Katrien's MSDN Blog

Azure ARM template for Cool Storage

Azure Cool Blob Storage has been made available a few weeks ago. With this new type of Azure Storage...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 05/29/2016

Using the Azure API Management REST API as workaround to RBAC functionality

If you are using Azure API Management today, you might have noticed the service is only available in...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 12/21/2015

Azure API Management - Using PowerShell for backup and restore

Automation is the new Black, as "said" by Mark Russinovich during AzureCon. One of the ways to...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/02/2015

How do you build a Windows Store Line-of-Business app?

When building a line-of-business (LOB) app there are numerous things to consider.  Of course...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 05/28/2013

Joining the Windows 8 App Race? Win Visual Studio headphones and Asus tablets

We want to give you a push in the back to develop great applications – join the Windows 8 App Race...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/17/2013

Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service General Availability

Microsoft just announced the general availability of our Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/16/2013

TechDays Belgium 2013 online: videos and slides now available!

   We organized Microsoft TechDays 2013 in Antwerp two weeks ago, where we welcomed close...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/22/2013

Start building apps on Windows 8 – Video training content (French)

As announced by our friends at the Microsoft Innovation Center, Renaud Dumont, their evangelist has...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/04/2013

Belgian Windows 8 Superhackathon on 27 March 2013 – join us!

Join us in Brussels, Genk, Kortrijk or Mons on March 27th for the 4-locations Belgian Windows 8...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/20/2013

Modern.IE: new tool for web developers for browser testing and compatibility

Earlier this week, Microsoft launched Modern.IE: a new web base tool that helps you test, identify,...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/01/2013

Mobile app idea? Get funding and support with AppCampus

Do you have a first-to-market idea with a fresh approach on design elegance, and superior quality...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 01/07/2013

Windows App Day – slides and video from the event

A small month ago on November 23rd we welcomed over 200 attendees to our first Windows App Day in...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 12/21/2012

Microsoft TechDays 2013 Belgium: first sessions & speakers announced

  Every year, TechDays Belgium is THE go-to event for Belgian developers and IT-Professionals,...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 12/11/2012

Register free and join us for Windows App Day November 23, 2012

  Are you ready to talk Apps? Are you ready to design Apps? Are you ready to develop Apps? Then...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 11/06/2012

Are you ready to WOWZAPP? Belgium part of Worldwide Hackathon for Windows November 10th

  Free up your Saturday, be part of a worldwide coding event to build your (first) Windows 8...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/22/2012

Cloudify your Windows 8 and iOS apps with Windows Azure Mobile Services

Leveraging my colleague Nick’s post on Windows Azure Mobile Services here. WAMS has received an...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/19/2012

Marketing material: your app on Windows Store

If you have an app published on the Windows Store, chances are you want to let the world know. Which...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/12/2012

Windows Store – App Certification Tips

Windows 8 launches globally on October 26th, as we move closer and closer, we’re supporting many...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/03/2012

Windows Store – Developer Registration Tips

In this post you’ll find our top tips for going through Windows Store developer registration, based...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/02/2012

Windows 8 Apps Expert Class on October 8 – Free Registration

Join us next week (October 8, 2012) at Microsoft Belgium for a free full day training for advanced...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 10/01/2012

Build. Apps. Day and Night. Join us for Windows 8 App-a-thon September 28 at Microsoft Belgium

October 26th is getting closer and closer … is your Windows 8 app ready? You’re invited...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 09/19/2012

From XNA to Windows 8 Game in one day. Join the hackathon September 11

The re-imagined Windows 8 will come soon, and people will love playing games on it. Getting your...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 09/04/2012

Build your Windows 8 app NOW and get a €100 Connections voucher!

We hope you have already enjoyed a bit of sunshine this summer! We sure did at the first Summer...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 07/26/2012

Turn up the heat this summer with your Windows 8 app – events and support

Our MSDN Belgium & Luxembourg team has been preparing some stuff to keep you busy this summer....

Author: Katrien DG Date: 07/04/2012

This is why these 3 young Belgians need your Imagine Cup Vote!

