MVPs Jump Start The World!

Two Australian MVPs were recently engaged to deliver Live Services Jump Start training around the world! MVP Dr Neil Roodyn (Live Platform MVP) and MVP James McCutcheon (Mobile Devices MVP) delivered Windows Live Jump Start training to audiences around the world. Jump Start sessions took place in Berlin, Warsaw, Amsterdam, San Francisco, Sydney and Singapore….


The New Zune Pass: Your Questions Answered

Zune MVP Harvey Chute has published a great FAQ guide on the new Zune Pass subscription model. The new Zune Pass not only gives you subscription access to tracks from Zune Marketplace. But you also receive ten tracks per month! Take a look at the FAQ for further information. Inspired by Harvey’s FAQ guide, Zune…


Gadget Mania!

ASP.Net Developer MVP Alessandro Ghizzardi has produced a new book on how to write Windows Vista Sidebar Gadgets. With the release of Windows Vista, Microsoft has enabled developers to write code for small desktop applications, known as “sidebar gadgets.” These gadgets allow users to add engaging and enriching content on their desktops. Gadgets are based…


Windows Server 2008 Delivers for Brazil

Brazilian MVP Aurelio “Baboo” Minerbo, has recently migrated a forum application written in PHP to Windows Server 2008 + IIS7 with excellent results. The site experienced stability problems when 9,000 users were concurrently connected. However, since the migration the site can now handle more than 22,000 users! Aurelio, noted that the company has increased flexibility,…


Canadian MVPs lead at DevTeach

DevTeach is an independent, international developer’s conference that was founded by Canadian SQL MVP Jean-René Roy. The conference is put together for developers by developers and is an annual event. The conference offers the advantages of an international conference and the elements of a community event. At the recent Montreal conference held on December 2…


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…


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…


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….


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,…


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…