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Programmatically Creating and Signing Word Documents

I got asked by a customer how to generate and sign Word Documents programmatically. I couldn't find...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/29/2017

Digital Workplace Conference Sydney 23-24 August

I’m so looking forward to speaking at the Digital Workplace Conference in Sydney next month. Last...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 07/10/2017

Build Tour Sydney Hack – Are you ready?

I’m getting pretty excited about this week’s Build event coming to Sydney and I am particularly...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/25/2017

My top tips for a Successful Ignite Australia Session

For four days in February (14-17), Microsoft Ignite Australia will bring together Developers and IT...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 10/04/2016

More Podcasting - this time for Office Developers

I recently joined Richard diZerega as the co-host of the Office Developer Podcast. It’s been an...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/24/2016

Aussie IT Folk – Upskill and maybe win an XBox

Announcing the Knowledge Master Competition. Upskill your knowledge, and be in with a chance to win...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/22/2016

Excellent Xamarin session from dotnetConf

dotnetConf was a virtual event that ran June 7-9 and there were some great sessions. One of my...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/15/2016

I was trying to follow along with Richard diZerega’s excellent tutorial on using the Excel REST Api...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 05/29/2016

//build/ is coming to Melbourne 26 May

Well, some of it at least. Join us for this free one-day event with some of Microsoft’s top...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 05/04/2016

OfficeJS Snippet Explorer–Play with the new APIs

At the Microsoft Cloud Roadshow in Sydney this week, I did a session on building Add-ins for Word...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/30/2016

Office Developer Hackathon in Melbourne May 11-12

Got a great idea for an Office Add-in or O365 solution? Need expert help getting it built and into...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/26/2016

Office Developer Webinar Series

I'm delivering a series of Office Developer webinars over the next 10 weeks The Microsoft Office...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 03/22/2016

CRUD with the Microsoft Graph

One of the things I talked about today in my Deep Dive into the Microsoft Graph API webcast was the...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 02/17/2016

Publish a static web site using Azure Web Apps

On the OzDotNet mailing list today, someone asked how to configure a static web site to be served...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 01/28/2016

Office Developer Webinar Series

I'm delivering a series of Office Developer webinars over the next 10 weeks The Microsoft Office...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 01/21/2016

How cool is Azure Continuous Deployment‽

I’ve been trying to learn Angular this week (see http://github.com/coatsy/weather)I started...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 08/19/2015

TechEd Australia Partner Workshop Opportunities

As part of TechEd in Melbourne and Sydney this year, we're looking for expressions of interest from...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 08/04/2014

TechEd Australia Call for Topics Coming Soon (but don't wait)

UPDATE 2014-07-29 – Official call for topics is now live: http://techedcft.hubb.me/ By now, I'm sure...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 07/13/2014

1000+ Unity Apps on Windows and Windows Phone

Another post on the Windows Phone blog from a couple of weeks ago talking about the uptake of Unity...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/27/2013

Options for publishing Windows Phone beta apps and testing in-app purchase

A nice post on the Windows Phone blog this week on options for testing Windows Phone apps with a...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/27/2013

Sydney Opera House Hackathon Dec 7-8

The iconic Sydney Opera House are running a Hackathon in Sydney over the weekend of Dec 7-8. With a...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/27/2013

YOW! Conferences in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney

Starting next week, YOW! conferences are running in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Featuring a...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/27/2013

Free Windows Azure Developer Camps in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne in November

Join a Windows Azure Developer Camp and leave with code running in the cloudThis is a free Windows...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 10/23/2013

Great Windows Phone 8 Code Sample Hub

As a developer, I’m always on the lookout for sample code showing me good ways to do things I...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 10/16/2013

Windows Phone 8 Update 3 Announced plus Windows Phone Preview for Developers

We just announced that Windows Phone 8 Update 3 is coming. The full feature list is in the post, but...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 10/16/2013

Free Nokia Design/Developer Workshops in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne

Nokia are running Design/Developer camps in Sydney, Perth and Melbourne. The Sydney event is on this...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 10/16/2013

FranklySpeaking’s Back

Michael Kordahi and I started the FranklySpeaking podcast back in November 2009. We recorded about...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/28/2013

My Ignite Sydney Talk

I had a great time doing a talk at Ignite Sydney this year. My title was “Statistics - Learn...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/28/2013

Windows Phone Game Developer Workshop in Sydney 24/25 May

Thinking about writing a game for Windows Phone? Come along and learn from some of the best in the...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/26/2013

Windows Phone 8 Training Kit Updated

The updated Windows Phone 8 Training Kit is live!...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/25/2013

IISExpress - Configuration file is not well-formed XML

[UPDATE 2013-04-26] After consulting with my brains trust (thanks Damo), I tried one last thing. I...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/22/2013

Adelaide Windows Phone 8 Training Days May 3 and 4

Dave’s just blogged about some excellent Windows Phone 8 training in Adelaide at the beginning...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 04/16/2013

Joining a Lync Webcast as a Guest

To attend one of our Lync Webcasts, you'll get a notification (either by email or on a web page)...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 03/11/2013

Building a Windows Phone Transport App for NSW

Dave Glover’s just posted a call to Be Part of the Windows Phone Developer/Designer Virtual...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 02/03/2013

Windows Phone 8 Development Internals book for only $10 - this week only

Just spotted this over on the Microsoft Press blog. This looks like an awesome book and you can have...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/01/2012

More useful Windows Phone 8 Resources

Announcing the new Windows Phone 8 Developer Platform by Kevin GalloVisual Studio Blog –...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/01/2012

Windows Phone 8 SDK Available for Download

The Windows Phone 8 SDK is now available for download from the Windows Phone Developer site. Grab it...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 11/01/2012

Windows Phone 8 Training and Hands-On-Labs in Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney

[13/11] Update - added Agenda below Last week I sent a Save the Date to the Australian Windows Phone...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 10/31/2012

Learn Azure and Save a Life

Folding@Home is a Stanford University research project into Alzheimer's, Huntington's, and many...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/26/2012

Windows Azure - When do I use What?

At this week’s Azure Dev Camp in Sydney, I showed a slide with suggestions as to when you’d use...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/23/2012

DDD Melbourne Announced for 28 July plus Call for Speakers

DDD Melbourne 2012 has been announced and the call for speakers has opened. If you’re a...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/04/2012

Cool Azure InfoGraphic

The Azure marketing folk here in Australia have produced this cool infographic talking about how the...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/04/2012

Excellent Windows Azure Intro Videos

I just stumbled across some excellent introductory videos which Steve Marx did while he was at...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/02/2012

Win a Nokia 710 while Learning Windows Azure

In addition to the Windows Azure Meetups in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth this month, the...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 06/01/2012

Windows Azure DevCamp in Sydney 19 June

As part of the Meet/DevCamp series of events for Windows Azure in June, we’re holding a DevCamp in...

Author: Andrew Coates [MSFT] Date: 05/23/2012

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