Building better Web Experiences: from ASP.NET AJAX to WPF/e

This afternoon I did a workshop on Microsoft’s Web Platform & Tools for LBi. I think it went really well, despite the amount of topics the cover and the time constraints. I started to discuss the importance of building better online experiences and how these influence business opportunities. Next we took a dive into the different…

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Nice list of demo-able WPF applications

At Designertopia a couple of weeks ago I had some informal talks with people from McCann-Erickson on how the web might evolve in the next couple of years. I told them a little bit about the upcoming Microsoft platform technologies and how this can create new opportunities to reach people. Today I delivered a presentation about this at McCann-Erickson….

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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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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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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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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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