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  • Blog Post: Link dump: User Experience, Web Platform, Office System and more

    Here are some interesting links that I found while catching up on blogs: User Experience: Your Britain in pictures: BBC + Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth : The BBC is collaborating with Microsoft Live Labs Photosynth to create three- dimensional representations of some of the most dramatic buildings in...
  • Blog Post: 2 new bloggers for our Belgian community

    I'm happy to welcome two new Belgian technology bloggers to the blogosphere! Both are actively using the new Microsoft productivity and collaboration platform: Microsoft 2007 Office system . Kevin DeRudder is a u2u colleague of Jan Tielens , focusing on the web technologies ASP.NET and AJAX but also...
  • Blog Post: IntelliSense support for JavaScript and ASP.NET AJAX rocks in Visual Studio "Orcas"

    Yesterday I listed ASP.NET AJAX as one of the technologies discussed. During my talk I mentioned that IntelliSense support for JavaScript and ASP.NET AJAX programming would be available in Visual Studio "Orcas". Meanwhile I downloaded the March CTP of "Orcas" and it rocks! This CTP is the first build...
  • Blog Post: Building better Web Experiences: from ASP.NET AJAX to WPF/e

    This afternoon I did a workshop on Microsoft's Web Platform & Tools for LBi . I think it went really well, despite the amount of topics the cover and the time constraints. I started to discuss the importance of building better online experiences and how these influence business opportunities. Next...
  • Blog Post: SmartPart for SharePoint: now with AJAX support

    During last TechEd in Barcelona , Jan and Patrick delivered a session " Building Web Parts the Smart Way ", where they showed the power of the SmartPart . As we launched ASP.NET AJAX during the conference - which resulted in an AJAX pre-conference and 7 AJAX related sessions - there was quite some interest...
  • Blog Post: e-Learning: Free ASP.NET AJAX Training

    [Via Brad Abrams ] In the Microsoft e-learning developer catalog ( web section ) a new online course on " Developing Enhanced Web Experiences with Microsoft® ASP.NET AJAX Extensions " is available for free. I have been playing around with ASP.NET AJAX since the CTP's and beta's but I'm going to block...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Hosting Day on February 27

    On February 27th Microsoft Belux organizes a Microsoft Hosting Day . This Microsoft Hosting Day is an annual event that offers a great opportunity to meet Microsoft professionals and partners of the hosting ecosystem. Register now for the Belgian Microsoft Hosting Day and learn how to capitalize on the...
  • Blog Post: Nice list of demo-able WPF applications

    At Designertopia a couple of weeks ago I had some informal talks with people from McCann-Erickson on how the web might evolve in the next couple of years. I told them a little bit about the upcoming Microsoft platform technologies and how this can create new opportunities to reach people. Today I delivered...
  • Blog Post: Developer & IT-Pro Days 2007 - Pre-conference on ASP.NET AJAX and WPF/E

    I'm in Seattle, WA this week attending a Microsoft internal training event. While traveling to the US I've been working hard on the agenda of our upcoming Belgian Developer & IT-Pro Days 2007 . This annual primary developer event on Microsoft technologies takes place in the ICC in Ghent, 27-28-29...
  • Blog Post: Scott Guthrie was in Belgium and an udpate on Designertopia in London

    While I'm currently in London, attending Designertopia, the VISUG / MSDN meeting with Scott Guthrie in Belgium was a success! 250+ attendees saw Scott deliver two excellent sessions on the newest ASP.NET technologies: First Look at Visual Studio and ASP.NET “Orcas” ASP.NET 2.0 and ASP.NET AJAX Tips and...
  • Blog Post: Scott Guthrie speaking in Belgium on February 1st

    Last week Scott Guthrie announced the release to the web of ASP.NET AJAX v1.0 . And a couple of days later he posted a follow-up post with a number of useful resources and comments. Scott was also interviewed by Rory for Channel9 . Check out this not too technical but informative video where Scott talks...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Event in Luxembourg: A Technical Overview Of ASP.NET AJAX

    Tomorrow, January 26, we have a 1/2 day MSDN Event in Luxemburg on what is probably the hottest technology on the web: ASP.NET AJAX . Our Microsoft Regional Director - Grégory Renard - who is beside an excellent speaker also an expert in web technologies, will provide you with a technical overview of...
  • Blog Post: Free your ideas at designertopia conference

