January, 2011

Most Recent Posts
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Free Online Event on 1/12/2011–Windows Azure and Cloud for Social Game Developers

    • 1 Comments
    Register and learn more about how you can leverage the Windows Azure platform for social gaming. Learn more about building social, stable, and scalable games from Sneaky Games , one of the first game developers to deploy a massive web based game on the Windows Azure Platform.  Sneaky Games CEO David Godwin and Lead Server Engineer Mark Bourland will discuss how they have been able to build a successful social games business leveraging cloud computing and Windows Azure.  At the end of the...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Tips, Tricks to Pass the Windows Server 2008 R2 MPR Test

    • 1 Comments

    logo-WorksWithwindowsr2Teams around the world have begun testing applications to certify them on Windows Server 2008 R2. Earning the certification will get you the Works With Windows Server 2008 R2 logo that you place on your marketing materials and Website.

    Earning the logo also qualifies you for a significant step in earning the Silver ISV Competency in the Microsoft Partner Network. Earning the Silver Competency earns you tons of benefits, including a software grant you can use in your business.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Register for Web Camps for Free Training on MVC and jQuery

    • 0 Comments
    WebCamp: MVC & jQuery Saturday, February 26, 2011 REGISTER NOW Microsoft – Silicon Valley Building: SVC – 1 1065 La Avenida St. Mountain View California 94043 Web Camps are completely free of charge.  Microsoft's Web Camps are events that allow you to learn and build websites using ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, OData, Visual Studio 2010 and more.  This event is a unique opportunity, partnering classroom learning and hands-on-labs, and leveraging experts to help you build new and exciting websites...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    New Video - Talking about Assistance PSA for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 with Assistance Software

    • 0 Comments
    Video Link - http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Talking-about-Assistance-PSA-for-Microsoft-Dynamics-CRM-2011-with-Assistance-Software To see a demonstation of this product click here In this video Martijn van der Hoeden from Assistance Software talks to us about their new product, Assistance PSA for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 You know the story if you work in Professional Services. Once the next big deal is won the resulting project is taken into the company ERP system to start tracking...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    New Video - Demonstration of Assistance PSA for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 with Assistance Software

    • 0 Comments
    Video Link - http://channel9.msdn.com/posts/Demonstration-of-Assistance-PSA-for-Microsoft-Dynamics-CRM-2011-with-Assistance-Software In this video we see a demonstration of Assistance PSA for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 You know the story if you work in Professional Services. Once the next big deal is won the resulting project is taken into the company ERP system to start tracking time and billing against the project. What would it look like if your CRM system could continue to track the project...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Four New Modules Demonstrate Drupal on Windows Azure

    • 0 Comments

    interopFour new Drupal Modules now run on Windows Azure. The modules join Drupal 7 that now runs on Windows stack.

    The new modules include Bing Maps, Windows Live ID, OData, and Silverlight Pivot Viewer that can be used with Drupal running on Windows Azure.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    .NET 4 Coming to Server Core

    • 0 Comments

    dotnet.NET Framework 4 will be supported as a Server Core installation option on Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. Availability has bee publicly been stated to release in Q1.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Unplug from Your Day Job -- Register Now for MIX, Save $500

    • 0 Comments

    clip_image001Unplug from your day job. Be inspired at MIX.

    If you register by February 11 will save $500 off their conference pass and one free hotel night at the Mandalay Bay.  No RVSP code is required – discounts will be automatically applied during registration.

    Register Now for MIX.

    Join the conversation at MIX – see the latest tools and technologies and draw inspiration from a professional community of your peers and experts.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Free Windows Azure Training on Zune & iTunes

    • 0 Comments
    Thanks to the Born to Learn blog for posting the  “Building Cloud Applications using the Windows Azure Platform” .  These HD videos are a 12 session in-depth illustration on how to leverage the Cloud using the Windows Azure Platform. All of these HD-quality videos are both available on Zune and iTunes for free (also subscribe to the Zune RSS Feed ). You can watch each of these sessions here as well. If you’re new to the Windows Azure platform you can get a no cost 30 day trail by visiting...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Join Online for SharePoint 2010 FireStarter Developer Event Jan 27

    • 0 Comments

    Join us Thursday January 27 where Microsoft is hosting the SharePoint 2010 FireStarter event in Redmond, WA. The entire event will be Streamed Live online. Be sure to Register to attend in-person or watch the action unfold Live online.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    SQL Server 2005 SP4 Released

    • 0 Comments
    SQL Server 2005 SP4 is available on Microsoft Update and on Windows Software Update Services (WSUS).  Customers may find the SQL Server 2005 SP4 upgrade packages for Standard, Workgroup, Developer and Enterprise Editions is available as an optional update on the Microsoft Update website and visible after performing a custom scan.  The packages will be offered for each language and platform we support.  All of these updates will also be available through Windows Software Update Services...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Windows Phone 7 + Cloud Services SDK Available for Download from Microsoft Research

    • 0 Comments
    This is a software-development kit (SDK) for the creation of Windows Phone 7 (WP7) applications that leverage research services not yet available to the general public. The primary goal of this SDK is to support the efforts of Project Hawaii , a student-focused initiative for exploration of how cloud-based services can be used to enhance the WP7 experience. The first two services were made available today and the developer preview of the Windows Phone 7 + Cloud Services SDK can be downloaded here...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Top 10 WP7 Application Design Tips

    • 0 Comments
    I recently received the Windows Phone Marketplace Developer Newsletter and found a cool list of top 10 WP7 App development tips. These tips are posted on the Windows Phone 7 Developer Blog . The first 7 have been listed below and please visit the Windows Phone 7 Developer Blog for the remaining tips. How to Make Your Start Tiles and Splash Screens Great Make sure your buttons are visible even when the keyboard is displayed Managing themes on WP7. Or how to build your application to respect system...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    6 New Windows Phone Virtual Labs Released

    • 0 Comments
    Quickly evaluate or learn how to build great applications for Windows Phone through a series of guided, hands-on labs for which can be completed in 90 minutes or less. The best part is, the MSDN Virtual Labs don’t require any installation and are available to you immediately for FREE. Start by selecting the lab you’re interested in from the list below. MSDN Virtual Lab: Building your First Windows Phone 7 Application New! MSDN Virtual Lab: Hello Windows Phone New! MSDN Virtual Lab: Launchers and...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Latest Windows 7 “How Do I” videos series now live!

