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Microsoft Cloud Dev Day is coming Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban this September
Microsoft Dev Day is a free and fun event for developers by developers. Please join us for this special Dev Day that will be presented by Microsoft technical experts. Dev Day brings an experience for you to gain in-depth usable knowledge about building next generation cloud...
1 Sep 2015
Event - Preparation for the NUI, a developers survival guide
We have a great event happening on Friday the 4th of September 2015. Bronwen Zande and John O'Brien from Soul Solutions in Australia are out and are presenting an afternoon workshop on NUI. Bronwen Zande is a Director of Soul Solutions, based in Brisbane, Australia. With over 10 years of software...
31 Aug 2015
September is a big month for Data Platform in SA. The team will be hosting 3 SQLSaturdays in JHB on 5 th September at the MS offices , 12 th September in Cape Town and 19 th September in Durban. There will also be a dedicated Azure track at all 3 events for those who wish to delve deeper into the cloud...
27 Aug 2015
//build/Johannesburg – 12 June 2015
On Friday, June 12, 2015, Build Tour Johannesburg brings the Build experience to you to gain in-depth, usable knowledge about Windows 10 and much more. Immerse yourself in coding sessions and new demos. Get face-to-face time with Microsoft Technical Experts to ask those tough questions. Browse our partner...
14 Apr 2015
Up coming events April – June 2015
We have a number of great events coming in following months. First big event to be spoken of is the Build Tour. We have Pete Brown, KiranKumar Balijepalli, and Shen Chauhan coming to South Africa to present some exciting content from the Build Conference. This will be on the 12th June 2015 in Johannesburg...
9 Apr 2015
Developer Event – What’s new coming to Jhb, CT and Dbn
Microsoft Dev Day is a free and fun event for developers by developers. Please join us for this special Dev Day that will be presented by Microsoft technical experts. At this Dev event we will cover some of the recent announcements made by Microsoft to affect developers including Visual Studio...
26 Feb 2015
Microsoft Dev Day Content
Jarrod and I recently went on a tour around South Africa to present on some great technologies such as SignalR, WebAPI, Azure, Xamarin and Cordova. Due to popular demand here are the slides and source code that were part of my presentations during the day. It was great seeing all the amazing developers...
30 Sep 2014
A Day of DevOps, Release Management, Software Quality and Agile Project Requirements Management (Cape Town and Johannesburg)
Registration Details Cost: Free Cape Town – 10 Sept: Book here Johannesburg – 15 Sept (yes a Monday): Book here If you have any issues, please Call: 0860 22 55 67 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Are you looking to improve the way you manage software projects, or release software?...
31 Aug 2014
Community Night – Johannesburg – 8 October 2013
Calling all developers in Johannesburg! Join in with you fellow developers at our Community Night. We’re hosting a range of different communities at our Johannesburg offices to make it easier for you to find a community and take part. Communities … Continue reading →
16 Sep 2013
Who's Gauteng Geek of 2012?
Are you a software developer based in Gauteng? Think you know your stuff? Want to win great prizes? The Developer User Group will be having their end of year meet up on the Tuesday the 11 of December at Microsoft in Bryanston (be there at 16:15 to start at 16:30, will end by 18:00). The aim? To establish...
21 Nov 2012
Knowing your WinRT from your Azure - A Guide to the Microsoft Developer and Platform Roadmap
Industry trends, new technology and rising customer expectations are all shaping our strategies. These innovations, across social media, cloud and mobility brings new opportunities as well as questions. The session focusses at developer managers, CxOs and technical decision makers, will delve...
18 May 2012
Additional Capacity for Joburg Windows 8 Training Event
Due to an overwhelming response we have expanded our capacity for this weekend’s event. So hurry and register for the last few remaining seats. To register CLICK HERE! We are also running a Hackathon at the same time CLICK HERE to register.
11 Apr 2012
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...
12 Mar 2012
Windows Phone events coming up:
Are you interested in Windows Phone development? Have you been building applications but want a more technical view on various topics? Then we have some great news. We are going to be running a number of events over the next couple weeks to help. We will be coving topics from Introduction to Windows...
20 Feb 2012
Boost your UX and IA skills
For those of you that are working on Windows Phone 7+ and Windows 8 apps (or about to start), you’ll notice that there’s a new emphasis on design and user experience that hasn’t always been part of the typical Microsoft messaging. On these new platforms, we want to drive not just great applications,...
9 Feb 2012
Events, Events! Scrum, Testing, Sharepoint ALM
We have a number of events during Feb and Mar. Below you find the details of these various events. This is all Johannesburg Scrum for Managers (2 Mar, free) The role of the manager in a software company is changing. No longer is it about driving people to achieve results. Now it is about...
8 Feb 2012
Windows Phone Workshops an Update!
All I can say is WOW! The workshops were completely booked out in the first week of us opening them for registration. With that in mind for those who have missed out we will be running these again early next year. So keep an eye out on the blog and our social media for more info closer to the time. For...
22 Nov 2011
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...
7 Nov 2011
Community Night November 8th–Johannesburg
1 Nov 2011
Developer and Platform Insights Event with Jason Zander, Corp VP, Visual Studio–Johannesburg
Who is Jason Zander? Check out his blog . From his simpler bio there “I'm the corporate vice president for the Visual Studio team in the Developer Division at Microsoft, including Visual Studio Pro, Premium, and Ultimate. I've been in the Developer Division for a long time…..” Jason will be out...
13 Oct 2011
Windows Phone Design Day!!!
Pimp My App A premium design workshop for developers to create better user interfaces for their touch-based applications Join us for a day of design and technology as part of the European Windows Phone Design days, kicking off in South Africa. Using Windows Phone 7 tools and platform, Arturo Toledo...
13 Oct 2011
Win 2 Golden Circle Kings of Leon Tickets
Win 2 golden circle tickets to the Kings of Leon The Windows Phone and Nokia Developer team challenge you to become one of South Africa's Rock Star developers Publish your apps to Marketplace by 24 October 2011 and stand a chance to WIN 2 GOLDEN CIRCLE TICKETS to the Nokia Kings of Leon concert at FNB...
11 Oct 2011
Community Night–11th October 2011–Johannesburg
Hi All Community Night is coming up on the 11th of October from 4pm onwards we have the following groups meeting on the evening: Languages User Group Architectures Game Dev SQL User Group So pop through and spend some time with like minded people. See you there Dave
6 Oct 2011
Community Night - 12th September 2011
30 Aug 2011
Windows Phone Weekend Workshop – 17th September 2011
Windows Phone is an important leap forward in Microsoft’s overall mobile strategy and the developer community has taken notice. Now is the time to embrace the “tile-and-app” UI and reap the rewards Windows Phone provides your development team and user community. If you are new to Windows Phone come join...
25 Aug 2011
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