We’ll be right back after this break…

Thanks Pierre for this post… Hello folks, Today started very very early, we were leaving the hotel for the conference center a 5:30am…  yes, 5:30am.  however we had a great view from the hotel window. we were onsite at the Montreal Palais des Congres, to put the finishing touches on our Keynote presentation.  This morning,…


Going Metro in your Windows Phone Apps

I’ve been on the road for the better part of the month of November, meeting with developers and IT Pros across the country and it’s been a blast.  Because I’m the guy on the MS Canada evangelism team most focused on Windows Phone, more often than not those conversations trend towards mobile.  One of the…

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Is your browser secure?

Choosing a browser is also a choice around security. Most of what we do on the computer today is in the browser: we read some news site, learn a new technology, chat with our friends, watch funny videos… As a big part of our online life in inside the browser, we need one that will…


Windows Azure Sets Up Camp in Montreal

Last week, I mentioned that Windows Azure is setting up camp online and in cities near you. With TechDays coming to Montreal next week, Windows Azure Camp is coming along with it! Join me, Jonathan Rozenblit, as well as TechDays speakers and Windows Azure experts Tyler Doerksen (@tyler_gd) and Steve Syfuhs (@stevesyfuhs) on November 29…


TechDays 2011–Keynote for Montreal

Each big conference attendee who’s signed up for conferences is looking for a Keynote. TechDays Montreal is no exception. After batting around a number of ideas over the last while, the team decided that it would be a GREAT idea to find a local superstar and personality who is well versed in Microsoft technologies to…


D³ – Developers, Developers, Developers: LIVE & INTERACTiVE

Over the last few months, you’ve been telling us a lot about what you’d like to see and what you need in order to be connected and stay relevant with your skills and career. You told us you wanted video content because learning is a lot more enjoyable and a lot more engaging when you…


Techdays Montreal 2011–Something New, Hands On Labs!

Yes – you can have this feeling of accomplishment these two guys are feeling when we took this picture. Do you want to have that feeling of fulfillment and spontaneous celebration like these two dudes?  You can get it after you take the leap of faith and attend one of our Hands On Labs at…


TechDays 2011 Montreal – Build your personalized Schedule

After having the pleasure of talking about technology and connecting with people in Toronto and Vancouver – it’s now Montreal’s turn.  Techdays Montreal is coming quickly and the whole team is giving 200% effort to finish things up with a Bang. This year – lots of diverse sessions are on hand to choose from.  If…


New HTML5 user group in Montreal

Do you know HTML5? We heard about this everywhere, and I have to admit that I am a fan. I know that in Montreal, I’m not the only one. After we saw a real enthusiast from people in our hometown, and from places like Toronto and Vancouver, where there is also HTML5 user group, Benoît…


31 Days of Mango: #31AwesomeWPDevTutorials

If you’re looking to start learning Windows Phone 7.5 development, this could be the perfect place for you to start!  Jeff Blankenburg from Microsoft has compiled (or rather, at the time of publication of this post is compiling) a series of 31 tutorials on how to implement Windows Phone 7.5 Apps. The tutorials are “snack-sized”,…

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