Battle of the Lowlands

Two countries enter, only one is left standing.   Belgium versus The Netherlands in a knock out, no holds barred, fight to the bitter end! Well, not exactly.  The Battle of the Lowlands used code in place of combat, apps instead of artillery.  Participants worked alone or on teams to win achievements for their country…


Friday Five-July 12, 2013

1. A simple jQuery Qunit-based JavaScript Unit Test Project Template By ASP.NET/IIS MVP John Petersen – @johnvpetersen 2. Some Thoughts about Power BI By SQL Server MVP Chris Webb – @Technitrain 3. Configuring Jumbo Frames Using PowerShell By Virtual Machine MVP Aidan Finn – @joe_elway 4. Behavior to hide UI elements when a bound collection…


Friday Five–May 31, 2013

1. Aggregating the Result of an MDX Calculation Using Scoped Assignments By SQL Server MVP Chris Webb – @Technitrain 2. Releasing “ASP.NET Web Forms with Web API Application” Project Template By ASP.NET/IIS MVP Lohith Nagaraj – @kashyapa 3. Surface Pro as My Main Computer/Tablet By Visual Studio ALM MVP Jeff Bramwell – @jbramwell 4. Swart’s…


Friday Five - May 10, 2013

1. How to turn ON/OFF the Microsoft Two-Step Verification? By Silverlight MVP Kunal Chowdhury – @kunal2383 2. Windows Phone 8 navigation part 2-routing, route details, tombstoning-and testing By Windows Phone Development MVP Joost van Schaik – @LocalJoost 3. Clash of the Clouds Follow-up By Windows Azure MVP Bill Wilder – @codingoutloud 4. Hyper-V Recovery Manager…


Friday Five - March 15, 2013

1. Using Sencha ExtJS 4.2, Sencha Architect 2.2, Add CRUD to REST client for calling Microsoft WebAPI server By ASP.NET/IIS MVP Peter Kellner 2. Simple reverse geocoding with Windows Phone 8 and MVVMLight By Windows Phone Development MVP Joost van Schaik – @LocalJoost 3. Asynchronous Commands in Windows Store Apps By Silverlight MVP Jeremy Likness…


Friday Five - January 18, 2013

1. Easily make owner-drawn ComboBoxes display with images and text in C# By Visual Basic MVP Rod Stephens – @CSharpHelper 2. Table Storage 2.0 – Queries By Windows Azure MVP Tyler Doerksen – @tyler_gd 3. Provisioning the Work Management Service Application By SharePoint MVP Sean Wallbridge – @itgroove 4. Joins are Commutative and SQL Server…


Friday Five - December 21, 2012

1. Deploy an on-premise VM to Windows Azure with App Controller By SCCDM MVP John Joyner – @john_joyner 2. Where I can find SQL Generated by Entity framework? By Visual C# MVP Jalpesh P. Vadgama 3. SSAS: Executing MDX Scope Statements Using SSMS By SQL Server Darren Gosbell – @darrengosbell 4. ALM Support and Suggestion…


MVP Friday Five November 25, 2011

Welcome to another MVP Friday Five. We’ve rounded up a great collection of articles written by five MVPs from the last couple of weeks. As always, they share their expert knowledge in the form of tips, how-to’s and walkthrough’s.  We know you’ll enjoy this sampling of the contributions MVPs make to the tech community every week!  …