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The next big adventure for Glen

As with any great adventure, the beginning is sometimes the hardest part, and so is the end. As of...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 11/28/2012

Windows 8 Wednesday in Atlanta for November 13

Wednesday, November 13 I’ll be in the Microsoft Alpharetta office from noon-2. Stop by and chat...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 11/13/2012

Free online Windows Azure conference on November 14

Sometimes the best way to learn how to be successful with a technology is to hear from your peers...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 11/12/2012

Startup Weekend Atlanta is November 9!

If you have the itch and the idea to start a new company, there’s no better event to come to...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 11/07/2012

Next Windows 8 Office Hours – Thursday, November 8

This week as you try to deal with the absence of political tweets and Facebook posts, why not swing...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 11/06/2012

Windows 8 Hackathon (with prizes) in Birmingham on November 13

Hey Alabama developers! Are you itching to get started building Windows 8 apps? Now that the OS has...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 11/02/2012

Windows 8 Wednesday schedule for October 31 in ATL

Once again it’s about to be Wednesday, so that means it’s about to be Windows 8 Wednesday, another...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/30/2012

Developer sessions at the Microsoft Store in Atlanta starting October 29

We’re putting together some great sessions for developers at the Microsoft store in Lenox Square....

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/26/2012

Windows 8 Monday on October 22

Next week I have a conflict on Wednesday, so I’m changing Windows 8 Wednesday to a Windows 8 Monday....

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/19/2012

ReMIX South 2012 designer developer conference is this weekend

There’s still time to sign up for THE designer and developer conference in the Southeast – ReMIX!...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/18/2012

Windows 8 Wednesday Office Hours for October 17

On Wednesday October 17 I’ll be at the Microsoft office in Alpharetta from 11 AM until 2:00 PM....

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/16/2012

Windows 8–Are you developing for it? Why or why not?

Windows 8 is coming. And with it, huge developer opportunities. Lots of developers are getting their...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/15/2012

PowerShell Saturday Atlanta is October 27

PowerShell Saturday #003 will bring together developers, IT professionals, DBAs, and developers from...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/10/2012

DotNetRocks Roadshow coming to Atlanta on October 22

Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell are hitting the road in the USA with the traveling edition of...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/09/2012

New Windows 8 app meetup starting in Atlanta

If you are in the Atlanta area and want to get started (or have already started) building Windows 8...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/08/2012

Windows 8 Game Hackathon October 3-4 in ATL

Think you have the chops to create a game for Windows 8 in 2 days? Come learn, build and win at this...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 10/01/2012

Windows 8 Wednesdays in Atlanta starting this week

Hopefully by now everyone has seen that the Windows Store is accepting app submissions from every...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 09/25/2012

Managing Settings in Windows Phone and Windows 8 Store apps

I received a few questions at an event recently as to how to handle application settings in a...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 09/16/2012

Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer-Files

(This is part 5 in my series on Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer.) Most applications save...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 09/04/2012

Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer-Contacts

This is part 4 in my series on Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer. It’s time to make contact...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 08/28/2012

Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer–Motion and orientation

This is part 3 in my series on Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer. Here we are going to focus...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 08/20/2012

Windows 8 app dev for the PhoneGap developer–Location

In my previous post about PhoneGap to Windows 8 migration, I used the location API as comparison...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 08/14/2012

Downloads for Windows 8 Devcamps

This month I’m presenting Windows 8 camps in Atlanta and Raleigh. For those of you who would like...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 08/09/2012

Windows 8 apps for the PhoneGap developer

Abstract: Windows 8 apps can be designed and coded using HTML/CSS/JS just like PhoneGap apps can....

Author: GlenGordon Date: 08/06/2012

Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 are on the way–released to manufacturing today!

Today, various Microsoft team blogs joined together in announcing some huge news to the tech...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 08/01/2012

Generation App is here. Join in!

The release of Windows 8 is on the horizon, and soon millions of people will be looking for Windows...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 07/20/2012

Windows 8 DevCamps and Hackathons coming in August

Windows 8 changes everything. Combining the broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 06/25/2012

Release Candidate (RC) of Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 Release Preview now available

Today marks another huge milestone on the road towards getting Windows 8 out to the world and Visual...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/31/2012

Windows 8 Game Development resources

Earlier this week, for the Atlanta chapter of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) I...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/24/2012

Windows Phone App Challenge at the Atlanta Code Camp

Today, at the Atlanta Code Camp, I just announced the Windows Phone App Challenge of the day. During...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/19/2012

Microsoft is hiring an IT Pro Evangelist in Atlanta

If you are passionate about spreading the word about the awesomeness of Microsoft’s technologies,...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/15/2012

PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #8: Alarms and Reminders

One of the key design decisions the design team made when creating Windows Phone was a focus on...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/15/2012

Atlanta Code Camp–this weekend!

The best free developer event in town is the Atlanta Code Camp. It’s free, it’s fun,...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/14/2012

Nokia Coding Challenge coming to Atlanta on May 15

Headphones on. Tilt the seat back. Just steady codin’ as the keys get tapped. Get ready,...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/07/2012

Next week, learn about Windows 8 and tour a great coworking facility

On Wednesday of next week, I’ll be giving a talk on what’s coming in Windows 8 for app developers...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/04/2012

Announcing the launch of The Campus Coder podcast series

Good news, everyone! My colleague Ed Donahue and I have launched a new podcast series called The...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 05/03/2012

Learn The Cloud. Make A Difference. @home with Windows Azure

How does learning about cloud computing while contributing to scientific research sound to you? Join...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 04/10/2012

Windows Phone 101 series kicking off in Atlanta

If you have been wanting to learn how to write and publish Windows Phone apps, here’s a great...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 04/03/2012

PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #7: Marketplace tricks

This is a quick follow up tip to the last one I posted about using Trial Mode with a PhoneGap...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 03/30/2012

Now Available: Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update

Today the Windows Phone team announced the release of the Windows Phone SDK 7.1.1 Update! This is a...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 03/26/2012

Windows 8 Developer Camps – Coming Soon!

Ready to dive in and learn more about Windows 8 and the developer opportunity it represents? ...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 03/07/2012

PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #6: Trial Mode

When you provide users a way to evaluate your application without any money up front, your app turns...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 03/02/2012

Windows 8 Consumer Preview available today!

Today, the Windows family at Microsoft took a huge leap forward (pun intended). The consumer preview...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 02/29/2012

Join the 30 to Launch challenge and build a Windows Phone application today!

Lots of things are tough to do in 30 days. Having a baby, building a skyscraper, shooting a movie....

Author: GlenGordon Date: 02/01/2012

Get help with your Windows Phone apps at the Phone Garage in Birmingham–February 18

What's a Windows Phone Garage? A free, full day event being designed to help developers/designers...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 01/26/2012

Alabama Code Camp 9–March 10 in Troy, AL

The industrious developer community over in Alabama has just announced their 9th code camp, taking...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 01/26/2012

Excellent ASP.NET MVC3, HTML5 and jQuery training in Atlanta

If you have been wanting in-depth in-person training on ASP.NET MVC3, HTML5 and jQuery in Atlanta ,...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 01/12/2012

PhoneGap on WP7 Tip #5: Live Tiles and Deep Linking

Windows Phone has a unique and very handy way of providing multiple entry points into your...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 01/10/2012

PhoneGap 1.3 released, full support for Windows Phone

This morning the PhoneGap community announced their version 1.3 release! This release is special...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 12/19/2011

Great Windows Azure announcements and fresh content!

One of the downsides of finding videos and articles on the Web is that they can get out of date (to...

Author: GlenGordon Date: 12/19/2011

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