Are you a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP)?
Do you want to win* some great prizes just in time for the holidays? How does a 8GB or 120GB Zune sound or an Xbox 360 Pro? What you want something bigger, okay how about a:
First off you have to be a current US Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and being willing to show off your rock star screencast skills. To enter you need to create a 5 – 10 minute screencast on IIS and PHP integration. The screencast must showcase the integration of PHP into IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008. I also want to see it actually work you should show an PHP application on the IIS server (i.e. WordPress) running and demonstrated inside of Internet Explorer 7 or Internet Explorer 8 Beta 2, and verified it is running inside of the IIS 7 environment.
Sound cool and techy and you want to enter? but your not sure how do all of that? Well I am here to help. Here are some excellent resources for you to get started:
- Keith Combs did similar screencasts on this already: Windows Server 2008 Core screencast - Installing Open Source Software
- There is also Virtual Labs to get you started here: TechNet Virtual Lab: Compare V-Labs- Lab 1
The screencasts entries will be judged by a blue ribbon group of IT Pro superstars and will be judged on Creativity, Presentation, Inclusion of Microsoft Technologies and Effective demonstration of the integration of PHP in to IIS.
Here are the prizes:
- Grand Prize - Lenovo ThinkPad T61p notebook computer
- First Place - 60GB XBOX 360 game console
- Second Place - 120GB Zune media player
- Third Place - 8GB Zune Media player
So what do you have to do to enter?
- Create a Screencast by December 15th
- Drop the screencast at your favorite location, so we can download it (Remember it has to be Silverlight Compatible).
- Send me an email with:
- Your name
- Email Address
- Link to your the Screencast