July 2011 Blog Posts
Friday, July 22, 2011 3:50 PM | Comments

TechWeek Chicago Starting today and running through next Friday, July 29th is TechWeek Chicago. TechWeek is a week of conference, expo and events with over 2,000 entrepreneurs, business leaders, and innovators, 4 days of conference sessions, over 150 international speakers, 4 days of an expo hall with over 100 exhibitors, 35 competing tech startups, and over 30 independent off-site events. TechWeek connects the newest web and mobile technologies to thousands of Chicago business, academic, community, art, and media professionals- all within one week. For more information about TechWeek, check out http://www.techweek.com. Windows Phone Unleashed During TechWeek Chicago, Microsoft is hosting Windows Phone Unleashed @ TechWeek. This will be an incredible evening getting hands-on with Windows Phone and you will have the opportunity to work with the Windows Phone and Windows Azure experts to help get your app ideas of the ground. More details for this event is...

Wednesday, July 20, 2011 11:16 AM | Comments

A few weeks ago I was invited onto the Developer Smackdown podcast to muse about my adventures in Windows Phone development. That episode went live today, and can be found on iTunes/Zune under the series name “The Smackdown.” Of course it can also be streamed by any modern browser from the Developer Smackdown site. In this show, Mark and Clark sit down with Matt Hidinger and talk about building his app CTA Watch for Windows Phone 7. Matt discusses his experiences over this past year and shares a great deal of passion about the platform. i’m convinced, where can i get it? ...