Software Development Lifecycle-in-a-Box training kit

I picked this up from the Public Sector DPE Team blog: Microsoft will release in the next few weeks the second version of the Software Development Lifecycle-in-a-Box training kit.  The purpose of the 3‐Day SDLC‐in‐a‐Box training program is to provide Microsoft partners, consultants and customers with a complete overview and illustration of the Visual Studio Team System…

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Project Glidepath gets WPF packages

Project Glidepath has been updated. I just noticed through Michael Lehman’s Project Glidepath blog that now Windows Presentation Foundation packages have been added. Download it here. Project Glidepath is a Microsoft evangelism initiative. It provides you the step-by-step instructions for everything from how to get started with Windows Presentation Foundation to how to write and publish a press release. Project Glidepath…

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Barco and Microsoft teaming up on Windows Vista

The Belgian Business Innovation Event “Ready for a new day” is approaching quickly. My colleague Arlindo reports on his experiences in preparing this event together with the people of Barco. While I haven’t been monitoring this project closely the last months, I know that my ISV DE colleague Philippe Blondeaux has been working hard together with Arlindo, the…

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Experience Tech·Ed: Developers on the Virtual Side

Tech·Ed: Developers is now less than two weeks away. While all attendees are already preparing for the conference, this year’s Tech·Ed (Developers & IT Forum) team has also thought about providing non-attendees with the best possible experience. And so they created the Virtual Side.    ‘The Virtual Side’ provides a channel for those developers who could…

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Visual Studio Team System MSDN Chat

Join the members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Team Editions for Architects, Developers, Database Pros, and Testers. In addition, discuss what’s new in the latest Community Technology Preview (CTP). Join the chat on Wednesday, November 8th, 2006 from 10:00am – 11:00am Pacific…

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Windows Desktop Search 3.0 for Windows XP SP2

It looks like Windows Desktop Search 3.0 is (finally) available for Windows XP SP2. Why bother installing this version? Well, if haven’t switched to a beta of CTP build of Windows Vista yet, you will probably be using any search engine to enable instant search on your computer. After having installed Internet Explorer 7 on my home…

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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 Web Today. When? Wednesday 25th October 2006 – From…

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VISUG discusses the Security Development Lifecycle

It looks like 2 of the Belgian INETA user groups decided to make it a User Group Wednesday on October 25. Both FxUserGroup and VISUG are organizing a free event. The VISUG meeting, with Wim Verhaeghen as guest speaker, will be covering the Security Development Lifecycle. More details on the meeting: When: Wednesday October 25, 19:00 –…

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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 ! Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter pour la seconde…

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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 built with the earlier “Atlas” CTPs to this…

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