Sean McBreen's WebLog

Structured (and more likely) unstructured thoughts on software development and the New Zealand software market.

August, 2005

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    NZ TechED 2005 – TechFest – Videos

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    So my little Pentax Optio S4 camera does video and I though I would post two clips which I liked: Venus (6Mb) Stand Up (4Mb) They turned out really well and near the close of Venus you can really see how the crowd got into the Feelers!
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    New Zealand TechEd 2005 - TechFest Pictures...

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    TechFest was last night and I had a great time, the event was huge - I'm a little short on time but wanted to get these shots out there... This is a view of the main bar area - you can get a feel for the number of people there, pretty much 2,000! ...
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    TechEd Student Day 2005 – See a few pictures…

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    So I wanted to post a few pictures of Student Day…. Looking back at the crowd in the Theatre… Students love food…. Just a shot of people milling round in one of the breaks… NavMan giving there grad recruit session – yup...
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    TechEd – It’s Started – Student Day Rocked!!!

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    We had over 700 students in on Friday to hear 15 (yes 15) sessions. I was just blown away by the whole day and Paul Lo my Academic Developer Advisor (Evangelist) did an awesome job. I helped do the event intr, ask the industy and the prize-giving session...
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    Game Development in C#

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    How cool are these gonna be – I was at TechEd Student day on Friday (see next post) and there were so many questions on this stuff. Tony Goodhew did a session on XNA and was just swamped with questions… Anyhow… Game development webcasts: http...
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    What we look like...

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    I hope I did not trick you into clicking on this post… But we have been doing a few updates to our local MSDN site recently – we are definitely still evolving this but some are worth pointing out: Learn VS2005 – resource directory to help...
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    TechEd – Early Keynote 8-9am SkyCity Theatre

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    We will be running a second (actually in order first) keynote from 8-9am in the Sky City Theatre with some light food afterwards I’d love to see you there – feel free to join us . It is the same content as the main keynote but with a smaller room so a...
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    Industry Development and ISV’s

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    Another big focus for me is assisting to develop New Zealand ’s technology industry. Microsoft actually does a lot to help here a good recent local example is our work to support the Health IT Cluster: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?c_id=5&ObjectID...
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    TechED – It’s keeping me busy...

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    It’s my first TechEd since I came back to NZ – I’ve been to US and Europe events but not an NZ one. So I’ve been given the sink or swim treatment and my team is responsible for the entire event – it’s a huge undertaking! Some quick stats: ...
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    Growing the Developer & Platform Strategy Team - Again:

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    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again 2006 will be a huge year for our team. VS2005 and SQL2005 will have hit the streets (November 7 2005) and Windows Vista and Office 12 preparations will be in full swing… As a result the team is growing ...
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    What a manic few weeks

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    Well, I’ve effectively been silent for another few weeks. I though I might do a quick post to highlight some of the things I’ve been doing – I have been busy trust me ;) I’m doing this to give you a little insight to what’s happening in the team...
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