Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone 7 Developer Event

    Last night ALT.NET and Dublin MTUG held a joint event in the Radisson Blu hotel in Dublin city centre to show off Windows Phone 7 and talk about building applications and games. Despite being serenaded by an ice cream truck, deafened by alarm sirens and evacuated from the building due to the faulty alarm...
  • Blog Post: Jesse Liberty Visiting Ireland and Northern Ireland

    We’ve had such amazing visiting speakers lately, and joining us shortly is Jesse Liberty , self-confirmed Silverlight Geek. Jesse is visiting Dublin, Belfast and Cork to talk about Silverlight development, and as Jesse has created a lot of the training content on http://silverlight.net , you won’t get...
  • Blog Post: National Library – More Kudos from Komplett and Others

    The “ Discover Your National Library ” exhibit I blogged about here has now been on display for over a month, and it’s getting some serious attention from people all over. A couple of weeks ago, I noticed it hit the Silverlight.net front page (!) which is the first Irish application to do so.  Additionally...
  • Blog Post: Discover Your National Library – Launched at the National Library and Online

      On Wednesday January 20th, the National Library launched a brand new exhibition on Kildare Street called “Discover Your National Library.”   It’s a fantastic exhibit, not just because of the wealth of the collection of rare books, manuscripts, photographs, prints and drawings, but also because...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Superstar Tim Heuer Visits Dublin!

    I am thrilled that Tim Heuer is coming to visit Dublin to kick off the Dublin Microsoft Technology User Group’s first meeting of 2010! As a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft for the Silverlight Team, Tim joins us for a talk about What’s New in Silverlight 4 and Using Silverlight for building Line-of...
  • 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: Catch Up on PDC Videos with MSDN & Channel 9

    I’ve been spending quite a bit of time over the last few days trying to catch up on Microsoft PDC videos, especially all the Silverlight 4 announcements. Channel9 has done a great job of connecting with a lot of the PDC speakers and posting short interviews and in-depth conversations about their topics...
  • 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: SketchFlow & SuperPreview Talk Overview & Slides

    At Future of Web Design Belfast & last week in Dublin, I gave an overview of SketchFlow & SuperPreview.  I promised to share my talk notes & slides & demos with folks, so here they are.  This covered a lot of information, so if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to...
  • Blog Post: The. Red. Polo.

    I just realized that a red polo means something different in Ireland than it does in the US, doesn’t it?  We may have to temporarily rename Scott Guthrie’s red polo while he’s here in Dublin in two weeks. I loved this video that Scott created of his talk preparations for MIX 09 this year. ...
  • Blog Post: Guathon

    I couldn’t help but laugh at the Manchester GUATHON event registration page for Scott Guthrie .  Scott is dropping by Manchester after his visit to Dublin, and they did a great job compiling a list of “things you might not know about Scott Guthrie” which includes such gems as: When Scott Guthrie...
  • Blog Post: SCOTT GUTHRIE COMES TO DUBLIN!

    This is HUGE news  – Scott Guthrie is coming to Dublin to do an afternoon with .NET developers in Dublin city centre!  I couldn’t be more excited! You can register here: http://short.ie/scottgu Who: THE GU! What: A full afternoon workshop covering ASP.NET MVC, .NET 4, Visual Studio 2010, Silverlight...
  • 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: Get Your PDC On: November 17th – 19th, Los Angeles

    http://microsoftpdc.com/ The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is one of those tech events where magic happens.  It’s a forward-looking conference with industry leader speakers which brings audiences from around the world to learn about the future of Microsoft’s platforms and the industry...
  • 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: Kathleen Dollard Visits Ireland

    The very famous Kathleen Dollard is visiting Ireland!  Kathleen, who is well known for her book Code Generation in .NET , her “Ask Kathleen” column in Visual Studio Magazine, and much more, is doing a tour of Ireland and the UK. She will be speaking at user group events in both Dublin and Cork as...
  • 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: New Photosynth Features and a Stone Circle

    I spent this past weekend in Donegal, where my friends and I came across a really neat stone circle outside of Raphoe.  It was crying out to be Photosynthed.  I stood in the centre of the circle, taking a lot of photos.  After uploading them to Photosynth, I noticed a few great new features...
  • Blog Post: I Never Thought I’d Be Blogging About Playboy

    But cool technology is worth writing about, so here we go.  If you were watching the MIX09 Live Keynote yesterday ( http://live.visitmix.com/ ), you saw a couple of awesome applications which really take rich, Internet applications to a new level.  One of them, the Playboy Archive, is live...
  • 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: Silverlight Assault Course: Agenda plus Dublin Registration

    I now have the previously top secret agenda for the Silverlight Assault Course I mentioned yesterday.  The course will be on Saturday, January 17th in Dublin and on Sunday, January 18th in Cork.  We have some exciting news about our NxtGenUG guest speakers as well.  Chris Hay has just...
  • Blog Post: Hey Cork Developers! Silverlight Assault Course Coming Your Way!

    The Cork Microsoft Technology User Group is hosting a great event for one day in January.  It’s a free , one-day workshop on Sunday, January 18th at the Imperial Hotel . The Silverlight Assault Course was launched with great success last year for the first time by the very energetic NxtGenUG in...
  • Blog Post: Recap: User Experience Day

    Thanks to everyone who attended our User Experience day here in Sandyford last week.  Guest speaker from Microsoft Austria Max Knor, Ronan and I all had a great time.  I have several resources, slides and links listed below for the attendees and anyone else who might be interested.  If...
Page 1 of 3 (70 items) 123