The Microsoft Imagine Cup brings together students from all over the world and asks them to use...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 06/25/2012

Join us for the seaside Windows 8 Summer App-a-thon on July 12

The word is out: on July 12 we’ll be organizing the first of our Summer App-a-thons.  And it’s...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 06/25/2012

New Windows Azure Features and Services Announcement and Live stream today

Yesterday, Microsoft announced previews of new Windows Azure services that help developers build...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 06/07/2012

Windows 8 Release Preview: download and build your apps for Windows Store

Windows 8 Release Preview has been made available last week, representing another important quality...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 06/04/2012

Windows Store expanding to more markets including Belgium: get your app ready

Last week the Microsoft Windows Store blog announced an expansion of the Windows Store coming soon....

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/23/2012

Top resources on fixing IE issues and optimizing for a standards experience on Windows 8

With Windows 8 currently at the Consumer Preview stage for tech and devs alike, the next version of...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/13/2012

Windows 8 App Clinics: book your slot and let’s talk apps

Have you looked into the new developer opportunity with Windows 8 Metro Applications? ...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/10/2012

Register for Web Camp Special Edition on May 3 – All New Content

  Join us on May 3rd for a special edition of Microsoft Web Camp to learn the latest on web...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/05/2012

Write up on the first Windows 8 Developer and Hackathon event in Belgium

A good ten days ago on Friday 23rd of March 2012 we kicked off the Belgian developer events around...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/04/2012

Get your apps up: upcoming Windows 8 Metro Apps activities

The first Belgian Windows 8 developer event did not go by unnoticed: a full day of sessions and a...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 04/03/2012

Missed the Windows 8 Developer Day? Join us this week for Windows 8 Project Call info sessions

Last Friday 23rd of March we kicked off a series of Windows 8 Metro developer events in Belgium with...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/26/2012

Quick tip: Player Framework and Smooth Streaming for Windows 8 Metro (BETA)

[Update 13 March: added the Smooth Streaming Client SDK info] The Microsoft Media Platform team has...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/12/2012

TechDays 2012: session recordings, slides and content online

If you missed TechDays 2012 in Belgium (Braine l’Alleud), there is no way to bring you back the...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/08/2012

Register for the first Windows 8 Developer Day + Night of Windows 8 in Belgium March 23

   Night owl or day bird?    Or rather both?     Join us for the...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/05/2012

Windows 8: the official blogs to follow

With the release of Windows 8 Consumer Preview last week the path is open for developers and...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 03/04/2012

ASP.NET MVC 4 Beta: Download, Resources, Single Page Applications

During TechDays Belgium 2012 two weeks ago, Scott Guthrie announced the Beta release of ASP.NE MVC 4...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/27/2012

Visual Studio 11 and .NET 4.5 Sneak Peek and beta date announced

Today, S. Somasegar and Jason Zander gave a sneak preview of Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/23/2012

Quick tip: Windows Phone 7 Guidance - patterns & practices release

The patterns&practices team at Microsoft has just released an update to last year’s Windows...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/22/2012

Join the Belgian Experts and Microsoft Corp Product team for 12 hours of SQL Server 2012

Join us for the 12 hours of SQL Server 2012, the next release of the Microsoft Cloud-Ready...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/10/2012

Bring your idea to life- turn it into an app (Windows Phone development)

Need some extra developer content on Windows Phone 7? My colleague David Hernie has setup a set of...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 02/09/2012

TechDays 2012: Scott Guthrie for developer opening session and content updates

Less than one month to go! As we approach TechDays 2012 be sure to secure your spot before we sell...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 01/17/2012

Deadline approaching for student competition “The Imagine Cup 2012” (cross posting)

If you are a student or a teacher, this is something you should make sure to read. My colleague...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 01/17/2012

PhoneGap now fully supports Windows Phone 7 (cross posting)

My colleague David blogged about support for Windows Phone 7 in PhoneGap released last month. Please...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 01/16/2012

Join us for the first PHP & Windows Azure Hackthon in Belgium

My second post of the day is another one about User Groups and communities. You’d think we only work...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 12/23/2011

Call for C++ Community folks in Belgium – January 10th meeting

Are you passionate about C++ and interested in finding like-minded people? Feel like coming...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 12/23/2011

Azure Spotlight: Numeri’zik Robot Stream Goes Cloudy (cross posting)

Leveraging an interesting post from my colleague Nick with a case on Numeri’zik’s project on Windows...

Author: Katrien DG Date: 12/21/2011

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