Welcome to 2009 MVP Global Summit Week!

  Welcome to Global Summit week on the MVP Award Program Blog! This week we will feature a number of interviews recorded with MVPs from around the world. The videos reveal only a part of the story. Learn more about the amazing contributions of each MVP by following the links in the video. We hope…

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UK MVPs Present at the UK’s Biggest Event For Software Developers!

UK ASP.NET MVP Guy Smith-Ferrier and Visual C# MVP Oliver Sturm, will be speaking at the 12th annual Microsoft DevWeek event during 23rd – 27th March 2009 in London, UK. This year’s DevWeek event features a record total of 17 all-day workshops and 89 conferences session. It is Europe’s leading independent conference for software developers,…

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Dutch MVP Presents WCF at VS Live!

Dutch MVP Michiel van Otegem recently spoke at the VSLive.com conference in Dallas. Michiel presented two detailed sessions on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). His first session looked at X/REST strategies with WCF and his second session focused on understanding transactions in WCF. Both of his demos and further information can be found on Michiel’s blog….

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UK MVP Delivers SQL Server 2008 Overview

What’s new for a database administrator in SQL Server 2008? MVP Martin Bell attempts to answer this question and provides a tour of the many new features in SQL Server 2008. In Martin’s presentation, he demonstrates some of his favourite SQL Server 2008 features including the new Auditing feature, Transparent Data Encryption, Change Data Capture,…

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MVP Takes a Journey to the Dark Side!

UK MVP Andy Malone recently presented at MCT Summit 2009 in Prague. Andy’s presentation was entitled, “Cybercrime – A journey to the Dark Side!”. His two sessions proved very popular, with over 400 people attending! Take a look at Andy’s video below, where he provides an overview of the event and conducts interviews with some…

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Italian MVP Offers Protection From Cybersquatting

Italian Internet Explorer MVP Vincenzo Di Russo recently wrote a TechNet Community article entitled, “How to defend yourself from cybersquatting”. His article looks at how web users can protect themselves against “typo-squatting” or “cybersquatting.” Fraudsters, typically use the misspelled website names of popular websites to earn money through advertising. Vincenzo offers some great advice on…

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UK MVP Demystifies IIS 7.0 for ASP.NET Developers

Recently, UK MVP Andrew Westgarth delivered a presentation on Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0 (IIS 7.0) for ASP.Net developers. He delivered his presentation at the Scottish Developer User Group Meeting and looked at the architecture behind IIS 7.0. Andrew also presented on IIS 7.0’s management user interface and introduced debugging and diagnostic facilities within the…

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MVP Releases The Bloggers Guide to Connected Systems

Sweden based MVP Alan Smith recently released version 1.0 of the “Bloggers Guide to Connected Systems”. The guide provides a good overview of the ‘next wave’ of Microsoft technologies including Oslo, WCF/WF 4.0, Dublin and Azure Microsoft technologies. Version 1.0 has 24 articles from some of the leading developers working with Connected Systems technologies, including…

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UK MVPs Feature in TechNet Newsletter

UK Security developer MVPs, Chris Seary and Barry Dorrans were recently featured in the December edition of Microsoft UK Security TechNet newsletter! Chris Seary’s article entitled, “Granular Security with Windows Communication Foundation”, looks at issues with network protocol security. Whereas, Barry Dorrans’ article entitled, “AntiCSRF – A Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) module for ASP.NET”,…

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French MVP Delivers The Expert Guide!

French Word MVP Marina Mathias has just written a new book entitled, “PowerPoint 2007 professional presentations for experts”. MVP Marina Mathias is a professional Microsoft Office trainer for over twenty years and is a certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). She has authored several books on Microsoft Office and is frequently found on the Microsoft Office…

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