Hobart.NET: Wednesday Sept 22nd: What’s new with Windows Phone 7 and Internet Explorer 9 Beta

Location: Wrest Point – Green Room Food and Networking: 22/09/2010 5:30 PM Start Time: 22/09/2010 6:00 PM till 7:30 PM   The Windows Phone 7 Operating System and the associated Designer and Developer Tools have been released to manufacture!!  This session is your opportunity to ask plenty of questions and see at how the phone…


Windows Azure Australian User Group Briefings

  Way to go, all details finalised for Mr Lempher’s Aussie trip and User Group Briefings. The original posting is on Andrew’s blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/acoat/archive/2010/01/27/windows-azure-user-group-briefings.aspx but to save you a click the details are as follows:-   Date/Time City Details Mon 22 Feb 12:00-13:30 Adelaide Microsoft Innovation Centre Level 2, Westpac House 91 King William…


Visual Studio 2010, Fx 4 Beta 2 Training Kit

Hopefully by now you’ve heard Visual Studio 2010 and Fx 4 Beta have shipped, if you live in Oz and not an MSDN subscriber then the best place to download it from is http://www.microsoft.com/australia/visualstudio/default.mspx.  If you are feeling a bit nervous about installing on your base machine then install it in a Virtual Machine, it…


Experience the Zermatt region, Switzerland, with this Windows 7 Touch Solution, inc the help of Silverlight and Deepzoom

Wow, just spotted this amazing solution utilising Windows 7 Touch and Silverlight 3 with Deepzoom.   Check out http://rubrik.ch.msn.com/reportagen/zermatt.aspx and click on the Info button and read how it was created, stunning!!   Yes, it works with a mouse too if you don’t have Windows 7 with a Touch display (or for that matter Windows…


WebsiteSpark Program has launched

In case you missed this on other channels, WebsiteSpark Program has arrived and you can find more details at http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2009/09/24/announcing-the-websitespark-program.aspx and http://blogs.technet.com/jorke/archive/2009/09/24/announcing-websitespark-in-australia.aspx Also, Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2 has shipped and there is a great selection of applications from the Web App Gallery Cheers Dave


WARDY IT Solutions win Microsoft Data Management Partner of the Year

At the Australian Partner Conference gala awards dinner last Thursday (Sept 3rd, 09), WARDY IT Solutions was announced as the winner of the Data Management Solutions Partner of the Year.  This award was in recognition of their high level of performance in the design and delivery of Microsoft SQL Server solutions supporting customer’s mission-critical applications….


Getting started with Windows Mobile 6.5 Widget Development

Nigel was after a few pointers for Widget development for Windows Mobile 6.5, so thought useful to blog as well!! The model for widget development is similar to that of Apple, Nokia, Opera etc – HTML, JavaScript, CSS – the platform APIs differ for example persisting setting, creating enus etc, but same concepts. Developing Widgets…


Readify to run .NET Developer Training in Darwin!!

I often hear from folk in smaller cities in Oz that there is limited access to solid training!!  So great news from the guys from Readify in conjunction with Crimson!! If you live in or near Darwin or know someone who does then be sure to let them know about these training opportunities!! Crimson Courses…