Celebrate the 1st anniversary of Belgian Silverlight User Group

On November 5th the Belgian Silverlight User Group (BESUG) is already celebrating its 1st year anniversary. Congratulations are in order! After a successful startup year with workshops organized by the founders Frederik Duchi and Kevin DeRudder, as well as some sessions with top speakers like Laurent Bugnion in May and Arturo Toledo just last month…

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Sistr – Free open source rich typography tool for Silverlight

Last week during the ReMix 09 keynote in Belgium, two companies, These Days and Ventigrate officially announced the first alpha release of Sistr. Sistr is a component that makes use of jQuery and Silverlight 3 to render richer fonts in web applications. It’s implemented in such a way that it’s very SEO friendly but at…

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REMIX 2009 – all recorded sessions now online

ReMix Brussels 2009 was held at the end of September 2009. We had a great day with a general opening keynote and eight technical sessions on Silverlight, ASP.NET MVC, Expression Blend and general UX around Surface. Four speakers from Microsoft corp joined us in Brussels and continued on to Helsinki, Vienna and Lisbon for a…

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PHP Benelux event on Oct 28th – Microsoft & PHP

Next week Kevin Dockx and Maarten Balliauw will be presenting a session at the PHP Benelux user group event. The event will take place on the 28th of October at 18h. Check out the site if you want to register. Maarten & Kevin’s session will be around Silverlight with PHP. Interesting topic if you ask…

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Start to Silverlight – jumpstart your first project with coaching and training event

Something I thought may be worth a short blog post: the Partner department is organizing a Start to Silverlight training next week. The event is called Start to Silverlight, taking place on 29th and 30th of October 2009 at the Microsoft Innovation Center in Mons. Why is this more than a training? To start there…

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Internet Explorer 8 – Webslices and Accelerators Belux Contest is on!

This fall we’re giving you not one but two chances to win a netbook and other prizes! Next to the Belux Silverlight contest we are also launching the “Internet Explorer 8 – Webslices & Accelerators Contest”. Webslices Webslices allow your site visitors to subscribe to portions of information on your site. They will see when…

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BeLux Silverlight 3 Contest – Be creative and win cool prizes

We just launched the BeLux Silverlight 3 Contest, where you have a chance to win a cool HP Mini Netbook pre-loaded with Windows 7 Ultimate or other cool prizes. Got any cool project or idea for a Silverlight 3 project? Participating is easy and quick. Make sure your application or component is accessible publicly, send…

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