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  • Blog Post: Want to learn about Windows Azure + Node.js this week? Join Me @ Iselin, NJ 6/6 or Stamford, CT 6/7!

    It’s cloudy in Jersey this week.  That can mean only one thing:  There are THREE great opportunities to learn about Windows Azure this week!  Two with me locally in NJ and CT.  And one online from San Francisco from Scott “The Gu” Guthrie himself! What’s all this buzz about Node.js...
  • Blog Post: Java on Azure @ The NYC Windows Azure User Group – 5/16/2012: Cloudify: The PaaS Jailbreaker

    I’m excited to announce the line up of this week’s NYC Windows Azure User Group for this month on Wednesday, May 16, 2012! The group has lined up not one, but TWO great speakers to keep you informed on interesting uses of Microsoft’s cloud platform: Windows Azure. First off, Bill...
  • Blog Post: Location Change: Northern NJ .NET User Group (N3UG) Meeting Tuesday 5/8/2012 at Microsoft Office in Iselin, NJ!

    The Northern NJ .NET User Group has long met at Set Focus in Parsippany, NJ.  Unfortunately, due to policy changes at Set Focus’s facility, the group will no longer be able to meet at there.  For the May 8th meeting, the group will meet at the Microsoft Office in Iselin, NJ .   Edwin,...
  • Blog Post: Wade Wegner on Managing Concurrency with Multiple Instances: May 2nd, 2012 @ the NJ Windows Azure User Group

    Last month, the NJ Windows Azure User Group had a great presentation from Jim Priestley on migrating a real world e-commerce site to Azure.  Jim shared his experiences and lessons learned migrating PLCCenter.com to the cloud.  There was a lot of insight regarding performance of SQL Azure and...
  • Blog Post: Azure, Mobility, and the Enterprise: NYC Windows Azure User Group 4-18-2012

    Tomorrow is the April meeting of the NYC Windows Azure user group.  The group has been picking up the steam throughout the winter with talks by myself on the Azure Platform and Jim Priestley on Real World Azure Solutions.  Tomorrow night, we’re following it up with Ira Bell discussing Azure...
  • Blog Post: NYC Women in Tech Connect Event – Saturday, May 5th, 2012

    Just got word that my teammate Rachel Appel , and Melissa Demsak (of NJ SQL fame) are hosting a Women in Tech event in NYC on Saturday, May 5th, 2012.  Back in November, I wrote about “ Keeping it Professional in Tech ” and the importance of supporting women in the technology industry. I’m excited...
  • Blog Post: SQL Azure Saturday: April 21, 2012 @ Iselin, NJ

    I’m happy to announce that on Saturday April 21, 2012, the New Jersey SQL Server user group will be hosting a “SQL Azure Saturday” event!  This will be a FREE full-day event on SQL Azure & data in the cloud related topics.  The event is something that I have been working with the group...
  • Blog Post: Real World Azure: April 4th, 2012 @ the NJ Windows Azure User Group

    Last month, the NJ Windows Azure User Group had a successful kick off meeting at the Microsoft office in Iselin, NJ.  The group kicked off with me delivering an overview of Windows Azure and introducing the platform.  This month, Vineet Kumar , the group’s organizer has managed to line up another...
  • Blog Post: NJ Windows Azure User Group Kick Off: Thursday March 1st, 2012

    A couple of weeks ago, I announced that new Windows Azure user groups had formed in both New York City and Central Jersey (Iselin). These groups are a great (free) opportunity to come on out and learn about the new fad: cloud computing! This Thursday, March 1st, I’ll be speaking at the kick...
  • Blog Post: TECHbash 2012: April 28, 2012 – Call For Speakers Now Open

    Just got word from Jason Gaylord that TECHbash returning to Northeastern PA this spring on April 28th, 2012! TECHbash is the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area’s version of code camp for developers and IT Pros alike. Registration is not open yet, but you can register for a “reminder” for first...
  • Blog Post: Azure Update On February 15, 2012 @ NYC Windows Azure User Group

    A couple of weeks ago, I announced that new Windows Azure user groups had formed in both New York City and Central Jersey (Iselin). These groups are a great (free) opportunity to come on out and learn about the new fad: cloud computing! Next Wednesday, February 15, I’ll be speaking at the NYC...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure User Groups in NYC and NJ

    Many of you know that Windows Azure is my favorite topic these days.  I think the shift to cloud computing over the coming years will represent a monumental change for our industry.  For those designing systems and implementing them, having the overhead of managing infrastructure removed will...
  • Blog Post: Philly.NET Code Camp April 14, 2012 – Call For Speakers Now Open

