Event speakers expounded on digital transformation, cloud trends, cyber security, their impact in the cloud and more. The Azure Accelerator Conference in Mauritius also showcased how some local businesses are already using the services. Participants were able to meet and network with Liquid Telecom and Microsoft experts.
Microsoft’s world wide developer focused event, Build is on the road again. Insider Dev Tour 2019 will be heading across the globe with stops in African cities. Last year the team made a stop in South Africa. This year the Insider Dev team expands it to cover more cities in Africa. The selected countries this year are Nigeria, Morocco, South Africa and Mauritius.
These events will look to bring you a crash course of the 3 day packed Microsoft Build 2019 event. The events are designed for developers of any level interested in building Microsoft 365 experiences.
Join a local event near you to get the latest in Microsoft 365 technology. There will be keynotes and demo sessions. Covering .Net Core, Microsoft Graph, Web development with NodeJS, Microsoft Developer tools, IoT Solutions and more. Through more code, demos and insights.
Event Sessions (varies by location)
Introduction to Microsoft Graph Services
Web Development with NodeJS and Microsoft Developer Tools
Embedded and IoT Solutions with Microsoft Windows IoT Core
Command Line / Terminal and Windows Subsystem for Linux
Coding your Future with the Windows Insider Program
Desktop Apps with the Microsoft Graph
UWP User Interfaces with the latest APIS and OSS libraries
Developing with the New Edge Browser
Desktop Apps with .NET Core
AI Platform / Machine Learning on Windows
Progressive Web Apps with the New Edge
NET Core 3.0
Build apps for Microsoft Teams with Microsoft Graph and Web Technology
Microsoft’s invite reads;
Get an inside peak into the future. Get insight you can use today. Join us for the Insider Dev Tour. You’ll enjoy an inside peek into some of tomorrow’s innovative dev tech, as well as practical information you can use today. Plus, you’ll gain valuable access to a peer network along with exposure to all-star devs from a wide range of tech disciplines.
Microsoft 4Afrika’s Skills #Interns4Afrika Internship Africa initiative offers you a way to build work experience in a thriving environment.
Do you live in Port Louis, Mauritius? Get to be a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Port Louis Technical Support intern. Microsoft’s Interns4Afrika initiative is offering a unique experience with a dynamic and agile technology organization. The intern will get the opportunity to work for 6 months with a Microsoft partner organization on real projects. Get to collaborate and skill up on the job with the help of colleagues. You can also get to be hired by the firm depending on your performance and if you are interested in being hired after the internship program.
An opportunity to join the Mauritius Cloud Camp, Learn how to win an all-expenses-paid trip
Interested or building a career in cloud solutions and technology? Participate in the Microsoft Cloud Society contest and win an exclusive all expenses paid trip to a cloud camp in Mauritius.
Microsoft’s invitation says;
Here’s your chance to win an all-expenses-paid trip to the exotic shores of Mauritius to attend an exclusive cloud camp where you can: Get hands-on experience on disruptive technologies like IoT, Blockchain and AI. Participate in fun team building activities and interact with peers across the region.
Microsoft’s Cloud Society is an online platform that offers training courses and exclusive certification. It helps skill up IT professionals, developers and students in Microsoft’s cloud technology.
Participating in the Mauritius Cloud Camp
The contest is opened to developers, students, IT professionals or interested persons with cloud tech passion from Middle East and Africa. You have to be 18 years and above. Competition ends (7:59pm GMT) (11:59pm GST) (10:59 EAT) April 15, 2018.
Are you looking for a way to kick start your career? Looking to build some work experience in a thriving environment? The Microsoft 4Afrika Skills #Interns4Afrika Internship Africa initiative does just that.
The Interns4Afrika internship program offers talented young people a unique experience with a dynamic and agile technology organization on the African continent. Whether you’re aspiring for a future in sales, marketing or technology, this is your chance to kick-start your future. – Microsoft 4Afrika
Do you live in Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, Rwanda, Nigeria, Algeria, Cote D’Ivoire, Senegal, Zambia, Morocco and Cameroon? Get to be an IT Support Tech, Sales or Marketing intern.
Microsoft says, as a leader in platform and productivity for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, we believe in what people make possible. Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.
“The Microsoft 4Afrika initiative has enabled us to link our growth with approaches that accelerate growth for the continent in three critical areas of development. World-class skills, Access and Innovation. Each of these focuses on different aspects that will help empower African youth, entrepreneurs, developers and business and civic leaders. To turn great ideas into a reality that can help their community, their country, the continent and beyond.”
“World-Class Skills is about Microsoft plans to develop a Self-sustaining, world-class education platform, both online and offline, to help Africans develop skills for entrepreneurship and improved employability and competitiveness. Microsoft in partnership with the host organization will offer you a unique opportunity to kick start your career. The internship program will provide you with a real-world work experience and new skills while working for a leading technology organization on the African continent”.
With this offer you will work for 6 months with a Microsoft partner organization on real projects. You’ll collaborate and learn from your colleagues. For more question about the Interns4Afrika program, check out the FAQ’s
A few things you need to note to avoid being disqualified.
Your application will be disqualified if you fail to reveal or disclose truthful information.