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Silverlight Insight event for UK Academics
As Paolo blogged we (the Microsoft Academic Team in the UK) are arranging an event targeted to Academics in Universities and Design Schools in the UK. Silverlight Insight is a one-day event designed to give attendees a solid understanding of the Silverlight 2 platform and of the Microsoft Expression...
4 Mar 2009
Hello Everyone, As usual, go away for a week and you come back to lots of interesting news. So, here in the first of several blogs, I thought I’d share some of this news with you. Silverlight Controls Source Code The source code for the Silverlight 2 controls has now been released enabling you...
19 Jan 2009
Microsoft Tech-Ed 2007 Conference DVD sets to give away
Good morning, I thought I’d start the week with a give-away of the ten Tech-Ed Conference DVD sets sitting on my desk. So, if you live in the UK and would like me to pop one in the post to you, email me your address details and the first ten to reply will get the goodies. Have a good week. ...
4 Aug 2008
remix UK – a 48 hour conversation
Hi Everyone If you have been wondering 'where next for the web?' this event might just be for you and there is an early bird saving for the first three hundred people to book. Click here to reserve a place. And if you have any ideas for a topic you would like to see presented at re mix UK and have a...
25 Jul 2008
New Silverlight Videos
Hi, For those of you with an interest in Silverlight I thought you might like to take a look at a series of 'how to' videos available from the Silverlight team. You'll find everything from the basics through to best practices and even a series of tips and techniques. For example, Todd Miranda shows...
7 Jul 2008
Mix it up!
Hi! I'm Alfred Biehler , working with Microsoft UK alongside Claire in Microsoft's Developer platform group. My focus is on all our UK developers, and I've been given the opportunity to attend the MIX conference at Las Vegas. My expectations of the event was high, and I'm not disappointed! For starters...
5 Mar 2008
Joining instructions for the Bletchley Park SIlverlight Academic Day
Last week we announced that we are accepting registrations for our Silverlight Academic Day at Bletchley Park on March 12th. This event is aimed at both designers and developers and we are pleased to say that we are almost sold out of developer seats. If you have already pre-registered by emailing me...
25 Jan 2008
Inspiration Tour Update
With 17 dates behind them and another 37 yet to come, Ed and Ben are having a great impact on the students that they present to as part of the Inspiration Tour . We love to get feedback, both good and bad but our favourite so far is: The talk you gave today was absolutely awesome, as were the demos....
22 Nov 2007
New Silverlight Teaching Program Launching
As avid readers of our Academic blog I thought I’d give you a heads up about our latest teaching program which is due to launch soon. Having already covered XNA and Embedded technologies I’m pleased to announce that our third program for the year will be around Silverlight . For those of you who...
24 Oct 2007
Tales from the Inspiration Tour
The Inspiration Tour is underway and our presenters Ed Dunhill and Ben Coley have so far presented at Manchester Metropolitan University and Staffordshire University. Check out their blogs to read comments from the students and to access links to some great accompanying resources. Next they are off...
11 Oct 2007
The Microsoft Inspiration Tour
Last week we announced that we are sending our team on the road from October to March to talk to your students. The response has been excellent and sadly I have to report that ALL of the Wednesday slots before Christmas have now been taken. There are still a few Tuesday and Thursday slots available this...
27 Sep 2007
We’re very excited in the Academic team, we’re just about to launch the “Inspiration Tour” and we can’t wait to go out and meet you all. Ed Dunhill Ed and Ben will be out on the road during the next six months, so why not take a look at our Inspiration Tour web page...
21 Aug 2007
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