Phew! I just trawled through all 600+ sessions for this year's online Microsoft Build 2020 and pulled out what I think are the not-to-miss sessions for developers. I've put together the following list which encompasses the smaller, sometimes interactive sessions that will be on offer. You will be able to catch big keynote moments elsewhere … Continue reading Build 2020 – Recommended Sessions for Australian Developers
In my last post on using Microsoft Teams as an online community hub I looked at how to setup Teams. In this post I want to talk about how you can use Teams to share files with your community. A challenge the Azure Sydney User Group has been facing is providing access to presentations, etc, … Continue reading Free Microsoft Teams for communities: public file sharing
Many moons ago when I joined the Azure Sydney User Group as an organiser we had a website. Over time the site remain unloved and was eventually decommissioned in favour of just hosting the group on Meetup. As demand for the group and its content has grown over the last few years, and with the … Continue reading Free Microsoft Teams for communities: getting started
There's been a large amount of change over the last couple of months due to the impact of COVID-19 on in-person events. As I've spent much of the last eight years running, or being involved with, community events I thought I'd share some tips and insights I've gained over this time on what you need … Continue reading Getting your community event online
No. Thanks for coming to my TED talk. I work for Microsoft, but not on the teams who work on .Net or Visual Studio. This piece is entirely *my* opinion and is not informed via any internal insights I hold! Seriously though, what *does* the future hold for .Net developers in 2020? Just last week … Continue reading I’m a .Net developer, do I need to switch languages?
This fortnight's episode of Red Dog for Dev will be the last one for 2019 and is coming in a bit hot as I've got a bunch of stuff on, but wanted to get something up for you all! No demo this episode and we'll be taking a look at greatest hits for developers in … Continue reading Red Dog for Dev Episode Four
Thanks to UK-based Microsoft MVPs Gregor Suttie and Richard Hooper there is a great initiative through December 2019 that is doing 25 days of community-generated content on all aspects of the Microsoft Azure cloud platform. This content is being organised around the idea of an Advent Calendar which leads up to the celebration of Christmas. … Continue reading Azure Advent Calendar 2019 – Azure Logic Apps