Archive for February, 2009

Feb 28 2009

Mobile Incubation Week

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Brian Hoskins from Emerging Business Team announced earlier this week that they will be hosting an Incubation Week for mobile development companies. It looks like this Incubation Week event will be like the one I was involved with last year it’s a week long, deep dive, hands on, fully assisted workshop to help startup companies […]

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Feb 27 2009

Heads up Azure is moving to Coordinated Universal Time

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I don’t think this is a big deal and the only out come that strikes me is how the Azure team like many other Redmond team seams to think the world revolves around them. I would have through anyone who was trying to build internet scale infrastructure would use UTC by default. Windows Azure : […]

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Feb 22 2009

My First Computer

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I was tagged by “Mr. Denny” Denny Cherry in his post My First Computer and as much as I hate the whole tagging thing his post got me thinking so I decided to do this post (dam you Denney!) The first computer that I could call mine was a TRS-80 Color Computer to be precise […]

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Feb 19 2009

Visual Studio Team System for Database Professionals Workshop

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Local VSTS for Database Professionals workshop around SoCal… OverviewVisual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition provides advanced tools for database change management and testing and offers functionality to enable database developers and administrators to be more productive and increase application quality in the database tier. Visual Studio Team System 2008 Database Edition delivers a market […]

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Feb 18 2009

Do any Live Services Development?

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I have been working with the various APIs from Live Services and while there is a lot of functionality but it’s a patchwork of APIs. To help the they have a couple good resources at dev.live.com but one of the best resources is not easy to find Live Services Jumpstart Videos where you will find […]

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Feb 12 2009

MIX09 Sessions Announced

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The MIX event team just announced some interesting session that will be given at MIX… I hope I get to go! MIX09 | Agenda | Sessions Technorati Tags: MIX09

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Feb 11 2009

Show the world your mad Silverlight skills

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The US based developer marketing group at Microsoft is starting a second Silverlight game competition… All the details can be found at www.serverquestcontest.com but the basics are you make a short\small game based on Silverlight and if it’s jugged to be the best you get $5k and all the top 16 finalists will be highlighted […]

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Feb 04 2009

Are you a PC? And want a free shirt?

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OK normally I don’t post stuff like this but hey this could be a free shirt for you so I just have to post this. “Are you a PC?” Get a FREE “I’m a PC” black, cotton t-shirt by taking a short survey…honest, it’s less than 10 questions!  Click here to take the survey and […]

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Feb 03 2009

MSDN Events back in SoCal

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It’s been a long while but we finally have a MSDN event scheduled the cool think is that it’s all about stuff people have been asking about. The topics are: Demystifying Azure – An Overview of the Azure Services Platform for DevelopersDeepen your Debugging – Tips and Tricks for the Visual Studio 2008 DebuggerDeveloping for […]

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