What happened to Silverlight?


Now that BUILD2011 is wrapping up, I’m reviewing the talks and watching some of them online via Channel 9.  Unfortunately, I was not able to attend in person.  One big question that has been on my mind, and many other people’s minds too, is what was going to happen to Silverlight.  I have been largely…

PDC10 Day One


Wow, what a great day at PDC yesterday.  The keynote was exciting, especially the announcement of the free Windows Phone 7 for all attendees.  I’ve already spent significant time getting familiar with it.  I am very impressed so far.  I’ll try to have a subsequent post soon to review it and compare it to my Droid.…

SharePoint Saturday Boston the Third


For the third time in less than two years, SharePoint Saturday comes to Boston (SPSBoston).  Pradeepa Siva, Geoff Varosky, and I are organizing this gathering of SharePoint professionals to be held on Saturday, September 25th, 2010.  If you missed either of the previous two, they have been packed.  The first SPSBoston held March 14, 2009,…

Code Camp returns to Boston for the 13th time!


Code Camp, if you haven’t heard, is a great community event that is free.  By programmers for programmers.  Read The Code Camp Manifesto. Tons of cool talks.  I’ve submitted a couple for the upcoming Code Camp to be held on Saturday, March 27, 2010 at the Microsoft Waltham Massachuetts office on Jones Road.  The two talks…

SharePoint Saturday Boston nearly sold out


We are at 286 registered attendees for this Saturday’s free conference in Waltham, MA.  Only 14 seats left.  Should be a great session with givaways at the end of the day including software and books from O’Reilly, Addison Wesley, and many others.  Joel Oleson (SharePoint Joel) as well as Michael Noel (author of SharePoint Unleashed)…

SharePoint Saturday Boston March 14 2008


I’m helping to organize the SharePoint Satuday Boston event in the Microsoft Waltham office all day on March 14, 2008.  If you are interested in a free conference in the Code Camp style, please join us.  If you are interested in speaking the call for speakers is open and you can get a "Speaker Submission…

Windows Server 2008 R2 Core


Wow, just finished 2 weeks of conferences, last week was PDC and this week P&P Summit at Microsoft’s Redmond campus building 33.  I have a ton to blog about, now just need the time!   One thing I wanted to get out before I forgot, when at the "Ask the Experts" last week at the PDC,…