Windows Store expanding to new markets including Belgium

Last week the Microsoft Windows Store blog announced an expansion of the Windows Store coming soon. By the next milestone of Windows 8, the preview release of Windows Store will include new markets and new languages. Currently Windows Store includes five markets in Consumer Preview: France, Germany, India, Japan and the United States and China,…


Working on an app? Register Windows 8 App Clinics

Combining the broad reach of Windows, best-in-class developer tools, a reimagined user experience, support for new chipsets, and a built-in Store with industry-leading business terms – Windows 8 is the largest developer opportunity, ever. But now what? In Belgium we have announced a series of developer camps, webcasts and MIC calls for projects. These activities…


Register for a free SQL Server 2012 training

We’re very proud to announce that SQL Server 2012 is now generally available for purchase and download.  SQL Server 2012 delivers a powerful new set of capabilities for mission-critical workloads, business intelligence and hybrid IT across traditional datacenters and public and private clouds. To help you fully understand how SQL Server 2012 can impact your…


Web Camps Special Edition on May 3rd

  Come to camp … on May 3rd in Brussels on a very special edition of Web Camp to learn the latest on web development on the Microsoft Platform! Web Camps are free, fun, no-fluff events for developers, by developers. This European edition is really unique with speakers flying in directly from the Microsoft main…


Register for upcoming Windows 8 Metro Style App events

Now is the time to register for the upcoming Windows 8 Metro Style Apps events. In this post you can find a summary of the main activities, for which you can find an updated view on our Metro Map. Windows Camps at Microsoft and the Innovation Centers MIC Call for Projects Windows 8 Metro Style…


How does Windows Azure handle security, privacy & compliance?

In talking with ISVs, I very often get questions about security and data protection and data privacy when hosting an application in the cloud. For example, ‘What happens to my data once if my subscription ends? Is it physically destroyed from all media and backups?”.  These questions and concerns are all very relevant and valid,…

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Team Foundation Service: now with cloud-based build service

As you may or may not know, at the BUILD conference last September, Microsoft announced the availability of a preview of Team Foundation Service.  With Team Foundation Service Microsoft provides you world class ALM as a service, entirely hosted on the Windows Azure platform.  This means that you can benefit from all the great features…


MIC Brussels organizes Windows 8 project call

Last week was memorable for Microsoft BeLux: first we launched the Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) Vlaanderen, and at the end of the week we organized our Windows 8 anchor event!  In the slipstream of these events, MIC Brussels is launching a Windows 8 project call with the first info session this Wednesday, March 28.  More details…


TechDays 2012: session recordings, slides and content online

If you missed TechDays 2012 in Belgium (Braine l’Alleud), there is no way to bring you back the whole 10th anniversary experience. That’s the bad news, the good news however is that we go a long way and bring you a recorded video of each of the sessions so you can learn from the best….


Get your company ready for Windows 8

As Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division, stated : “We reimagined Windows. From the chipset to the user experience, Windows 8 brings a new range of capabilities without compromise”. Last September at the BUILD conference, Microsoft announced the Windows 8 Developer Preview,  where we focused on presenting the new APIs and…

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