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  • Blog Post: Rock Paper Azure Challenge - Spring Fling Winners: Weeks 1 & 2

    In April, I announced the the Rock Paper Azure Challenge was back with a new Spring Fling round with winners every Friday through June 15, 2012.  I’m a little late in getting this information posted, but wanted to share the winners for weeks 1 & 2.  Congratulations to the top 3 bots from...
  • Blog Post: Take the Rock Paper Azure Challenge: Spring Fling Edition

    I’m excited to announce that the Rock Paper Azure Challenge is back again for a spring fling!  If you want to learn about Windows Azure and have some fun doing it, your opportunity is here.  With a free 90-day trial , anyone who lives in the US (who is not a Microsoft employee) can take the...
  • Blog Post: Learn The Cloud, Make A Difference, @home with Windows Azure

    I’m excited to announce that the project I’ve been working on with my teammates Brian Hitney and Jim O’Neil the past month or so has just launched!  It is technically a “re-launch”, but everything old is new again.  Check out “@home with Windows Azure” .  It is an online activity you can...
  • Blog Post: Rock Paper Azure At YOUR User Group Or Class

    Do you lead a User Group? Are you part of one? Are you a professor?  Teach a programming or cloud computing class of any sort?  If you’re looking for an activity that will mix fun and learning among friends, consider hosting your own Rock Paper Azure Challenge !   The RPA Challenge...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Dev Camps - Fall 2011 Series Re-Cap

    Well, five cities and two weeks on the road and the East Coast Windows Azure Dev Camps have come to a close. The tour started in Raleigh, NC on 12/5, and then made its way through Farmington, CT (Hartford), New York City, Malvern, PA (Philly), and Chevy Chase, MD (DC).  Brian, Jim, and I had a lot...
  • Blog Post: Congratulations to the Rock Paper Azure Fall 2011 Sweepstakes Winners

    It’s Friday night!  That means the Rock Paper Azure Challenge’s Fall 2011 Sweepstakes has drawn to a close and someone has won a $5,000 trip to Cancun, Mexico!  At 6pm EST this evening, we closed the Fall Sweepstakes round to new bot entries.  Then, as per the process detailed in my teammate...
  • Blog Post: How The Rock Paper Azure Fall 2011 Sweepstakes Winners Will Be Chosen

    Friday is here!  And, at the time I’m writing this, you still have just under 5 hours left to take the Rock Paper Azure Challenge for a chance to win a $5,000 trip to Cancun, Mexico!  In the interest of transparency and disclosure, my teammate Jim O’Neil just posted how we will be drawing the...
  • Blog Post: Digesting The Latest Windows Azure Release Details

    I feel like I’m on technology overload this week.  Fresh off of a 5 city US east coast tour delivering the Windows Azure Dev Camp events , I got to listen into Scott Guthrie’s “Learn Windows Azure” live online yesterday.  During the eight hour event, Scott Guthrie , Dave Campbell, Mark Russinovich...
  • Blog Post: Rock Paper Azure Challenge Fall 2011 Edition – Week #1 Winners

    In a short while I will be posting the winners of Week #3 of the Rock Paper Azure Challenge Fall 2011 Edition. I posted the Week #2 winners last Friday . However, we’ve had a few folks wonder who the Week #1 winners were. Apologies for not posting these earlier, but below are the Week #1 winners...
  • Blog Post: Congratulations Rock Paper Azure Challenge Week #2 Winners!

    It’s Friday night, that means another five Rock Paper Azure Challenge contestants just got $50 Best Buy gift cards! Week #2 of the challenge ended at 6pm EST on 12/2/2011. Congratulations to the following players for having the Top 5 bots for Week #2: Protist RockMeister choi porterhouse...
  • Blog Post: Reminder: US East Coast Windows Azure Dev Camps Start 12/5

    I Last month, I posted here about the upcoming Windows Azure Dev Camps I will be hosting with my teammates Brian Hitney and Jim O’Neil.  Just a reminder that we’re kicking our 5 city tour off on Monday down in Raleigh, NC at North Carolina State University !  If you’ve been wanting to learn...
  • Blog Post: The Rock Paper Azure Challenge Is Back With A Trip To Cancun!

    I’m excited to announce that the Rock Paper Azure Challenge is back again for a 3rd iteration! This time around, we’ve made some more minor tweaks, and added some stellar prizes, including a trip to Cancun, Mexico! I first announced the Rock Paper Azure Challenge here back in April .  The RPA Challenge...
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