Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
MSDN Connection launch in New Zealand
Posted on 3-May-2004 18:11 | Tags Filed under: News


MSDN Connection launch in New Zealand
New Zealand's version of the developer recognition program called MSDN Connection was launched at the Security Summit 2004 in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

MSDN Connection is a card carrying membership program based on peer recognition. The program has three levels of membership which has been structured to bring all developers together regardless of whether a student or leader in the field, and encourage them to become active participants in the community.

  • Recognised Developer (Students and the novice developer)
  • Active Developer (Microsoft Certified Developer and/or Active participant in the community)
  • Dedicated Developer (MVP, MSDN Regional Director, User Group President, Developer Community Influential)

    Membership to the program is free.

    This initiative recognised the cost barrier that impeded some developers from posting their code or creating blogs locally, and the importance of skilling our developers and making sure they know where and when their peers meet in each region via user groups. For this reason Microsoft have partnered with some of the local companies equipped to support New Zealand developers to deliver members the following benefits:

  • ASP.NET Web Hosting
  • .NET Asia Magazine
  • Partner Discounts
  • MSDN Flash

    Members also receive a membership card which is actually an RFID smart card!


  • More information: http://www.microsoft.com/nz/msdn/connection/d...




    comments powered by Disqus


    Trending now »

    Hot discussions in our forums right now:

    Kiwis to be hit with tax on online purchases
    Created by Gordy7, last reply by cadman on 20-Nov-2017 13:21 (174 replies)
    Pages... 10 11 12


    Curious updates from Bigpipe
    Created by robjg63, last reply by hio77 on 17-Nov-2017 19:27 (11 replies)

    Where can I get Chilis?
    Created by trig42, last reply by trig42 on 20-Nov-2017 14:12 (10 replies)

    Potential heatpump issue
    Created by theitman, last reply by Rickles on 19-Nov-2017 18:41 (9 replies)

    Data hunt (free data game) is back!
    Created by PhantomNVD, last reply by PhantomNVD on 19-Nov-2017 13:51 (67 replies)
    Pages... 3 4 5


    Xero generated PDF's faulty ?
    Created by xpd, last reply by CYaBro on 20-Nov-2017 15:16 (8 replies)

    Recent plan change. service reduced price "increased"
    Created by merve0o0, last reply by sbiddle on 19-Nov-2017 17:57 (7 replies)

    What's something small that really annoys you?
    Created by Finch, last reply by Dingbatt on 20-Nov-2017 14:59 (4487 replies)
    Pages... 298 299 300