Episode 1 of our Weekly Recap Show is up
Feb 01, 2008
Kudos to Brian for editing everything last night, I think he’s sleeping on my couch right now, but our video is now live, check it out as we go through lots in this episode Episode #1 Recap MSDN Code Gallery went Live (found on Greg Duncan’s Cool Thing of the Day blog) Jason Olsen’s App Compat C9 Video Pavel Bansky’s Tetris on the .NET Micro Framework C# Future Focus: Dynamic Lookup Joel Spolsky on SQL Server 2008 Reset and Phil Factor on Microsoft doing their homework Dan interviewing April Reagan on MSDN Help Shawn Burke’s Tip on disabling optimiziations when debugging reference source code.…more
Wanted: Rock Star Developer for Channel9/10
Feb 01, 2008
If you’re a rock star developer that loves to develop Web applications using ASP.NET, then you owe it to yourself to check out the opening on Duncan’s team. You’ll work directly on writing code to support some of the highest trafficked developer communities in the world for a fun and laid back team. Check out Duncan’s post for more info…
Moving to the Channel9 Team!
Jan 17, 2008
This week I officially became the newest member to Jeff Sandquist’s Channel9 team! Here’s my quick-and-dirty interview on Channel9. I’m really excited to be on the team and yes, I am not afraid to go back to Stage 1 - Incompetence in the new employee stages.
Popfly makes PC World's Top 25 Most Innovative Products!
Jan 04, 2008
I’m late on this, but BIG kudos to the Popfly team for having the sole Microsoft entry in PC World’s Top 25 Most Innovative products! Here’s a snippet from the article: _ Microsoft Popfly_ _Innovation: Lets you use Microsoft’s Silverlight platform to create Web mashups. _ _Benefit: Though Popfly is still in early beta, its operation is clearer and its display is more attractive than that of the similar Yahoo Pipes tool.…more
AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft now available!
Dec 14, 2007
I’m proud to announce that AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft is now available to download from CodePlex! This was one of those personal projects done in my “free” time, but its amazing to see how well it turned out, kudos to our extensibility team and to the amazing folks at EPAM for building a kick-ass IDE experience! **Video Demo **You can watch a video demo from TechEd Europe with me building a custom addon that uses Halo 3 game sounds into World of Warcraft here.…more
Top 15 Things to love about Visual Studio 2008 Express
Nov 19, 2007
Build and Publish Web Sites with Popfly Explorer Beta
Nov 09, 2007
I’m back in Seattle after attending TechEd Europe earlier in the week. It was an absolute blast and thanks to everyone who came to the overflowed Popfly session! Tony Goodhew and I did demos in Soma’s keynote, check out Patrik and Andrew’s blogs for a recap on the keynote: Patrik Lowendahl’s: Live from the keynote with Somasegar * Andrew Woodward: TechEd 2007 EMEA keynote In my demo, I showed off **AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft **(separate post on that later) and the now-available Popfly Explorer.…more
Popfly Goes Public!
Oct 18, 2007
What an exciting time, the whole Popfly team has been working on towards our open beta announcement at the Web 2.0 Summit just a few hours ago and I was lucky enough to demo Popfly in action with John Battelle and Steve Ballmer on stage (see Barron’s blog for a full write-up). Want to pimp your blog? Try adding a few of our pre-built Silverlight applications, click customize on the links below and add a little bling to your blog.…more
Cribs for Geeks: Who's Geek-Crib would you want to see?
Oct 11, 2007
Jeff Sandquist is looking for potential Microsoft employees who wouldn’t mind showing how they’ve pimped their house with technology like X10, Windows Media Center, Windows Home Server, and more. This is an awesome idea and it rocks that Jeff and team are doing this. Amusingly, I dug up an old email from June, 2004 with Jeff and I talking about doing this, but he wouldn’t be able to until July because he was slammed.…more
.NET Framework Source Code Libraries now available
Oct 03, 2007
Check out Scott Guthrie’s blog post for information and screenshots. Yes, you’ll have to sign a license for it (reference license), but this is huge and a big request from customers to be able to step into actual .NET/BCL code. Currently available is Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, Base Class Libraries (BCL), and more coming soon (ex: LINQ). BIG KUDOS to Shawn Burke for driving this, getting executive support and making it happen and on such a huge scale.…more