Pinned Sites in IE9

Wow. Awesome series of 10 episodes/post on the how and what of pinned sites with IE9: IE Pinned Sites Part 1: What Are Pinned Sites? IE Pinned Sites Part 2: Why Implement Pinned Sites? IE Pinned Sites Part 3: How to implement basic site properties IE Pinned Sites Part 4: How to implement Jump List…


TechEd Berlin Coming in November

Latest info about the upcoming technical event for developers and IT professionals at Berlin Messe in Berlin, Germany. Brad Anderson to Keynote Tech∙Ed Europe 2010 Microsoft CVP, Brad Anderson, will be a keynoter at this year’s Tech∙Ed Europe event.  More announcements on keynoters and sessions to come in September.  Join the TechEd Europe email newsletter,…


Current 64-bit Insider Newsletter

Folks have been asking for a location to download the 64-bit Insider Newsletter I once put together. Well, it had been in several locations over the years. While still considering to review the existing documents, here’s a link to the current documents. Please be aware that things, especially Visual Studio, have changed since the time…


Building Windows Phone Applications with Silverlight

Watch this 2 part video series from the recent MIX10 event. It provides you with an overview of the unique functionality for Silverlight applications on the Windows Phone application platform. Learn about new input paradigms, APIs for phone applications, new Windows Phone web services and much more! Also, check out the keynotes and other sessions…


7 Up

Windows 7 has a lot to offer for developers. If I had to pick the 7 most relevant or the 7 “sexiest” I would go with James’ list. Over the past week Jim O’Neil wrote a series of blog posts about his 7 favorites. Learn how to take advantage of these cool features on Jim’s…


Analyze Blue Screen Errors In Windows

(via gHacks) Good tool to help you analyze the cause of a Windows bluescreen (BSOD). Too bad I am running Windows 7 and had no BSOD in a very loong time. The download website at Nirsoft states support for “…Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows 7, as long as…


New Windows 7 UI features for developers

There’s a series of great screen casts up on Channel9. In just 10 minutes you will get a basic aunderstanding on how to implement/use the new feature. Each episode also includes downloadable source code: Windows 7 Taskbar Icon Overlay Jump Lists Preview (Windows Peek)   See it all on Channel9 and Gunter’s blog.


April 2009 Cumulative Update of the SQL Server Driver for PHP, version 1.0 is live!

The second cumulative update to version 1.0 of the SQL Server Driver for PHP is now available for download on the MSDN download site.  We have also published the updates to the source on the CodePlex site. The source code has been modified specifically so that the extension can be compiled and used with the…


The future of the Microsoft Platform at PDC 2008!

The Microsoft Professional Developer Conference 2008 is coming. It will be the first PDC in 3 years. Experience the future of the Microsoft platform! Dates and Location WHEN: October 27-30, 2008 Pre-cons October 26, 2008 WHERE: Los Angeles Convention Center REGISTER NOW Complete list of sessions Have you heard that PDC2008 is the place…