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  • Blog Post: The Northeast MSDN Roadshow – “Mashed APIs” Tour

    Get ready to learn and code, because the Northeast MSDN Roadshow team is loading up content, code, and demos that might even work, to return to the roads for a special limited engagement in June! These are free workshops , great for students, hobbyists, and professional developers who want to learn the...
  • Blog Post: Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – May/June 2013

    Here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeastern US (and several online).  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$].  If you know of other free (or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris [ Last updated 5/23/2013...
  • Blog Post: Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – April 2013

    Here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeastern US (and several online).  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$].  If you know of other free (or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris [ Last updated 4/12/2013...
  • Blog Post: Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – December 2012 Edition

    Here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeastern US (and several online).  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$].  If you know of other free (or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris [ Last updated 12/5/2012...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft 2012 Launch Event Series – Windows 8, Visual Studio 2012, and More

    A major series of free, full-day product launch events for Windows 8, Visual Studio 2012, Windows Server, and more begins on October 30th: Attend a FREE one-day event and be part of the biggest product launch in our history. You’ll discover how the latest Microsoft technologies are transforming the way...
  • Blog Post: Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – October 2012 Edition

    Here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeastern US (and several online).  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$].  If you know of other free (or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris [ Last updated 10/9/2012...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – July 2012 Update

    Here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeastern US.  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$].  Also, I’ve listed some online events at the end. If you know of other free (or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris...
  • Blog Post: Additional Windows 8 Developer Camps!

    I previously mentioned the series of Windows Developer Camps - free, full-day events to help you learn about building Metro-style apps for Windows 8. They feature a mix of developer sessions plus a series of hands-on labs to help reinforce what you’ve learned. Well, it turns out they’re popular. ...
  • Blog Post: Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – May 2012 Edition

    Here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeast. Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$]. As always, if you know of other free or nearly free developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris [ Last updated 5/4/2012 ] Connecticut May 1 Agile Connecticut...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Developer Events – Updated

    There’s certainly a lot of interest in Windows 8 and the developer opportunity around it, so here’s an update and summary of various events that can help you learn more. Windows Developer Camps The series of Windows 8 Developer Camps on the east coast that I mentioned in an earlier post are now underway...
  • Blog Post: Tech & Developer Events in the Northeast – March 2012 Edition

    As time continues to march quickly onward, here’s the latest roundup of tech- and developer-focused events here in the northeast. Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$].  Based on the length of these event posts lately, the tech community here in the northeast is doing extremely well...
  • Blog Post: Developer Events in the Northeast – February, 2012

    Welcome to February. It’s time for a new roundup of developer-focused events that you may find interesting.  Most are free, but the exceptions are noted with [$]. Interested in other local user groups? Boston User Groups lists New England area tech groups of all kinds. As always, if you know of...
  • Blog Post: Developer Events in the Northeast – November & December, 2011

    It’s pretty amazing that this list already has events that bring us to the end of the year.  Every year does seem to go more quickly than the last!  Anyhow, here’s the latest list of developer-focused events you may find interesting as the remaining weeks of 2011 breeze by. Most are free, and...
  • Blog Post: HTML5 Game Camp Series Coming Soon

    Update:  Slides and links from the events are now available. Ready to learn HTML5?  Enjoy games, too?  Join in the HTML5 Game Camps , free events offering a chance to learn about the next wave of web standards including HTML5, CSS3, Canvas, SVG, and more.  And while you gain practical...
  • Blog Post: Developer Events in the Northeast – October & November, 2011

    Fall is upon us, and with it comes an uptick in the tempo of developer events in our area.  Here’s the latest (and long!) list of developer-focused events you may find interesting.  Most are free, and the exceptions are noted with [$]. As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer...
  • Blog Post: Developer Events in the Northeast – Early Summer, 2011

    Welcome to summer!  Though beaches, ice cream trucks, and vacations await, the developer community marches on, so here’s a look at events in the northeastern U.S. for the first part of the season.  As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me...
  • Blog Post: HTML5 Web Camps in Waltham, MA and New York City

    Want to get up to speed with HTML5 and related web standards?  HTML5 Web Camps are a series of events to help you do just that. In the northeastern U.S., join me and my NYC-based teammate Rachel Appel as we deliver two free, full-day HTML5 Web Camps in June: June 13 , 9 AM – 5 PM Microsoft, 201...
  • Blog Post: Developer Events in the Northeast – May and June, 2011

    Here’s the latest roundup of developer events in the northeastern U.S. for May to June. As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris Connecticut May 5 Fairfield/Westchester .NET User Group – Stamford, CT “.NET and MongoDB: The Ubiquitous...
  • Blog Post: Developer Events in the Northeast – April & May, 2011

    Here’s the latest roundup of developer events in the northeastern U.S. for April to May.  As always, if you know of other (free or nearly free) developer-focused events, please let me know . -Chris Online Now (through mid-May) Rock Paper Azure Challenge Prove your developer skills (and compete for...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Developer Events for March - April 2011

    Here’s the latest roundup of developer events in the northeast for the rest of March into April. As always, if you know of a missing event, please let me know . -Chris Online March 21 Linked .NET User Group A deep tour around Orchard Project with Bertrand Le Roy March 24 Linked .NET User Group Visual...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Developer Events for February–March, 2011

    Sure, the snow may be making scheduling things… interesting, but the dev community marches on!  Here’s the next batch of developer events for the rest of February into March.  As always, if you know of a missing event, please let me know . -Chris Connecticut February 10 Fairfield/Westchester...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Web Camps in the East – March Through May

    Microsoft Web Camps are free events designed to help you learn to build websites using ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, Web Matrix, HTML5, and more.  They’ve been running in cities around the world, and I’ll be teaming up with my colleagues Rachel Appel and Andrew Duthie to help bring a series of Web Camps...
  • Blog Post: Student Game Camps in Rochester and NYC

    Microsoft’s two-day Game Camps, coming to Rochester, NY and NYC, offer students a chance to learn while designing and developing games for the Imagine Cup competition ’s game design category . While this weekend’s event in NYC (2/4-2/6) is full/waitlisted, the Rochester event still has room.  If...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Silverlight Firestarter Series – Rochester, Waltham, and Beyond

    Light Up Your Silverlight Apps for Windows 7 Firestarter A new MSDN Events series, focusing on Silverlight and Windows 7, is visiting cities in the east including Waltham, MA and Rochester, NY : Windows 7 and Silverlight make for a fantastic platform to build and deploy applications.  Together,...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Developer Events for January – February, 2011

    I hope your 2011 is off to a great start!  Here’s the current roundup of events for developers here in the northeast for January into February.  As always, if you know of a missing event, please let me know . -Chris Online January 13 WebMatrix Launch Event – Online (from CodeMash in Ohio) 12...
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