Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Passes the ‘Acid2’ Test

“Microsoft announced Wednesday it has passed an early milestone for the next version of its iconic Internet Explorer. An early version of the pre-beta code for IE 8.0 has successfully passed the so-called Acid2 browser compatibility tests” Internet News: http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3717691 Channel 9 interviews IE GM Dean Hachamovitch and Architect Chris Wilson to discuss this milestone…


Microsoft geekSpeak: Advanced ASP.NET with Shaun Walker, CEO of DotNetNuke

MSDN geekSpeak is a webcast show presented weekly by Microsoft Developer Evangelists Lynn Langit and Glen Gordon. In this week’s show, they interview Shaun Walker, CEO of DotNetNuke Corp.   Upcoming geekSpeak webcasts: ·         MSDN geekSpeak: Advanced ASP.NET with Shaun Walker, founder of DotNetNuke, Wednesday, December 19, 2007, 12:00 P.M.–1:00 P.M. Pacific Time ·         MSDN geekspeak:…


Test Drive Windows Server 2008

Try out Windows Sever 2008 in a series of guided hands-on Virtual Labs in the new Heroes Happen Here (HHH) site: www.heroeshappenhere.com. From the HHH site you can also download trial software, register for the Windows Server 2008, SQL Server 2008 and Visual Studio 2008 Launch events and other learning resources. SQL and Visual Studio…


Windows Live Platform Webcasts for Developers

Here are two webcasts on developing on Windows Live coming up in December: MSDN Webcast: Windows Live Platform Technical Drilldown (3 of 4) (Level 300) In this session, we cover the communications and connectivity services that Windows Live offers for developers to enhance the experience for their Web site’s users. We explore integration with Windows…


Silverlight 5-Part Webcast Series for Developers

A five-part Silverlight developer webcast series starts Monday December 10th and runs each day through Friday:   MSDN Webcast: Developer Series (Part 1 of 5): Introduction to Silverlight 1.1 Using Visual Studio 2008 (Level 200) Monday, December 10, 2007, 10:00 A.M.–11:00 A.M. Pacific Time MSDN Webcast: Developer Series (Part 2 of 5): Silverlight XAML and Dynamic Code…


TechNet Spotlight: The Next Wave – Bringing Dynamic IT to Life

If you’re interested on seeing video of the keynotes and breakout sessions for some of the previous Microsoft conferences — TechEd, WinHec, IT Forum, Ignite Tour, Microsoft Management Summit, Web Administrator’s Summit, etc. — check out TechNet Spotlight: http://www.microsoft.com/emea/spotlight/. The content is focused on IT Pro but there’s some very good presenations up there. Check out…


Channel 8: Ingo Rammer and How to Really Debug Code

Posted yesterday on Channel 8 (Channel 9 for Students who like to code): Ingo Rammer and how to really debug code “What’s the worst bug? The one that you can’t fix because it’s quite impossible to detect. Will and I saw that Ingo Rammer (he wrote THE book on .NET Remoting) was giving a talk at…


Channel 10: Behind the Halo 3 Hero Commercial

Halo fans: Check out this video just posted on Channel 10 which talks about how they filmed the Halo 3 commercial and web video: http://on10.net/Blogs/larry/behind-the-halo-3-hero-commercial/. We were fortunate to have several pieces of the diorama on display at the company store. The two pieces they had on display were pretty big so I can just…


SQL Server 2008 Webcasts and Virtual Labs

Here is a list of upcoming SQL Server 2008 Webcasts for developers and new Virtual Labs:   SQL 2008 Webcasts MSDN Webcast: Creating Visualizations for SQL Server Data Mining (Level 300) Friday, November 30, 2007 11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. Pacific Time MSDN Webcast: New T-SQL Programmability Features in SQL Server 2008 (Level 300) Tuesday, December 4, 2007…