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Ptr: Azure Pack UserVoice Feedback

Ptr: http://feedback.azure.com/forums/255259-azure-pack Looks like Microsoft just launched a public UserVoice site for Azure Pack! You can submit or vote for your most wanted features for upcoming releases. Cool! Like all feedback sites not all features or requests can be met, but it’s still a great way for customers to tell Microsoft where they should focus…

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A Word from Microsoft Canada

Earlier this week I was asked if I could help out the Canadian DPE Team at Microsoft by letting my readers know about some important information coming down the pipe. For those not in Canada you may not be interested, but still take a look because there’s a lot of great resources listed. – The…

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MVP Summit 2012

I’ll be in Redmond this week for the 2012 MVP Summit. It’s my first summit so I’m pretty fricken excited! Hopefully there will be some cool announcements coming, but I have to respect the NDA. To be continued.

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And in Other News…

Got this email earlier today: Dear Steve Syfuhs, Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2011 Microsoft® MVP Award! This award is given to exceptional technical community leaders who actively share their high quality, real world expertise with others. We appreciate your outstanding contributions in Developer Security technical communities during the past year….

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AzureFest Revisited

Remember a few months ago when ObjectSharp and Microsoft put on AzureFest at the Microsoft office in Mississauga?  Well, here we go again!  This time we have two events: Downtown Toronto: March 30th, 2011 – MSN Office, 222 Bay Street Mississauga: March 31st, 2011 – Microsoft Canada HQ, 1950 Meadowvale Blvd Our presenter for both…

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The Azure Experience Lab

Every year ObjectSharp puts on a handful of events, and this year we are pushing hard for Azure.  Next week we have such an event geared towards ISV Developers and Business people.  ObjectSharp would like to welcome you to the Azure Experience Lab! Windows Azure is Microsoft’s cloud operating system. Leveraging the .NET Platform, developers…

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AzureFest–Final Countdown: 2 Days to go

[The soundtrack for this post can be found at Youtube] Cory Fowler is the Canadian MVP for Windows Azure, an ObjectSharp Consultant, and a good friend of mine.  He will be presenting on Windows Azure at, you guessed it, AzureFest!  We have two half day events on December 11th 2010 (two days from now –…

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Visual Studio 2010 Desktop Background Images

Last night a couple people asked where I got all the neat VS2010 desktop backgrounds.  I couldn’t remember the URL off the top of my head last night, but the website is http://vs2010wallpapers.com/.  There are a lot of great backgrounds.  My favorite though is the ducky.

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Free Code Sample Request Service from Microsoft

Just came across this on the Decrypt my World blog.  It seems a lot of Microsoft developers are asked for code samples and for lots of valid reasons they can’t provide them.  So Microsoft is fixing that by opening up a service where you can request code samples for any Microsoft technologies. Here is the…

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Minor Change to TechDays Presentation

Just a quick update to let everyone know that Miguel Carrasco and I are switching sessions so he can get back home for a prior engagement.  As such, I will now be doing OPT315: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Tips and Tricks. This session is on the 2nd day at 3:40pm – 4:45pm.