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May

Microsoft Build 2018

One of the premiere events each year for developers is Microsoft Build, held this year in Seattle Washington. Developers get to try out new technology and features with a little networking mixed in. Each year, big tech companies bring out their very best to impress the developer community into using their products and tools, and Microsoft Build 2018 was no exception. ... read full post

Posted by:  Andrew Conniff , Developer |  21 May 2018

Development, Microsoft Build


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21

Nov

MVP Summit Roundup: .NET is open and everywhere

Applications powered by .NET will run everywhere and will be developed everywhere. That was my big take away from attending MVP Summit this year. ... read full post

Posted by:  James Newton-King , Developer |  21 November 2016

Cloud, Azure, Open Source, .NET, Development, Xamarin


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18

Nov

Microsoft Developer Day Auckland

“When you change the way you see the world; you change the world you see.” Satya Nadella ... read full post

Posted by:  Linda McConnell , Marketing Communications Specialist |  18 November 2016

Development, Digital Transformation


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09

Nov

What’s with bots: intelligent interactions for users

Microsoft Ignite is over for another year and this year did not disappoint in terms of the emerging technologies on offer and productivity tools for business and software developers to take advantage of. ... read full post

Posted by:  Phil Wheeler , Senior Developer, Application Support |  09 November 2016

Development, Bot Framework


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08

Jul

Scrum – the Hard Bits

Every time I ramp up a new Scrum project I know I will encounter at least three major challenges – or the 'hard bits' as I call them. So I find myself spending a lot of time educating Scrum teams and stakeholders about how to lessen their impact. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 July 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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11

Jun

Native or web? Microsoft blurs the lines – in a good way

Since the beginning of the mobile era, there has been a war between developing on platforms natively, or taking advantage of web support on mobile platforms for easy cross platform development. ... read full post

Posted by:  Jonny Lin , Developer, Seattle |  11 June 2015

Microsoft BUILD conference, Development, Web Apps


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08

Jun

Touch, Pause, Engage – adopting Scrum

The term 'scrum' comes from the game of Rugby. In Rugby, a scrum refers to a tight-packed formation of players with their heads down who attempt to gain possession of the ball. Gaining possession of the ball is the goal of the scrum.  However the main goal in rugby is to control the ball passing it between players before reaching the goal line and hopefully scoring a try. The former is for short term gain while the latter is for long term reward - perhaps analogous to a sprint outcome and the successful delivery of a minimum viable product. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  08 June 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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28

May

Five Pillars of Scrum

An Agile framework like Scrum naturally delivers many advantages over traditional sequential development frameworks. ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  28 May 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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29

Apr

Death, Taxes, and Change

Benjamin Franklin once said, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes". ... read full post

Posted by:  Lee Herd , Architect, Architecture Services |  29 April 2015

Agile, Development, Frameworks, Scrum


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