Internet Explorer 9 – Platform Preview 6 is out

IE9 Platform Previews have been out since March 2010, with a new version hitting the site every eight weeks more or less. Even after the release of Internet Explorer 9 Beta, in September 2010, this is still no different. The platform previews deliver new rendering updates so they are the most up to date version… Read more

Quick tip: using the WP Connect utility instead of Zune client (Windows Phone 7)

Deploying and debugging your Windows Phone 7 applications on a device requires Zune client software to be running. However, Zune client software blocks access to your local media database making it impossible to debug anything using media APIs. This may include photo choosers and launchers, XNA and Silverlight playback of media elements. The solution is… Read more

REMIX10: (r)Experience the conference with full recorded content online

REMIX10 Belgium took place at the end of September 2010 in De Montil, Affligem. We managed to bring together a great combination of Microsoft Corp speakers as well as some local community speakers. As traditionally with REMIX events, two content tracks were available: Web Developer and User Experience. Today, all the content from the recorded… Read more

Don’t miss PDC 2010, wherever you are

Microsoft Professional Developers Conference 2010 is almost here: next Thursday 28th and Friday 29th October the conference is taking place in Redmond at the Microsoft campus. While only a select group of people has had the chance to get a ticket to personally attend, don’t let this assume you’ll miss any of it. PDC 2010… Read more

SQL Server Day 2010 registrations open

For the third year in a row the Belgian SQL Server User Group is organizing SQL Server Day, together with Microsoft and their partners. This year the event takes place on Thursday December 2nd 2010, at the San Marco Village near Antwerp. The event will cover topics like SQL Azure, SQL Server 2008 R2 and… Read more

Are you ready for Windows Phone 7?

Well, I hope you are because Windows Phone 7 is here! Yesterday was the official announcement around the commercial availability of Windows Phone 7 devices in Europe, Asia and United States. Starting with the press conference in New York where Steve Ballmer introduced the phone, you can watch the full session on demand here. Notice… Read more