Très Bon. It’s a Silverlight Tour!

MVPs Laurent Duveau and Shawn Wildermuth have partnered together to deliver a series of Silverlight Tour Workshops. The workshop is a three-day course on Silverlight 2 and divides content into three distinct areas: Design, Development and the Server-Side. The tour is structured with a mixture of lessons, demonstrations and hands-on labs. Attendees will leave the…

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MVP Mark Minasi Shares His Enthusiasm For Windows 7!

  MVP Mark Minasi is an enthusiastic speaker on Windows, client and server operating systems. In his recent interview with Adam from TechNet Edge, you hear Mark’s enthusiasm for the forthcoming release of Windows 7! Mark recently presented 7 sessions at the recent TechEd 2008 in Europe. Take a look at his TechEd talk on…

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Silverlight 2 is in Control

MVP Dan Wahlin has published two great articles on Silverlight 2. The first article looks at how Silverlight controls can be used to capture and display data. The second article looks at how developers can use control templates to manage the “look and feel” of controls and how they can be customised to render applications….

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Staying Safe with SharePoint

Recently, MVP Curt Spanburgh wrote an article in Windows IT Pro magazine which is well worth reading. Whether you administer a single Microsoft SharePoint server or a large farm, Curt believes that there is a backup and recovery solution tailored to your needs. He tested the latest offerings from Quest Software, AvePoint, Syntergy, and Symantec,…

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SharePoint MVP brings the Gift of Computing

Microsoft MVPs already spend a considerable amount of time sharing their knowledge with technical communities. However, an MVP from the UK has taken his love for learning and technology to the next level. SharePoint MVP Alex Pearce is head of IT at Great Barr School in Birmingham, UK. Recently, he travelled with two teachers to…

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MVP Taps into SQL Server Power!

MVP Derek Comingore, has written an interesting article in SQL Server Magazine. The article looks at a new feature in SQL Server 2008 called Change Data Capture (CDC). Derek discusses how the new asynchronous CDC feature built into the SQL Server 2008, replaces the need to create custom CDC solutions. Learn more by clicking here…

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MVP Spotlights SharePoint Server 2007

Visual Basic MVP Yonggang Yang has just published a new book entitled, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 – development of actual cases. The book is published by Electronics Industry Press. The book introduces various aspects of Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007, (MOSS 2007) through real life deployments. The book is a great addition for Chinese readers…

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New Zealand Code Camp – Keeping it Real

During November, MVPs based in Christchurch New Zealand, held their 2nd Developer Code Camp. The event included 4 local MVP presenters, (MVP Ivan Towlson, MVP Kirk Jackson, MVP David Roys and MVP Christopher Fairbairn) and a number of other community presenters. The one day event was attended by approximately 120 people! Special thanks to MVP…

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MVPs Open The World of ASP.NET 3.5

Congratulations to our Italian MVPs Daniele Bochicchio, Cristian Civera, Riccardo Golia and Stefano Mostarda on the release of their new book, ASP.Net 3.5 for all! After the success of their previous release, this new book contains a greater focus on access to data, LINQ, security and the creation of components (custom control, HTTP Runtime). The…

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MVPs speak out at TechEd China!

TechEd 2008 China took place in late October and early November and was held in three major cities, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Beijing. TechEd attracted over 6,000 attendees from around the world. In particular, 11 MVPs demonstrated their passion for the event, by delivering a wide range of community sessions related to their technical expertise. Also,…

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