Marketeer of the Year 2006: Robert Scobe

My blog is still here (http://hansvb.officeisp.net/default.aspx) but since there’s no use rewarding people if they never find out about it, I thought b-posting here too. Happy holidays! End of the year is here and it’s about time I start my charts.   First one to get rewarded is Robert Scoble. In my opinion, he is…

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A new day, a new blog

I recently found out about the office team allowing us – Microsoft FTE’s – to have an external facing sharepoint site with 200MB of storage.   That’s nice I thought, this is where I will post slides and demos from my presentations. Something people have been asking for a lot.   The site was serviced…

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Office 12 Open XML File Formats

For the last couple of months, I‘ve been focusing on Office 12.   One of the really cool new features is the new Office Open XML File Formats. When you save a Word Document, it gets saved by default to a file with a docx extension. One can rename this to .zip and then open…

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From www.start.com to www.live.com

Looks like www.start.com is a preview to www.live.com – which is currently in Beta. At least that’s my early interpretation of the news we released yesterday. I need to read some more faq’s before I can 100% confirm that. Anyway, I migrated my start.com page to live.com today.   I had quite a few RSS…

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From VS2005 & SQL2005 to Vista and Office 12

It is so exciting to be at Microsoft at the moment. We are about to launch VS2005, VSTS, SQL2005 and Biztalk and at the same time we are taking steps to keep people up to date on the progress we are making on Office 12 and Vista.     Register here if you want to…

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RSS in Outlook

These companies offer RSS in Outlook:   http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/marketplace/CE012293651033.aspx     Hans Verbeeck    

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My Dealing with RSS

I’m a late adopter of RSS, I admit. What kept me from using it was that I needed yet another tool. I already had my favorite portal, I already subscribed to one newsgroup too many and I wasn’t up for more information. Now I recently learned how to deal with RSS, I started to adore…

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Get the Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 DVD’s and more :-)

You want to start working with Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 or SQL Server 2005 April CTP (Community Technology Preview)? You need training on Whidbey Beta 2 or Yukon April CTP? You want to run VSTS Beta 2 to get started with those awesome new tools?   Well, if you’re living in Europe, Middle East…

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SQL CLR User Defined Types and Operator Overloading

Just talked with Shaun Hayward. Someone who onviously very passionate about coding. A (long) while ago he asked me for my opinion on Operator Overloading for User Defined types in SQL Server 2005. Shaun       Good day       I came across your blog while looking for Yukon UDT info.       I’ve found that I can’t deploy an assembly if any…

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