Asynchronous Programming with the Reactive Extensions (while waiting for async/await) | Programmation Asynchrone avec les Reactive Extensions (en attendant async/await)

Editor’s Note: The Following MVP Monday post is by French Canadian Visual C# MVP Jerome Laban and is available in both French and English. Programmation Asynchrone avec les Reactive Extensions (en attendant async/await) De nos jours, avec des applications qui utilisent de plus en plus de services dans le Cloud, ou qui tout simplement exécutent de longues actions que…


Canadian MVP Continues His Silverlight Tour

  Canadian MVP Laurent Duveau continues to deliver the Silverlight Tour throughout Canada in July and August. The tour is a three-day course and divides Silverlight learning into three distinct areas: Design, Development and the Server-Side Code. The workshop is structured with a mixture of lessons, demonstrations and hands-on labs. Each student will leave the…


Join Expression Studio MVP for Tech Smack Down!

Join Expression Studio MVP Miguel Carrasco for Tech Smack Down! – Silverlight vs. Flash – The Battle of the Rich Web UI! The event took place recently in Winnipeg, Canada and featured a web technology show down between Microsoft’s Silverlight and Adobe’s Flash technology. Nearly 200 attendees watched and listened to learn more about Silverlight…


Canadian MVP Rocks Silverlight in Montreal!

MVP Laurent Duveau recently delivered a Silverlight talk at the Montreal .NET Community. During his presentation he built a Silverlight application from scratch using Visual Studio 2008 and Expression Blend technologies!  Laurent also demoed: Entity Framework over a SQL Server database LINQ WCF service + asynchronous call on the Silverlight 2 client + best practice  …


Grab Your Free Ebooks from Microsoft Press!

2009 is the 25th anniversary of Microsoft Press! To celebrate, Microsoft Press are offering free e-books to readers. April’s e-books are now available (links below) and the first e-book features Canadian MVP Charlie Russel. Windows Small Business Server 2008 Administrator’s Companion by Charlie Russel and Sharon Crawford (27 chapters, 3 appendices, 712 pages) Microsoft Visual…


Canadian MVP Simplifies Virtual Solutions

MVP Mitch Tulloch, along with the Microsoft Virtualization team has just published a free ebook entitled, “Understanding Microsoft Virtualization Solutions: From the Desktop to the Datacenter.” The ebook from Microsoft Press covers Microsoft’s range of virtualization technologies including Microsoft Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, Microsoft Application Virtualization 4.5, Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization, Microsoft…


2009 MVP Global Summit Week – MVP Interviews – Part 3

  Watch Canadian MVP Lead Sasha Krsmanovic interview MVP D’Arcy Lussier from Winnipeg. D’Arcy is an ASP.NET Developer and is an active member of a number of user groups including http://www.dotnetwired.com. D’Arcy is also a contributor to INETA, The International .NET Association. Learn more about his contribution to the technical community, by clicking on the…


Download a Free Ebook from Microsoft Press!

For 25 years, Microsoft Press books have focused on helping Developers and IT Professionals to take their skills and knowledge to the next level. In celebration of their 25th Anniversary, Microsoft Press invites you to download a free e-book! Simply sign up for the Microsoft Press Book Connection Newsletter for notification of offers, register, and…


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…