Visual Studio ALM Rangers
ALM Ranger of the Month -
As most of you do, I simply feel repetitive work is a serious waste of time and resources. I don't have a miracle cure, but I do have a couple of what I like to call good practices, that help me reduce repetitive work and thus elevate my productivity levels to a reasonably self-satisfying level.
Here are some of them.
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Bytes by MSDN Rich Chiodo and Jerry Nixon|
Rich talks about Windows PIX, a tool for debugging graphics that DirectX renders. Developers using DirectX will be excited by the tips shared on how the tool can save time with graphic debugging.
Gadgeteer and MIDI: Making Music with Microcontrollers|
Learn how you can create music with .NET Gadgeteer using MIDI, thanks to a new MIDI Module. Learn how easy it is to get funky synthesizer beats as Andrew Duthie shows you how he implemented a MIDI arpeggiator in one evening using .NET Gadgeteer.
MSDN Webcast: What's New with LightSwitch in Visual Studio 11|
May 11, 2012, 1:00 P.M. Pacific Time
In this demo-heavy webcast, Senior Program Manager Beth Massi will walk you through several new features and enhanced capabilities in LightSwitch, such as creating and consuming OData services, new controls and formatting, and much more.
Sign Up for C++ AMP Training by Acceleware|
Acceleware is pleased to offer the first C++ AMP training course for creating and optimizing applications on heterogeneous platforms. Delivered by Acceleware's developers, the course is designed for programmers looking to acquire comprehensive skills in accelerating applications through parallel programming.
Bytes by MSDN Interview: Boris Jabes and Jerry Nixon|
Join Jerry Nixon, Developer Evangelist, and Boris Jabes, Sr. Program Manager on the Visual Studio team, as they discuss Visual Studio 11 improvements for graphics and game developers. Boris shares information about new features and tools in Visual Studio 11.
People's Choice: Genius? You Decide.|
The world's toughest problems will be addressed one solution at a time. Meet the Imagine Cup 2012 U.S. finalists and vote on which solution should proceed to Australia. Vote today and be entered into a weekly drawing to win great prizes.
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MSDN Webcast Series: HackReady.Phone|
HackReady.Phone takes you from start to marketplace. Whether you are thinking about your first app or well on your way to publishing, these sessions help you get there.
Get Ready for New Microsoft Developer Certifications|
To get ready for Visual Studio 11, we recommend earning a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) certification on Visual Studio 2010 today. In most cases, upgrade paths will shorten your path to the new MCSD certifications once they are available.
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Choose from sessions covering technologies including Visual Studio 11, SQL Azure, PowerShell, and System Center - just to name a few. See the full list of sessions and register today to start building your perfect TechEd experience with the TechEd Schedule Builder.
Cloud Intelligence Technology ConferencesThrough May 23, 2012,
Choose from multiple technical sessions about System Center 2012, Office 365, SharePoint2010, Lync 2010, Exchange 2010, Hyper-V, Windows Azure, and more, providing an overview of Microsoft cloud technologies and how you and your organization can benefit.
Smarter Working Web Event SeriesMay 9, 2012,10:00 A.M. Pacific Time
Plantronics is launching a software developer ecosystem that includes an SDK and online community, enabling developers to add powerful communications and contextual intelligence to any application.
Webcast - Agile Dev in Waterfall Government: Introducing GovDev for TFS 2010
April 24, 2012, 8:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Pacific Time
While Federal development teams each have unique challenges, one common question persists: "How can we do iterative development but still provide the appropriate level of status documentation to the program, which runs a Waterfall-based process?"
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