April Showers Lead to May Flowers…and an Updated Windows Store App

I don’t know about you, but I’m so excited that May is upon us… it’s about time! The winter was starting to feel like it was never going to end! But it did give us an opportunity to use those not-so-great-weather days to get some updates done on the Canadian Developer Connection Windows Store app,…


Behind-the-DevCamp-Scenes

On a recent Developer Movement Virtual DevCamp, the online audience requested a behind the scenes tour of how we put together a Virtual Event. Before embarking on hosting virtual events, I, too, was always curious as to how it worked, what were all of the moving pieces, how everything came together, etc. so Paul Laberge…


2012 In Review, 2013 At a Glance

First and foremost, Happy New Year! May it be a year full of learning new things, developing skills, and most importantly building – building apps, new careers, or better yet, new careers building apps! Over the holidays, I took the opportunity to go through the Canadian Developer Connection and see what 2012 was all about:…


The Cloud and The Whiteboard

October 3, 2012 | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >> Some things are just better explained on a whiteboard. According to Windows Azure guru Cory Fowler, the Cloud is one of those things. Watch as he demystifies Windows Azure using nothing other than a whiteboard. Plus: Stay connected the rest of the afternoon…


.NET AppFest Revolution Begins

Coming to Ontario cities in September, October, November, these 2-day interactive AppFests are where you’ll learn from top experts how to design, develop, deploy and support your apps on Windows 8, Windows Phone, and Windows Azure. Now that everyone is done with vacations, the kids are back at daycare or school, it’s time to take…


<What’s Up: Developers> August Edition

Here’s the news seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE. Make sure to watch the entire episode posted right here on the Canadian Developer Connection tomorrow. Links Announced today: Windows 8 officially RTM’d Save the date: Windows 8 General Availability – October 26, 2012 Windows 8 Upgrade offer Announcing //build 2012 -…


On the Next D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE: App Experiences

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 | 12:00 PM ET | Add to Outlook >> Great apps have a special ingredient to them that make them great – the experience of the app itself. Paul Laberge comes back to D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE for a chat on what it takes to create great, but more importantly, consistent,…


Tell Me The Truth

You may already know these fine folks. If you don’t, let me take this opportunity to introduce to you the people (there are a couple of folks that aren’t in the picture – they weren’t able to make it on that day) that bring you the online and offline developer programs that you see from…


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…


Register NOW for the Ignite Your Career Webcast Series!

Register NOW for the Ignite Your Career: Technical Professional Webcast Series! What is this? An awesome, 4-part webcast series designed to support your career development by having a panel of industry experts answer YOUR questions.When is this? Thursdays from September 10, 2009 to October 1, 2009How long is each webcast? Each webcast is one hour….