TechEd

  • New nameless Canon Service stores and manages your photos better

    Myles Lawlor, the Digital Project Manager at Canon Australia presented the new service this morning at Microsoft’s TechEd event. Canon are using a Windows Azure backend to power the service that is “so new it doesn’t even have a name yet”. The problem Canon are really trying to solve...
  • Getting feedback for your apps #loveditratedit

    #LovedItRated is a new hash tag that Microsoft are pushing for users to include when giving feedback about apps. @Coatsy also talked about how important it is for developers to be attentive to feedback. As the developer of WP8 app Carboncast, I’m extremely aware of this. Particularly when you...
  • TechEd Showcase preview

    Microsoft’s annual event is about to start, with TechEd registrations opening at 12pm today. While there’s lots in-store, event regulars will be wondering what the large Showcase looks like this year. While session content varies massively from year to year, the most significant difference visually to TechEd is the...
  • TechEd Australia 2013 kicks off tomorrow for IT Pros and Devs

    Tomorrow the sunny Gold Coast will play host to thousands of attendees at the The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Microsoft’s TechEd Australia 2013 is Microsoft annual IT Pro and Developer conference and tomorrow the action kicks off with two kick off sessions, followed by the main keynote where the...
  • What you can expect from TechEd Australia 2013

    Next week at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Microsoft will hold TechEd Australia 2013. TechEd is Microsoft’s showcase for all things happening in the company. This appeals to everyone from IT Professionals to Developers looking to explore and execute on a broad set of Microsoft technologies, tools,...
  • Visual Studio 2012 launch event

    Visual Studio 2012 was officially launched overnight. Most people would have tuned into the virtual launch online, TechEd press were given a special briefing containing both information about what’s new. Also on hand were Xamling the development team that built the SBS On Demand app for Windows 8 and...
  • Photos from TechEd’s Opening Party

    After yesterday’s keynotes came the welcome party for attendees. On show this year was the latest wares from Microsoft and it’s partners. The highlights included the ability to get hands-on with the mega 80” Perceptive Pixel touchscreens displays, a playable Forza Horizons demo and a couple of Triple-screen racing...
  • TechEd 2012 keynote preview–“Write the code that only you can write”

    Today marks the official start of Microsoft’s IT Pro and developer conference, TechEd Australia 2012. Right now thousands of industry professionals and enthusiasts alike are making the trek from all over the country to the sunny Gold Coast. So what’s in-store for them when they arrive? This year’s main...