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…


Italian MVP Makes a Secure Connection

Italian MVP Ermanno Goletto has recently written a new technical article entitled, “Configure a VPN for remote access using ISA Server 2006”. The article was recently published in Microsoft’s Italy’s TechNet Library. Ermanno’s article looks at the process of setting up a Virtual Private Connection (VPN) for remote access with ISA Server 2006. A VPN…


Italian MVP Makes Compelling Viewing!

  Italian MVP Alessandro Del Sole has recorded a number of screencasts on his blog covering a number of topics including ADO.NET Data Services, .NET Framework Client Profile and Visual Basic 2008. Alessandro has also created a resource page on the MSDN Code Gallery, where you will find all the source code related to the…


MVPs Deliver Smart Business Solutions

  Italian MVP Davide Mauri recently co-wrote a book together with Lynn Langit and MVPs Kevin Goff, Sahil Malik and John Welch for Microsoft Press, entitled “Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008”   About The Book: Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 offers expert guidance on SQL Server 2008…


Italian MVP Provides The Missing Linq

Following on from the success of his previous books, Italian MVP Alessandro Del Sole has just released a new book, entitled “Microsoft LINQ in Visual Basic 2008”. With a forward by Alessandro Teglia, the book focuses on Microsoft LINQ from a Visual Basic perspective. Across 13 chapters, the author addresses a number of LINQ topics…


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…


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…


Architecting Your Enterprise With .NET

Congratulations to Italian MVPs, Dino Esposito and Andrea Saltarello on the release of their book “Microsoft® .NET: Architecting Applications for the Enterprise” published by Microsoft Press. The book covers essential concepts such as UML, design patterns, the core system (business, services, data access, and presentation layers). The authors cover specific tools, including the Microsoft .NET…