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…

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WPF in a box(s)

We’ve got some sensational WPF training kits just in. There’s some great content in these 2-disk sets and we’re looking to get them out widely. Dave Glover’s organising a bunch of 1-day training sessions presented by the community. I’ll have a stack of them at Code Camp They’ll be available from your local User Group…

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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!

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Tim Sneath : Announcing Family.Show v3 – Our WPF Reference Application

Tim’s blogged about a cool WPF reference application released onto CodePlex by Microsoft and Vertigo. Family.Show 3 is a family tree program that allows you to quickly enter relationships, key dates and other information. Dave tells me it’s not perfect for that (it’s a reference app and has some limitations in its implementation of the…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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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Times Reader SDK Released

Yeah, I know I’m about 3 months late with this, but I’m coming out of the tunnel (between here and here). Frank blogged it (of course) as did Tim Sneath (and probably 100s of others). I’ve been using the New York Times reader as a great example of a smart client, of the power of…

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