Simplify the Complicated

If you’re reading this, you probably follow this blog in one way or another. In the spirit of simplification, we will be merging our various MSDN (Web Developers, Mobile Developers and Solution Developers) blogs in one – the Canadian Developer Connection. Moving forward, the Canadian Developer Connection will be your one-stop for all development topics…


Next Generation ALM with Visual Studio vNext

Last month, during TechEd North America, we were introduced to some of the new features that were coming in the next version of Visual Studio, specifically in the area of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Susan was at TechEd and blogged about some of those details. If you weren’t able to get out to TechEd and…


Weekly Events Calendar Update: May 15 - 21

Your Microsoft Canada team is always looking into opportunities to bring you training that would help you grow your skills and make you more successful in your career. We’ve put together this weekly events calendar update to make sure you’re always up to date on training opportunities happening in a city near you or online…


Updates for Visual Studio 2010 and TFS 2010

If Visual Studio 2010 is your primary tool and you have an MSDN subscription, today was a great day! If you’re a Visual Studio 2010 developer but don’t have an MSDN subscription, Thursday, March 10 will be a great day for you! Why is today (or Thursday) a great day? Simple. Today (or Thursday) is…


AlignIT 2011: Real World Strategies for Development Managers and Decision Makers

The Situation Every organization pursues strategies to differentiate from competitors. Effective software integration and custom applications are essential in providing that competitive differentiation. As part of a development team, you’re always under pressure to reduce the time it takes to move from concept through design, coding, testing, to deployment, enabling the business to take advantage…


Hello and Welcome!

Hello there, Canadian Solution Developer! I’m Jonathan Rozenblit, your host and resident blogger here on the Canadian Solution Developer blog. I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome you to this new blog. In case we haven’t previously met (either in person or virtually), I’m a Developer Evangelist here at Microsoft Canada. Along with the…