    • 0 Comments
    Increase your productivity and knowledge of Windows 7 with the help of the latest series of Windows 7 “How Do I?” videos.  These short 10- to 15-minute videos focus on specific tasks and show you how to accomplish them step-by-step. Check back often or subscribe to the RSS feed to be notified when new videos are added every week.  Get started with one of the latest videos below: How Do I:  Create a Custom Thumbnail for a Windows 7 Application? New! How Do I:  Create and Overlay...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Now Available: January Update for the Windows Azure Platform Training Kit

    • 0 Comments
    The January update is now available for download . The kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content to help you learn how to use Windows Azure, SQL Azure and the Windows Azure AppFabric. Other features include several new demo scripts and an improved mechanism to install Visual Studio code snippets To get more information please visit Windows Azure Technical Evangelist Wade Wegner’s blog .   If you are new to the Windows Azure Platform please register for a 30-day Free Trial Account...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Attend a Windows Development Boot Camp near you

    • 0 Comments
    For registration check here - http://www.windowsdevbootcamp.com/ What is a Windows Development Boot Camp? For the WIN: Windows Development Boot Camp is a one-day deep dive class on client development. The event covers developing for Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9, and Silverlight 4 out of browser. The class includes a trainer with deep real world experience presenting content, as well as a series of labs so you can write some code and practice what you just learned. Web and cloud may...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Game Building Tutorial for Windows Phone 7 – Part 5

    • 0 Comments
    If you have been working through the tutorial that my team mate Kenny Spade created. Kenny has just posted part 5, Breaking the Player and Enemy out into Classes (Triangle Shooter) .  If you’re new to this series please visit his blog and grab the project files here . If you missed the previous four tutorials – I’ve listed them below for your reference: Introduction to XNA – What you get with File – > New Project (TriangleShooter) Using Multi-Touch for Movement (TriangleShooter) Advancing...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Ballmer Delivers Keynote to CES Tonight

    • 0 Comments

    CES_thumb_logo_181x148Steve Ballmer will deliver our annual opening keynote at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas tonight at 6:30 PM Pacific Time. We invite you to watch the keynote via our webcast on the Microsoft News Center or on the Microsoft Facebook page.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Register to Attend Web Camps in Silicon Valley or Redmond

    • 0 Comments
    If you are a US developer based in either the SF Bay Area/Silicon Valley or Seattle/Redmond don’t miss the opportunity to attend Web Camp! The agenda at Web Camp will cover the following technologies: ASP.NET MVC, jQuery, OData, Visual Studio 2010 and more. If you are unfamiliar with Web Camps, these events are a great opportunity to learn in classroom and hands-on-labs.  These events are staffed by subject matter experts to help answer questions. There is not cost to register, but seating is...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Next Version of Windows to Support ‘System on a Chip’ Architecture

    • 0 Comments

    CES_thumb_logo_181x148Microsoft announced that the next version of Windows will support System on a Chip (SoC) architectures including ARM-based systems from partners NVIDIA, Qualcomm and Texas Instruments. Intel and AMD continue their work on low-power SoC designs on the x86 architecture that fully support Windows, including support for millions of x86 applications worldwide.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    No Cameras in Next Generation Surface

    • 0 Comments

    CES_thumb_logo_181x148The next generation Microsoft Surface experience features PixelSense technology, which gives LCD panels the power to see without the use of cameras.

    People can share, collaborate, and explore together using a large, thin display that recognizes fingers, hands and other objects placed on the screen.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Roadmap for Windows Phone Includes Copy, Paste, App Switching Improvements, Sprint, Verizon Networks

    • 0 Comments

    CES_thumb_logo_181x148Windows Phone 7 will be updated over the next few months. They will include the addition of copy and paste capabilities and significant improvement in performance when loading or switching between applications. Updates will be released automatically and will include a few changes.

    We also will release a version of the software which will allow our phone partners to release new Windows Phones on the Sprint and Verizon networks in the first half of 2011.

    ...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Win an Xbox360 with Kinect by Entering the Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket Contest

    • 0 Comments
    Would you like to win an Xbox360 with Kinect or an Intel i7 laptop? Enter by creating an innovative cloud app. on the Windows Azure Platform using datasets from the Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket and submit the URL to contest@codeproject.com no later than March 31, 2011. To get more details about the contest please visit this link What is the Windows Azure Marketplace DataMarket? DataMarket is a service that provides a single consistent marketplace and delivery channel for high quality information...
  • US ISV Evangelism

    Join WebMatrix Launch Online at CodeMash Thursday

    • 0 Comments

    webmatrixMicrosoft is holding the inaugural launch for a new product, Microsoft WebMatrix at the CodeMash event in Sandusky, Ohio on January 13, 2011. Register to attend the event online at http://web.ms/enter

    ...
Page 1 of 2 (43 items) 12