Visual Studio 2010 & .NET Framework 4: extended beta period

Following important feedbacks, particularly on VS2010, the beta period is extended and there will be a RC version in February. Feedbacks around performance issue. Developers work intensively to offer the best user experience! Vincent


Silverlight 4 & ASP.NET MVC Beta 2 available!

Following the different PDC announces, you have now Silverlight 4 and ASP.NET MVC beta versions available. Feel free to go to each website to get product and further information: SL4 Beta: ASP.NET MVC Beta: Enjoy!


SQL Server 2008: Slipstreamed with SP1

In this post, we will see how to prepare a slipstreamed installation of SQL Server 2008 RTM with its Service Pack 1. What? A slipstreamed version is in reality an installation package modified to integrate product updates such as service packs. More and more Microsoft products allow to make this procedure and to be honest…


Microsoft Autocollage? What? How? Why?

Hey guys, There is a great tool which is developed by our friends from MSR (Microsoft Research) to compile a set of pictures and mix them to get a really nice result It is not just a tool which takes pictures one by one, it takes in account a big number of factors such as…


SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP: Installation Step by Step

Hey, You will find below the different steps to install SQL Server 2008 R2 November CTP. As you will see, it is quite the same procedure as the August CTP and also SQL Server 2008 RTM. The main difference is the ability to deploy the gemini service to a Sharepoint 14 farm as a setup…


SQL Server 2008 R2: November CTP ready for download!

Hey guys, You follow up very closely this great product development? After the august CTP, now you have the November one so go to the download page and enjoy it! Vincent


Power Pivot: THE official blog

To follow up information from the product team and so on….just one address: Enjoy!


I want to customize more and more my Windows 7

As you know, today is a great for us as we launch our famous Windows 7 officially! You will appreciate some new features such as to customize your windows with lots of themes and with an easy way! To provide you a maximum of content, you have lots of new themes. GO here to download:…


BING….is pleased to present…search engine with Twitter!

Still some doubts about our innovative power?? Ok let’s go, we have just added a new feature on our famous search engine….you can now search againts tweets that are grouped by themes! Note that this feature is only provided on the US version at this time. Let’s see the page of today: Note: as…


BI: Gemini…becomes Power Pivot for Excel 2010!

I’m sure you all heard about Gemini….s great add-in for Excel 2010 to improve data analysis directly from your favorite client application….Excel! You need further information about Power Pivot? Really simple, we put online a dedicated website You will be able to follow instructions to go deeper and learn how to use it. You…