MVPs Take The Stage at TechDays!

Since 2007, Microsoft TechDays have grown from strength to strength and this year’s event at the Palais des Congrès in Paris, will be the best one yet! The event is FREE and starts from the 10th-12th February. Covering over 300 sessions, a number of key themes will be explored over three days including: Windows 7,…

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Chinese MVP Lifts The Controls on ASP.NET

Visual C# MVP Jian Zheng has recently written a new book entitled “The development technology for ASP.NET 3.5 controls and components”. The book is published by Electronics Industry press, and introduces ASP.NET controls. Jian’s book carries over 70 examples and is designed to help developers when coding in ASP.NET. Available from February 2009, the book…

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Springboard Success for MVP!

Congratulations to MVP Elias Mereb, who has recently been highlighted on Microsoft’s new Springboard Series site! Elias is a Windows Desktop Experience MVP who recently completed a 17-city Windows Vista Adoption Days tour in Latin America. A frequent blogger on the Microsoft platform and infrastructure, Elias is Director of the Global Board of Culminis and…

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MVPs recognised as Dynamic Writers!

Microsoft MVPs Mariano Gomez and Mark Polino have been recognised by MSDynamicsWorld.com as writers of two of the most viewed/read articles of 2008! MSDynamicsWorld.com launched in January 2008 and since then, has attracted a large number of Microsoft Dynamics experts who frequently write articles on a wide range of topics relating to Dynamics. The site’s…

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MVP Delivers Active Learning

MVP John Policelli has authored a number of great books covering Windows Server Active Directory. His latest and forthcoming Active Directory 2008 book brings together tested, step-by-step procedures for planning, installing, customising, and managing Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) in any production environment. Completely updated, it fully reflects the brand-new version of Active Directory…

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Jump Inside Dynamics NAV 2009

Dynamics MVP Rene Gayer has recently co-written a new book entitled, “Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 Inside”. The book is published by MBST Books, and looks at a number of different aspects of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 including, page design, reporting services and web services. You can read a full table of contents here. The book…

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WPF Works its Magic!

MVP Kathleen Dollard has written a great article demonstrating the benefits of developing with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF). Kathleen writes, “I’m excited about WPF’s better code design compared to Windows Forms; I’m impressed by the fact that well architected applications written in WPF can have an artistic or outrageous appearance with little developer effort… The…

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Security MVP Peers Through Obscurity

Is security by obscurity always bad? MVP Jesper Johansson has co-written a great article along with Roger Grimes, in which the pair attempt to shed some light on why many consider it a waste of time (and others don’t), and show you why the answer, as usual, is far more complicated than it seems at…

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Australian MVP Builds a Strong Foundation

Australian MVP William Bartholomew (along with co-author, Sayed Ibrahim Hashimi), have just written an MS Press book offering hands-on guidance for customising Microsoft Build Engine (MSBuild). The book also provides many examples on Web deployment, automated releases, and other essential topics. The authors also discuss Visual Studio Team Foundation Build, the build engine in Visual…

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Blogging Dynamics

MVP Bill Ryan put together an extensive post for the Dynamics.CRM team blog on "Creating a customized Plug-in Template for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0". Bill writes, “In its basic form, CRM 4.0 Plugin development is straightforward, however it has many monotonous elements. Bill’s walkthrough on writing Plugins, illustrates many of the repetitive tasks that plugin…

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