MSDN Unplugged – The Unnamed Package of Web Love

I previously posted the links to all the demos that I gave during my unplugged talk around New Zealand last week. As promised I will now post the videos and walk trough for the rest of the content. Below is the PowerPoint presentation and demo script that I followed to step through the MVC3 Fundamentals…

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Tech.Ed New Zealand T-2 Weeks

We are now only two weeks away from Tech.Ed New Zealand! If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet to the event there is still time to register. Now as you may be aware Tech.Ed Australia “SOLD OUT” this year with a deal to give each delegate a netbook running Windows 7. We got a bit…

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UNPLUGGED – Building Line of Business Applications with Silverlight 3

I have previously written about the UNPLUGGED road trip that Mike, Nathan and I have been on. I also mentioned that I would be making a screen cast and sharing the source code from the Silverlight 3 Line of Business demo that I delivered. The demo that I presented was based on Scott Morrison’s two…

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Expression For Art’s Sake – 3 1/2 Day Silverlight 3 Camp – Wellington, NZ

There’s no better way to try a new technology than getting people together to learn, share and build on top of it. So, that’s what we’ve been doing with Silverlight and Expression Studio for the last couple of years: Inviting a board array of developers and designers (you) to come spend time with us. The…

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NZsynth – How It Was Done

Previously I wrote and demoed the NZsynth application that was built for the WEB09 keynote. This post is detailing how it was made and introducing version two (Zoom all the way in using mouse wheel then double-click for popup image).   WATCH THE VIDEO that goes end-to-end on the development of the application (mainly building…

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MSDN Flash – Web 09: It’s about User Experience, and the tools to create it.

Software developer and entrepreneur John Ballinger has been running the Auckland Web Meetup for the last two years. During this time, the group has grown from about 20 to an incredible 550 members. The group meets once a month at the Media Design School in central Auckland for an evening of presentations on web-related topics,…

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Live Services Jumpstart – Day 1 Morning Session

As mentioned previously I am over at the Live Services Jumpstart Training in Sydney this week along with a few other kiwis. Day 0 for me was a chance to do a photo walk in Sydney. It has been a while since I’ve been in Sydney and it was great to get reacquainted with an…

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Artist in Residence Melbourne Dec 1-5

Michael Kordahi and Shane Morris are holding an Artist in Resident (AiR) in Melbourne from Dec 1-5. Michael wrote: For those unfamiliar: AiR is a program whereby a developer and designer pair get together and build something in Silverlight from scratch. It goes for 5 days where you start with some training (day 1), conceive…

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Live Platform Jumpstart 2009 in Sydney 8th-9th of December 2008

At PDC 2008 this week, we announced a new way to program Live Services, the Live Framework (in CTP). Check out the overview of Microsoft’s Live Platform Services. Today we are making available the first preview release of the Azure Services Training Kit.  The Azure Services Training Kit will include hands-on labs, presentations, and samples…

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Training on all the Latest Stuff!

Great news the .NET 3.5 Enhancements Training kit has been released containing six hands-on labs, made up of the following technologies: ADO.NET Data Services ADO.NET Entity Framework ASP.NET AJAX History ASP.NET Dynamic Data ASP.NET MVC ASP.NET Silverlight controls Also available is the Kigg Starter Kit (A Digg like application developed with ASP.NET MVC Framework, LINQ…

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