South African Communities on Virtual Tech-Ed

A couple of us quickly put together a last minute idea for a Tech·Ed South Africa Fish Bowl Videos video Tech-Ed 2007. The video finally went live on the site today. You can watch it by clicking here. Thanks to Hilton, Nicholas and Willie helping get the word out there and putting South Africa on the […]

Xbox MVP

I received an awesome e-mail on Tuesday from Microsoft. It read as follows: Congratulations! We are pleased to present you with the 2008 Microsoft® MVP Award!  The MVP Award is our way of saying thank you for promoting the spirit of community and enhancing people’s lives and the industry’s success every day.  Your extraordinary efforts in […]

Event – Building Custom LINQ Operators

There is nothing like starting the SA Developer new year off with a bang, this time its a talk on building custom LINQ operators using C# 3.0. The LINQ features of C# 3.0 allow specialized constructs to be integrated into the structure of the language, such as the ability to run complex SQL queries against the […]

Juval Lowy talk tonight

A quick reminder for Juval Lowy’s community talk that is happening tonight at Microsoft’s offices in Bryanston. If you have been dabbling with WCF (Windows Communication Foundation) or you would just like to learn more about what it is, then make sure you register and come on through to meet a Software Legend and […]

27 Dinner by candlelight

Tonight’s 27 Dinner, 27-15 Jozi, was by no means the usual affair. A bumper crowd was expected but unfortunately our lovely power utility company Eskom decided that its the night to start doing some more load shedding. So sometime after 7pm when the event was just getting underway, the power went out in Melrose Arch. […]