Browse by Tags

Explore Videos MSDN eNews Social
Windows
Web
Phone
Cloud
Visual Studio
Security
ALM
Breakpoint
Canada Does Windows Azure
More
The latest on developer tools and technologies you care about.

Sign Up
Latest Editions
Previous Editions  
Stay connected through on your favourite social network.

Twitter
Facebook
LinkedIn
  • Blog Post: Great Apps Are Inspired by Pure Imagination

    As developers, we tend to be creative people. We use our imagination to think up solutions to solve day to day business problems and then we build apps to bring those solutions to life. Set those business problems aside for a moment. Close your eyes. Tap into your imagination. Go deeper. Even deeper...
  • Blog Post: <What’s Up: Developers> October Edition

    Here’s the news seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE : Links Technology Post Roundup - 4th Edition Windows 8 Windows Store Welcomes Canadian Developers - all Canadian developers now have access to the Windows Store. Visit the Windows Store Dashboard, sign up for your account, register...
  • Blog Post: <What’s Up: Developers> September Edition

    Here’s the news seen on this month’s episode of D³: LIVE & INTERACTiVE : Links Technology Post Roundup - 3rd Edition Windows Azure Virtual DevCamp / Virtual Workshops Virtual DevCamp On-Demand Virtual DevCamp - Windows Azure in a Nutshell - October 3 (Register...
  • Blog Post: Prairie Dev Con Winnipeg Features TechDays Sessions

    Looking for TechDays content before it gets to TechDays Online? Prairie Dev Con is a perfect place to get it! Join myself, Jonathan Rozenblit , fellow developer evangelist Thomas Lewis , and TechDays speakers Tyler Doerksen ( @tyler_gd ) and Miguel Carrasco ( @miguelcarrasco ) on November 21st and 22nd...
  • Blog Post: YOU could be an MCT sooner than you think!

    About ten years ago, I was awarded my Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) certification, I can honestly say I have never looked back. I really love being an MCT and being part of the MCT community. MCTs are geeks with personality. If you are passionate technology and like sharing your knowledge, consider...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Keynote: Sneak Peek at Visual Studio vNext

    Pick up my badge, grab a quick breakfast, now off to the keynote! Huh, apparently you should arrive more than 2 minutes before it starts if you want a seat, oh well, lesson learned. TechEd isn’t just for developers, so the first part of the keynote was interesting but as much as I understand the value...
  • Blog Post: Toronto Area SharePoint Saturday: Saturday November 13th at Microsoft Canada HQ

    “Want a job? Learn SharePoint!” said the article in O’Reilly Radar last year. The U.S. and Canadian federal governments, banks, businesses and all manner of organizations with lots of people, projects and collaboration love SharePoint and are looking for developers. The natural follow-up to “Want a job...
  • Blog Post: This Saturday: SharePoint Saturday in Vancouver

    Creative Commons photo by Jason V. Click the photo to see it on its original page. Don’t forget that this Saturday, September 25th, is the first SharePoint Saturday in Vancouver ! It’s a FREE public event, and it’s a chance for people in the Vancouver area to dive into SharePoint. It promises to be an...
  • Blog Post: This Saturday: “Introduction to B.I.” in Montreal (Samedi .NET)

    Don’t forget that a Samedi .NET event is taking place this Saturday, September 25th in Montreal: Introduction au B.I. , or as they say en Anglais , Introduction to B.I.. As in Business Intelligence. For the full details, see my earlier blog entry and the event’s registration page . It won’t cost you...
  • Blog Post: Scenes from TechDays Vancouver, Part 5: Day 2 and Beyond

    Day 0 (The Day Before) TechDays typically happens on a Tuesday and a Wednesday; we usually arrive on the Sunday or Monday in order to prepare the venue, our speakers and our own presentations. The afternoon of Day 0 is usually spent setting up the computers in each of the track rooms and in the Collaboration...
  • Blog Post: Scenes from TechDays Vancouver, Part 3: The Surroundings

    For the past couple of years, we’ve held TechDays Vancouver at Vancouver Convention Centre’s East Building, but this year, we got to hold it at the brand new West Building. If you followed the Olympics, you might have caught a glimpse of it in the coverage; it served as the media centre during the event...
  • Blog Post: Scenes from TechDays Vancouver, Part 1

    Hello from Vancouver! I’m here at the first stop of TechDays , Microsoft' Canada’s 8-city cross-country conference series for developers and IT pros. It’s a gorgeous, sunny and almost cloudless day, a nice change from the gloomy weather we had this weekend. The sunshine is perfect for our new TechDays...
  • Blog Post: How to “Work the Room” at TechDays / Mobile Innovation Week

    Why Work the Room? If you’re attending TechDays in Vancouver, Mobile Innovation Week in Toronto, or any other conference anywhere else, you should keep in mind that while we spend a lot of energy on the presentations and sessions, the opportunity to meet and talk to the other people there is just as...
  • Blog Post: Le 25 Septembre: Samedi .NET– Introduction au B.I.

