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  • Blog Post: Live At MIX10

    If you’ve seen me at all in the last few weeks, I’ve probably been gushing about MIX10 .  Now in its fifth year, MIX is the Microsoft event I’ve been dying to go to, year after year. And now I’m here, in Las Vegas.  And MIX10 starts in around 48 hours.     If you’re here, too...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Jumpstart – Update

    I have received a lot of e-mails about the Silverlight Jumpstart program for January.  While I’m writing back to everyone, I wanted to post an update to let you know what’s going on with it. Unfortunately due to resources and time being low on the team (we’ve had some team members shuffling around...
  • Blog Post: Web Innovators – It’s Time For MIX

    MIX10 is finally open for registration and it’s going to be a fantastic event in Las Vegas this year.  The Gu and Bill Buxton are returning to keynote the conference and new speakers and topics are being added weekly. WHEN: March 15-17, 2010 WHERE: Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, Nevada, US WHO: Developers...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Talks and Events

    November just started and it’s shaping up to be quite a busy month already. The Silverlight Jumpstart course I mentioned previously on my blog kicks off its second round this week at the Westbury.  The course is full for both in-person attendees and LiveMeeting attendees, however if you’re interested...
  • Blog Post: Please Welcome WebsiteSpark!

    Last year, Microsoft provided a program to help new start-ups get developer tools, discounts and a business network at practically no cost. BizSpark helped over 300 Irish start-ups in the last twelve months. This year, the Spark family is extending to include web designers and developers.  WebsiteSpark...
  • Blog Post: Great Technical Speakers in Ireland & Northern Ireland

    Thanks to the over 200 of you who showed up to meet Scott Guthrie and hear him talk.  Judging by the questions people were asking yesterday, people are very excited about ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET 4/VS2010!  In fact there were so many questions, Scott had to skip the Silverlight talk.  Not...
  • Blog Post: Reminder: Silverlight 3, SketchFlow & SuperPreview Talk at MTUG Dublin

    Just as a reminder and for those of you who are not MTUG members, Microsoft Technology User Group Dublin is running a free event tomorrow evening with me in the Morrison Hotel from 7:30pm.   Here’s a summary of the talk I’m giving: SketchFlow: Building Web and Desktop Applications from Concept to...
  • Blog Post: Back from Holidays and Upcoming Events

    I just returned from an amazing holiday in Iceland where I spent 12 days road-tripping, climbing glaciers , exploring fjords , sea fishing for cod, and monkfish, snorkeling between continents , eating unbelievable food , hiking lava fields and enjoying the wonders of geothermally heated lagoons . ...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight 3 Release + SketchFlow Available

    Ever since MIX09 a few months ago, I’ve had lots of designers and developers asking me for preview copies of SketchFlow, demos, early access to Silverlight 3 builds and much more. I’m thrilled that Silverlight 3 was officially released on Friday joined by new updated tools ready for you to try out. If...
  • Blog Post: MIX Essentials – Your Next Web. Now.

    As designers and developers know, it’s so critical to stay up to date on the latest technology, newest tools and ideas to keep yourself, your ideas and your applications fresh. MIX Essentials , happening in Dublin on Wednesday June 24th is all about that. We’ve got a two-track day , full of amazing and...
  • Blog Post: Coming Soon – Best of MIX09 Event

    I’m still trying to get through a few more videos from MIX09 (videos are posted here: http://videos.visitmix.com/ ).  But while I work through those to find the best nuggets and most useful information for you, I was wondering if you could help me out with something.  We’re putting together...
  • Blog Post: Free Version of New York Times Reader Available

    I know this is a bit of old news for some, but I was showing a friend the New York Times Reader this weekend and realized I had never mentioned that they have gone back to having a free version. If you’ve never seen the NYT Reader application, it’s really worth checking out.  It is definitely the...
  • Blog Post: MIX09: Last Minute Discounts

    I was on the MIX09 site earlier today and noticed a few interesting discounts I thought I’d mention here. Last Chance to Save on MIX: If you haven’t yet bought your MIX09 ticket, be sure to use RSVP code MIXLastChance to save $300 USD when you book by February 27th. $200 Hosting Credit for MIX09 Attendees...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Ireland Podcast: What’s New in IE8?

    For this episode of the Microsoft Ireland Podcast, I describe the new features and updates in Internet Explorer 8.  IE 8 Beta 1 came out earlier this year, and we’re eagerly awaiting the next version.  This podcast tells you a bit about what you can expect from both developer and consumer points...
  • Blog Post: Countdown to PDC - 1 week left for Early Bird Discount

    For folks who haven't yet registered for the PDC, this week is the time to do so!  If you register before August 15th, you'll save $200 on your conference ticket.  This is a great deal, and the PDC will certainly sell out shortly after so get your ticket now to avoid disappointment. If you...
  • Blog Post: ReMix UK 08

    Are you a developer or designer interested in next generation web technology? Interested in the impact the "Next Web" will have on technologies, tools and techniques of the future? Want to build new and inspired user experiences? Whether you were able to attend our Mix08 Essentials event here...
  • Blog Post: TechEd 2008 Barcelona – Early Bird expires July 31st

    Just an FYI for those of you planning on attending TechEd Developers or TechEd IT Pro in Barcelona this year.  There is a “ Super Early Bird” discount that saves you €300 plus gets you all kinds of bonus benefits like keynote priority seating and discounted hotel accommodations, etc.  If you...
  • Blog Post: Quick Follow-up: MIX Essentials Ireland

    A couple of weeks ago, Dublin hosted Ireland’s first ever MIX event!  MIX is Microsoft’s conference for all  things web-related and takes place annually in Las Vegas.  We had a smaller, one-day version of the conference at Cineworld with speakers from the US, the UK, Ireland and all over...
  • Blog Post: Mix Essentials – Join the Conversation, Right Here in Ireland

    If you, like me, were really bummed that you didn’t make it to Mix08 in Las Vegas this year, get excited!  We are bringing Mix to you! Mix Essentials is a one-day event being held in the National College of Ireland on Friday, May 23rd.  It’s completely free and includes speakers from Microsoft...
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