Community work: NuGet as a Service (NaaS) sees the light

I wanted to do a shout out to two of the Belgian developers in the community: Maarten Balliauw and Xavier Decoster have just launched a very interesting site and service for .NET developers: www.MyGet.org. What a great idea! At the same time they even came up with their own new abbreviation: NaaS for NuGet-as-a-Service  …


Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate is available

Yesterday on the availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 Release Candidate was announced. It’s already available for MSDN Subscribers, later today it will also be made available to the general public through the MSDN site. The Release Candidate addresses feedback give by all of you who tested the beta release. Main areas include…

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TechDays 2010 – Update Three: .NET 4 Pre-conference

Good news if you are looking for an update on the content for the .NET 4 Pre-conference at TechDays. We’re happy to confirm our speaker for the pre-conference: no less than Matt Milner from Pluralsight will be talking at TechDays. Here’s what you can expect: 5 sessions that will give you a jumpstart on the…


Come see Scott Guthrie talk on Visual Studio 2010, web development and Silverlight 4

On December 4th we have a top speaker and .NET guru visiting Belgium: Scott Guthrie is doing a full afternoon at Kinepolis. This is your chance to attend a live session, be quick to register before all places are taken. The event is filling up really fast. What will Scott Guthrie talk about? Bringing you…


Microsoft PDC 2009 – the announcements at the keynotes

This year I did not have the opportunity to join the Microsoft PDC event personally but I did manage to follow most part of the keynotes. Keynotes were streamed live both on November 17th and November 18th. If you would like to watch them on-demand they are being made available on the www.microsoftpdc.com site soon….


Upcoming MSDN Live Meeting events (September-December 2009)

Starting next week we have a new set of MSDN Live Meetings coming to a computer near you. MSDN Live Meetings are all online, so you can follow them either from work or home. Subjects range from Silverlight & WPF, to Visual Studio 2008, to the Windows Azure Platform. All sessions are delivered in French…


Another chance to meet two ReMix speakers

If you have not yet registered for the full day free event “ReMix 2009”, taking place on September 29th in Kinepolis Brussels I suggest you don’t wait too long. Registration is still open, for the time being that is… There is also very good news because next to the ReMix event we have two user…


Slides for Windows 7 for .NET developers webcast, and update on Windows API Code Pack

Last week we had the Windows 7 for .NET developers webcast, where we showed .NET wrappers that are available to access Windows 7 features otherwise only available to managed code developers. > For the slides download see at the bottom of this post. Update: recordings of the webcasts are now online on the Chopsticks site: -…


PDC 2008 Day 2 Keynote – Windows 7, Live Framework, VS2010, Office 14 and more!

While in the keynote of day 1 we saw the light of Windows Azure Platform, the Microsoft Software + Services platform, on day 2 we actually had two keynotes: a lot of stuff! Keynote 1: Ray Ozzie, Steve Sinofsky, Scott Guthrie, David Treadwell – on Windows 7, WPF, .NET 4.0, VS2010, Live Framework, Mesh, Office…


PDC 2008 Day 1 Keynote – the Windows Azure Platform

I arrived in Los Angeles on Saturday, with a warm and beatiful day welcoming me in California. It’s been quite a few years since I’ve been to L.A., being the first US city I visited it represents the typical America. But enough about this, let’s get to the PDC stuff. We have just had the…

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