Visual Studio 2010/.NET 4 Training Kit Updated

I’ve been raving about our great Training Kits for a while now (including last week’s post on the updated LightSwitch Training Kit). Last week we also released the March 2011 version of the Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Kit and Training Course. The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Training Course…


Free training in Sydney May 19-21. Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0

We’ve got a few seats left for some more great free training in Sydney next week – 19-21 May, this time on VS2010 and .NET 4.0. If you’re interested in attending please email Shuk Chan. Begin Length Session Title Day 1 Visual Studio Team System 2010 8:30 AM 30 Registration and Breakfast 9:00 AM 45…


CodeCapmOz April 4-5 – Speakers, Sessions, Social

CodeCampOz is fast approaching – (4-5 April in Wagga Wagga). Mitch has announced the speakers and sessions, and talked about the important social aspects of CodeCamp, in addition to the obvious technical benefits. Looks like another great CodeCamp! What are you waiting for? Sign up NOW!


Ramp yourself up with Ramp Up

I know, getting training budget is hard at the moment, but you really want to make yourself as employable as possible. Help is at hand (in fact, it’s only a mouse click away). There are, of course, a whole bunch of Virtual Labs you can do (for developers and for infrastructure people). There’s also a…


WOW! It’s the Technology of TechEd Track

Following Kleefy‘s not so unexpected announcement, I’ve taken over the Technology of TechEd Track for this year’s TechEd Australia event. Here’s the spiel that I wrote for the track. Come on a journey behind the scenes at Tech•Ed. This track will take you end-to-end in the technology deployed to make the event the showcase it…


Content when you need it – Great training kits available

I went to see the clever folk at Vivid Group yesterday. Being clever, they’ve already established an internal user group of sorts, but they’re often looking for compelling content to deliver. Fortunately, I was able to point them to some great resources. The various Visual Studio Training Kits provide content in the form of presentations,…


Visual Studio 2008 certifications demystified

Still catching up on my blogging, so this one’s a little old. The irrepressible Trika blogged about the VS2008 series of certifications and included a bunch of different paths through the tracks based on your current certification status. There’s also a link to a Live Meeting webcast about all this stuff. Check it out. Of…

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Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop Recordings on Channel 9

In September, we recorded the sessions from a full 5-day Visual Studio 2008 Training Workshop. These sessions were delivered by several of the Technical Evangelists on the Visual Studio Rhythm team and Program Managers from the product group. Last week we released the recordings from Day 3. The theme for Day 3 is Connected Applications….


DotNet-U: Great training you can take and give

We had the pleasure last week of hosting Doug Turnure, the Developer Evangelist from Atlanta, Georgia. Doug and I started at Microsoft around the same time (I think he pre-dates me by about 6 months) and we’ve corresponded a few times but this was the first time I’d met him in person. We had a…


(fish)Bowling for TechEd

Two new videos from the Virtual TechEd FishBowl. While you’re at it, check out the BuilderAU video section for even more TechEd goodness. XNA Gaming Tools and Technologies XNA, Microsoft’s latest suite of game creation tools, is composed of industry-leading software, services, resources, and communities focused on enabling game developers to be successful on Microsoft…