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Microsoft Game Camp to Motivate New York Students to Design New Software

Being a lifelong gamer myself I just had to bring this up to all future game developers out...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 02/04/2011

Announcing the “Light up your Silverlight Applications for Windows 7 Firestarter”

My teammates and I have decided to kick off the new year with a new Firestarter based totally on...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 12/30/2010

What is it? CNET Download.com and Windows 7 have partnered together to offer an exciting and unique...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 11/22/2010

The future of Silverlight

Dave – can we chat about Silverlight? Since PDC10 I have a had a lot of 1:1 discussions with you in...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 11/16/2010

Annoucing the Malvern PDC10 Viewing Party

Watch it via Live Broadcast at a Microsoft Office PDC10 is sold out, but you can still join the...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 10/18/2010

October Philly.Net CodeCamp – another great helping of community and content

Almost 500 Developers showed up this past Saturday, October 9th, for the bi-annual Philly.Net...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 10/12/2010

Announcing the Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch

        Not able to attend the Windows® Phone 7 Firestarters? No problem! ...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 09/19/2010

Announcing the Windows Phone 7 Firestarters: free, in-depth training in your own backyard!

Dream It. Build It. The power to build smart, visually stunning games and applications is right in...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 08/09/2010

Windows Phone 7 – stop dreaming, start building

July Developer Tools Update Released During the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) earlier...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/16/2010

Are you a developer or designer in the NYC/NJ/PA/VA/MD area currently working on a Windows Phone 7 application? Let me know about it!

Attention all Tri-State and Mid Atlantic Developers/Designers As one of the Windows Phone 7 Champs...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/08/2010

Getting Started with Windows Phone 7 Resources

One of the more popular questions I get these days is where to start with Windows Phone 7. I thought...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/07/2010

Why you should check out Expression Blend Behaviors when using Silverlight

What are Behaviors? Expression Blend 3 introduced us to a slew of new technologies including one of...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 05/10/2010

Another reason to attend your local Microsoft Usergroup – getting to meet the Visual Studio Product Team!

Visual Studio Product Tour comes to Philly As part of the recent launch for Visual Studio 2010 the...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 04/27/2010

Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight 4 are here! Check out a local launch event near you.

The Launches Visual Studio 2010 Wow – what a week it has been for .NET Developers!  On Monday...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 04/15/2010

Why User Experience in the Enterprise Matters

Prior to coming to Microsoft, I lived the life of an Enterprise Developer for many years. The...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 03/02/2010

What’s new in Silverlight 4? NYC Silverlight meetup presentation available for download

I had the pleasure of speaking at the local NYC Silverlight Meetup recently.  The goal of the...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 02/01/2010

MSDN Mid-Atlantic Roadshow Winter 2010 Tour. Cloud Computing and Azure coming to a town near you!

  MSDN Events presents: Take Your Applications Sky High with Cloud Computing and the Windows...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 01/18/2010

Clarification on Developer and Trial Azure Account Pricing

During my recent presentation at Lehigh Valley.NET a really great question was asked about Azure...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 01/18/2010

PDC09 Trip Report Kit available for download. Taking out the drudgery so you can focus on the fun.

It’s about Sharing One of the favorite things in my role at Microsoft is going out to local...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 01/14/2010

Getting Geeky with Windows 7! My house party and visiting Best Buy on launch day.

Best Buy Windows 7 Launch One of the great things about working at Microsoft is the company has so...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 10/27/2009

Coding .NET (including VS2010) on a Netbook

Why a Netbook? Several weeks ago I decided to go out and purchase a Netbook.  A Gateway LT...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 10/19/2009

MSDN Mid-Atlantic Roadshow new dates announced! Arming you with Windows 7 and Silverlight keys to success.

It was great meeting a lot of you over the past few months and I feel lucky to be part of the...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 10/14/2009

Are you a developer or designer in the NJ/PA/VA area? I’m hitting the road and would love to meet you!

Over the next three weeks I will be packing it up, hitting the road, and talking directly with...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 09/16/2009

How to install cool, custom fonts (like PDC09) into Windows and use it in your Silverlight application (or even Microsoft Word)

Whether you are someone who leans more towards design or coding you have probably come across the...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 08/21/2009

How much will I REALLY save on Cloud Computing?

At the Philly Cloud Computing usergroup last night Chris Rolon, a local Azure wiz, showed off a new...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 08/07/2009

Windows7 was just released for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers. Oh happy fresh, Windows install day!

The downloads just went live a few minutes ago!  If you are an MSDN or TechNet Subscriber you...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 08/06/2009

PhillyNJ.Net – Hands on with Silverlight 3 and Expression 3 Studio presentation and code available

I had a great time meeting everyone at PhillyNJ.Net.  Lots of interest around Silverlight and...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 08/03/2009

How do I enable my Silverlight 3 application to run Out of the Browser?

This question has come up a couple times recently during my presentations and I wanted to point a...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/29/2009

Looking to create a more compelling experience for your users? Silverlight? WPF? Expression? Does it all sound like gibberish? The Mid Atlantic Roadshow is coming to your backyard!

From the Cheesesteaks of Philadelphia to the crab cakes of Maryland my fellow geeks Dani Diaz and G....

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/27/2009

Are you a Developer or Designer in the NY/NJ/PA area using Microsoft Software? Let’s chat!

Our fiscal year at Microsoft ends in June and the new year begins in July.  It is a time of...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/27/2009

Create your next masterpiece – the entire Expression Studio 3 is available to MSDN Subscribers now!

  With the release of Expression Studio 3 MSDN Subscribers can now download the entire suite (a...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 07/27/2009

Interested in Cloud Computing and local to the Philly area? Check out the Windows Azure Firestarter this Saturday in Malvern, PA

AGENDA: 9:00 AM–10:30 AM Introduction to Azure Hear about key problems that cloud computing is...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 06/16/2009

Microsoft Enterprise Developer and Solutions Conference (EntDevCon) Live Streaming today!

Tired of hearing from Microsoft about their Solutions?  Want to hear real stories from real...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 05/05/2009

Internet Explorer 8 released!

Internet Explorer 8 was just released! Get it here http://microsoft.com/ie8 & watch videos and...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 04/01/2009

Free Microsoft software, training and certification for ALL High School and College Students

Are you a High School or College student interested in free Microsoft software? Check out the latest...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 03/30/2009

Are you a .NET Developer looking for some “How Do I” videos on Cloud Computing?

Cloud Computing has been generating a lot of interest as of late.  In this economy we are all...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 02/16/2009

New local Philadelphia area Cloud Computing User Group – come learn about Azure

Join the community... Cloud Computing User Group Join us for the second local meeting of the Cloud...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 01/30/2009

Azure Issue Tracker available for download! Learn cloud programming the dev way - through code.

If you’re still scratching your head and waiting for some real life Azure/Cloud computing examples...

Author: David Isbitski Date: 01/28/2009

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