Developer & IT-Pro Days 2007 – Pre-conference on ASP.NET AJAX and WPF/E

I’m in Seattle, WA this week attending a Microsoft internal training event. While traveling to the US I’ve been working hard on the agenda of our upcoming Belgian Developer & IT-Pro Days 2007. This annual primary developer event on Microsoft technologies takes place in the ICC in Ghent, 27-28-29 of March 2007.   For the first time we’re organizing a…

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"The future is now" blog is on Live Spaces!

The Microsoft Belux DPE team has a new manager: Luc Van de Velde. Luc – a Microsoft veteran – only started yesterday as DPE Lead but he was definitely already in the “evangelism” mood since the end of January. He immediately decided to start blogging. Because he manages both IT-Pro- and Developer focused people it was…

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BIWUG membership is now free – New meetings announced!

It’s been a while since the last meeting of the Belgian Information Worker Group (BIWUG) but now they’re ready to move forward at full speed. On the web site the upcoming meetings are being announced. The first meeting is taking place next week February 8th from 6:30 pm on, in the Microsoft Belux offices in…

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Scott Guthrie was in Belgium and an udpate on Designertopia in London

While I’m currently in London, attending Designertopia, the VISUG/MSDN meeting with Scott Guthrie in Belgium was a success! 250+ attendees saw Scott deliver two excellent sessions on the newest ASP.NET technologies: First Look at Visual Studio and ASP.NET “Orcas” ASP.NET 2.0 and ASP.NET AJAX Tips and Tricks It was the first time Scott was in Belgium. Our VISUG-community…

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Windows Vista Launch: Praga Khan concert streaming in Second Life

In my previous post I listed a number of Second Life locations where the live concert of Praga Khan will be streamed tonight. Meanwhile Miel has updated these locations. I re-post the locations below: Strawberry Estate, Miel’s own chunk of land with a miniature Atomium in the garden. In every sphere of the Atomium there…

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Experience the Wow in Second Life!

The upcoming weeks will be busy! Besides the visit of Scott Guthrie to Belgium I will be attending Designertopia in London, an internal technical training event in Seattle, WA. But first there’s the the Belgian part of the Worldwide launch event Windows Vista, Office 2007 and Windows Live! While the event is an invite-only-event the “Experience the WoW”…

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Scott Guthrie speaking in Belgium on February 1st

Last week Scott Guthrie announced the release to the web of ASP.NET AJAX v1.0. And a couple of days later he posted a follow-up post with a number of useful resources and comments. Scott was also interviewed by Rory for Channel9. Check out this not too technical but informative video where Scott talks about Mix07, web technologies, IIS,…

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MSDN Event in Luxembourg: A Technical Overview Of ASP.NET AJAX

Tomorrow, January 26, we have a 1/2 day MSDN Event in Luxemburg on what is probably the hottest technology on the web: ASP.NET AJAX. Our Microsoft Regional Director – Grégory Renard – who is beside an excellent speaker also an expert in web technologies, will provide you with a technical overview of ASP.NET AJAX. Please find…

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Blog silence is over … catching up!

This blog has been very silent over the last couple of weeks. Main reason for this: I spent a couple of weeks in hospital with an additional 2-week recovery period. 🙁 What initially was planned as a little intervention and a 3-day stay in hospital turned out into 14 days in hospital and the implantation of a…

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