Portland Welcomes Code Camp!

SQL Server MVP Arnie Rowland and Connected Systems MVP Stuart Celarier bring the Portland, Oregon tech community together with the 2009 Portland Code Camp! Portland Code Camp takes place on May 30th, 2009 and attempts to bridge the gap between Open Source and .NET technologies, as well as bring developers and database specialists together. You…

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MVP offers advice on Green Computing

MVP Mark Minasi recently posted some suggestions on how computer users can ensure their old computer equipment doesn’t end up in landfill sites.  In his Windows IT Pro article, Mark suggests a number of ways to recycle old, yet fully functioning computer hard drives. Interestingly, he also mentions novel ways to recycle old circuits boards…

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Indian MVP Releases Free SQL Server Ebook!

SQL Server MVP Jacob Sebastian from Ahmedabad, India has just released a new free Ebook entitled, “The Art of XSD – SQL Server XML Schema Collections”. This Ebook is designed to help database developers learn and use XML Schema collections in SQL Server. The Art of XSD starts with the basics of XML schemas and…

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SharePoint MVPs Love to Podcast!

SharePoint MVP Rob Foster produces the SharePoint Pod Show podcast. The podcast first began in July 2008 and is a collaboration of various MVPs including Eric Shupps, Nick Swan, Rob Bogue, Bill English, David Mann, Andrew Connell, Todd Bleeker, Ted Pattison, Shane Young, Todd Klindt and Spence Harbar. A range of topics are discussed by…

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German MVP Interviews Steve Ballmer!

At the recent Microsoft Partner Event Software Strategy Summit, MVP Damir Tomicic interviewed Steve Ballmer at the end of his keynote. Damir, asked questions ranging from the current financial challenges to how Steve manages his daily “email flood”, which led to several laughs in the audience. The entire interview with Steve Ballmer is available for…

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Learn How to Design Web Sites for Accessibility with Expression Web 2

MVP Kathleen Anderson authored an article entitled, “Designing Web Sites for Accessibility with Expression Web 2”, for the March 2009 Microsoft Expression newsletter. Even though Kathleen is a FrontPage MVP, she is very active in the Expression Web community. Her great article provides step-by-step instructions on how to use Expression Web, to make make sites…

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Microsoft MVP Award Program Recognizes Top-Tier Technology Influencers!

Microsoft recently announced the quarterly recipients of the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award, which recognizes exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who foster the free and objective exchange of knowledge by actively sharing their real world expertise with users and Microsoft. Nearly 1000 outstanding individuals were recognized for their contributions to the technical…

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MVPs Speak Out at KulenDayz!

Join MVPs Tomislav Bronzin, Vladan Strigo, Jerislav Bobić, Dean Vitner, Ivan Šaškor, Matija Lah and Bernard Katić for the Kulen Dayz Event in Croatia! The event takes place, from June 12 to June 14 (in Osijek, Croatia) and is organised around four tracks: ♦ Advanced Development ♦ Databases ♦ System Infrastructure ♦ Project Management “The…

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MVP Launches New Media Center and Home Server User Group

Picture Credit to Paul Foster Congratulations to MVP Ian Dixon for setting up a new User Group dedicated to Media Center and Home Server enthusiasts! The first meeting was held at the end of April 2009 and was attended by a good number of UK Media Center and Home Server professionals. During the meeting, a…

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French MVP Becomes the #1 Visual Basic Contributor

  French MVP Reynald Thomas has recently become the Number 1 Top Contributor to the VBFrance Community. In the past 6 months, Reynald has provided more than 900 answers to the VBFrance Forums! The VBFrance Community is one of the top Visual basic online communities in France. The community is very active with an average…

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