Month: April 2011

Microsoft + Open Source = Happy .NET Developers

In recent years Microsoft has been more open about open source, at first I remember Microsoft’s only goal with open source was to work with developers and partners to make sure Microsoft’s proprietary software worked with various popular open source offerings, for example running PHP, Apache, MySQL on Windows, this package is known as WAMP. When Bill Gates […]

MIX11 (Future of the Web) Day Two Keynote

We are on day two and the second keynote was a success. Before the keynote started, there was a DJ in stage playing some cool music while people entered the room, you can see a short video here. Today’s keynote was all about Windows Phone 7, Silverlight 5 and Kinect, which by the way, every […]

MIX11 (Future of the Web) Day One Keynote

The MIX11 conference is all about Microsoft’s latest web technologies, it is the perfect conference for web designers and web developers. Below is a summary from today’s keynote. This keynote focused on ASP.NET MVC 3, IE9, IE10 and HTML 5. Tomorrow’s keynote will focus on Silverlight and Windows Phone 7. 

37 Signals Gets VC Boost… Again!

A Legendary VC firm from the valley area is investing $56 million in 37 Signals. This comes after a rumor that was interested in buying 37 Signals for an undisclosed amount. This is the second time 37 Signals gets an investment despite their comments everywhere about being against VC money. The first time was when […]

Accept It, Social Media Sites Are Helpful

I have been using different social media sites for a few years now. It took me a while to get into it because I considered it a big waste of time, I was wrong. Social media sites are nothing but a way to communicate what we all have to say, to share, it can be […]