WPF/E – Martha Rotter in Belfast and Dublin

Martha Rotter from the WPF/E team is presenting in Belfast tonight and Dublin tomorrow.  You’re going to be hearing a lot about the technology codenamed “Windows Presentation Foundation / Everywhere” at the upcoming Mix07 conference, and this is the ideal opportunity for developers near Dublin and Belfast to get early insight into Microsoft’s solution for…

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Windows Live for Developers: The Good, the Intriguing, and the Way to get Started

On Friday, I showed IT @ Cork the Windows Live Platform for developers.  The “one link to rule them all” for those who want to get started mashing a wide variety of services into their web-based applications is the Windows Live Developer Center on MSDN.   1. The Good: Virtual Earth API The Virtual Earth…

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MSDN Flash Ireland – International Resources – 20 Mar 2007

[Default] Evaluation Center Experience the New MSDN Evaluation Center Register to download software and receive regular updates during the evaluation period, directing you to technical resources, including how-tos, webcasts, downloads, virtual labs, and more. Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 is Now Available for Evaluating Extend this comprehensive suite of applications to deliver solutions that make data…

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Imagine Cup 2007: IT Challenge Online Quiz: Round 1 is *tomorrow*

Over 100 students from 23 Colleges and Universities in Ireland and Northern Ireland have registered for the Imagine Cup Competition.  And it’s not too late: the competition is open to students from all third level Colleges and Universities around the world to compete in nine categories which span team-based challenges — such as software design…

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Daft.ie Realtime: Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget for property updates in Ireland

Daft.ie is Ireland’s biggest property website.  Their listings include properties for sale, letting and sharing.  In fact, I found my Dublin apartment through Daft when I moved here from Canada. Daft has just released Daft Realtime, a Windows Vista Sidebar Gadget which receives live updates from their listings directly to your Windows Vista desktop as new…

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MSDN Flash Ireland – International Resources – 21 Feb 2007

[Default] Spotlight on: Windows Vista Innovate on Windows Vista Innovate on Windows Vista helps fast-track solutions to success, by qualifying for a logo that tells everyone your existing application works with Windows Vista, and by providing plenty of assistance as you develop new solutions on this advanced platform to gain the Certified for Windows Vista…

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First Irish web hoster offering ASP.NET AJAX!

I asked earlier this week if any of the web hosting companies in Ireland are offering ASP.NET AJAX as part of a dedicated or shared hosting package. Blacknight solutions are first to the gate informing me that they are ready to go! They created a standard shared hosting account for me, and I configured it…

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MSDN Flash Ireland – International Resources – 1 Feb 2007

[Default] Spotlight on: Windows Vista Innovate on Windows Vista Innovate on Windows Vista helps fast-track solutions to success, by qualifying for a logo that tells everyone your existing application works with Windows Vista, and by providing plenty of assistance as you develop new solutions on this advanced platform to gain the Certified for Windows Vista…

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Ray Foley Vista interview about Vista, XBox360

I was on Ireland’s Today FM today chatting with Ray Foley about Vista, but since it was Ray Foley, we also ended up chatting about XBox360, Vista’s Media Center and how it integrates with the XBox, and other cool things Vista will do for you at home. And yes… on the XBox, I am YumYumMoose.  Hear my chainsaw roar….

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Ireland Vista Launch Party – Republic of Loose photos

Irish band Republic of Loose played The Village in Dublin last night for Microsoft Ireland’s Vista launch party.  It was a sold-out free gig that’s part of the Experience Wow Vista fanfare here in Ireland. I came armed with my camera and there’s a set of photos up on Flickr now.  If you haven’t heard Republic of Loose before,…

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