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  • Blog Post: Build and App (or Game) Workshops

    Michael, Steve, Josh, and I are kicking off the “school year” with another series of Saturday workshops focused on making you a certified Windows 8 app publisher! As we did this past Spring, we’ll be running the workshops at the Microsoft offices in Cambridge and Farmington, and now with Steve’s presence...
  • Blog Post: Technical Calendar - June 2013

    Boston Windows Dev Meetup events Northeast User Group Map and Calendars Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   1 Windows 8 App Mashup: Hands-on Cambridge MA Game Development for Beginners Farmington CT AngelHack Cambridge MA National Civic Day of Hacking multiple locations 2...
  • Blog Post: SQL Saturday Rochester - May 11th

    It's time for the 2nd Annual SQL Saturday in Rochester , to be held at the Golisano Auditorium on the campus of RIT this coming Saturday, May 11th . Organized by the Rochester PASS group in partnership with the Professional Organization or SQL Server (PASS) , this is the largest free (well, except for...
  • Blog Post: New England GiveCamp 2013 - Recap

    Last weekend, an amazing group of about 130 area technologists, designers, project managers, and non-profit representatives convened at the New England Research and Development Center (NERD) for the 4th Annual New England GiveCamp . GiveCamp is a weekend-long hacking event like no other that groups technical...
  • Blog Post: May 2013 Technical Calendar

    Boston Windows Dev Meetup events Northeast User Group Map and Calendars Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday   1 2 App Builder Virtual Summit on-line 3 4 Product Camp Cambridge MA Game Dev for Beginners Farmington CT Imagine RIT Rochester NY 5 6 7 Windows 8 Office Hours Cambridge...
  • Blog Post: Two Azure Hands-on Opportunities

    The other day I posted on some of the newest development in Windows Azure , and if that’s spurred you on to learn more, there are two great immersive (hands-on) opportunities coming up in Boston and beyond. Saturday, April 27th is the day of Global Windows Azure Bootcamp , a one-day, deep dive class...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Game JumpStarts – March 6 and 14

    Whether we admit it or not, we’re playing games all the time… waiting in line, during conference calls, on the train, driving , etc. The great thing about mobile and social games is that you don’t have to build Angry Birds to be modestly successful, and you don’t have to be a Ph.D. in graphics or physics...
  • Blog Post: Boston Code Camp–Call for Sessions

    Boston Code Camp 19 is just over a month away. Working on something cool? Delving into Windows 8 development? or maybe TypeScript? or Kinect? Share you passion and knowledge by delivering a session. Code Camp is run by-the-community, for-the-community, and it’s a low key way to network and share your...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Firestarter–Syracuse, Dec. 1st

    Stoked about Windows 8? Want to kindle that desire to get an app into the Windows Store? If you’re in the Central New York region, here’s your opportunity! The upstate New York developer community is running a free Windows 8 Firestarter at Syracuse University on December 1st, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p...
  • Blog Post: BarCamp Rochester–October 6

    Join me and (as of this moment) 159 other geeks at the next edition of BarCamp Rochester this coming weekend, Saturday, October 6th. The event, like its predecessors, takes place at the Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology . Never been...
  • Blog Post: New York Tech Meetup Hackathon – Sept 27th

    The New York Tech Meetup has, get this, 27,306 members! While it’s unlikely they’ll all be coming to the Windows 8 Generation App Hackathon that they are cohosting with Microsoft next week, it definitely promises to be an exciting and fun event. The event takes place at WeWork Lounge in Soho from 9 a...
  • Blog Post: Techapalooza – Troy, New York – September 20th

    If you’re in the Capital Region and into tech, you won’t want to miss the 2012 edition of Techapalooza , the area’s annual gathering of the Tech Valley’s professional and technologist community for educational and networking opportunities. This year’s edition will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 in Syracuse – Sept 12

    With Windows 8 officially released and the general availability date only about six weeks away, interest and excitement is definitely building. The time is right for understanding the development and business model so you can get your apps into the Windows Store for the general availability date of October...
  • Blog Post: Dani Does Phone–Western New York User Group Tour

    My colleague Dani Diaz , whom many of you know from the Windows Phone launch events in Boston, is briefly venturing out of his home mid-Atlantic territory to share his expertise and insight on developing for the Windows Phone platform.   Thanks to the coordination of a few of the Western New...
  • Blog Post: SQL Saturday Double Header

    One of the premier free, code-camp style events is SQL Saturday . Operating under the aegis of the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) , SQL Saturdays are organized by the local community with a focus on area speakers providing a variety of technical sessions on topics like SQL Server, business...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2011 ALM Roadshow

    With all the buzz around Windows 8 lately, don’t forget the killer tool that’s going to make all those new, immersive Metro experiences possible – Visual Studio 2011 .  I’ve just updated my April calendar to reflect the two Northeast stops ( NYC and Waltham ) on the Visual Studio 2011 ALM Roadshow...
  • Blog Post: It’s International PowerShell User Group Day!

    I suppose all my energies have been focused on St. Patty’s Day for the past week or so (I’m allowed given my surname), so I missed the fact that TODAY is International PowerShell User Group Day. A number of groups from around the world – including the Upstate New York PowerShell User Group – are participating...
  • Blog Post: .NET Bio Workshop at Cornell (Mar 22-23)

    The great thing about working for Microsoft is that there is SO much going on in so many disparate areas. Just this week I learned that we have an open source API and SDK focused on bioinformatics research .  A quick peek at the Programming Guide gives this overview: Application developers can use...
  • Blog Post: RIT Game Camp–December 2-4

    Game Camp is only half the story, well actually it’s only a quarter of the story!  For the weekend of December 2-4 at the Rochester Institute of Technology there will be a number of concurrent events focused on game development for the phone, XNA, and HTML5.  My colleague, Andrew Parsons ,...
  • Blog Post: Upstate New York Tech Events

    I tend to be a bit Boston-centric given my physical location and where the population center of the Northeast District lies, but I’m happy to say that upstate New York is on a tear lately in terms of community and Microsoft-led tech events (in addition, of course, to the regular cadence of User Group...
  • Blog Post: MS Dev WNY - Buffalo Area Developers Group Kicks Off!

    Next Wednesday, Oct. 26th , MS Dev WNY (the rebranded presence of the Western New York .NET User’s Group) ushers back in a monthly get-together of Microsoft developers of all kinds – .NET, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, and who knows what’s to come! At the helm and the first speaker is Rich Nalezynski...
  • Blog Post: Code Camp NYC–October 1, 2011

    For those of you on the southern edge of Chris’ and my stomping grounds (or those of you looking for a good excuse to head to the big city), here’s a great event to put on your calendar. Like all the code camps you’ve attended, this is an event “by the community, for the community.”  This sixth...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Camps (Boston, Burlington, New Paltz, and more!)

    Another update, an additional stop at the University of Rochester on November 15th has been added. The registration link is now available at http://mangowp7rochester.eventbrite.com/ . Note, there has been a date change for the New Paltz, NY location. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 9...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Firestarter and Nerd Dinner This Week

    It’s not too late to register for the Silverlight Firestarter for Windows 7 featuring my Philly-based colleagues Dave Isbitski and Dani Diaz   They’ll be making two stops this week (click the location link to register): Tuesday, Feb. 22 – Microsoft Office, Waltham MA Thursday, Feb. 24 – RIT Inn...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup on .NET Rocks

    Imagine Cup is a worldwide technology competition bringing together teams of students building innovative software solutions focused on solving some of the world’s toughest problems .  For the first time ever, the finals will be held in the United States, just down the road in New York City. ...
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