Silverlight and Expression Blend tutorials for hungry designers

Last Thursday designer Celso Gomes (Channel9 interview and interview) has launched a new web site with an excellent series of tutorials all of them built in using Expression Blend and Silverlight! Check out http://www.nibblestutorials.net/ and the blog at http://blog.nibblestutorials.net/.  Nibbles are a series of “snack tutorials for hungry designers” that cover the use of Expression Blend to build…

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Microsoft Luxembourg Enterprise & Development Summit 2007 – 12 June

Next week June 12 MSDN Belux is organizing the “Enterprise & Development Summit 2007” in Luxembourg. On the web site you can find all event and session information in French. All sessions will be delivered in French. Here’s an overview of the agenda & speakers (in English): 08:00 ‑ 09:00 Welcome 09:00 ‑ 09:10 Introduction – Thierry Fromes, Country…

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Karine introduces a new release of the u2u CAML Query Builder

Karine, CAML girl & consultant at u2u, and famous for the development of the U2U CAML Query Builder recently found some more time to start blogging. Today she introduced on her blog a new version of her CAML Query Builder which is now a SharePoint 2007 Feature instead of a Windows application. In her post “U2U CAML Query Builder…

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Windows Vista UAC demo code: develop using least privilege

One of the new Windows Vista security features that might confuse developers is Windows User Account Control (UAC). In order to help developers develop UAC enabled applications Microsoft has released “Windows Vista UAC Demo Sample Code” This demo sample code shows how to develop using least privilege leveraging User Account Control. It contains 3 projects,…

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DinnerNow.net 1.3 for Visual Studio "Orcas" beta 1

Last Friday the Connected Systems Evangelism team released an update to the DinnerNow.net application.  DinnerNow is a fictitious marketplace where customers can order food from local restaurants for delivery to their home or office. This sample application is designed to demonstrate how you can develop a connected application using several new Microsoft technologies, including: IIS7,…

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TechEd US sessions streamed using Silverlight

Yesterday there were the pre-conferences at TechEd US. But in a couple of hours TechEd US will be officially kicked-off with the opening keynote of Bob Muglia and the breakout sessions. I won’t be attending TechEd US this year, but as the track owner for all web content at TechEd: Developers in Barcelona later this year, I’ll be following…

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I started reading "Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007"!

Towards the end of last year Patrick Tisseghem started writing a book on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Patrick did a great job writing this book while traveling the world and delivering day-in day-out sessions on MOSS2007. The good news is that since last week the book is out! I pre-ordered the book two months…

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June 5 > Wygday: Fast track to technological readiness

Next week, June 5th, Wygwam and its partners organizes Wygday. Wygday’s goal is to give the attendees the ability to keep up with the upcoming Microsoft technologies and provide answers to the questions you might have when using these technologies. I personally think this is a great initiative and shows the real community spirit of the Wygwam…

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Forrester Research says Team Foundation Server is a strong SCM performer and ready for prime time

Forrester Research did a product-based evaluation of 11 leading SCCM solutions across 123 criteria: “The Forrester Wave™: Software Change And Configuration Management, Q2 2007”. Software change and configuration management (SCCM) solutions permit IT organizations to manage the changes that they make to software during development and maintenance. Forrester’s product-based evaluation of 11 leading SCCM solutions across…

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Introducing Microsoft Surface

From the Microsoft site: The launch of Microsoft Surface marks the beginning of a new technology category and a user-interface revolution. Surface, Microsoft’s first surface computer, provides effortless interaction with digital content through natural hand gestures, touch and physical objects. Surface computing breaks down traditional barriers between people and technology, changing the way people interact…

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