Small Basic for Beginner Developers

Small Basic has been designed specifically for novice developers. The easy to use programming language allows beginners to get a clear understanding of the fundamentals of programming and have lots of fun on the way. Small Basic is available for download- Click here. Also check out the Small Basic Blog and Small Basic forums for…

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‘Liberation Day’- Microsoft CEO visiting Sydney

Microsoft’s CEO, Steve Ballmer will be in Sydney on the 6th of November presenting at a one-off event designed specifically for the Australian developer community. Ballmer, a long time advocate and supporter of the global developer community will look to inspire and inform the audience on the latest developments taking place in the developer space…

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Interview with Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals Winner

I recently came into contact with Prachaya Phaisanwiphatpong (a member of the 2007 Imagine Cup World finals winning team from Thailand) via this blog for a chat. After emailing back and forth a bit, ‘Badd’ (his nickname) agreed to answer a few questions about his experiences at the world finals. I remember watching his team’s…

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Silverlight 1.0 RTW and Silverlight for Linux – "Moonlight"

  Great Silverlight news coming out of Microsoft Press Pass A) “Microsoft Corp. today released to the Web (RTW) Silverlight™ 1.0, a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering richer user experiences on the Web. Silverlight significantly reduces development and deployment costs and provides enhanced Web audio and video streaming and playback using industry-leading Windows Media® Technologies. “ …

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Expression Studio now available in MSDN-AA

2 major recent changes with MSDN AA First up, there is now a second MSDN AA subscription called Designer AA to compliment the ‘traditional’ subscription (now called Developer AA). It’s a trimmed down version of the original MSDN AA subscription, tailored specifically to web designers. Designer AA subscriptions are available to any approved institute teaching Visualiation, Illustration, Design…

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Silverlight illuminates the future for web design!

One of the biggest announcements coming out of the ‘Mix07‘ web design and developer event in Las Vegas this year was the launch of Silverlight! Aswell as the initial interest generated in Microsoft Expression, Silverlight seems to be THE hot news coming out of Vegas. It’s release marks a flying leap forward for web designers…

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