Join WebsiteSpark with Kentico Software in New Zealand and get a Free License of Kentico CMS Professional Edition.

I’m happy to announce that Kentico Software has today come on board as a new Global Network Partner for the WebsiteSpark Program in New Zealand. If you sign up and select Kentico as your “Global Partner” Kentico will grant you a free 1 Web Site License of Kentico CMS Professional Edition with 1-Year Maintenance (worth…


KENTiCO and WebsiteSpark in New Zealand

I have been noticing an increase in the number of new ASP.NET web sites in New Zealand that have been built using Kentico. Kentico CMS for ASP.NET is a full-featured content management system for building web sites, on-line stores, intranets and Web 2.0 social networks. I have also noticed that Kentico is currently the 2nd…


Trade Me – .NET Developers Wanted!

Alan Howard, head of development at Trade Me pinged me last night about an expansion of their dev team to bring on broad some new skilled .NET developers. At Trade Me we’re continuing our search for the best web developers in NZ. If you have a passion for web development and a desire to work…


Try Windows Azure in NZ to win an MSDN Subscription

As we wind down towards the end of the year there are always some people who choose to work through the Christmas holiday period. During this time things are inevitably slow and it is a great time to focus on trying out a new piece of tech. I previously wrote about Windows Azure and the…


PDC Day 2 – Silverlight 4

If Windows Azure was the big topic on day 1 of the PDC conference in LA. For me Silverlight 4 was certainly the big topic of day 2. Scott Guthrie introduced Silverlight 4 during the keynote and showed some of the enhancements that are being introduced to the new version of the platform. Tim Heuer…


PDC Day 1 – Windows Azure

Windows Azure was the big topic on day 1 of the PDC conference in LA. Ray Ozzie opened the conference with a keynote position Windows Azure and Microsoft’s “three screens and a cloud” vision. I particularly liked the introduction of SQL Azure Data Sync to connect on-premises data to SQL Azure and Windows Azure storage….


Silverlight & Te Papa

It was 6 months ago to the day that I first wrote about a workshop that we ran in Wellington getting a group of likeminded designers & developers together to get hands on with Windows 7, Silverlight 3, WPF & Expression 3 preceding the launch of these technologies. At the time I specifically called out…


Stop: It’s Hammer Time!

Microsoft New Zealand & Xbox 360 is pleased to welcome MC Hammer to New Zealand on November 12, 2009. MC Hammer is visiting Auckland to launch the new Xbox exclusive karaoke title Lips: Number One Hits, which features his chart topping smash hit U Cant Touch This. Hammer will also demonstrate the new Xbox Twitter…


Microsoft UNPLUGGED Update – December 2009

Join us in December 2009 for the latest Microsoft UNPLUGGED Update. Come to TechNet morning for IT Pros and/or afternoon MSDN sessions for Developers. TechNet Sessions for IT Pros: 9am – 12.30pm • Migrating Windows XP to Windows 7: Get it done with Microsoft Deployment Tools • Microsoft Infrastructure Update Nathan Mercer, Microsoft New Zealand…