    If you’re in Montreal on September 25th and want to learn about developing BI applications – that’s BI as in “Business Intelligence” -- La Communauté .NET Montreal’s Samedi.NET event, Introduction au BI , is exactly what you need. Here’s what the event site says: La Communauté .NET vous propose une journée...
  • Blog Post: GovCamp’s Coming to Toronto: Thursday, June 17th

    GovCamp in Toronto! First came GovCamp in Ottawa (May 31st – June 1st), and now GovCamp is coming to Toronto ! GovCamp is an “Open Government” or “Goverment 2.0”   unconference with these two goals: For governments to become more open, transparent, participatory, innovative, efficient and effective...
  • Blog Post: Maritime DevCon: June 18th in Moncton

    If you’re a developer out in the Maritimes , you might want to check out Derek Hatchard’s Maritime Dev Con , which takes place on June 18th in Moncton . It’s a single-afternoon, two-track conference – which means you should be able to take time out to attend it – covering a number of topics including...
  • Blog Post: A Few Tips & Tricks on Attending Microsoft TechEd 2010

    As a technical professional, it's a safe bet that you will attend a conference (or two) during your professional career. Given this reality, it's a good idea to have a plan that outlines what you should do before, during and after each conference. With Microsoft TechEd 2010 less than a week away...
  • Blog Post: At Make Web Not War

    The business of helping out with the NerdTrain , the Make Web Not War conference, associated activities and participating in a team offsite meeting has kept me a busier than I expected to be – in fact, this has been my first chance to post a blog entry! Stories and pictures are forthcoming, but in the...
  • Blog Post: We’ll Be in Montreal This Week

    Microsoft Canada’s Developer and Platform Evangelism team is headed to Montreal this week, where we’ll be getting together for our annual team meeting as well as to help run the Make Web Not War conference on Thursday. We’re not travelling in the usual way either. We’ve hired out a VIA Rail car to take...
  • Blog Post: Prairie Dev Con 2010: Regina, June 2 - 3

    It’s not too late to register for Prairie Dev Con , the prairie developer conference, which takes place in Regina next week on Wednesday, June 2nd and Thursday, June 3rd – in fact, you can still get a discount on the registration fee! Register before next Monday, May 31st, and save 20% off the ticket...
  • Blog Post: Toronto-Montreal NerdTrain (Departs Tuesday, May 25th, Returns Friday, May 28th)

    A quick reminder: if you’re looking for cheap transport to Montreal for MonDev , Montreal’s Open Source Week (which concludes with the Make Web Not War conference), we’ve booked an entire VIA Rail car from Montreal to Toronto! The train car (pictured above) has wifi, power outlets and will be equipped...
  • Blog Post: Mesh Conference: Toronto, May 18th - 19th

    The 2010 Mesh Conference – the fifth one – takes place at Toronto’s MaRS Collaboration Centre on Tuesday, May 18th and Wednesday, May 19th. Its organizers call it “Canada’s Web Conference”, and it is: it’s this country’s premier get-together for creatives, techies and “suits” to share ideas about the...
  • Blog Post: MeshU Workshops: Toronto, May 17th

    MeshU – short for “Mesh University” – takes place on Monday, May 17th at the MaRS Collaboration Centre ( 101 College Street , just east of University). It’s a series of workshops for web designers, developers and “suits” that takes place the day before the Mesh Conference (“Canada’s Web Conference”)...
  • Blog Post: How to Make a Conference Pay Off

    Pictured above: The scene at MIX10 after the Day 2 Keynote. Whether you’ve just come back home from SxSWi , are heading back home from MIX10 or expect to go to a conference sometime soon, you want to make sure that it was worth the ducats you or your company spent sending you there. It’s one thing to...
  • Blog Post: Back to Daylight Saving Time!

    I’m in Las Vegas to catch Microsoft’s MIX10 conference , where a lot of big announcements are being made. The combination of having just come from the Confoo conference in Montreal, flying to Vegas by way of Vancouver, and “springing forward” to daylight saving time has left me feeling like the bear...
Page 1 of 2 (48 items) 12