Chris Koenig

Developer Evangelist

THIS BLOG IS MOVING

In a bit of daring do, I've decided to self-host my blog instead of having it hosted at MSDN. This...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 09/01/2009

Get up to 25% off select Microsoft Certification exams

In this tough economy, are you looking to get ahead? Do you want to stand out? Microsoft...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 09/01/2009

SQL Azure Database CTP Available

The official CTP for SQL Azure (a.k.a. SQL Data Services, a.k.a. SQL Server Data Services) has now...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 08/19/2009

Chris Tullier and Todd Girvin at PDC09

Not sure if everyone knows this, but SCD’s own Todd Girvin and Chris Tullier are teaming up to...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 08/19/2009

Real World Azure with Microsoft IT

Come spend a day with us to explore Windows Azure™ – Microsoft’s platform for building and deploying...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 08/03/2009

Who wants to win a Surface Table?

As you probably heard, Windows Marketplace for Mobile has been announced as a new offering for WinMo...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/28/2009

DevCares July - DotNetNuke

Hey everyone – got some great info about the upcoming DevCares event at TekFocus this week. ...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/28/2009

Announcing Microsoft Tag API

Yesterday, the Microsoft Tag team announced the release of their Tag API.  The Microsoft Tag...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/24/2009

Register NOW for Houston TechFest

Hey everyone – the Houston TechFest site is opened up for registration!  You can visit...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/21/2009

Thrive for Developers

Although the economic news is looking a little brighter, we know it’s still tough out there…. to...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/13/2009

WinMoDevCamp

Announcing the first in a series of 6 international barcamp-style events for Microsoft Windows...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/13/2009

Dallas GiveCamp “We Are Microsoft” Dates are Set!

I’m happy to announce that Dallas GiveCamp – a.k.a. We Are Microsoft Charity Challenge Weekend –...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 07/13/2009

Dallas TechFest 2009 – Recap

Dallas TechFest is a multi-technology, multi-disciplinary developer conference held this year it was...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 06/29/2009

Dallas SharePoint Saturday

Join SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Office...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 06/29/2009

June DevCares - Parallelism in .NET 4.0

One of my favorite speakers, and all around great guy Tim Rayburn will be speaking at the next...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 06/22/2009

SharePoint Saturday in Harrison, AR

Join SharePoint architects, developers, and other professionals that work with Microsoft Office...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 06/02/2009

TechNet Webcast: A Tour of Windows 7 (Level 100)

A few weeks ago I did my first ever TechNet webcast on some of the new UX enhancements in Windows...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 06/01/2009

Jennifer Marsman Blogs on Surface Development

For all you Surface Fans, my colleague Jennifer Marsman has written a series of blog posts about...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 05/29/2009

May 2009 DevCares - .NET Smackdown!

I’ll be one of the panelists at the upcoming TekFocus DevCares event – join us tomorrow morning for...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 05/28/2009

Congrats INETA Community Champions!

Congratulations to SCD Community Champions Tim Tyrrell, Brandon King, Ben Sheirman and Becky...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 05/27/2009

Dual Boot from VHD Using Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

As computers get more powerful, disk space and memory prices continue to drop and tool require more...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 05/22/2009

XAMLFESTOnline Coming Soon!

For those of you that want to get a better handle on using XAML to build the next generation of...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 05/13/2009

The Azure Services Platform Challenge – new CloudApp() - Anand Iyer

I haven’t link blogged in a long time, so hopefully you’ll forgive me. Saw on Anand’s blog today...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 05/04/2009

SharePoint for Developers Video Series

My friend Kirk Evans has been doing an incredible video series called “SharePoint for Developers”...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/28/2009

MTV Adopts Silverlight!

Viacom/MTV announced a web based Digital Asset Management Workflow application completely built in...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/28/2009

Microsoft Robotics Studio on MSDN Downloads

If you have a MSDN subscription, you can now download the FULL VERSION of Microsoft Robotics Studio...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/27/2009

Setting Up Livemeeting for a User Group

Zach Young, President of the Northwest Arkansas .NET User Group, has posted a great article on...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/20/2009

deepzoom pix

I stumbled upon this today and thought it was really cool stuff!  DeepZoom Pix is a web site...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/16/2009

Tour of Arkansas

  I had a GREAT time touring across Arkansas (over 1300 miles of driving!) talking about...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/10/2009

Windows Client Road Show Featuring Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8

Spring brings not only rain and flowers (you know, April shows and May flowers), it also brings our...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/09/2009

FREE SEMINAR - The State of .NET

Wanted to let everyone know about an upcoming event at the Microsoft Office in Dallas. Put on by EPS...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 04/02/2009

Dallas TechFest 2009

Announcing Dallas TechFest 2009! Dallas TechFest 2009 is a full day of technology learning, not just...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/30/2009

Tulsa School of Dev 2009

I had a GREAT time at the Tulsa School of Dev today!  I didn’t expect to be able to visit as my...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/29/2009

Keyboard Shortcuts for Microsoft Products

Check out this link I just found:  http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/keyboard.aspx Shows...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/25/2009

Detecting Network Status in Silverlight 3

I’m totally loving Silverlight 3, and wanted to dig into some of the new features that I learned...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/22/2009

Upcoming MSDN Events for South Central

Lots of great stuff from the upcoming MSDN Unleashed tour for April, May and June.  Check out...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/22/2009

Silverlight 3 Out-of-Browser Support

I know it was just announced today, but I had to play with the OOB experience in Silverlight 3 and...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/19/2009

#MIX09 Keynote – Day 1

There was a lot of great information shared this morning at the first of the #MIX09 keynotes. ...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/19/2009

Journey to Northwest Arkansas

Hey everyone – just wanted to let you know about the upcoming trip I have planned for Northwest...

Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/05/2009

Deep Zoom Composer – February 2009 Preview Released

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/04/2009

Microsoft Future Vision Montage

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/03/2009

Twitter is finally back to normal…

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/02/2009

Call for Speakers – #DallasTechFest

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/02/2009

Slides and Demo from DevCares: MVC

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 03/01/2009

Php IDE - VS.Php for Visual Studio | Jcx.Software Corp.

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 02/23/2009

Great Deals on Microsoft Developer Software

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 02/16/2009

DallasDevCares – MVC Framework

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 02/12/2009

GiveCamp Dallas – We Are Microsoft

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 02/10/2009

Illustrator to XAML Plug-In for the Mac

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 02/09/2009

Team System Learning and Community Resources

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Author: ChrisKoenig Date: 02/05/2009

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