Windows Phone Development Competition on Visual Studio Blog on Geekzone

We’re launching a competition on the Visual Studio Blog on Geekzone. Be in to win one of four Samsung Focus Flash Windows Phone by developing a Windows Phone app. We’ve worked with our Microsoft New Zealand Windows Phone Champ, Ryan Tarak to source four Samsung Focus Flash phones. Competition: be in to win one of…

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NZ MSDN Flash – Annual Christmas Giveaway Edition

Are you subscribed to our NZ MSDN Flash Newsletter? Click here to stay up to date with the latest news for NZ developers…    I’m not sure where the year went but I know that the developers and IT Pros of New Zealand have had a very busy year in tech. Each month, members of my…

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Visual Studio Blog on Geekzone is back!

The Visual Studio Blog on Geekzone is back! A few years back we ran the quite successful Visual Studio 2008 blog, a curated blog where some developers from the New Zealand .Net community had a space to share tips, tricks about Visual Studio, Windows Azure and Microsoft SQL Server. There is now a new wave…

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It all starts with WebMatrix…

We are spoilt for choice with three of Microsoft’s top web platform advocates coming to New Zealand next year. Scott Hanselman will be returning to New Zealand in February to speak at Webstock in Wellington. Seats are still available to attend his session "ASP.NET MVC: From Baby Ninja To Slightly Older And More Competent Ninja"at…

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Scott Hanselman at Webstock 2012

  Scott Hanselman is coming back to New Zealand in February to speak at Webstock 2012 in Wellington. Scott works for Microsoft as Principal Community Architect for Web Platform and Tools, aiming to spread the good word about developing software on the Microsoft stack. Webstock Pre-Conference Workshop – ASP.NET MVC: From Baby Ninja to slightly…

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Windows Azure – Start Building Your Cloud Solutions Today

Are you are interested in developing solutions and hosting them in the cloud? The Windows Azure platform has turned three years old this November, and has evolved considerably in this time, providing world class cloud offerings. Here is a quick intro of each of the services that Windows Azure offers:   Windows Azure Compute A…

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Visual Studio 2011, Application Lifecycle Management and Lightswitch 2011

It’s never been a more exciting time for Development tools. We are on the brink of a whole new wave of favourites like Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server and a new addition in Visual Studio LightSwitch. There are a host of language enhancements such as C#’s new Async support coming, as well as IDE improvements….

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Opening Invite Only: Windows Azure Foundation Training Workshop to any New Zealand Developer!

We’re opening the “Invite Only: Windows Azure Foundation Training Workshop–Auckland 23–25 November 2011” next week to any New Zealand Developer. Thanks to extra funding from the Metro Team at Microsoft Head Quarters, we were able to open up an additional 20 seats. If you are interested in developing applications for Windows Azure, this 3 day…

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Light from across the ditch!

Greetings from across the ditch! My name is Andrew Coates, Developer Evangelist for Microsoft Australia. I’ve been speaking on LightSwitch at TechEd Australia and TechEd New Zealand, and I’m currently touring Australia meeting developers, talking about this exciting new addition to the Visual Studio stable. I have been invited to extend the tour and present…

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Getting Started with Visual Studio® LightSwitch™ 2011

  Microsoft Visual Studio® LightSwitch™ 2011 is the newest edition of the Visual Studio Family. It’s a simplified, self-service development tool that enables you to build business applications quickly and easily for the desktop and cloud, regardless of your development skills. It also has Starter Kits (downloadable project templates you can customize to suit your…

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