    Microsoft ? Interactive design ? Windows Vista and 2007 Microsoft Office system lead a new wave of user experience improvements. Now Microsoft wants to enable designers and developers everywhere to join in creating more enjoyable, satisfying and productive user and customer experiences across all classes...
  • Blog Post: msdn's ShOwtime!: AJAX Patterns with ASP.NET AJAX

    Now that TechEd: Developers is well behind us some of the developer sessions will be made available through MSDN's ShOwtime! The attendees of the event will have noticed that Nikhil Kothari wasn't able to make it to Barcelona. Due to his absence we had to cancel the repeats of his sessions. The first...
  • Blog Post: Announcements and IronPython for ASP.NET

    Yesterday during the keynotes of ASP.NET Connections (Las Vegas) and TechEd: Developers (Barcelona) Microsoft made a couple of - long awaited - announcements. Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 Redistributable Package is now RTM ASP.NET AJAX is now in beta 2. Check out Matt Gibbs blog for more details. Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Web sessions on day 1 of TechEd: Developers

    Now that day 1 of TechEd: Developers is behind us it's time to have a look at the high- and lowlights of this first day at the conference. The day after the highly appreciated pre-conference on ASP.NET AJAX by Jeff Prosise kicked off with the traditional keynote. Simon Brown, Eric Rudder , Eric Lee and...
  • Blog Post: My Web Pages Starter Kit available on CodePlex

    This morning I was notified that Microsoft DPE EMEA has posted the Release Candidate 1 of the My Web Pages Starter Kit to the CodePlex site . The My Web Pages Starter Kit is a dynamic content management system (CMS). It is designed to meet the needs of computer enthusiasts who want to deploy and maintain...
  • Blog Post: Speaking at e-Business meeting on the Microsoft platform

    Next Wednesday - October 25 - there's Customer First which I won't (unfortunately) be attending because I promised a long time ago (long before Customer First was announced) that I would deliver a presentation for AIESEC , an international association of students in economics, on Microsoft and the Next...
  • Blog Post: FxUserGroup Meeting on ASP.NET AJAX and e-ID

    The FxUserGroup - the Belgian French-speaking INETA User Group - is organizing its second event next Wednesday October 25. The announcement from their web site (in French): Vous vous y perdez dans les nouveautés technologiques ? Alors rejoignez le FxUserGroup pour profiter de véritables retours d’expériences...
  • Blog Post: ASP.NET AJAX: Beta 1 released and on track for more

    After a year full of CTP releases Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX is in beta ! Read the announcement and the details on Scott Guthrie's blog . On the http://ajax.asp.net/ there's a lot of information available on this first beta. Especially the migration guide will be very helpful when transitioning applications...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Windows Web Hosting

    Last week I noticed this post bink.nu : " Getting Started on Microsoft Windows Web Hosting ". " Microsoft Getting Started on Windows Web Hosting is a subset of the complete Web hosting details found in The Microsoft Solution for Windows-based Hosting version 4.0. In order to help hosters quickly grasp...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 7: More than a browser

    Yesterday we had Cyra Richardson - Lead Program Manager on the Internet Explorer team - in Belgium for a few customer visits and an MSDN Evening session on what's new in IE7 for developers. During the customer visits that I participated in, she focused on on the 3 major pillars of Internet Explorer...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft AJAX and the roadmap!

    After the naming game for ASP.NET "Atlas" that was started a couple of weeks ago by Steven Smith , today the official naming and roadmap for ASP.NET "Atlas" has been announced. Scott Guthrie posted the official naming and roadmap for ASP.NET Atlas on his blog. I will need the next couple of weeks to...
  • Blog Post: IronPython 1.0 RC2 = Python for .NET

    IronPython is the codename for a beta release of the Python programming language for the .NET platform . It supports an interactive interpreter with fully dynamic compilation . It is well integrated with the rest of the framework and makes all .NET libraries easily available to Python programmers, while...
  • Blog Post: Sample code for writing an MSN Search-enabled application

    In my previous post I pointed to the article " Building Search for Your Web Site with the MSN Search Service ". I the comments on this blog I got some requests for the sample code of this article. The good news is that today an MSN Search API Code Sample showed up on the MSDN Download Center . The C#...
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