Latest videos posted to Chopsticks: “Oslo”, “M”, ASP.NET MVC, Silverlight, IE8 and all Luxembourg TechDays08 content

Quite a few new screencasts and interviews have been added to Chopsticks these last few weeks. Time for an overview of what is new. Content by Microsoft folks Last month Thomas Delrue, a Belgian software development engineer at Microsoft Corp visited Belgium and my colleague Philippe Destoop sit down with Thomas for two interviews about…

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Live Framework – storing data in a Mesh-enabled Silverlight web application in 4 steps

In my previous post about the Live Framework and Mesh-enabled apps I described how to create your first project, publish and deploy it to the Mesh and debug using Visual Studio 2008 support tools. However, that was without taking advantage of any of the Live Framework and Mesh functionalities. In this post that’s exactly what…

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Community events: BIWUG event on Silverlight and e-ID in SharePoint 2007

The next event for the Belgian Information Worker User Group will take place on December 8th 2008, at the new Microsoft offices in Zaventem. Sessions for the evening, as announced on the BIWUG site: Silverlight and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Microsoft recently released Silverlight 2.0 – it’s latest version of the framework to build…

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Live Framework – creating a Silverlight Mesh-enabled web application in 8 steps

After seeing what the new Mesh-enabled web applications can do during the last PDC in Los Angeles I couldn’t wait getting my hands on a token and creating something. First of all, if you have not yet been using Live Mesh signup for an account here: http://www.mesh.com/. This is the public beta so you can…

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TechEd EMEA: Visual Studio 2010 in the keynote and lots of Belgians

Back from Tech-Ed EMEA developers, running from 10 to 14 November 2008 in Barcelona. It was a very interesting week in turns of content but also in terms of meeting up with lots of interesting people. And proud to be a Belgian at this conference: besides Hans Verbeeck as the business owner we had a…

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Links for Azure, Visual Studio and other experiences from PDC 2008

After a jetlag, a few days of e-mail immersion and inbox cleaning, finally some time to get into the real stuff and get you a summary of the event. For some non-technical experiences about the event, scroll to the bottom. First things first, getting into the PDC information is really easy: you can follow ALL…

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PDC 2008 – Regional Directors share their thoughts (Dutch)

Peter Himschoot and Gill Cleeren, Regional Directors, both share their thoughts on what PDC 2008 is for them: from the main announcement around the new cloud platform to Windows 7 to new features in C# and .NET 4.0. Watch the video we shot on location during the PDC conference and learn what you should be…

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PDC 2008 – Gregory Renard shares his thoughts (French)

After a very exciting week in Los Angeles to attend PDC where Microsoft has announced its new Software + Services Platform, Windows 7 pre-beta, Live Framework and much more, I’ve uploaded a video with Regional Director Gregory Renard. Want to know why Gregory thinks this PDC is his best PDC ever? Tune in to the…

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