GPDE Team Blog

A blog about Microsoft's Global Product Development - Europe team, based in Dublin, Ireland.

GPD-E supports the Zune HD release

A couple of months ago some of us here in GPD-E Dublin got the chance to play with a development...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 10/15/2009

JavaScript Memory Leak Detector (v2)

Introduction JavaScript Memory Leak Detector (download) is a debugging tool to detect memory leaks...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 08/03/2009

Treemap released in Silverlight Toolkit

As Silverlight 3 has just released, a new version of the Silverlight Toolkit is now available....

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 07/12/2009

Treemap released in Silverlight Toolkit

In November I wrote about our Silverlight Treemap which visualises hierarchical data as a set of...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 07/12/2009

Programming with Silverlight and C#.

Marek Latuskiewicz, a senior development lead on our AdCenter team, has recently launched a blog...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 05/14/2009

I am Test

There is a funny thing that happens when people mention the terms “test”, “tester”, or “quality...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 04/07/2009

Attention mobile developers! New device capabilities data from Microsoft being released on CodePlex, announced at MIX

PD-E’s Mobile Browse Platform team is excited to be releasing the Mobile Device Browser File, an XML...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 03/27/2009

ACCU talk on designing for testability

Sami Vaaraniemi, a software developer on our Hotmail Mobile team in Dublin, is presenting a paper...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 03/27/2009

Microsoft Ireland speaker at the Software Quality Conference 2009

Justin Saunders, a software test developer on GPD-E’s mobile services team in Dublin, presented a...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 03/26/2009

ACM SIGAPP talk on 3D scene generation with Metaprogramming

Diego Colombo, a software developer on our Experimentation Platform team in Dublin, presented a talk...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 03/18/2009

Microsoft Ireland Voted Best Workplace in Ireland for 2009.

Microsoft Ireland was recently voted the Best Workplace in Ireland for 2009, as determined by the...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 03/03/2009

SQL Server Query Execution

Flavien Charlon, a software developer on our adCenter team team recently wrote a series of articles...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 01/12/2009

New Silverlight Treemap

Microsoft’s Global Product Development team in Europe recently completed its Treemap control for...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 11/19/2008

Silverlight Treemap Control

Microsoft’s Global Product Development – Europe team recently released a Silverlight version of the...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 11/14/2008

Jonathan, a PM on our adCenter, recently wrote a blog post for the adCenter Community blog about the...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 09/19/2008

Experimentation Platform team published a new paper

Microsoft's Experimentation Platform team, which includes developers in Dublin, recently published a...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 09/19/2008

Mary Jo Foley talks about the Experimentation Platform (ExP)

On April 16th, Mary Jo Foley published an article called "Microsoft looks to make product planning...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 04/25/2008

New JavaScript Memory Leak Detector from our team

One of the developers on our adCenter project, Paolo Severini, created an amazing new tool for...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 01/16/2008

Let's experiment!

We're excited to announce a new initiative here on the GPDE team -- Experimentation. We're going to...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 12/05/2007

The data center next door...

This week, Microsoft executive Debra Chrapaty visited our site in Dublin. We got a chance to sit...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 11/07/2007

Our adCenter work in the limelight

Yesterday at the eMetrics conference in Washington D.C., Ian Thomas presented some of the upcoming...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 10/16/2007

Congratulations to our Imagine Cup winner, Flavien Charlon

Flavien Charlon is a developer on our team in Dublin, and earlier this summer he and his teammate...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 10/15/2007

New recruiting site launched

We launched our new recruiting web site, joinmicrosofteurope.com, this past weekend. As you can see,...

Author: Dan Stevenson Date: 10/15/2007