Around The World With MVPs: Paris

There’s been no shortage of excitement for MVPs in France as of late. Microsoft Experiences ‘16 took place in Paris earlier this month, bringing insights into the world of business and Microsoft technologies to about 13,500 in person visitors and 50,000 unique online users. The two day event was held at Paris’ Palais de Congrès, and hosted…


MS FEST 2015 rocked the Czech Republic!

Organized by Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs) and Microsoft Student Partners (MSPs) for the ninth time this year, the biggest technical conference in the Czech Republic, MS FEST, took place on October 10-11 in Brno and November 28-29 in Prague. Held at two popular universities in the country’s largest cities, the event attracted 850 participants and…


Italian MVP and Community Lead Summit

Organized by Microsoft Italy Audience Marketing Manager Sara Campagna and her team, the first Italian MVP and Community Lead Summit took place on July 8 and 9 in Desenzano sul Garda, a picturesque venue with a lake view. Aimed to kick off FY16, the event targeted two audiences and has been divided into two days…


Demystifying PCLs, .NET Core, DNX and UWP (Redux)

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Windows Platform Development MVP Oren Novotny[Disclaimer: Many of the things I talk about here may not work in the RC of Visual Studio 2015. The information is taken from Microsoft’s public repos on GitHub and from conversations with members of the .NET team. The information herein is…


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…


Working as a Network – Yammer as a Distribution Group

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from Office 365 MVP Darrell Webster which is the 46th in the series.   We have a number of communication tools available to us now via the different Microsoft platforms and services….


Friday Five – June 13, 2014

1. 256 Seconds with dotNetDave – Episode 1         By Visual C# MVP David McCarter 2. Accessing Visual Studio Online from YOUR Azure Account         By ASP.NET/IIS MVP John Petersen  3. Developing Single Page, Real Time Websites on Windows Azure         By Windows Azure MVP Dennis Burton   4. End to End…


Updateable Column Store Indexes in SQL Server 2014

Editor’s note: In partnership with Microsoft Press, now celebrating their 30th year, MVPs have been contributing to an ongoing guest series on their official team blog. Today’s article is from SQL Server MVP Sergio Govoni which is the 42nd in the series.  Updateable Column Store Indexes in SQL Server 2014 Introduction Column store indexes had…


Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Outlook Client

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Dynamics CRM MVP Donna Edwards   Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 Outlook Client I installed the Dynamics CRM Outlook Client and it is looking good.  For my installation, I chose to completely uninstall the Dynamics CRM 2011 Outlook Client.  I did not remove registry references and have not had…


BizTalk Integration Development Architecture

Editor’s note: The following post was written by Microsoft Integration MVP Leonid Ganeline   BizTalk Integration Development Architecture   If company uses BizTalk Server extensively over the years, great number of the BizTalk applications are created and scheduled to creation. These applications might be related of each other, might be independent, but they all work…