Tracking the tracks at Tech Ed New Zealand


Unleash your development potential with Visual Studio & MSDN

, posted: 14-Oct-2009 21:09

By Ben Gracewood The developer and architecture tracks at Tech.Ed were chock full of advice on platforms, tools, frameworks, and everything developers need to know about Microsoft development. What's that? You missed attending Tech.Ed because you were too busy or your company was too stingy? No problem! Tech.Ed Online has you covered. Here's just a few free videos that might be useful: An overview of ASP.NET Architecture Refactoring: Improving the Design of Existing Application Architectures Building Enterprise Software Changes in the .NET 4.0 Framework ASP.NET Performance Tuning A tour of CodePlex For Tech.Ed official videos visit TechEd Online, a global online community where visitors can explore video interviews with industry experts, view on-demand sessions and keynotes, join the community with Tech.Ed blog posts from around the world.



One for the IT Professionals: Server and Infrastructure at Microsoft Tech.Ed 2009

, posted: 13-Oct-2009 15:41

I think it is time for IT Professionals to get access to the Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009 Server and Infrastructure sessions available at TechEd Online and as before I am making here a list of recorded sessions that would be of interest:
An Overview of the Azure Services Platform (free, Chris Auld)
Windows Virtual PC "Under the Covers" (free, Ben Armstrong)
Microsoft App-V Deployment Options (free, Michael Bilodeau)
SQL Azure (free, Jeremy Boyd)
The Coming Meltdown of IT (free, Roger Session)
What's new in SQL Server 2008 R2? (free, Kamal Hathi)
Windows Azure for High Availability (free, Chris Auld)
BizTalk (free, Thiago Almeida)
Beat the recession with BI (free, Devin Dean)
SQL Server 2008 Spatial R2 (free, Matti Seikkula)

For Tech.Ed official videos visit TechEd Online, a global online community where visitors can explore video interviews with industry experts, view on-demand sessions and keynotes, join the community with Tech.Ed blog posts from around the world.



Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand day-by-day

, posted: 8-Oct-2009 17:49

I just received a tip about a series of blog posts reporting day-by-day some of the most interesting sessions at Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009. Check this out:

Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009 Day 1

Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009 Day 2

Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009 Day 3

Very good commentary on each session attended, with plenty of links to sources and original content by the speakers. Worth visiting each post.



Microsoft technologies and the Web at Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009

, posted: 8-Oct-2009 12:05

There were some interesting web-related sessions at Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009. Just after the Tech.Ed was finished Microsoft announced WebsiteSpark, designed for independent web developers and web development companies that build web applications and web sites on behalf of others.  It enables you to get software, support and business resources from Microsoft at no cost for three years, and enables you to expand your business and build great web solutions using ASP.NET, Silverlight, SharePoint and PHP.

Here are some videos of sessions at Tech.Ed that would be interesting for web developers:

Advanced Search Engine Optimization: Drive more traffic from search (free)

Asynchronous ASP .NET programming (free)

Deep Dive into the ASP .NET AJAX extensions (free)

Light up your Sharepoint Website with Silverlight and AJAX (free)

For Tech.Ed official videos visit TechEd Online, a global online community where visitors can explore video interviews with industry experts, view on-demand sessions and keynotes, join the community with Tech.Ed blog posts from around the world.



Ben Gracewood talks about security with Andy Prown and Kirk Jackson at Tech.Ed New Zealand

, posted: 8-Oct-2009 12:01

Ben Gracewood talks to Andy Prown (Aura Software) and Kirk Jackson (Xero) about software security. Their session "Hack-Ed: Teaching the Good Guys Bad Tricks" (official video, subscription) was the busiest session at Microsoft Tech.Ed New Zealand 2009. Another security session was "The Spy who Hacked Me!" (official video, free)




For Tech.Ed official videos visit TechEd Online, a global online community where visitors can explore video interviews with industry experts, view on-demand sessions and keynotes, join the community with Tech.Ed blog posts from around the world.





Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand is a technology event run by Microsoft New Zealand. The Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand 2010 is happening in Auckland (New Zealand), 30th August - 1st September 2010, at the SkyCity Convention Centre. If you are attending the Microsoft Tech Ed New Zealand 2010 and would like to contribute with stories, profiles, and feedback please contact us. This blog is written by Mauricio Freitas and published by Geekzone.



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