May
24
2011

Desert Mountain Developers

I created a daily edition of a virtual paper via paper.li just a few days ago.  I created a twitter list of developers in the Desert Mountain region (AZ, CO, NM, NV, UT) and have the paper generated from tweets from those folks.  I also added #html5 and #css3 tags in the mix for content.  The result has exceeded my expectations!

So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, sit back, and enjoy the paper!

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May
20
2011
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Web Camp Anchor HTML5 & CSS3 Resources

webcampdemositeI presented on HTML5 & CSS3 with Scott Stanfield today in Silicon Valley.  Presenting with Scott was a blast!  I was very entertained and the audience (including those watching in overflow room via streaming video) appeared to enjoy the sessions as well.  One personal favorite was a link Scott provided about the future of HTML (30 second video at bottom of page is worth watching).

One question that was asked a lot was: “Where can we get a list of all the resources presented today?”  As promised, this is the list you are looking for:

Get a quick daily snap-shot of developer topics…

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May
18
2011

Get Your Azure Pass

If you were in my Tech-Ed session yesterday (or not), and want to try out Azure, please click the banner below and use this code:  DPEWR02

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May
17
2011

Web Deployment Made Easy: Seriously

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My session at Tech-Ed in Atlanta this year is all about Web Deployment.  For those who attended, here is a listing of resources you may find very helpful!

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May
12
2011
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Samsung Focus Community Phone

samsung_focusWhile chatting with Scott Cate yesterday about Windows Phone 7, he showed me how he shares his SIM among different phones.  For example, he took out the SIM from his Samsung Focus, and put it in his iPhone.  He travels with multiple phones because he develops for multiple platforms (though it is obvious he really loves to develop for WP7!).

I told him I was waiting for the HTC HD7S to be released by AT&T before I switched from using my iPhone and a Samsung prototype WP7.  Due to his community involvement with WP7, he had an extra Samsung Focus in his possession that he deemed the “community” phone.  He is letting me borrow it so I can make a fair comparison of it and the HD7S.  Scott didn’t hesitate a second to make that offer, and I thought he deserved a little write up for what he did.  Thanks Scott!

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May
4
2011

HTML5 Web Camp

Please join me at an HTML5 Web Camp near you!  (Registration links below)

Keep hearing about HTML5? If you are a serious web developer or designer, you owe it to yourself to learn this new technology as soon as possible. One way to get a fantastic jumpstart is by attending an HTML5 Web Camp! This free one day event is an opportunity to connect with designers and developers and show you how you can start using HTML5 immediately.

An HTML5 Web Camp event is a unique opportunity, partnering classroom learning and hands-on-labs, and leveraging experts to help you build modern websites for today and beyond. The following topics will be considered at the upcoming HTML5 Web Camps:

  • Overview of HTML5 and related technologies
  • Development of web sites using new HTML5 syntax
  • Adding Video, Sound, and Animations With HTML5
  • HTML5 and today’s modern browsers
  • Real-world scenarios for HTML5

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Registration:

June 10, 2011 Colorado Springs, Co

June 23, 2011 Irvine, CA

 

Presenters:

J. Michael Palermo IV
Dr. Doris Chen

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