MSDN and TechNet Desktop Gadget

Stay up to date with the latest news from MSDN and TechNet in Belgium and Luxembourg via our new desktop gadget. It’s free, easy to install and very practical: you won’t miss anything of the latest tech news, blogs, videos and events as they are all fed right into your desktop!

Small & Large

Once you’ve installed the gadget, you’ll see that there are 2 formats available: the small format rotates the latest news, the large format consists of 4 tabs (News, Events, Blogs and Videos). Every post has a small abstract allowing you to quickly scan it and click to the full story if you want to know more. Search via Bing and links to the MSDN & TechNet Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages are integrated as well.

Small version MSDN TechNet Desktop Gadget Large version MSDN TechNet Desktop Gadget


Functionalities MSDN TechNet Desktop Gadget

- Language
You can easily change the language of the content that will be fed into the gadget: Dutch or French (both options will include English posts as well).

- MSDN or TechNet or both?
You can choose which feeds you would like to have on or off. Are you only interested in news from MSDN or would you also like to receive info from TechNet? Just tick the right boxes to create your very own combination of feeds.

- Background
The default Windows 7 background can be changed to an MSDN or a TechNet background, as you wish .

Local info

It’s important to note that most of the info that’s fed into this gadget is coming from the local MSDN & TechNet team in Belgium and Luxembourg. This is the perfect tool to stay informed about local events that Microsoft is organizing for developers and IT professionals, insights from the Belgian MSDN & TechNet team and locally produced video recordings with technical community leaders.

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