Builder AU takes you inside TechEd and shows you what to expect at the largest developer education event in Australia, happening this week in Sydney
Come tomorrow over 2000 people will go through this hall
Lines of machines adorn the hands-on labs that participants will be working in
What goodies lurk inside the bags this year?
A copy of Vista Beta 2, Office 2007 Beta 2, a large coffee mug and the usual assortment of marketing material
Let's face it, this will be one of the more popular areas of TechEd - where you can meet Brad the "super gamer".
Xbox + Beanbags . Do they really want developers to attend the sessions?
The XBox 360 Sandman? It definitly looks that way but we doubt it will gain the same notoriety as it did in the 1970's.
Some would say that it is a long way from software engineering to journalism, others would correctly argue that it is a mere 10 metres according to the floor plan.During his first five years with CBS Interactive, Chris started his journalistic adventure in 2006 as the Editor of Builder AU after originally joining the company as a programmer.Leaving CBS Interactive in 2010 to follow his deep desire to study the snowdrifts and culinary delights of Canada, Chris based himself in Vancouver and paid for his new snowboarding and poutine cravings as a programmer for a lifestyle gaming startup.Chris returns to CBS in 2011 as the Editor of TechRepublic Australia determined to meld together his programming and journalistic tendencies once and for all.In his free time, Chris is often seen yelling at different operating systems for their own unique failures, avoiding the dreaded tech support calls from relatives, and conducting extensive studies of internets — he claims he once read an entire one.