Technology Post Roundup–3rd Edition

In Canada, we’re fortunate to have many community experts and MVPs. Throughout the month, they write about and talk about some really cool things. Many of you have told us that you’d like it to be easier to discover them and what they’re writing about. The team and I will be curating top picks and…


MIX11: Bringing the Developer Awesomeness

Spring is here and what a better way to kick off this season of renewal by getting up-to-speed on some of the latest tools and technologies! Last month in Las Vegas, we hosted the MIX11 conference; a 72-hour conversation, featuring developers, designers, UX experts and business professionals creating the most innovative and profitable consumer sites…


Announcing the Ignite Your Coding Web Development Series!

Every year, around this time, my colleagues and I organize a series of conversations called Ignite Your Coding. Its purpose is to spark your inner awesomeness by providing you with knowledge and insights on software development. Why? It’s simple: we want to support you; we want to help grow your skills; we want you to…


Hello, World!

Greetings and salutations. I’m Jonathan – the newest member of the Canadian DPE team, writing to introduce myself to you. For as long as I can remember, I have been checking Microsoft Careers to give me something to target my career towards. I’d read through job postings for various different positions and I’d tell myself…


Over $4300 Raised for User Groups through the Azure Community Promotion!

Developers: Don’t forget to check out Essential Resources for Getting Started with Windows Azure for links to podcasts, tools, videos, whitepapers, SDKs and much more! In conversations with UG leads across Canada, we heard clearly that the cloud represents so many opportunities for organizations, developers and IT professionals. After listening to this feedback, through these…


Join the “Windows Phone Canada” LinkedIn Group

If you’re on LinkedIn (and really, you should be) and are interested in developing for Windows Phone 7, you should join the Windows Phone Canada LinkedIn group! It’s a place for Canadian WP7 developers, enthusiasts and users to connect, share news, links to articles, exchange ideas, look for work and projects and get to know…

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WhyDay: Today, August 19th

Today, August 19th, is WhyDay, a day held in honour of the Ruby world’s most enigmatic character, a guy known to most only by a nickname, why the lucky stiff. _why (as he’s often called) is probably best known for his quirky programming book, why’s (Poignant) Guide to Ruby, quite possibly the most weird and…

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David Crow Answers 5 Questions and Visits Vancouver

Who is David Crow? David Crow is probably the most recognizable face in the Toronto startup tech scene, and rightfully so. Without the effort he’s put into events like DemoCamp and other gatherings where techies, entrepreneurs, social media types and anyone else who wants to build “World 2.0”, we wouldn’t have anywhere near as active…

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