A small Windows 8 demo

…watch it all the way through to the end – there’s a smile there. Planky


Event: Video: Slide Decks: from first 2 days of Six Steps to Azure

Six Steps to Windows Azure launched last week with over 160 attendees over the 2 days at our London kick off events which were run in partnership with the UK Windows Azure User Group.  Our first event Azure in the Real World showcased some fantastic real life solutions. Our second day focused on Advanced Topics…

Video: Windows 8 Cocktail Flow

OK, so I don’t usually blog about client software, but hey – it’s Windows 8 launch day today. I don’t even drink alcohol, but I love seeing this app being used.


Event: Fresh round of Windows Azure Camps announced in the UK

We’ve just announced a fresh round of free one-day hands-on camps in the UK for Windows Azure developers and IT Pros.     Windows Azure Camps for developers: Join us at a developer camp which focuses on the Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) features of Windows Azure. Mostly this means Windows Azure Cloud Services, Windows Azure Storage, Windows…


Event: Tech.Days Online in the UK: 30/31 October ‘12

The IT Pro camps have proved super-popular. One of them filled within 10 minutes of its announcement on the blogs of my colleagues Simon May and Andrew Fryer. SO there will be online sessions added to the schedule. These are running on the 30th and 31st October. Day One (30th October) 9:30 –12:30 Windows Server…

Event: UK announces Six Steps to Windows Azure starting 8th/9th November. Register Now.

Six Steps to Windows Azure – Starts on 8th and 9th November: Six Steps to Windows Azure programme which offers a series of free technical events and online sessions on the Windows Azure Platform. The programme aims to guide those currently building apps or considering the cloud on how to take full advantage of Windows…

Event: Don’t forget the free UK Windows Azure Camp for the IT Pro, 27th Sept.

  This camp is aimed at the IT Pro. On it you will build and deploy an entire SharePoint infrastructure with a dual-machine server-farm, Active Directory Domain Controller and SQL Server. On the road to that infrastructure you will create a dual-server, load-balanced IIS website, a WIndows Azure Virtual Network in to which you will…

WIndows Azure Camp for the IT Pro – UK

Yes – we’re now looking after the IT Pro with Azure! If you just want to register – go here: If you want more info – have a read of the text below, or go to http://azurecampsuk.azurewebsites.net for the same. Here is a video to give you a feel for what a camp is like….

Free One Day Windows Azure Developer Camp Edinburgh, Thursday 30th August

Don’t forget about the free Azure Developer Camp we have running in Edinburgh next Thursday. Register here:   Here’a a video to give you a feel for what a camp is like.     And here is a complete synopsis. UK Windows Azure Camps We run 2 types of camp for Windows Azure; one aimed…