    It’s that time again! Philly.NET Code Camp takes place twice a year in April and October.  Every time I’ve gone, it’s been a fantastic experience with so many opportunities to learn. With 10-14 parallel tracks of over 60+ developer oriented sessions, the Philly.NET community has grown this event...
  • Blog Post: Windows Azure Behind The Scenes @N3UG

    Last Tuesday I had the privilege of speaking at the Northern New Jersey .NET user group (aka “ N3UG.org ”).  It was a great time talking to folks here in Jersey about the Windows Azure platform.  Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in a lively discussion!  When I speak at...
  • Blog Post: Rock Paper Azure on Windows Phone Webcast 1-11-2012

    What?! Another post on Rock Paper Azure? Yup. One of my colleagues, Mike Benkovich , has brought the game to Windows Phone! Mike is hosting a live online webcast tomorrow, January 11, 2012 at 4pm EST/3pm CST. The webcast is from the nationwide online Windows Azure User Group run by Intertech . Details...
  • Blog Post: NYC Windows Phone User Group Winter Meetings: Mobile Analytics, Azure Data Market, VS vNext, & XNA Game Development

    A little more than a year ago, in November 2010, I announced launch of a new Windows Phone User Group in NYC .  Ryan Finnesey, Boulos Dib, and Jon Westfall have been doing a great job of running the group since its inception after the launch of Windows Phone 7! In recent months, they have helped...
  • 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: Enhance Your Business Value with Big Data Analytics @ NJTC–December 1, 2011

    This Thursday, my colleague Sanjay Jain & I will be at the New Jersey Technology Council in Jersey City, NJ.  Details on the event below via Sanjay’s blog … The New Jersey Technology Council (NJTC) is hosting a BigData Analytics event on Thursday, December 1st, 2011 in Jersey City, NJ. ...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Hackathon in NYC – Saturday December 10th, 2011

    Just learned of another opportunity to learn to develop Windows Phone apps going on in NYC!  The NYC Windows Phone User Group is going to be hosting a hackathon at the Microsoft offices in NYC on Saturday December 10th, 2011 .  My teammate Dani Diaz , who is our resident “WP7 guru” evangelist...
  • Blog Post: Let’s Help Amit Defeat Leukemia!

    This morning, I learned that a fellow member of our NY metro tech community, Amit Gupta , has recently been diagnosed with acute leukemia. Amit is the founder of Photojojo and the co-founder of Jelly , a co-working community that started in NYC in 2006 and has spread to over 60 cities worldwide. Amit...
  • Blog Post: NYC Code Camp–Oct 1, 2011–Pace University–Registration Now Open!

    It’s that time again!  NYC Code Camp is coming back again in just two weeks.  NYC Code Camp 6 is Saturday October 1, 2011.  This time it’s bigger than ever, moving into a larger space at Pace University in Manhattan! The deadline for registration for the upcoming NYC CodeCamp on Saturday...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Saturday NYC Coming July 30, 2011 - Registration Now Open!

    Via Bob Hunt... Share Point Saturday is coming back to NYC! Registration for the hugely popular SharePoint Saturday event being held in the Microsoft NYC Office on July 30th, 2011 is now open. Seats for this event go VERY fast, so REGISTER TODAY at the following link http://spsnyc2011.eventbrite.com...
  • Blog Post: BarCampNYC6 Is Coming May 21-22, 2011 - Registration Now Open!

    For the past 5 years, one of my favorite local tech events of the year has been Bar Camp NYC.  I’m excited to announce that BarCamp is set to return to New York City again for BarCampNYC6 on May 21st & 22nd!  There’s no bar, but I’m sure we’ll be hanging out at one in the evenings after...
  • Blog Post: Developing TWiT.tv for Windows Phone 7: From Concept to Marketplace

    Dmitry Lyalin, my co-host on the Connected Show , recently developed a Windows Phone 7 application for Leo Laporte’s This Week In Tech (TWiT) network. The application recently reached as high as #2 on the Top Rated Apps list in the marketplace! Dmitry spoke at the January 2011 meeting of the New York...
  • Blog Post: 2010 NJ/NY/CT Metro Area Community Retrospective

    As we closed out 2010, my teammate Rachel Appel wrote up a retrospective post on her blog, re-capping what went on here in the tri-state Microsoft community.  Rachel then invites folks to share their feedback and ideas for how we can keep the local tech community buzzing in 2011.  I’ve posted...
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