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October Edition

Here’s the news seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE: Links Technology Post Roundup – 4th Edition Windows 8 Windows Store Welcomes Canadian Developers – all Canadian developers now have access to the Windows Store. Visit the

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Go The Extra “Cloud”- Windows Azure Virtual, LIVE, and Interactive

I love it when the team finishes up a tour (in this case the recent Windows Azure DevCamp) and come back only to find out that you want to go the extra mile – you want to learn even more

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Consistent App Experiences: A Primer

Great apps have a special ingredient that makes them great – the experience of the app itself. Paul Laberge comes back to D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE for a chat on what it takes to create great, but more importantly, consistent,

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Technology Post Roundup – 2nd Edition

As you read in Paul’s blog post Why we love our MVPs, Microsoft MVPs write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover MVPs and

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On the Next Manager Tech Talk: The Complete Cloud Picture – a Gamut of Choice

Last November, Ruth and I were thrilled to have Mary Jo Foley on the show. Mary Jo is an industry expert and well known tech journalist with over 25 years of experience. We talked about the Future of IT and

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Windows Azure Websites, Virtual Machines, and More

Last Wednesday, I had the distinct pleasure of hosting the Windows Azure June 2012 Preview Canadian launch event here in Toronto. Windows Azure Experts from Microsoft HQ James Conard (@jamescon) and Cory Fowler (@SyntaxC4) were on-hand to walk developers, architects,

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Canada Does Windows Azure: Connect2Fans

I believe that the best way to learn is to learn from each other, so I’m always on the search for stories of Canadian developers who have either built new applications using Windows Azure services or have migrated existing applications

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Scott Guthrie on Cloud-Powered Revolutions

From Episode 6 – Cloud-Powered Revolutions | May 2, 2012 Recorded live on location at Vancouver TechFest 2012, Scott talks about revolutions that are made possible by the Cloud. Plus: Scott dives deep into how Windows Azure enables developers to

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Tossed Salad Served With an Azure Dressing

Earlier this week, I blogged about taking your Cloud like you do your coffee – half and half. Might as well continue the food theme with this post. Think of the kinds of solutions you put together these days. It

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If You Like Hands-On…

Some learn by listening – so they go to conferences, meetups, or watch sessions online (like TechDays Online). Others learn by doing. For those folks, there are great online hands-on labs that can be done, like those on TechDays Online

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