With the launch of Visual Studio 2013 we have lots of local events and workshops in the pipeline for our developer community. Some of these events and workshops are partner driven by our partners and some are hosted by Microsoft. Check it out and click to register.

Visual Studio 2013 Launch & Mini Tech Days - Durban

Be part of the future for modern development as Microsoft Visual Studio experts take the stage and demonstrate the power of Visual Studio 2013 for building applications and managing the application lifecycle. Visual Studio 2013 launch will be amplified by some additional tracks from Tech Days.

Date: 19 November 2013

Time: 8h30 – 16h10

Venue: The Gateway Hotel

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Visual Studio Launch – Johannesburg

This exclusive Visual Studio 2013 launch event is tailored towards technology executives and leaders in the development space.
Microsoft experts will reveal how companies can drive business transformation by taking advantage of the next wave of platform innovations. Come and see how Microsoft technology is driving transformational cloud and application development that is fundamentally changing the world of software as we know it.

Date: 27 November 2013

Time: 8h30 – 11h15

Venue: Microsoft Office - Bryanston

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Webinar: The following webinars will be delivered by Colin Dembovsky, a Microsoft ALM MVP, from Imaginet.

1. Make Your Development Team Successful by Leveraging the Latest Features in Visual Studio 2013

In this session, will briefly discuss the breadth of new features and then spend some time demonstrating the ones that could make the biggest difference in the success of your development projects.

Date: 14 November 2013

Time: 12h00

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2. How To Finally INCREASE and IMPROVE Developer Productivity with Visual Studio & TFS 2013

The next version of Visual Studio is rich with new tools that enhance standard developer activities. In this session, we will review and demonstrate some of the new features, such as lightweight code commenting, the new heads-up display, Team Room collaboration, memory diagnostics, improved Team Explorer usability, new code/test indicators, Git integration, etc

Date: 21 November 2013

Time: 12h00

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Date: 12 December 2013

Time: 12h00

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3. How To Organize and Add Process To Your Software Development Projects with KANBAN

This webinar will provide an overview of the Kanban method, including the history and motivation, the core principles and practices, and how these apply to efficiency and process improvement in software development.

Date: 5 December 2013

Time: 12h00

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Date: 19 December 2013

Time: 12h00

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Kaizania Academies Workshop: Agile Project Management with Microsoft TFS Planning and Requirements Management

The Agile Project Management with Microsoft TFS Planning and Requirements Management is a 3-day hands-on and practical course designed for an individual and/or organisation to understand and apply agile, lean and scrum. Designed as an immersion course, all delegates will become familiar with the core concepts, principles and processes of an agile project. This course will combine theory and concept with hands-on practical work on Microsoft TFS Planning and Monitoring modules for agile projects.

Date: 9-11 December 2014

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