Jesse Liberty Visiting Ireland and Northern Ireland

We’ve had such amazing visiting speakers lately, and joining us shortly is Jesse Liberty, self-confirmed Silverlight Geek. Jesse is visiting Dublin, Belfast and Cork to talk about Silverlight development, and as Jesse has created a lot of the training content on http://silverlight.net, you won’t get a more seasoned Silverlight expert! Jesse works for Scott Guthrie,…


Visual Studio 2010 Launch Events – Ireland & Northern Ireland

Many of you have already received e-mail invites from us or from community organizations about the Visual Studio 2010 Launch events here in Ireland and Northern Ireland, so this is just a quick update about the events. We have a few prizes for folks who attend the events and folks who download VS2010 – details…


WordCamp Ireland 2010

Just a quick post as I’ve gotten several e-mails asking for my WordCamp Ireland slides. The slides can be downloaded here: http://www.slideshare.net/martharotter/free-tools-for-wordpress-users-from-microsoft My talk was “Free Tools for WordPress Sites”, and I covered several free tools people can download to help improve their blogs and websites. A fantastic suggestion by my colleague Josh Holmes, who…


Upcoming Talks and Events

November just started and it’s shaping up to be quite a busy month already. The Silverlight Jumpstart course I mentioned previously on my blog kicks off its second round this week at the Westbury.  The course is full for both in-person attendees and LiveMeeting attendees, however if you’re interested in a future session, please e-mail…


Azure Academy Module 1, Dublin Oct 22nd 2009

Microsoft Ireland and the National Digital Research Centre present Azure Academy, a series of FREE Level 300 Technical training seminars for a select group of invite-only customers and partners. Half-day instructor-led training seminars will be run on a bimonthly basis, giving attendees exclusive and early access to technical training delivered by the best of local…

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Great Technical Speakers in Ireland & Northern Ireland

Thanks to the over 200 of you who showed up to meet Scott Guthrie and hear him talk.  Judging by the questions people were asking yesterday, people are very excited about ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET 4/VS2010!  In fact there were so many questions, Scott had to skip the Silverlight talk.  Not to worry – he’s…


Guathon

I couldn’t help but laugh at the Manchester GUATHON event registration page for Scott Guthrie.  Scott is dropping by Manchester after his visit to Dublin, and they did a great job compiling a list of “things you might not know about Scott Guthrie” which includes such gems as: When Scott Guthrie throws exceptions, it’s across…


SCOTT GUTHRIE COMES TO DUBLIN!

This is HUGE news  – Scott Guthrie is coming to Dublin to do an afternoon with .NET developers in Dublin city centre!  I couldn’t be more excited! You can register here: http://short.ie/scottgu Who: THE GU! What: A full afternoon workshop covering ASP.NET MVC, .NET 4, Visual Studio 2010, Silverlight and more Where: The Westbury Hotel,…


Windows 7 ISV App compat drop-in clinics : week of 31st August 2009, Dublin

With the recent release to manufacture (RTM) of Window 7 now is the time for ISVs to make sure your applications are ready for Microsoft’s latest version of Windows. Over the next few months we will be running a number of Application Compatibility briefings and drop-in clinics, where we have a very high success rate…

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