Windows Phone Marketplace Requests

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The Windows Phone Marketplace is ever growing (at the time of this post, there were around 60,000 apps), but sometimes the application you’re looking for is only available for Android or iOS. Sometimes this is because the vendor doesn’t think the Windows Phone community is large enough to matter so... Read more

Microsoft Small Basic

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If you have children and want them to learn programming at an early age (recommended age is between 10 and 16), you should check out Microsoft Small Basic, which combines a simple language and a rich set of libraries together with a friendly development environment. <img src="/img/posts/2010/2010-10-10-microsoft-small-basic/ff384126-smallbasicscreenshot-en-us.jpg" alt="" title=""... Read more

Light Blogging Activity

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Regular readers may have noticed that my blogging activity has slowed down considerably. I’m hoping to pick back up and start posting more soon, but until then I wanted to make sure everyone knows that I am still active…there have been other things that have been consuming my time. First,... Read more

Florida Technical Communities (October 2010 Update)

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It has been over a year since the last time I updated my list of Florida technical communities and a lot has changed since then. Joe Healy, our Florida Microsoft Developer Evangelist, maintains a list for each of the main areas in Florida, but this only covers... Read more

Code Camps and Speaker Feedback

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Code camps are a great resource for the local development community. They provide developers and speakers (who are almost always local developers as well) a way to interact and learn about topics they otherwise might not have an opportunity. As a speaker, it is always great to see new people... Read more