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Pete Brown writes on a variety of topics from XAML with the Windows Runtime (WinRT), .NET programming using C#, WPF, Microcontroller programming with .NET Microframework, .NET Gadgeteer, Windows on Devices, and even plain old C, to raising two children in the suburbs of Maryland, woodworking, CNC and generally "making physical stuff". Oh, and Pete loves retro technology, especially Commodore (C64 and C128). If the content interests you, please subscribe using the subscription link to the right of every page.

Archive for tag: Dr-Z

  • Silverlight TechFest Recorded Sessions

    Other events got in the way, so I never did get a chance to blog this last month. Dr Z. from Microsoft posted the recordings from the joint Silverlight TechFest session we did right after the release of Silverlight 2 Beta 2 back in June. The Silverlight TechFest was a full-day event at the Microsoft Reston MTC focusing entirely on Silverlight 2. Ashish and Z did the first part, Mike Wolf fro...

  • Silverlight TechFest on Friday - WCF, Astoria and More!

    At the Silverlight TechFest on Friday, I'll cover the following topics in my afternoon session on Connecting Silverlight: Silverlight 2 Beta 2 Networking Overview WCF Sockets and/or WCF Duplex Communications ADO.NET Data Services (Astoria) and how I used it and the ADO.NET Entity Framework I'll also cover background info like binding, dependency properties, some LINQ and so on. ...

  • Silverlight 2 TechFest Coming to Reston - Learn Cool Stuff and Win an XBOX 360

    On June 13, 2008 in the Microsoft Reston Technology Center, join AIS, Cynergy and Microsoft for the first Silverlight TechFest. This is a full day event focusing on Silverlight and Expression. We'll build a full application showing key parts of the process both on the UI side with the designer/developer relationship, and on the back end with WCF services and and business logic. I'll be ...

  • Mid-Atlantic Influential Architects

    I'm honored and pleased that three of us from Applied Information Sciences (Vishwas Lele, Frank La Vigne and me) have been chosen by Dr Z from Microsoft to be members of the inaugural group of Mid-Atlantic Influential Architects.There are a lot of impressive minds in that group, many of which I've run into before or have worked with directly - proving once again that despite its populat...