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  • Blog Post: Reboot Complete

    It’s ben quiet here on the Canadian Developer Connection over the past little while. That’s because we’ve been busy thinking about and looking at how we can bring additional value to you, our readers. I believe that we’ve found a few things. Over the next little while, you’ll see them rolling out. In...
  • Blog Post: Data Privacy Day 2013

    As you may or may not know, today, and every January 28th is Data Privacy Day, a day that according to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is a day that “Canada, along with many countries around the world, will celebrate Data Privacy Day . Recognized by privacy professionals, corporations...
  • Blog Post: 2012 In Review, 2013 At a Glance

    First and foremost, Happy New Year! May it be a year full of learning new things, developing skills, and most importantly building - building apps, new careers, or better yet, new careers building apps! Over the holidays, I took the opportunity to go through the Canadian Developer Connection and see...
  • Blog Post: Building Beautiful, Interactive, and Fast Web Sites

    In order to build beautiful, interactive, and fast web sites, there’s a recipe you can follow which includes, but certainly isn’t limited to, the use of technologies such as ASP.NET, HTML5, jQuery, WebAPI, SignalR, and Windows Azure . Join web gurus Brady Gaster , Jon Galloway , and Xinyang Qiu from...
  • Blog Post: Canadian Developer Connection: Now Available in the Windows Store

    During this month’s D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE (aired LIVE yesterday and now available on-demand ), I had the pleasure of announcing that the Canadian Developer Connection Windows Store app is now available for download. I’m totally excited about the release of this app as we’ve...
  • Blog Post: Get In on the Excitement: Windows 8 in NYC

    As Paul mentioned in his post, welcome to Windows 8 ! New York City was the center of the excitement earlier today with the launch of Windows 8 and Surface and since most of us weren’t there to get in on the excitement, I figure the next best thing is to see how Times Square has been transformed...
  • Blog Post: .NET AppFest Revolution Begins

    Coming to Ontario cities in September, October, November, these 2-day interactive AppFests are where you’ll learn from top experts how to design, develop, deploy and support your apps on Windows 8, Windows Phone, and Windows Azure. Now that everyone is done with vacations, the kids are back at daycare...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2012 – Ready to Launch!

    For some, Visual Studio is as sexy as the Surface or as revolutionary as Windows 8, and the best IDE, and it just got even better! There are so many new features in Visual Studio 2012 that I myself have only begun to scratch the surface. What with the new application lifecycle management capabilities...
  • Blog Post: <What’s Up: Developers> July Edition

    Here’s the news seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE with guest and industry expert Mary Jo Foley . Make sure to watch the entire episode to get Mary Jo’s views on the developer opportunity we as developers have upon us. Have a great weekend! Links Windows 8 milestones announced...
  • Blog Post: BizSpark Celebrates Startups

    Some of you out there reading this blog are developers that have either started your own startup or work at a startup. If you happen to be one of those, I’d like to take this opportunity to invite you to a celebration of entrepreneurship that will be taking place next week in Toronto during the 2012...
  • Blog Post: Introducing the New Windows Azure

    Yesterday, Microsoft announced previews of new Windows Azure services that help developers build applications that connect data to users across public and private clouds, take advantage of VHDs and deploy scalable websites quickly and cheaply. Today, Scott Guthrie will host “Meet Windows Azure” to introduce...
  • Blog Post: <What’s Up: Developers> June Edition

    Here’s this month’s news as seen on today’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE as well as the debut of our newest team member, Marc Gagne . Links Latest Bits: Download the Windows 8 Release Preview Latest Bits: Download the Visual Studio 2012 RC Windows 8 Codeapaloozas in Ottawa and Montreal Canada...
  • Blog Post: Windows Phone Welcomes the Canadian Developer Connection

    The Canadian Developer Connection experience as you know it today consists of the blog and corresponding Twitter and Facebook pages. It also has a very active discussion group on LinkedIn where some of you are already networking and sharing your thoughts (if you’re not a member of the group yet, you...
  • Blog Post: Innovation Drives “What’s Next”

    If you’ve seen any Microsoft commercial recently, you would have seen that our tagline is now “Be What’s Next.” What I love about this tagline is that it is open for each and every developer, company, partner, etc. to define what that means to them. Further, I love the fact that developers can use the...
  • Blog Post: Tell Me The Truth

    You may already know these fine folks. If you don’t, let me take this opportunity to introduce to you the people (there are a couple of folks that aren’t in the picture – they weren’t able to make it on that day) that bring you the online and offline developer programs that you...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft + Mustang = Ultimate Machine

    The Discovery channel show Inside West Coast Customs worked with Microsoft to deck out a classic muscle car with all the latest in Microsoft Technology. The final result is pretty awesome! No it is not April 1st, this is for real and it is cool! The crew at West Coast Customs worked with developer...
  • Blog Post: An Invitation to a Fight Club

    A few days ago, a position on our team became available . Do you see those four, beautiful people in the header of this site? They, along with me (unfortunately I am not photogenic enough to be in the header) and some other brutally awesome folks are members of Microsoft Canada’s evangelism team. I wrote...
  • Blog Post: JUST IN: Special Channel 9 Live Kinect Event!

    If you were one of the 167 developers that were in Regina, SK these last couple of days for Prairie Dev Con (and if you weren’t, then make sure you are next year because it is just a great event! More on that at another time…), you would have heard Jeff Sandquist ( @jeffsand ), Senior Director for Channel...
  • Blog Post: Next Generation ALM with Visual Studio vNext

    Last month, during TechEd North America , we were introduced to some of the new features that were coming in the next version of Visual Studio, specifically in the area of Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Susan was at TechEd and blogged about some of those details . If you weren’t able to get...
  • Blog Post: MIX11: Bringing the Developer Awesomeness

    Spring is here and what a better way to kick off this season of renewal by getting up-to-speed on some of the latest tools and technologies! Last month in Las Vegas, we hosted the MIX11 conference; a 72-hour conversation, featuring developers, designers, UX experts and business professionals creating...
  • Blog Post: Updates for Visual Studio 2010

    If Visual Studio 2010 is your primary tool and you have an MSDN subscription, today was a great day! If you’re a Visual Studio 2010 developer but don’t have an MSDN subscription, Thursday, March 10 will be a great day for you! Why is today (or Thursday) a great day? Simple. Today (or Thursday) is the...
  • Blog Post: AlignIT 2011: Real World Strategies for Development Managers and Decision Makers

    The Situation Every company pursues strategies to differentiate from competitors. Effective software integration and custom applications are essential in providing that competitive differentiation. As a developer, you’re always under pressure to reduce the time it takes to move from concept through design...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the Ignite Your Coding Web Development Series!

    Every year, around this time, my colleagues and I organize a series of conversations called Ignite Your Coding . Its purpose is to spark your inner awesomeness by providing you with knowledge and insights on software development. Why? It’s simple: we want to support you; we want to help grow your...
  • Blog Post: Dev Unplugged: HTML5 Contest for Web Developers

    For a past few days, there’s been a mysterious hashtag that’s been floating around on Twitter; #devunplugged . There were a lot tweets from the @IE Twitter account cited this hashtag but folks couldn’t find out why. Well, earlier today, Carter Rabasa and the contest organizers took...
  • Blog Post: Hello, World!

    Greetings and salutations. I’m Jonathan – the newest member of the Canadian DPE team , writing to introduce myself to you. For as long as I can remember, I have been checking Microsoft Careers to give me something to target my career towards. I’d read through job postings for various...
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