TechEd Barcelona Wrap-up

I figured out why I hadn’t been able to find Nikhil in the speakers lounge to chat about client-side web app bits – he wasn’t in Barcelona!  He had to cancel due to illness (he’s much better now).  Jeff Prosise graciously offered to cover Nikhil’s TechEd talks. After the conference day was done, the Dutch contingent…

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TechEd TechEd TechEd

Ok, so I’m running out of clever headlines. Nikhil Kothari‘s AJAX scripting talk was filled to the brim, so I headed over to Steve Teixeira‘s C++ roadmap session.  In transit, I crossed paths with the three Dutch amigos (who took me trekking across downtown Barcelona last night in search of beer and dinner) who were also headed…

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Talking Heads on TechEd VirtualSide

Paul Foster pulled me aside yesterday to say a few words about Windows Live for the VirtualSide video series that is following the events here at TechEd Europe.  Talking heads here:  http://www.mseventseurope.com/TechEd/06/Pre/Live/VideoDev8.aspx?id=2#an2 Dinner last night was with Steve Teixeira and a few C++ MVPs.  Since none of us spoke Spanish, ordering from the menu was…

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Why More Websites Don’t Support Opera

Two words:  No debugger. Part of our charter here in the Windows Live team is to support as many browsers as practical.  I’d received reports that our Windows Live Contacts control doesn’t do much in an Opera browser, so in the calm following the signing off our most recent “sprint” I indulged in a diversion to trek off…

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