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Mitch Wheat has been working as a professional programmer since 1984, graduating with a honours degree in Mathematics from Warwick University, UK in 1986. He moved to Perth in 1995, having worked in software houses in London and Rotterdam. He has worked in the areas of mining, electronics, research, defence, financial, GIS, telecommunications, engineering, and information management. Mitch has worked mainly with Microsoft technologies (since Windows version 3.0) but has also used UNIX. He holds the following Microsoft certifications: MCPD (Web and Windows) using C# and SQL Server MCITP (Admin and Developer). His preferred development environment is C#, .Net Framework and SQL Server. Mitch has worked as an independent consultant for the last 10 years, and is currently involved with helping teams improve their Software Development Life Cycle. His areas of special interest lie in performance tuning
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Microsoft WebSiteSpark in Australia
Microsoft has launched a new initiative, WebSiteSpark, aimed specifically at independent web developers and small web development companies. The only two requirements to join the program are:
The Australian launch of WebSiteSpark will be on the 8th of October.
What do you get?
Software licenses that you can use for three years AT NO COST. Once enrolled, you can download and immediately use the following software from Microsoft:
The Windows Server and SQL Server licenses can be used for both development and production deployment. You can either self-host the servers on your own, or use the licenses with a hoster.
For more info see Scott Guthrie’s post: Announcing the WebsiteSpark Program
MSN, Email: mitch døt wheat at gmail.com