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  • Blog Post: Key To The Cloud: Design For Failure

    Last week, Amazon Web Services suffered a major outage in one of their datacenters. There has been a lot of coverage in the media as several companies who built their services on AWS were unavailable during this multi-day outage. As some one who evangelizes Windows Azure & cloud computing in general...
  • Blog Post: Connected Show #25 – Is That A Phone In Your Pocket?!

    In this episode, guest host Andrew Brust joins Peter to cover the Windows Phone 7 Series news from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Also, Andrew and Peter discuss the latest developer & interoperability news, including: The Enterprise Library roadmap from the Microsoft Patterns & Practices...
  • Blog Post: NJ Agile Firestarter December 2009 Content Now Available

    Thanks to all of the people who attended the NJ Agile Firestarter in December at the Microsoft offices in Iselin, NJ! The Firestarter was a successful event, and feedback from the attendees was overwhelmingly positive! I’ve never seen as many folks take the time to write handwritten comments...
  • Blog Post: Central Jersey .NET Agile Firestarter – Saturday December 12, 2009

    Another Firestarter event is coming to town! If you’ve been to any of the previous Firestarter events , then you’ll know this one will be sure not to disappoint! Firestarter’s are a full day event where we focus on a single technology and take attendees from intro to guru in hours. The goal is for attendees...
  • Blog Post: Connected Show #18 – Claudio Caldato on PHP & ADO.NET Data Services

    In this episode, guest Claudio Caldato joins Peter to discuss interoperability at Microsoft and how his team is working to make Windows Azure cloud services more accessible to PHP developers.  Claudio provides us details on the PHP Toolkit for ADO.NET Data Services.  Guest host G. Andrew Duthie...
  • Blog Post: Inversion of Control (IoC) and Dependency Injection (DI) with Milan Negovan at Fairfield/Westchester .NET October 1, 2009

    A second bit of news from Fairfield/Westchester .NET today… Unfortunately, the Microsoft Event site was in maintenance when we first sent out this announcement to the UG mailing list.  That event link is not valid!  It incorrectly states that the event is closed. Please note the new link, below...
  • Blog Post: Summer 2009 MSDN “Suburban” Roadshow Series

    We’re coming back for another round of MSDN “Suburban” Roadshow stops throughout the tri-state area in August and September!  This time around, I’ll be joined on the roadshow by my new teammate, Asli Bilgin, who is also a Developer Evangelist from NYC.  There’s a tendency for Microsoft (and...
  • Blog Post: <Table> vs. <Div>

    "Tables or Divs?" It's a classic question in the web development world, sort of like "boxers or briefs?" There is a mailing list that all of the Microsoft Regional Directors belong to. Regional Directors aren't Microsoft employees--they're independent developers, architects, trainers, and other professionals...
  • Blog Post: .NET Stock Trader

    There's a new .NET reference application out from Microsoft that showcases both interoperability with the Java platform and scalability on the .NET platform. The application is called .NET Stock Trader and it was built by Greg Leake and his team at Microsoft. I had consulted Greg for information back...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio Team System Guidance

    Via Dave Bost , via J.D. Meier ... It's been about a year and a half now since Microsoft released Visual Studio Team System (Nov 2005) and then later, Team Foundation Server (March 2006). These tools really make developer's lives easier, especially when working with a large team of developers, architects...
  • Blog Post: Enterprise Library 3.0 is Here!

    EntLib 3.0 just dropped . Go get the bits here . For more details, see Tom Hollander's most excellent blog . Via Tom , here is a quick summary of the most significant changes: Validation Application Block . Allows you to centrally define validation rules using configuration or attributes, and easily...
  • Blog Post: Web Service Software Factory 1.0 Released

    The patterns & practices team has been really busy lately delivering quality software. Check out the new Web Service Software Factory . What is it? The Web Service Software Factory (also known as the Service Factory) is an integrated collection of tools, patterns, source code and prescriptive guidance...
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