(What could be) Australia’s first XNA2.0 beta demo in Melbourne tomorrow.

OK, as many of you will know, ‘Mix On Campus’ is going down in Melbourne tomorrow from 10am to 4pm. Why would you know this? Because it’s all that I’ve been harping on about of late (you can get more details here). Anyway, amongst our esteemed guest presenters is Glenn Wilson, XNA / DirectX MVP and…

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Visual Studio 2008 is now available in MSDNAA

Visual Studio 2008 is now available for MSDNAA subscribers. Please contact your universitie’s MSDNAA administrator for more information. If your department would like to subscribe to MSDNAA please register at www.msdnaa.netMSDNAA provides you with the software and tools you need to teach your students the latest concepts in software and database design, architecture, coding, web design, multimedia…

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Ice Cube likes Silverlight?

I read this over on the Synergist blog… Ice Cube loves SIlverlight! Crazy – check it out for yourself…      

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QUT’s ’60Sox’ – linking young talent and industry.

This is one for the Aussie web / multimedia / digital arts students. 60sox is a (relatively) new web / social networking site that is aimed specifically at bridging the gaping void that exists when it comes to linking serious creative talent to people who want to pay big biscuits for that talent. I’d been told about…

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XNA Games Studio events in Sydney and Melbourne

Probably shouldn’t be blogging this because it could cannibalise my ‘Mix On Campus’ events which also feature XNA Games Studio sessions, but what they hey, it’s all good stuff. Nic Fillingham (Microsoft “Enthusiast Evangelist”) is back in town from his current Singapore base and has brought his buddy Pete Isensee with him. Apparently ” (Pete)’s not famous but…

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News just in – Aussie Imagine Cup entrants can win a job…

Cross posting from my Imagine Cup Australia blog:  BIG news for Imagine Cup 2008 – Software Design category entrants in Australia can actually win a job… 😀 Readify are arguably Australia’s top .NET developer firm. They are also into giving back to the tech community in a BIG way – first came the Readify Developer nights (go along…

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Sidebar Gadget competition winners – "Sidebar Named Desire"

Ever thrown one of those parties where you feel like you’ve completely failed and no one RSVP’d and you were generally just down on yourself over the whole deal? No? Oh, er, well me neither then (ahem)… My “Sidebar Named Desire” Sidebar Gadget contest could very well have been such a party, though, but everyone turned up…

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Free web developer event in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney

Long time readers of this blog will know that ‘Mix On Campus’ has been talked about for quite some time now – if you haven’t already registered, you can do so at http://mixoncampus.spaces.live.com. Well the speaker schedule for all 3 cities is finally up, and I have to say, I’m surprised at the interest members…

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