I love Build. It’s a great conference that always has some great energy, amazing people, and a ton awesome conversations. This year I was given the opportunity to speak on Building UWP apps for Multiple Devices. The talk was a lot of fun, with the notable exception of having to […]
Well it’s the day after TechEd Europe 2013 and I have just finished up a day of sight seeing in Madrid. Let me just say that it is one beautiful city. Being a Texas boy, we simply don’t have cities with buildings this old and ornate. It is always quite […]
Yep, it’s that time of year again.  Out with the old and in with the new.  With that in mind, Happy New Years! This past year was an amazing one for me.  I met a ton of brilliant people in the community, was able to be a part of events […]
So, yes, I’m writing a New Year’s post a bit late.  But at least I started it on a good date.  So Happy 1/1/11 everyone! I just wanted to do a quick post on wrapping up last year and mention some things to watch for the coming year. Recapping 2010 […]
Silverlight lets you do many great little effects with very little effort.  However, sometimes you need to rethink your approach when you want to use a few of these things together. This happened to me the other day when I wanted to display an image, round the corners, and then […]
So I originally started this blog to discuss Silverlight and .NET goodness.  Of course, as soon as I got the blog up and running, I got pulled in several different directions.  Now that I’ve gotten things a bit more straightened out, it’s time to restart the blog posts. With that […]
There is nothing quite like the thrill of thoroughly testing an application, deploying it, and within the hour getting the call that it doesn’t work.  In this particular case, the client was receiving an error will attempting to save a large data object via RIA Services on an IIS 6 […]
It’s always good to see someone step out on their own and end up making good.  Erik Mork is an example of that.  At the announcement of WPF/E he created Silver Bay Labs and has become very influential in Silverlight community.  At MIX10, he was interviewed by Tim Huckaby for […]
Well MIX ’10 has come and gone, and I had an incredible time during it.  Not only did Microsoft have a ton of items to announce, but the sessions were great and the people fascinating.  If you have never been to MIX, I highly recommend it.  When else do you […]
Next Thursday is the monthly North Houston .NET User Group meeting.  This month we are doing things a bit different.  We will have several people from different areas of the industry come in and share their views on the job market.  We will cover things from searching for a new […]

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