Thinking Of Organizing An Event? Check Out How These MVPs Planned Belgium’s Dev Day Conference

A few weeks ago, hundreds of web, mobile and IoT developers gathered in Mons, Belgium for the 5th annual Dev Day Conference. Coordinated by a dedicated group of MVPs, Reconnect members and evangelists, the technical conference offered developers from near and far the chance to discover and discuss new technologies, meet other passionate developers, and make the local developer community stronger.  The organizers– who include MVPs Olivier…


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…


Windows 8 Super Hackathon

MVPs from around the world gathered in Belgium to judge and participate in the Windows 8 Super Hackathon. Nearly 200 developers amassed to test their skills building Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 applications. A small group of MVPs were asked to participate as judges for the event. The hackathon coding ran for approximately 16…


Belgian MVP Releases SharePoint Tool Basket on CodePlex!

MVP Stéphane Eyskens recently produced a new SharePoint project on Codeplex called “SharePoint Tool Basket”. Within two months of launch, the project has appeared in the Top 10 list of the most popular Codeplex Sharepoint projects; the tool basket is proving very popular with the SharePoint community and has already been downloaded over 5,000 times! This…


Belgian MVP “Springboards” Desktop Management!

Recently MVP Kurt Roggen hosted the Microsoft Roadshow “Advancing Desktop Management” branded under the Microsoft TechNet Springboard Series in Belgium. During the roadshow he explained and demonstrated today’s existing tools, technologies and solutions the audience.  The roadshow also covered a number of desktop management features including image management, configuration management, plus support and application compatibility….

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MVPs Learn to Personalise SharePoint

SharePoint MVPs, Stéphane Eyskens and Ludovic Lefort have co-written a book dedicated to SharePoint 2007 – Customization by the development and deployment of components. This SharePoint book is aimed at .NET developers who wish to use their ASP.NET experience to customise Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS). The authors focus on a number of key areas…

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Belgian MVP Connecting The Community

MVP and Regional Director Gill Cleeren, together with the community in Belgium has launched www.MScommunity.be. The website is dedicated to bringing the Microsoft technical community in Belgium closer together. It displays the top 10 user groups in Belgium, which also maintain close relationships with the Microsoft subsidiary. MSCommunity.be is designed to be the key landing…

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