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It’s not often I find myself kerfuffled, but that’s what happened when I was permitted to be a guest to discuss Windows Phone 7 on Windows Weekly, hosted by Leo Laporte and Paul Thurrott.  I’ve been a long time listener of several of the TWiT network podcasts, and fondly remember staying up late in grad school to catch Dev Null on “The Site” on MSNBC.  It was a lively conversation, and I have received many emails from people I don’t know with their thoughts on the show and WP7.  I love hearing from the community, and really look forward to meeting more developers building cool apps and games.

imageWe also sponsored a couple of .Net Rocks shows with Carl and Richard (show 1) so that we could talk about the tools release, but more importantly so that we could enable 6 developers to talk about what they are building for Windows Phone 7.  We really wanted to give a microphone to devs doing cool stuff; specifically guys who are working without the aid of PR firms and other means to get the opportunity to promote themselves.  We know that there are going to be many apps built for Windows Phone 7 by small teams, and we really want to help get them noticed.

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Brandon Watson is Director for Windows Phone 7. He specifically focuses on developers and the developer platform. He rejoined Microsoft in 2008 after nearly a decade on Wall Street and running successful start-ups. He has both an engineering degree and an economics degree from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, and blogs at www.manyniches.com.

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