Thursday, September 30, 2010

Free Windows Phone 7 Workshop

Nick Randolph is coming to town to deliver the Windows Phone 7 Deep Dive Workshop. The workshop runs for two days (14th & 15th of October) and is free to attend but registration is mandatory. From Nicks MVP profile:

Nick currently runs Built To Roam which focuses on building rich mobile applications. Previously Nick was co-founder and Development Manager for nsquared solutions where he lead a team of developers to build inspirational software using next wave technology. Prior to nsquared, Nick was the lead developer at Intilecta Corporation where he was integrally involved in designing and building their application framework.

After graduating from a combined Engineering (Information Technology)/Commerce degree, Nick went on to be nominated as a Microsoft MVP in recognition of his work with the Perth .NET user group and his focus on mobile devices. He is still an active contributor in the device application development space via his blog at and via the Professional Visual Studio website,

Nick has been invited to present at a variety of events including Tech Ed Australia & NZ, MEDC and Code camp. He has also authored articles for MSDN Magazine (ANZ edition), four books with the latest being Professional Visual Studio 2010 and Professional Development for Windows Phone, and helped judge the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2010 world finals for the Imagine Cup.

For more information about the workshop including details on how to register, check out Nicks blog post:

P.S. Quick reminder - Tonight is the Perth YOW! Night with Dave Thomas

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Perth Agile Night, Thursday September 30

Thanks to the Perth .NET Community of Practice we are having a YOW! Night on Thursday 30th September with Dave Thomas. YOW! Nights are an extension of the YOW! Conference. There are two presentations planned:
  1. Envisioning backlogs
  2. Functional Programming and NoSQL data
The event is free but you need to register to attend.

More details are available on the registration page.

Monday, September 6, 2010

September Session Reminder

We're meeting tomorrow night at 43 below for beer and discussion and beer. See you there.