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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
Devs4Devs–Johannesburg–13 August 2011
Hi All just want to say thanks to everyone for presenting or attending Devs4Devs Johannesburg. Was a great event with 8 great sessions being presented. I took some snaps on the day. Next up Devs4Devs Cape Town on Saturday the 20th August. See you there. Dave
15 Aug 2011
Devs4Devs–Johannesburg - 13th August 2011
Hi So Devs4Devs is a morning for developers by developers. Local developers volunteer to present topics which they are passionate about to fellow developers in the community . We have some excellent topics this time round with 10 presenters for the event, I will be updating this post as the details come...
2 Aug 2011
Startup Weekend Comes to SA
A couple of months ago I had the good fortune to attend a Startup Weekend in Boulder, Colorado. It was an incredibly interesting and valuable weekend – even though I was merely a visitor and had no intention of starting a Software Business in the USA. I spent the weekend learning about a number of great...
12 Jul 2011
Devs4Devs is back and coming to Cape Town and Johannesburg
Are you a developer? Do you have some technology you would like to share with your fellow developers? Well Devs4Devs is your chance. Its an event for the community by the community. Anyone can participate and presenters can volunteer to present a session on any developer topic. Attendees get to hear...
12 Jul 2011
Community Night 12 July 2011
Its that time again community night is coming up next week on the Tuesday evening from 4pm till 9pm. The Following Groups are meeting at the event: Information Worker SQL User Group Languages User Group SharePoint Business Workshops Game Development Web & UX BIDN The event happens at the Microsoft...
6 Jul 2011
DevDays 2011 only 1 and half weeks Away
Wow the time has flown past and honestly I have no idea where it has gone. We are flying towards DevDays at the speed of light and its going to be an awesome event. If you haven’t registered yet register now here . Here is what’s happening on the Day: Cloud & ALM Next Generation All Things...
12 May 2011
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