PDC 2008 now open for registration

The Professional Developer Conference 2008 is planned for October 27-30 in Los Angeles this year and registration is now open for this event. Click here for more details http://www.microsoftpdc.com.   The PDC is the definitive Microsoft event targeting influential software developers and strategic architects focused on the future of the Microsoft platform and represents a unique opportunity to…


locate items in the MSDN library

I know I have blogged on this before but I still seem to get loads of questions on where particular items can be found on the DVD collections that are your MSDN subscription.    So this is a fantastic site that will make that search so much easier to do:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/subscriptions/index   This seriously cuts down on any…


Tech-Ed EMEA 2008 Developers

Yes, that time of year is nearly upon us again and it’s time to start signing up for Tech Ed 2008. Tech·Ed EMEA 2008 Developers will run back to back with Tech·Ed EMEA 2008 IT Professionals in November 2008. From 10 – 14 November get five days of deep technical training dedicated to the specific…


Developer and designer event on 23rd May in Cineworld

Mix Essentials is here in Ireland! This is an event to give you the chance to join the conversation on NEXT WEB and explore how you can create next-generation Web experiences. Now, for the first time in Ireland, the MIX essentials conference brings you the latest information from the global MIX’08 conference held in Las Vegas in…


Irish Microsoft Technology Conference, Dublin 3rd and 4th April

Here is a quick reminder about the Irish Microsoft Technology Conference 2008 (April 3rd/4th) – with over 40 sessions to choose from this year, it’s like a mini TechEd – one event you won’t want to miss!   When? April 3rd/4th Where? Cineworld Cinema Complex, Parnell St, Dublin 1 Fee? EUR 189   The Irish…


Two great community events coming up in Dublin and Galway

There are two great community events coming up in April and May – both have an amazing speaker line-ups and are well-worth attending! Click on the links below to get more details. The Irish Microsoft Technology Conference 2008 (April 3rd,4th – Dublin) – Now in its third year, the two-day, multi-track IMTC 2008 is planning to have…


Official Irish Launch of Visual Studio 2008

Microsoft are excited to announce the latest versions of Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008.  We are running a launch showcase next week and this is a great opportunity for you to view these new products. Date: Tuesday, 11th March 2008 Venue: Tripod, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 Time: There are three…


Calling Out To All Web Development Companies & Agencies

Hi, There is a new addition to the Partner Program that I thought would be of interest to all of you who develop or design for the web. Have you heard of the Action Pack? Well the Action Pack has been around for a few years now and like Empower is one of our best…


Licensing Overview for Outsourcers and Managed Service Providers

Hi, With more and more people enquiring about the licensing around hosted services and providing software as a service I thought it would be useful to discuss the licensing and answer some frequently asked questions. Microsoft provides for two distinct types of software use rights relevant to outsourcers and managed service providers (collectively, “outsourcer[s]”): ·…

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