3 Days Vista Developer Training for AUD200

Update -You'll need the coupon code, which is VistaTDANZ


As part of the Vista Readiness campaign, We're offering 3 days of developer training in Sydney, Melbourne or Auckland.

The cost is AUD200 (or NZD230 for Auckland). The information page is here. Although it says you have to be an MS partner to attend, Shuk assures me that we've got extra spaces available for non-partners.


This three day hands-on lab will take you through the process of building a Windows Vista application . The course will focus on the new features introduced in this product. The course is geared towards developers utilising Windows Vista. It is a combination of presentations and hands on labs that focus on growing services opportunities for ISV partners, and a series of new hands-on technical exercises that highlight some of the compelling new design enhancements in Windows Vista.


Day 1

  • Intro Session
  • Windows Vista User Experience, HOL
  • Consuming Search and Organise Services, HOL
  • Best Practices for User Account Control in Windows Vista
  • Consuming RSS Data from your Applications

Day 2

  • WPF: 2D Graphics
  • WPF: Tools
  • WPF: Styles, Templates, and Resources, HOL
  • WPF: Data binding
  • WPF: Animation, HOL
  • WPF: Documents, Text, and File Formats
  • WPF: 3D Graphics
  • WPF: Interop and Migration

Day 3

  • Lap Around Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), HOL
  • Lap Around Windows Workflow Foundation (WF)
  • C++ CLI
  • Establish a Feedback Loop
  • Windows Vista Software Logo Requirements
  • Windows Vista Application Compatibility Issues and Resolutions
Dates City Time Registration
May 30, 2006 - Jun 1, 2006 Sydney 9:00AM-5:00PM Register Now!
Jun 5, 2006 - Jun 7, 2006 Melbourne 9:00AM-5:00PM Register Now!
Jun 14, 2006 - Jun 16, 2006 Auckland 9:00AM-5:00PM Register Now!