Installing Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals RTM

Gert Drapers reports that Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals – codenamed Datadude – has gone RTM and is now available on MSDN Subscriber Downloads. Visual Studio 2005 Team Edition for Database Professionals delivers a market shifting database development product that provides a foundation for managed database evolution through the use of an offline,…

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Getting started with developing WPF/E applications

The release of the first (December) CTP of WPF/E and the announcement of the new names and design of the Microsoft Expression tools has generated quite some interest in the technology according to the Technorati search results for WPF/E and Microsoft Expression. Running the “WPF/E” (codename) CTP (December 2006) SDK Samples is fairly simple but when starting with the…

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VISUG December Events

The new web site of the Belgian Visual Studio User Group (VISUG) has gone live last week. And together with the go-live of the site they are announcing two events for closing this calendar year. Discussion on Enterprise Exception Handling and Logging Presented by: Panel of specialists On: Monday, December 11, 2006 This is a…

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New videos to watch on msdn’s Showtime!

Two keynotes from the Belgian “Ready for a New Day” event are available to watch on the MSDN’s Showtime! site: Ready for a New Day – Opening Keynote People drive business results in the new world of work. Wim Van Winghe and Carmen Du Bois demonstrate how the powerful new releases of Windows, Office and…

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WPF/E is coming …

I’ve been talking a lot to web agencies about the rich web experiences and how these can be created on the Microsoft platform. Besides ASP.NET AJAX, WPF/E is certainly the most important technology for delivering a rich cross-browser and cross-platform experience. From the newly launched MSDN site on WPF/E: ““WPF/E” is Microsoft’s solution for delivering…

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Final version of ‘My Web Pages Starter Kit’ is here

Beginning of November I already mentioned that the RC1 version of the My Web Pages Starter Kit was available. Today I’m happy to announce that the final version of the ‘My Web Pages Starter Kit’ is now available on CodePlex. The My Web Pages Starter Kit is a dynamic content management system (CMS). It is…

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Free your ideas at designertopia conference

Microsoft? Interactive design? Windows Vista and 2007 Microsoft Office system lead a new wave of user experience improvements. Now Microsoft wants to enable designers and developers everywhere to join in creating more enjoyable, satisfying and productive user and customer experiences across all classes of software, on all types of device. Cross browser, cross platform, technologies…

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Windows Workflow Foundation Essentials Training

One of our Belgian Microsoft Certified Partners for Learning Solutions – Guidance – has created a custom training on the essentials of the Windows Workflow Foundation. I’ve been told lots of positive things about this training and since this week it appears as one of the 6 training’s available worldwide on the MSDN Workflow Foundation site….

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Preparing for Windows Vista retail on www.windowsvistaretail.com

During the Windows Vista “See the Difference” roadshow Microsoft Belux prepared system builders and resellers for the upcoming consumer launch of Windows Vista at the end of January. If you weren’t able to make it to these training’s you can still checkout the partner training’s. These training’s for Windows Vista consist of technical courses and sales…

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FxUserGroup meeting: Back from TechEd Europe 2006

Next week – 29 November – the FxUserGroup organizes it’s third meeting. The topic of this meeting is “Back from TechEd 2006” and will cover some of the announcements of the largest developers conference in EMEA in more detail. Grégory Renard of Wygwam have a dedicated area on their site with a number of videos and…

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