Backgound Motion is Live

Over the last 6 months we worked with Mindscape (* link corrected) to build an end-to-end sample application.  Darryl has blogged about this here and in his blog he tells you about the purpose of the site, where to get the code and how to visit it. From my perspective I was really keen to see an…

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NZ VSTS Developer Competition - $100K in prizes

We are giving away lots of software to people who enter our VSTS competition – around $100K of it in fact!   All you need to do is generate a few good ideas an play with the VS2005 and Visual Studio Team System betas.  You then write it up and share what you were able…

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Want to be work at Microsoft NZ’s – I’m hiring

I though I might follow my Australian college’s lead and advertise here in my blog…   Within the Microsoft NZ Developer and Platform Strategy team we have a couple of vacancies.  I’ll start with the role of Developer Advisor (Evangelist).  Do you have a:   Passion for developers and development technology Proven history with development…

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Our next major NZ Technical Event – Save the dates

We are in the final stages of planning our next NZ technical event covering content for Architect, Developers, IT Professionals and Independent Software Vendors.  I’ll publish the agenda when it’s set but the dates to save are:   Christchurch – Thursday 7th April Wellington – Tuesday 12th April Auckland – Thursday 14th April There is…

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MSDN Flash

I’ve just finished the MSDN Flash that will be sent out to (4,500+) developers in NZ today.  Covered in this edition of the flash: Patterns & Practices, MSN Search, Imagince Cup, User Group Update and NZ Events Update.  Do you subscribe?  If not you should join MSDN Connection to receive Flash and also get a host…

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