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This post was written by Tom Mertens of Microsoft Belgium & Luxembourg. It's with deep sadness...

Author: tommer Date: 09/04/2007

Web Trend Map 2007 Version 2.0

[Via Michael] Information Architects Japan Interface & Strategy has created a v2 of the web...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 07/03/2007

New Microsoft Partner Portal for Belux

An & Lien, both members of the Partner Team in Microsoft Belux, intensively worked on re-vamping...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2007

Here are some interesting links that I found while catching up on blogs: User Experience: Your...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/29/2007

Exposing a Workflow as a WCF Service in Visual Studio 2008 beta 1

Serge Luca has created a walkthrough on "Exposing a Workflow as a WCF Service in Visual Studio 2008...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2007

Developing for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0: 2 new articles

A couple of weeks ago I reported that Patrick Tisseghem's book on SharePoint Server 2007 was...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2007

June Update for the Office Compatibility Pack

There's an updated version of the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/28/2007

Outlook Connector joins Outlook 2007 and Windows Live Hotmail

While still recovering at home after surgery I'm catching up on blogs and mail. I came accross a new...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/27/2007

5 Belgian User Groups to host Community Day 2007 (June 28)

Later this week the Belgian Community organizes its first Belgian Community Day. The Belgian...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/26/2007

New downloads: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 VHD and Microsoft Office 2007 Professional VHD

Using the power of virtualization, you can now quickly evaluate Microsoft and partner solutions...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/25/2007

Silverlight and Expression Blend tutorials for hungry designers

Last Thursday designer Celso Gomes (Channel9 interview and interview) has launched a new web site...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/24/2007

Microsoft Luxembourg Enterprise & Development Summit 2007 - 12 June

Next week June 12 MSDN Belux is organizing the "Enterprise & Development Summit 2007" in...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/05/2007

Karine introduces a new release of the u2u CAML Query Builder

Karine, CAML girl & consultant at u2u, and famous for the development of the U2U CAML Query...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/05/2007

Windows Vista UAC demo code: develop using least privilege

One of the new Windows Vista security features that might confuse developers is Windows User Account...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/04/2007

DinnerNow.net 1.3 for Visual Studio "Orcas" beta 1

Last Friday the Connected Systems Evangelism team released an update to the DinnerNow.net...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/04/2007

TechEd US sessions streamed using Silverlight

Yesterday there were the pre-conferences at TechEd US. But in a couple of hours TechEd US will be...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 06/04/2007

I started reading "Inside Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007"!

Towards the end of last year Patrick Tisseghem started writing a book on Microsoft Office SharePoint...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/31/2007

June 5 > Wygday: Fast track to technological readiness

Next week, June 5th, Wygwam and its partners organizes Wygday. Wygday's goal is to give the...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/31/2007

Forrester Research says Team Foundation Server is a strong SCM performer and ready for prime time

Forrester Research did a product-based evaluation of 11 leading SCCM solutions across 123 criteria:...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/31/2007

Introducing Microsoft Surface

From the Microsoft site: The launch of Microsoft Surface marks the beginning of a new technology...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/30/2007

Invitation to TechEd Developers (November 5-9 2007)

Welcome to TechEd Developers Bringing you FIVE days instead of FOUR of deep dive technical training,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2007

June 6 > MSDN Evening - Securing ASP.NET AJAX enabled web applications, lessons from the field

Our last MSDN event is only a couple of days away and we're already looking forward to the next one...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/23/2007

Silverlight covered at IT Works Seminar

Next Wednesday May 23rd I'll be speaking at the IT Works seminar "AJAX, Flash, Apollo, Silverlight:...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/20/2007

MSDN Event in Luxembourg: Building Web Applications Using ASP.NET "Orcas" and Visual Studio "Orcas"

Next Tuesday - May 22nd - MSDN Belux organizes a seminar in Luxembourg on Building Web Applications...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/20/2007

WindowsClient.NET Community Site Launches

WindowsClient.net, the community learning resource for Windows Forms and Windows Presentation...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/12/2007

Project code named "Jasper"

Beside Project "Astoria" we also announced Project code named "Jasper" at Mix07 last week. Project...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/10/2007

Project code name "Astoria"

Last week at Mix07 Microsoft announced a project code named Astoria. The technology code named...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/10/2007

Update on SQL Server code named "Katmai"

Yesterday at the Microsoft Business Intelligence Conference 2007 Microsoft announced some more...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/10/2007

MSDN Evening on C++ "Orcas", VISUG Session on IIS7 and more ...

