C.E.U.S by Iberian SharePoint Conference

Created by 18 MVPs and other community members, C.E.U.S by Iberian SharePoint Conference staged its largest technical event last week in Madrid, Spain. Designed to bring together leading experts in technology and productivity platforms (including SharePoint, Skype for Business, Exchange, Office 365 and Microsoft Azure) from the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, the conference offered…


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…


MVPs Aim For The Server Core

MVPs Sander Berkouwer and Joachim Nässlander recently collaborated together, on their Windows Server Core knowledge and expertise! Both MVPs sought to bring awareness of Server Core a new feature in Windows Server 2008 R2, and wanted to help other administrators to understand the feature set. Therefore, they decided to write a whitepaper on Server Core…


MVP Wraps Up Tips and Tricks With Office Ribbon

  MVP Ron de Bruin recently published the first part, of a two part guide on how you can learn tips and tricks when working with the Ribbon UI in Microsoft Office. The first part of Ron’s guide, provides samples showing how to use the getVisible attribute to display, or hide various parts of the…


MVP Bridges PHP with Windows Azure

  MVP Maarten Balliauw has recently made available a PHP SDK for Windows Azure on CodePlex. As part of Microsoft’s commitment to Interoperability, this open source project is an effort to bridge PHP developers to Windows Azure. PHPAzure is an open source project to provide software development kit for Windows Azure and Windows Azure Storage…


MVPs lead Unified Communications Virtual User Group

In May 2009, MVPs Jeff Schertz, Mike Stacy, and Dustin Hannifin, along with a few members of the OCS product group, formed a virtual user group dedicated to Microsoft Unified Communications. All meetings are held virtually using Microsoft Live Meeting. The first UCVUG meeting was held in May with 20 people in attendance. In the…


SharePoint MVP ‘Goes With The Flow’

MVP Gustavo Vélez, from the Netherlands has just released a new book entitled “Workflows and SharePoint: Going with the Flow”. The book provides a comprehensive reference to guide users through the process of creating a workflow. A case study allows the reader to follow the development of a flow, incorporating the myriad of possibilities and…


MVPs Headline at 3rd Microsoft Community Day!

Join MVPs Ilse van Criekinge and Gill Cleeren and 8 fellow MVPs for the third Microsoft Community day! Eleven Microsoft User Groups combine their efforts to organise this unique networking and knowledge sharing event. Join the members of eleven Microsoft User Groups to learn about Microsoft’s latest developments and technologies such as, Exchange 2010, Silverlight…


Dutch MVP Presents WCF at VS Live!

Dutch MVP Michiel van Otegem recently spoke at the VSLive.com conference in Dallas. Michiel presented two detailed sessions on Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). His first session looked at X/REST strategies with WCF and his second session focused on understanding transactions in WCF. Both of his demos and further information can be found on Michiel’s blog….