Posts tagged with devsta

Nov 27 2008

Turbulence on CodePlex

Towards the beginning of last month (was it only a month ago?) Jarred and I won the Devsta competition with a game called Turbulence. I received an email yesterday telling me that if I didn't pub...

Oct 31 2008

Devsta Interview Podcast

The day after we were contacted for the Devsta win Jarred and I had a quick video interview with Andrew Parsons of the Microsoft DPE team (as he just happened to be in our part of the country). Wh...

Oct 23 2008

Wanna bet?

As I guess the cat is well and truly out of the bag now I can say that: Jarred and I are going to Vegas :D. Jarred and I won the top prize in the Devsta Challenge 2008 competition with Turbul...

Oct 8 2008

SideHoff FTW

Now that the Devsta competition is finally over we can reveal just what we have been working on the whole time. Introducing: SideHoff SideHoff is a Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget which displays...

Oct 7 2008

Devsta D-Day: Tag. You’re it

Well, we finally managed to get our submission for Devsta in. It’s 20 passed four in the morning so I’m just going to link to our submission page for now and I’ll write a real post about it tomorr...

Oct 3 2008

Devsta Day 4: Codeapalooza

As I write this I’m sitting in Jarreds lounge room. We figured that we were falling a little behind so we organized to spend some time in each others company whilst we code so we can keep each oth...

Oct 1 2008

Devsta Day 2: Memos to self

Going to sleep before it is time to get up is generally considered “best practice” ** After just 4 hours of doing spherical geometry I understand where the Flat-Earthers are coming from. It ...

Sep 30 2008

Devsta Day 1: Collaboration, WCF and Windows Mobile

Update: I told you if I badgered Jarred he'd start blogging. It turns out that the networking with Mobile Device Emulator is a pain to get right as he's having issues too. I'm just jealous because...

Sep 29 2008

Devsta 2008 day 0: Source Control and CI

Alright so I’m pretty excited about the Devsta competition. So much so that I’m starting a day early. Given that the requirements aren’t actually released for about 8 hours, you might think that t...

Sep 24 2008

Have you got what it takes to be a devsta?

Updated: MIX09 is in Las Vegas not LA :)Microsoft Australia is running a programming competition called Devsta {Challenge 2008} and the grand prize includes a trip for 2 to Las Vegas for MIX09.I'm...