User Experience – hear from the gurus

Next week we have some gurus from the US office coming down to NZ to run a bunch of seminars on User Experience in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. If you are interested in taking a peek at the next generation of User Experiences and Tools for designers, you really should come along to these free…

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SQL Code Camp – NZ Edition

I spent a little time over the weekend at the SQL Server Code Camp in Porirua. The event was organized by the .Net User Group Inc here in New Zealand.  In my opinion the event was a huge success. Of the 154 people who registered around 120 of them actually came along including people from…

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Vista RTM now available for download via MSDN

Just thought you might like to know.   Go get it! And if you dont have a MSDN Subscription, we’ve still got that 15% off deal…

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Embedded Technical Seminars

If you dont already know (and there seems to be lots who don’t), there are some seminars on in Auckland around Windows Embedded at the end of the month.  If you are developing for Windows Embedded or Windows CE and want to know more about whats going on in this space, go to http://www.microsoftembeddedseminars.com/about.aspx?seminarid=33 and check…

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Hey cool – powershell has RTM’d

If you are a command line junkie or just a command line power user then you’ll like the PowerShell. Its just gone gold.  If you are interested, go get it.  You’ll also want to check out the Script Center which has a getting started guide.

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SQL Code Camp almost full

If you are thinking of going to the SQL Code Camp on the 25th and 26th of November, you need to get in quick. I was talking to the organizers this morning and they have 140 registrations so far.  The cut off is 160. Its going to be a great event, so if you deal with…

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2007 Office RTM hits MSDN Subscriber Downloads!

I just had a look at my MSDN Subscription and the RTM version of Office is there to download! Best startdownloading before the guys in the US figure it out and soak up lots of bandwidth (its Sunday there)…   Technorati tags: Office, Microsoft, MSDN

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Want to go to Mix07 free(ish)?

I added the ish bit because while it may not cost you any money, it may cost you time. The IE team have launched a competition.  They are looking for the best Add-on to IE7. The prizes are pretty good: Grand Prize: $2500 + A Trip for 2 to Mix07 First Prize: $2000 Second Prize:…

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Mix07 – Dates announced

If you are trying to get your boss to agree to let you go to Mix, you can now tell him the dates. Mix07 will be held on April 30-May 2 2007.  The prices have also been announced, so go subscribe to the RSS Feed for visit the new Mix Website at visitmix.com.

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The future of web development – podcast with Nick Randolph

Nick was nice enough to chat with me for the podcast he’s now running (The Microsoft Developer Show).  Its now up for you to listen to (if you have nothing else to do). Its on the podcast network here Technorati tags: podcast, Visual Studio, Orcas, Web Development

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