REMIX10 Last Chance to buy Early Bird Tickets

Tomorrow (Friday 14 May) is your last chance to buy early bird tickets at $195 including GST for REMIX Australia 2010. We really hope you can join us to hear more about the future of the web. There’s plenty of content on developing for Windows Phone 7, Silverlight, Azure and and so much more. Visit…


Save $100 on REMIX10 Australia Lovefest tickets

As you may have seen on Michael’s blog, REMIX10 has been announced. Please find below the invitation and keep and eye on the REMIX Website for more information and the latest news.


Azure in Australia

Our Azure Lead, Greg Willis, was busy last week with the Australian Launch Event on Tuesday 23rd here in Sydney!   Our keynote speaker, David Chappell, delivered an excellent presentation on cloud platforms in general which was very well received by the crowd in both Sydney and Melbourne. David was followed by Dianne O’Brien, with a…


MSDN Australia Book Club #2: Developing Azure Applications for PHP, Ruby and Java using Eclipse

We hope you can join us for our second MSDN Australia Book Club. What’s the Book Club? A regular LiveMeeting community discussion on a chosen presentation or video. This time we’ll be joined by Vijay Rajagopalan to discuss Developing Windows Azure Applications for PHP Ruby and Java using Eclipse" on Friday 5th March 2010 @…


Register to hear Robbie Bach on the future of technology and entertainment

When? Tuesday 9th February 2010 at 6.30pm Where? University of Sydney: New Law School Auditorium Who? Developers who are interested in hearing Robbie Bach’s (President, Microsoft Entertainment & Devices Division) view on the future of technology and entertainment How do I register? Click here to RSVP


Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Just Got Easy

Optimise for and more! Microsoft announced today a new extension for IIS: the SEO Toolkit. Once installed, you can review your website via the IIS Manager to make tweaks fast. The SEO Toolkit includes detailed analysis and search engine friendly suggestions which may help to improve the relevance of your website in search results. The…


MSDN LinkedIn Group

Most of the Aussie DPE Team are on LinkedIn and I thought I’d create a local MSDN group for Australian Developers to enable some discussion. Click here to join. We’re going to use LinkedIn to ask Developers if there’s interest in participating in the Azure platform community technology preview (with the launch scheduled for March)….


Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Update

Big news today from ScottGu’s blog is that there will be another public preview release of VS2010 and .NET 4 before shipping the final product. Read on for an excerpt from Scott’s blog for why… In October we shipped the public Beta 2 release of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4.  The feedback on the…


Are you a Hero? Sign up for AU$150

The Search is on… we are looking for Australia’s Certification Heroes! We want to hear from you if becoming Microsoft Certified has helped change your career by making you more valuable in your current role or by helping you gain a promotion. Every month we will be showcasing a new Australia Certification Hero as well…