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…


Difficulty accessing MSDN Downloads

Hi, It has been brought to our attention that some Partners have recently experienced difficulties in accessing their MSDN Downloads.  This was due to a system change.   Affected users will need to re-associate their Live ID to their subscription to re-access MSDN Download. ACTION: Partners if you have been experiencing difficulties in accessing your MSDN…


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…


"How many people does this license cover?" , "What is MSDN?" – Clearing up some confusion around licensing.

Technorati Tags: licensing,cals,processor,external connector license,visual studio,msdn,developer tools,software assurance,developer licensing questions Hi, Happy New Year to you. I thought it might be interesting to write a piece about your entitlements as far a licensing is concerned as it seems to be an area that causes confusion. Licensing for developer tools is very straight forward. Each developer…