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Thursday April 01, 2010 in: Community by: Nik

Show us your code, FTW!

I would love to take credit for coming up with an idea for our PHP on Windows competition . Unfortunately, I can’t. One of the first competitions was run by my colleagues in Japan in 2008, with the top prize being a trip to Redmond. The excitement around...more

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    Port 25 Canada Contributors

    Want to know who's blogging on Port 25? Nik Garkusha Open Source Strategy Lead, Canada Photo Cred: Eli White Nik Garkusha is the Open Source Strategy Lead at Microsoft Canada. Nik joined Microsoft Canada in 2007 to build relationships with the local Open...

    Show us your code, FTW!

    I would love to take credit for coming up with an idea for our PHP on Windows competition . Unfortunately, I can’t. One of the first competitions was run by my colleagues in Japan in 2008, with the top prize being a trip to Redmond. The excitement around...

    Confoo - The Legend Continued

    Seven years ago a small group of PHP enthusiasts got together and threw a conference together to share new ideas and best practices around the ever-evolving PHP language. Today, that conference has developed into an all-encompassing, three day web conference...

    Edmonton Releases its Data as Part of Microsoft’s Open Government Data Initiative

    Edmonton is officially the first city in North America to sign onto Microsoft’s Open Government Data Initiative , and has released its first set of downloadable databases holding pertinent municipal data. The City of Municipality is using Windows Azure...

    Confoo comes to Canada!

    If you haven’t registered yet for Confoo.ca , it’s time to sign up ASAP. This is definitely a conference you do not want to miss! Taking place from March 10-12 at the lovely Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel , Confoo.ca gives you a one-stop opportunity...

    • Thursday, February 25, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Windows Azure SDK for PHP Developers

    Yes, you can do PHP on Azure! And now there’s even a Azure SDK for PHP (PHPAzure) that lets PHP developers to take advantage of Windows Azure within a consistent programming model -- and an easy way to use Windows Azure Storage (Blobs, Tables, _ Queues...

    • Friday, February 19, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Nik
    Zend Framework 1.10 Adds Support for Windows Azure

    It’s always great to see Microsoft’s products becoming increasingly more compatible with popular tools used by PHP developers. This is why we’re pretty pumped about the latest Zend Framework 1.10 having support for Windows Azure cloud services. Now, you...

    • Friday, February 12, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Creating PHP CRUD Apps with SQL Server on your Server or in the Azure Cloud

    Here’s a nifty feature for those of you who are both PHP savvy and have data in a SQL database: You can now build PHP CRUD ( Create, Read, Update, Delete ) applications to work against SQL Server, SQL Azure and Windows Azure Storage. The application,...

    • Monday, February 08, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP Released

    As of November 19, PHP on Windows is getting even faster. Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) team released Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP , a PHP accelerator that will increase the speeds of PHP applications running on Windows or Windows...

    • Monday, February 08, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Nik
    On the Ice with the All-In-One Code Framework

    I have been able to skate since I was really young, so I think it’s pretty hilarious when non-skaters hit the ice. They literally “hit” the ice. There are some, however, who seem to catch on a little more quickly when trying it out for the first time...

    • Tuesday, February 02, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    About Port 25

    There are is an enormous pool of resources and communities throughout the Internet and within the blogosphere dedicated to discussing technology. A ton. Sites dedicated to discussing Linux, Windows, UNIX, Mac – to all technology in all places – and how...

    • Wednesday, March 22, 2006
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Zend Framework 1.10 Adds Support for Windows Azure

    It’s always great to see Microsoft’s products becoming increasingly more compatible with popular tools used by PHP developers. This is why we’re pretty pumped about the latest Zend Framework 1.10 having support for Windows Azure cloud services. Now, you...

    • Friday, February 12, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Show us your code, FTW!

    I would love to take credit for coming up with an idea for our PHP on Windows competition . Unfortunately, I can’t. One of the first competitions was run by my colleagues in Japan in 2008, with the top prize being a trip to Redmond. The excitement around...

    Port 25 Canada Contributors

    Want to know who's blogging on Port 25? Nik Garkusha Open Source Strategy Lead, Canada Photo Cred: Eli White Nik Garkusha is the Open Source Strategy Lead at Microsoft Canada. Nik joined Microsoft Canada in 2007 to build relationships with the local Open...

    Edmonton Releases its Data as Part of Microsoft’s Open Government Data Initiative

    Edmonton is officially the first city in North America to sign onto Microsoft’s Open Government Data Initiative , and has released its first set of downloadable databases holding pertinent municipal data. The City of Municipality is using Windows Azure...

    Creating PHP CRUD Apps with SQL Server on your Server or in the Azure Cloud

    Here’s a nifty feature for those of you who are both PHP savvy and have data in a SQL database: You can now build PHP CRUD ( Create, Read, Update, Delete ) applications to work against SQL Server, SQL Azure and Windows Azure Storage. The application,...

    • Monday, February 08, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Windows Azure SDK for PHP Developers

    Yes, you can do PHP on Azure! And now there’s even a Azure SDK for PHP (PHPAzure) that lets PHP developers to take advantage of Windows Azure within a consistent programming model -- and an easy way to use Windows Azure Storage (Blobs, Tables, _ Queues...

    • Friday, February 19, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Nik
    Moonlight 2

    Microsoft and Novell have released more exciting news: Moonlight 2 is now available! Moonlight 2 , an open source project that allows Linux users access to Silverlight content, is fully compatible with Microsoft Silverlight 2 and even includes some features...

    • Wednesday, January 06, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna
    Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP Released

    As of November 19, PHP on Windows is getting even faster. Microsoft’s Internet Information Services (IIS) team released Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP , a PHP accelerator that will increase the speeds of PHP applications running on Windows or Windows...

    • Monday, February 08, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Nik
    Confoo comes to Canada!

    If you haven’t registered yet for Confoo.ca , it’s time to sign up ASAP. This is definitely a conference you do not want to miss! Taking place from March 10-12 at the lovely Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel , Confoo.ca gives you a one-stop opportunity...

    • Thursday, February 25, 2010
    • in: Community
    • Jenna