Win big in our Windows 8.1 Apps Competition!

We’re running a competition for Kiwi app developers where you have the chance to win either a Nokia 1520 smartphone, a Dell Venue8 Pro tablet or one of 50 BOOMPODS foldable headphones! What do you have to do in order to win one of these amazing prizes? All you need to do is: Submit a…


Get access to all the breakout sessions from Tech.Ed NZ and around the world for free!

Tech.Ed Online is the best way to catch up on all the latest Microsoft technology updates and training information from Tech.Ed NZ and around the world. With more than 170 sessions available on-demand or for download from Tech.Ed NZ, along with more than 250 sessions from around the world, Tech.Ed Online is the most up-to-date…


UNPLUGGED Roadshow: Windows 7 Special – 25 May to 5 June 2009

Join us for the May – June 2009 UNPLUGGED Roadshow as we visit locations around New Zealand presenting technical sessions for Developers and IT Pros. Choose from either the MSDN Stream for Developers or TechNet Stream for IT Pros. At the end, get the opportunity to install Windows 7 RC on your PCs too at…


Unplugged MSDN / SEP-OCT / Kicking off SEP 23 2008 in Dunedin

Get ready for cloud-based services, IE8 and Silverlight 2! Join us for a session created specifically for web focused developers to ‘get ready’ for what is coming next. Nigel Parker will discuss readiness and enhancements with Internet Explorer 8 and also introduce Silverlight 2 and WPF for 3.5 for developers. Click here to register and…


Microsoft Unplugged Returns for 2008!

Come along to the first MSDN Unplugged session for 2008; ‘Mixing up the web using HTTP, REST, WCF, PHO, and IIS7’, presented by Microsoft Developer Evangelist, Darryl Burling. Check out the Unplugged website for more details and registration information for this event, plus the upcoming technical sessions in May.


Contact our specialist developer tools reseller Developers Inc. for purchasing Visual Studio 2008 and MSDN

Developers Inc. are an Auckland-based Microsoft reseller, able to provide technical guidance and advice on Visual Studio 2008 (including Visual Studio Team System), and MSDN Subscriptions, and of course transact the deals. Contact Richard Vowles ( at Developres Inc., or call TollFree 0508 DEV INC (0508 338 462).


2008 Summer Road Trip – NZ Community Launch Roadshow

Chris Auld and Jeremy Boyd, our 2 regional directors will be touring around the country (11 city roadshow) showing off all the cool stuff in Visual Studio 2008 (LINQ, CSS Designers, etc), SQL Server 2008 (file stream, spatial data types, etc) and Windows Server 2008 (virtualisation, IIS, etc). In each city, they will be joined by a local…