Windows Azure Availability in SA Announced!

Microsoft today announced availability of Windows Azure in 48 new Countries – including South Africa!   In addition to availability in these new Geographies, a number of exciting new services were announced, including: Windows Azure Virtual Machines Windows Azure Virtual Network Windows Azure Web Sites New tools, language support and SDK Check details here: Be sure…


Think you know Windows Azure? Think again.

You’re invited to preview the latest from Windows Azure at a special online event, June 7 at 1pm PDT (10pm SA Time). Scott Guthrie will introduce the latest in platform and language support, and increased flexibility for how you architect, build and deploy applications to the cloud.  Tune-in to the live event and be among…


Additional Capacity for Joburg Windows 8 Training Event

Due to an overwhelming response we have expanded ourcapacity for this weekend’s event. So hurry and register for the last fewremaining seats. To register CLICK HERE! We are also running a Hackathon at the same time CLICK HERE to register.


Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 Refresh

The Windows Azure Toolkit for Windows 8 makes it quick and easy for developers to create Windows Metro Style applications that can harness the power of Windows Azure.  A refresh of this toolkit (to work with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview) has recently been announced by Microsoft. Nick Harris and Wade Wegner also recorded a…


Community Night March 2012

Another month and another great community night coming up tomorrow night. Come join us for an evening of discussion and networking. The following communities will be meeting tomorrow: 4pm: Information Worker Developer UG Sharepoint Business Workshop BIDN 6:30pm: IT Pro UG Game Dev SQL User Groups Architecture JS UG See you all there. Dave


Getting Started–WP7

Hi All Well its been an exciting couple of weeks with tons of workshops happening from Durban to Cape Town and we have our last weekend workshop in Johannesburg this weekend. All of them have been jam packed so if you missed them now or couldn’t get in we will run another series of workshops…


Windows Phone Workshops Gallore!!!

Join us for the Windows Phone Weekend Workshop The Windows Phone Weekend workshop is a one day crash course on windows phone development. The course introduces the basics of Windows Phone development and allows you to get your hands dirty with some Labs on how to produce Applications. For people working on applications already an…


Confused about VS,MSDN, TFS and licensing of pre-production environments?

  One of the common pieces of feedback we get from customers and partners is that they do not fully understand how the licensing of Visual Studio, MSDN and TFS – as well as what the story is around the licensing of non production environments. With that in mind, we are running the following session…


YallaApps Migration deadline extended to the 15th September

Hi All The folks from YallaApps have just extended the deadline to move your account from YallaApps to the South African Market place to the 15th September. We have already had a lot of people move but for those of you who still want to take advantage of the free account make the move now….


Some Resources for Kinect development

Hi All So we released the Kinect SDK for Academic / Hobbyist developers a couple months ago and now we have some really good resources to help you with your projects: Chanel 9 Kinect for Windows SDK Quickstarts 6 Different videos (over an hour of instruction) about how to work with the Kinect SDK…