CGI = PHP, Full Trust ...
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    Predicting a very slow news week

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    eek! Unless they say something at MIX but I doubt it. :P Watch the keynote streamed starting at 9 am US Pacific time tomorrow.
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    Dancing with the Stars – the Oracle and SQL Server Pairing

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    eek! Given the right music, these guys could win it all. I was watching the Microsoft on ISVs blog and stumbled upon this great resource for folks running Oracle applications on SQL Server. It is called the Microsoft Oracle Center of Excellence (MOCE...
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    I’m a FireStarter, Twisted FireStarter - a post-MIX IE8 event

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    eek! I’d expect the IE8 team will have things to say at MIX , so the following post-MIX event may be extremely timely and popular :) Check it out, an IE8 FireStarter! Visit Mithun’s blog for the latest on agenda, registration and how to be there live...
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    What I intend to do tomorrow - REST

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    eek! Ooo, the WCF Rest Starter Kit just got a makeover. Check out Ron Jacobs’s announcement and a link to the hands on labs. New to this stuff? Start here . Happy REST!
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    Keeping my eyes/ears peeled for MIX announcements this week

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    eek! Not going to MIX this week but I’m really excited about all the announcements Microsoft intends to make. No, I don’t know any of them :) but I would expect they’ll all be exciting in their own right. For a taste, see this recent announcement from...
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    Windows Azure and not too shabby name drop

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    eek! I’m often presenting on Windows Azure and the Azure Services Platform to enterprise developers and IT pros. I’m usually asked to do an overview of the “message from Microsoft” and here’s my pitch (in case you have to do this). To see it in action...
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    PowerShell to the People – The Aftermath

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    eek! To my friends at CTDotNet.org thank you for your time yesterday. As promised, here are the resources we talked about. The Slides My slides from the session . They contain other resource pointers (like the free eBook), so check them out. If you are...
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    Get your motor running…

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    eek! Bigger, badder and you’ll get to decide if it is better. The MSDN Northeast Roadshow comes to Hartford CT on March 18 2009 for a whole day at a new, larger venue (click the link to register and get details). It is FREE! Why? Catch up on… "Top...
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