Brian Swan

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    Interview with Mark Brown, Senior Product Manager for Microsoft Web Platform

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    I recently had a chance to catch up with the very busy Mark Brown , Senior Product Manager for the Microsoft Web Platform. I’ve had the good fortune of working with Mark in my day-to-day work as well as at a couple of conferences ( DrupalCon SF...
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    This Week’s Link List (October 1, 2010)

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    Welcome October! (How’d October arrive so quickly?) The start of this month sees some great community-produced content (especially see the Programming Language Tradeoffs post), some important PHP/IIS announcements and releases, an in-depth look...
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    This Week’s Link List (September 17, 2010)

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    Clearly, the dog days of summer are past us. This week has seen a significant uptick in community-produced content related to PHP, Microsoft, open source, and more. There is enough here that you might want to allocate some weekend time for reading (or...
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    Streaming Silverlight Video with PHP

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    In this post I hope to take a step towards making good on a promise I made a few weeks ago : to dive into some of the PHP-related projects on CodePlex that piqued my interest. In particular, I’d planned on diving into the Embedding Silverlight in PHP...
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    This Week’s Link List (July 30, 2010)

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    I love seeing content coming from folks I have met (either in person or virtually)…this week’s list reflects that (and a very active/productive PHP community!). And,news/information/tutorials about Windows Azure continue… The...
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    This Week’s Link List (February 4, 2011)

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    Once again, here’s the highlights of what I read this week. As I call out in one point below, I’m sure I’m missing some good stuff…would be interested in what readers have come across this week they find worth sharing. Microsoft...
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    This Week’s Link List (April 15th, 2011)

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    Lot’s of news coming out of MIX11 in Las Vegas this week, some interesting discussion of the state of PHP development, and don’t miss the the latest build of WinCache that fixes WordPress plug-in bug… MIX11 news… ...
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    This Week’s Link List (October 8, 2010)

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    This week saw a couple of announcements, lots of great community-written content, and even a few opinions. Feel free to add yours… This Visual Studio magazine article provides an overview of using PHP within WebMatrix to consume OData feeds...
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    This Week’s Link List (February 25, 2011)

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    With all the snow in Seattle this week (I know people in the mid-west and on the east coast are laughing at me when I say that), I feel out of sync. I’m sure I’ve missed lots of interesting links this week…I should have plenty of time...
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    This Week’s Link List (April 8, 2011)

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    Once again, lots going on this week. I found the two articles about Zitec deploying their PHP social networking application to Windows Azure to be especially interesting. And, of course, topics for math geeks are near and dear to my heart…maybe...
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    This Week’s Link List (August 20, 2010)

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    The dog days of summer are here. Seems like things are a bit slow lately…I only have a few links to share, in any case. But share I will…the lack of quantity does not impact their quality… The comments add a lot of information...
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    This Week’s Link List (October 15, 2010)

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    Once again, this week’s list is full of great community-produced content…everything from how to speed up PHP scripts with asynchronous database queries to how to write cross-platform PHP code to manipulate files. Happy reading… Gonzalo Ayuso shows how...
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    This Week’s Link List (November 26, 2010)

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    I have been a slacker about posting my weekly link list recently…I’ll chalk that to attending conferences in the last couple of weeks, though I know that is a poor excuse. This week, however, I’m back in action and have LOTS to share because I have been...
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    This Week’s Link List (November 5, 2010)

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    Presenting at conferences is something that is still new to me…I’m amazed at how much time it takes to put a presentation together. I definitely have new found respect for those folks who are good at doing it. I’m sure I’ve spent...
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    This Week’s Link List (January 7, 2011)

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    My first link list of 2001 picks up where 2010 left off – probably too long, but there was too much good stuff to overlook. Highlights include information about the release of Drupal 7, report and resolution of an interesting PHP bug, a look back...
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    This Week’s Link List (September 10, 2010)

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    Here’s the list of interesting links I came across this week… I came across this post ACID and NoSQL while doing homework on transaction isolation levels : http://dbmsmusings.blogspot.com/2010/08/problems-with-acid-and-how-to-fix-them...
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    This Week’s Link List (December 31, 2010)

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    I considered publishing a “best links of 2010” list here, but alas, there was too much good content in just this week to overlook…everything from another JumpIn Camp report and another ZCE exam experience to free Windows/SQL Azure passes...
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    This Week’s Link List (October 29, 2010)

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    I’m consistently amazed on a weekly basis by the community-produced content that I see. Here’s this week’s highlights… Great advice from an impressive list of PHP masters: http://mashable.com/2010/10/21/php-tips-for-beginners...
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    Consuming “Dallas” Data with PHP

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    Given that MIX10 is happening this week and that Microsoft Codename “Dallas” (CTP2) was just released , I thought it would be appropriate to look at how to consume “Dallas” data with PHP. (If you are at MIX10 and want more information, the “Dallas” session...
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    This Week’s Link List (October 22, 2010)

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    I’ve been busy this week preparing presentations for PHP World Kongress and TechEd Europe next month, but I haven’t been too busy to read some interesting articles…hope you find them interesting too… Part 2 of how to send...
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    This Week’s Link List (March 18, 2011)

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    A shorter than usual list this week as I didn’t have as much time to read, but the quantity is eclipsed by the importance (and in some cases, weight) of some of the news… Really important stuff… How Microsoft is helping...
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    Community Input Needed on Direction of PHP Drivers for SQL Server

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    With the recent production-ready release of the MS Drivers for SQL Server for PHP , the team is now completely focused on building the next version. To do that, they really need your input. The team would really appreciate your taking 10 minutes to fill...
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    This Week’s Link List (August 13, 2010)

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    I’ve been spending quite a bit of time recently trying to wrap my head around the access control functionality in the Windows Azure platform AppFabric, so you’ll find a couple of related links in this week’s list. You’ll also find...
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    I’m a Judge for My App is Better Challenge

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    I recently found out that I was chosen to be on the judging panel for the My App is Better Challenge . I must say I’m honored and excited, but I also feel somewhat intimidated. Just look at the rest of the judging panel: Mitcho (Michael Yoshitaka...
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    This Week’s Link List (April 29, 2011)

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    I’m partial to writing, so one of the highlights in this week’s list is the podcast Elizabeth Naramore’s 2010 DPC presentation on technical writing. Other highlights are Andrew Burst’s look at NoSQL and the Azure platform and my...
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