.NET has been around since 2002 for the initial release. When it came around it was really revolutionary and we’ve been loving .NET ever since. SSW has built thousands of apps over the last 15 years on .NET and the language and tooling have improved with each release. This new version, called .NET Core, is a generational change. It is a major rewrite that solves a number of issues.
This month I went to a private girls school on the North Shore of Sydney called Loreto Kirribilli. We spoke to the entire year 7 class and the goal was to teach the girls to code. The girls were all about 12 or 13 years old, and although they used computers at school, most had […]
Last month, SSW held the first of many Xamarin HackDays. This one was at the Sydney office, and it was a great day. Xamarin is very important to all Microsoft developers as it allows us to write a C# app in Visual Studio and publish it to iOS, Android and Win phone8 in one fell swoop […]
It has been an amazing, intense 9 weeks, and while I’m sad that it is over, I couldn’t be more proud of the guys and what they’ve achieved. They’ve all improved in different ways: Some of them arrived with a lot of experience… now they are awesome. Some were juniors straight out of uni… they’re […]
UPDATE: Gala Day is done – see how it ended No news this month – we’ve been too busy preparing for the upcoming FireBootCamp gala morning, which is your chance to come and meet the FireBootCampers and see the great projects they created while training with us. The gala will be held at our Neutral […]
(Reposted from the FireBootCamp blog.) I’m delighted to bring you an update from week 1 of our first ever FireBootCamp, SSW’s 9-week intensive course focused on software development methodologies based on building modern web applications with ASP.NET MVC. The first week has just ended and, as the above video shows, the students are on fire! […]
I am proud to announce the launch of the best training course we have ever done. It takes a beginner .NET developer to a *Job Ready* world class junior developer in 9 weeks. Long story short, they get thrown into the fire, continuously mentored, while building a real world app. They will successfully complete 4 […]
I’m in India at the moment with Damian Brady and Adam Stephensen running a Professional Scrum Developer course. The training is with a group of 24 guys with varying roles – developers, testers, architects, and managers. At the end of the course, they will all have the opportunity to sit an online exam to become […]