New Melbourne User Group – Silverlight Designer and Developer Network

Got this note from Jordan Knight today. Looks like a great new group staring up with some smart people in Melbourne. The Silverlight Designer and Developer Network Starts Next Week! Launching next week, the SDDN, which is part of Victoria .NET,  is a new special interest group completely and absolutely for Silverlight and surrounding tools…


Record your Demos Happen { Here } demo with Community Clips

Jensen Harris (of “The Story Of The Ribbon” fame) announced it, Allan Da Costa Pinto has pointed to it already (as, of course, has Frank – does he never sleep?). There’s a great new public site for the (previously internal only) Microsoft Office Labs. This is a collection of some of the “concept cars” that…


Want to stay connected to the Aussie DPE Team?

I was chatting with Darren the other day and he said that he’s been feeling increasingly disconnected from the DPE team here in Australia since Frank left, and also now that Chuck‘s gone. Putting aside the fact that they’re impossible shoes to fill, I thought it was probably time to call out the other DPE…


What, more fishbowl movies?

The last batch of Virtual TechEd Fishbowl movies from TechEd Australia have been posted. Check ’em out! (You’ll need to page down at least once because VTE’s been to South Africa, Japan, and now Barcelona in the mean time) A Veteran WIT Tells her Story In this last WIT installment from Tech·Ed Australia, Rose Watson,…


ReMix Australia Registrations Now Open

I’ve had a couple of questions in response to my ReMix post about when registration will open. Frank’s just announced it. Register here. [update – tags just for Nick: auremix07 mix07]

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ReMix Australia

Can’t make it to Mix in Vegas? Never mind, do the next best thing. Monique just sent me this exciting news: Remix Experience Australia at – the World of Entertainment – Crown Promenade – MELBOURNE 25-26th June 2007 Remix Australia will be the first of its kind from Microsoft bringing together Web Developers & Designers…


Developer Tools Roadmap – Premier Account Briefing

Update – Trouble seems to be publishing to FTP sites through my new ISA server at home. Presentation download links below. Yesterday, when I delivered back-to-back Premier Account briefings to around 120 folks, I promised that I’d post the presentation deck here today. The deck is here in PowerPoint 2007 pptx (10MB), ppt (PowerPoint 2003),…


Expression Web Designer CTP1

MVP Rick Strahl has posted about the first CTP of Expression Web Designer. Rick’s a long-time MVP and a pretty demanding tools user (as well as the author of some commercial and some free tools). Rick raves about the new support for styles, the performance (even at this early stage in the cycle) and it’s…