Blogging Again

I’m back blogging again after a very busy four months and a short vacation (in Switzerland & Italy) that was much needed. I spoke at the Pakistan Developers Conference as well as hosted two security events in Nigeria, Ghana and two DevDays events in Mauritius and Réunion Islands (French translated) with the help of my usual gang of speakers, Malek…

0 goes live

Highlights of the my last few weeks I was a speaker at the Microsoft Technology Week in Saudia Arabia (May 15th -May 18th 2004) where we did a 3 city tour (Riyadh, Jeddah & Khobar) amongst other speakers like Hans Verbeeck and Gurkan Salk. I hosted the Microsoft DevDays Ethiopia (May 27th 2004) which was very successful…


Microsoft Localizing Kiswahili

Microsoft has a launched a global initiative termed Local Language program, to provide desktop software and tools to government customers by collaborating with local experts governments, universities and other interested parties to help build a robust local IT economy. To this end, Kiswahili was chosen as one of the languages to be initiated as one…


Guerilla.NET in Istanbul

So i’m on the 19th floor of this hotel that overlooks the Bosphorus, the scene from my window could not get any better, its amazing!  Developmentor’s Guerilla.NET one week course in Istanbul, Turkey has been a great success, i’ve had a great time. Prior to coming here, i was in Dubai for the Microsoft Research Academic Days….


Great Day at Microsoft DevDays Kenya 2004

So i just came from back from the venue where we just concluded DevDays Kenya 2004. It was a great event, the turnout, the speakers, the stage setup and more. The Stage Lighting was done by the same company that did the lighting for Sean Paul when he was here on tour so i was blown away by…


Microsoft DevDays Kenya 2004 – 3 days to go

I am all geared up for Kenya’s truest Developer Days Event this coming Thursday April 22nd. Truest because this time, the Marketing folks did an exhaustive profiling campaign to find and fish out developers in the region. Developers’ reaction? Where have you guys been !? Its about time you hosted events here for developers! A great lineup…


New to .NET?

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Microsoft launches JOURNAL

JOURNAL – Microsoft’s Architects Journal – has gone live on the MSDN Architecture Center. JOURNAL is a platform where authoritative software architects from all corners of Microsoft’s architect community will discuss the connection between opportunities once out of reach and the solutions that now make them possible.


Understanding XML

A great introduction to XML, a must read for those to whom XML is a buzz word. Read the article here