Category «Conferences»

Build 2014–Day 0

Today, thousands of developers from around the world descended upon San Francisco for Microsoft’s flagship developer conference – Build. Although the conference doesn’t officially kick off until tomorrow, there was still plenty going on to keep the nerd in me occupied! :-) Shortly after checking into my hotel room and grabbing some lunch (at Super …

Build 2014 Conference Announced

Today, Microsoft announced the date and location of their next Build conference (notice: they dropped the slashes they used to use when talking about //Build/). The conference will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco on April 2nd – 4th. No official agenda has yet been posted and, if it’s like last year’s …

//Build/ 2013 Announced

Yesterday, Steve Guggenheimer announced //Build/ 2013.  Here are the details known so far: Date and Location San Francisco, CAJune 26th (09:00 PDT) – June 28th (14:30 PDT)The Moscone Center – Game Developers Conference 2013 is being held there as I write this. Registration opens at 09:00am PDT, April 2, 2013Early bird (first 500): $1,595 // …

Introduction to Windows 8 Development–Go Metro!

Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at this year’s Heartland Developers Conference (HDC).  I gave an introductory talk on developing “Metro” applications for Windows 8.  The goal of the talk was to cover some of the basic features that every developer writing Windows 8 apps would have to face when first getting started.  …

HDC-Connect Format for Events

Overview We are currently working on a set of mobile applications (Windows Phone, iOS, and Android) that will be used to scan QR Codes for conference attendee badges.  We want the information contained within the QR code to be basic contact information that is useful to both a conference vendor as well as other conference …

Useful Tools from MVP2MVP Day

Although the 2012 MVP Global Summit officially kicks off tomorrow, there were still plenty of Microsoft MVPs around today for various pre-sessions.  In my case, I joined the other Visual Studio ALM MVPs present for this year’s MVP2MVP day – a day where Visual Studio ALM MVPs are given 20 minutes to get up and present …

Tulsa TechFest 2011

It’s that time of the year again… Time for Tulsa Tech Fest 2011!  I’ve had the pleasure of speaking at this conference for the past several years and it has always been a well-planned and orchestrated event.  If you are going to be around the Tulsa area next week (Friday, October 7th) then take the …

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