Tonight Ronald Laeremans will be hosting the MSDN Evening on "Visual C++ “Orcas”. We had 120+...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 05/09/2007

Take parts of the MSDN Library offline with PackageThis!

Today highlighted on the MSDN homepage: PackageThis! Created by the MSDN development team,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/28/2007

Family.Show: a new WPF reference sample

Tim Sneath posted the first end-to-end reference sample on his blog. The Family.Show application -...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/28/2007

Re-enabling hibernation in Windows Vista after disk cleanup

Yesterday I decided to run the Windows Vista Cleanup tool, which enables you to clear your disk of...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/28/2007

The .NET Show discusses ASP.NET AJAX Extensions

In this episode of the the .NET Show Matt Gibbs, prinicpal development manager, and Brad Abrams,...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/27/2007

MSDN Evening: Visual C++ “Orcas” and a Microsoft C++ Strategy Update by Ronald Laeremans

On May 9th MSDN Belux organizes its next MSDN Evening. This time we have the pleasure to welcome a...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/26/2007

Phillip Vandervoort, new General Manager for Microsoft Belux

Yesterday Phillip Vandervoort was introduced as new GM for Microsoft Belux. Read the official press...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/21/2007

Silverlight and Flash/Flex comparison: what's in a name?

Michael Schwarz has an excellent post up on his blog on the Rich Media Platform Comparison. Michael...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/21/2007

Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" Beta 1 Team Suite is available for download

Microsoft VP (Soma) Somasegar announced today on his blog the availability of Visual Studio Code...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/19/2007

BIWUG event on Records Management and BI with MOSS 2007

For all the IW enthusiasts: the next BIWUG meeting is scheduled for Thursday April 26th and will be...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/17/2007

ISV Innovation Day on Windows Server "Longhorn", Visual Studio "Orcas" and SQL BI

Next Tuesday - April 24 - our Belgian ISV team is organizing an Innovation Day on the next...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/17/2007

Developer news and interesting resources

A lot of things happening in the .NET world these days. While going through my unread RSS Feeds I...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/03/2007

Dev & IT Pro Days 2007: Wow!

After the Belgian Developer & IT Pro Days 2007 it took me a couple of days to get back to my PC....

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 04/03/2007

Building Web Parts the Smart Way with ASP.NET AJAX

As announced earlier Steven Wilssens isn't able to make it to Dev & IT-Pro Days 2007. Given that...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/28/2007

Meerkats came out of the bag today!

This morning the first meerkats came out of the bag! We kicked off the Belgian Developer &...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/27/2007

How businesses are using Web 2.0

The McKinsey Quarterly conducted a survey in January 2007 on "How businesses are using Web 2.0". The...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/24/2007

Branching Guidance for Team Foundation Server

About a year ago at our Dev & IT-Pro Days 2006 Steven Wilssens delivered a session on advanced...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/22/2007

Introducing Microsoft XNA Express at MSDN Evening April 18

The first MSDN Evening Microsoft Belux is organizing will take place April 18 and will Introduce...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/18/2007

Financial Services Webcast Series IV: April 2-6

The Unwrapped for Financial Services Webcast Series is back! Sessions will be both technical and...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/17/2007

Guidance Automation Extensions/Toolkit Feb 2007 CTP to support Windows Vista

Earlier this week version 1.2 or the February 2007 Community Technology Preview of the Guidance...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/16/2007

Get Started with InfoPath 2007 Browser Forms and Workflow in MOSS 2007

During Developer & IT-Pro Days 2007 one of our Belgian SharePoint Services MVP's and active...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/15/2007

Service Locator 2.0 for Enterprise Library

I came across this post from Mark Seemann "Service Locator 2 Released". This post caught my...

Author: MSDN Archive Date: 03/15/2007

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