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    A new member of the VSTS family is on the way!

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    OK, so this is really a week past due, but better late than not at all! Also, I think I'm the first one on my team to blog about this. :-) Last week Microsoft announced that a new member of the Visual Studio Team Suite family - Visual Studio Team Edition...
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    Upcoming East Coast MSDN Events

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    I'm about to take off again and deliver some fun MSDN Events that feature some great new technologies. For August and September we will have some sessions introducing Silverlight as well as LINQ . And we'll have a session that drills down into effective...
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    If I didn't have to get up early tomorrow...

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    I am getting old. I know it for 2 reasons. 1. I have to be at the MSDN event at 7:00 am on Thursday. As such, I don’t want to be up late watching a movie that starts at 12:01 AM. 2. I am not such a Star Wars nut as I was when I was 12, otherwise...
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    high resolution

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    I'm about to take the entire rest of December off. Common belief holds that I ought to be using that time to reflect on my life, my goals, and my values. Instead I'll be playing with the kids, visiting with family, catching up on all those TiVoed episodes...
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    Great new perks announced for the Atlanta MSDN Developer Conference coming in December

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      MSDN Developer Conference – Great new perks just announced Earlier this week I blogged about the upcoming MSDN Developer Conference. Some new details were just leaked, so I thought I’d share them here! Cool Giveaways The MSDN Developer Conference...
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    Start planning for Southeast User Group Leader summit

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    A few months ago, my coworker Chris Bowen up in Boston participated in an all-up user group leadership summit. Microsoft was both a sponsor, as well as the event host. O’Reilly media was a sponsor as well. The event was known as the Northeast User Group...
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    Release Candidate (RC) of Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 Release Preview now available

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    Today marks another huge milestone on the road towards getting Windows 8 out to the world and Visual Studio (for building Metro style apps) out to developers and designers. I’m so excited I don’t know which one to talk about first! But this...
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    Windows Phone 7 developers – free training and app building workshops!

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    Have you been looking for the best place to learn all about how to develop for Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 7 platform? Have you been champing at the bit to write an application yourself, get it into the Marketplace and start the money rolling...
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    PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #2: Script interaction

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    (This post is part of my series PhoneGap on Windows Phone 7 tips .) When you are creating integration points between your PhoneGap HTML5 application and the Silverlight hosting application, there are a few ways you can go about crossing the gap (pun intended...
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    Announcing: Alabama Code Camp – Saturday, January 17 2009 in Montgomery

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    The Alabama developer community has the distinction of throwing the first Code Camp of 2009! With all the holidays, the date has kind of snuck up on all of us. But if you can get yourself to Montgomery, AL on January 17 , you won’t be disappointed. Code...
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    Alabama code camp changed to January 31

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    Just a quick update that the Alabama Code Camp scheduled for January 17th has been moved to the weekend of the 31. They are still looking for speakers so drop me a quick note if you'd like to speak - it's a great way to cut your teeth if you've never...
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    ASP.NET University to premier in Atlanta on July 16

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    It seems that this summer, Brian and I just can't stay out of the limelight. Just last month, we teamed up to bring you a day of mobile development. Now, Brian and his many valuable community volunteers have just put the finishing touches on the latest...
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    Use Windows Live Search Mobile and Community Megaphone to find developer events near you

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    If you haven't been entering your developer events like user group meetings and code camps into the extremely useful site called Community Megaphone (put together by my coworker Andrew ), you really should start. Not only can people find your upcoming...
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    I am Fu Manchu?

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    Here's a screen shot of my vanity search (Glen Gordon) on the new Cuil search engine. ??? Judging by the fact that both my regular photo and my Simpsonized photo showed up inline with two excerpts from some other site, apparently I've played Dr. Fu Manchu...
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    Atlanta Code Camp 2008 - call for speakers

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    The next Atlanta Code Camp has just been announced, it will be Saturday, March 29. There are full details on the website: www.atlantacodecamp.com What they really need are speakers, speakers, speakers! No, not those cool, tiny, cube-like Bose speakers...
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    Southeast user group page updated

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    I just updated the user group page that I maintain on this blog for groups in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Please check it out to see what's in your area, and send me any corrections. Next step I want to take is to add Alabama and Mississippi...
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    I should have taken the M train

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    As an alumni of the North Avenue Trade School myself, this video had me in stitches! (For those not in the know, the "M" train in Tech vernacular means getting a degree in Management.)
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    Resources for SmartClient session at Heroes Happen Here (VS2008) launch events

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    During the past few weeks I've been delivering the Smart Client session at the Heroes Happen Here launch events around the southeast. Here are several good articles and videos related to that session. Also if you find any that I missed, please feel free...
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    Two years went by like that (snap)!

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    I'm finding it hard to imagine that two years ago today, I walked into the Microsoft office in Atlanta, filled out my new hire paperwork, and within a few days was on a plane hurtling towards my first team meeting in Lake Tahoe. Over these past 2 years...
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    Will build future for food...

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    I've got a nephew who's trying to break into the computer industry. He's one of those kids who can build machines, install an OS, configure networking, etc. But he sells himself short on his potential - which I know is huge. He says he's a very hard...
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    What's up with the MSDN events schedule this year?

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    Now that I've put forth the upcoming Southeast MSDN events here in my blog, I need to explain how the schedule has been affected. Before I do that, however, I want to express my huge thanks to everyone who's ever turned out for an MSDN Event. It's you...
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    Where's Rory???

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    OK, I don't believe he's here at PDC. Rory , that is. I haven't seen him all week, and he hasn't blogged about PDC. No one on my team that I've talked to has seen him. He's not rooming with anyone on the team (way to be a team player!), so perhaps that...
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    End Experiencers

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    I have noticed that more and more the word experience comes up in relation to a person interacting with their pc/phone/device/whatever. In addition to (I think) the "XP" in Windows XP coming from eXPerience, there's the Experience Pack for Tablet PC...
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    A guide to British Pub Etiquette

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    Here's a great article I found on the proper way to do many things in a British Pub , including finding one, ordering, paying up, and more. Plus, I learned there that “Pub” is short for “Public House”... I'm so ignorant on some...
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    Taking the plunge...

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    I'm entering the world of blogging by launching this site with news, info and links that developers in the Southeast (and anything else for that matter) would probably find interesting. We'll see how it goes. If anyone reads this and has opinions, please...
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About Pla.NET Southeast!

A message about the author:

 Hi, readers! The posts on this old blog are preserved for reference by generations of Internet users to come. OK, maybe not that long. In either case, Glen doesn't blog here anymore. Click here to visit Glen's current blog