Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Just a quick summary of some upcoming events that I will be participating in -

Club Pocket PC – Boston Meeting (January 19th)
The next Club Pocket PC – Boston meeting will be held this Wednesday, January 19th starting at 6:30 PM at the Microsoft offices in Waltham, MA. I will be doing a presentation on maximizing Windows Mobile productivity, and will have an array of hardware and software to demonstrate (there is probably going to be some items you have either never heard of or seen in person). We will also have a first-hand CES wrap-up from Steve Hughes (and some associated announcements), and a Windows Mobile “Swap Meet” (a chance to sell or trade some of your “leftover” hardware and accessories). Check out the BostonPocketPC.com web site for more information.

INETA Cabana Night at Web Services Edge East (February 16th)
The next developer Cabana Night will be held as part of Web Services Edge East at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston on Wednesday, February 16th starting at 6:00 PM. Steve Hughes and I will be manning the “Mobile Development” cabana that night, and are looking for to some lively discussions around this topic. Stay tuned here for more information.

.NET Speech Server Day (February 26th)
“Got Speech? Developing Applications using Speech Server and .NET” is a day dedicated to designing, developing and deploying .NET applications leveraging the power of .NET. I will be presenting a “Top Ten Tips & Tricks” session at the end of the day. For more information and registration, check out the Microsoft Events web site.

Code Camp 3: The Madness! (March 12th and 13th)
I will be doing at least one presentation and one “chalk talk” during the next Code Camp session here in Waltham, MA on March 12th and 13th. Check out the latest list of sessions here, and sign up for this free and valuable event at the Microsoft Events web site.

My MSDN Webcast Sample Code Now Available for Download

I have just finished up a great MSDN webcast (.NET Compact Framework Tips and Tricks). I promised I would make the C# sample application I used throughout the webcast available for download, and (thanks to the wonders of modern technology) I have :-)

You can download the complete C# Smart Device project from the BostonPocketPC.com web site. Enjoy!

Also – my webcast was recorded, and should be available for replay sometime in the next 24 hours. If you missed out and want to listen in, you can check it out at the Microsoft Webcasts home page once it is available.

Thanks to all those who attended and all of those great questions!

Upcoming MSDN Webcast: .NET Compact Framework Tips and Tricks

I have had a lot of things keeping me hopping the last couple of weeks, both professionally and personally. One of the things I have had to focus o­n is my next MSDN webcast. The presentation, entitled “.NET Compact Framework Tips & Tricks” will take place o­n Wednesday, January 12th at 2:00 PM EST -

When it comes to Microsoft .NET Compact Framework application development, there is no shortage of different ways to enhance an application’s appearance and performance. Join us for this webcast covering a variety of .NET Compact Framework tips and tricks for both Microsoft Visual Basic .NET and Visual C# developers. The topics to be presented include coding techniques, testing and deployment tips and useful tools for development.

You can register for this event at the Microsoft Events web site.