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…

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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…

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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…

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Excellent Windows 7 Compatibility Video and get the Green Light

This is time well spent, check out the Windows 7 Compatibility training session. Some of the resources referenced are Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 Microsoft Application Verifier Chris Jackson’s “The App Compat Guy” More Windows 7 Sessions   and finally head to over to “Give your application the green light”, get yourself registered, it’s free,…

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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…

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Windows 7 Software Logo Toolkit Now Publically Available

Microsoft is pleased to announce the public availability of the Beta release for the Windows 7 Software Logo Toolkit.  The toolkit allows ISVs to submit and receive the “Compatible with Windows 7” logo for their products. Improvements, including self-test for applications, instant approval of passing applications, and a streamlined waiver process dramatically speed up the…

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Managed Code Wrappers for new Windows 7 APIs

Check out Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework (v0.85)!!   Cope and pasted summary:- The Windows® API Code Pack for Microsoft® .NET Framework provides a source code library that can be used to access new Windows 7 features (and some related Windows Vista features) from managed code. These features are not available to…

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