The Show that Shall Not Be Named: Episode 1 – All About KickStarter

So, Pete Brown and I had a great time with our new show (which, alas, is still in need of a name…drop me a note if you have ideas). In Episode 0, we talked about toys (and I took out my webcam with my full-auto Nerf gun), LEAP motion, microcontrollers and more.

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Why I Think ALL Technical User Groups Should be on Meetup

This post may well come out sounding like an ad for Meetup.com. Not my intent, but so be it if that’s how it comes across.

I’ll also state clearly that I don’t have any formal connection with Meetup, although I am a co-organizer of the DC/Baltimore Windows App Developers Meetup, and I’ve also written a couple of APIMASH Starter Kits that leverage the Meetup API.

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The (as-yet) Untitled Show: Episode 0–Pilot

Pete Brown and I are starting something new…a live show featuring all kinds of geekiness in hardware and software. Basically stuff we like, and enjoy. We kicked off our first live show today, discussing topics from new synthesizer apps, Nerf guns, the LEAP motion, and a microcontroller that can be programmed using JavaScript. Gadgets, developer tools, and anything with blinky lights is also fair game for future episodes.

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Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 5

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region:

Developer

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Protocol Activation: What Is It, What Apps Offer It, and How Can I use It in My Apps?

TL:DR

Protocol activation is a cool feature you can add to your Windows Store apps, and allows you to make your app more useful as well as more discoverable. For a video demonstration of how easy it is to add protocol activation to your app, skip to the end of the post. Otherwise, read on…

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Weekly East Region Roundup: Vol. 4

Here are some resources and blog posts from my fellow Technical Evangelists here in East Region:

Developer

Lots of activity from my developer-focused peers…read the whole list…you won’t regret it.

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