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BUILD 2014 day 2 Keynote recap

Notable announcements of day 2 44 new announcements for Azure… enough said!! Check out Scott Guthrie’s blog for a series of detailed blog posts on Azure: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/ General availability of Visual Studio Online: www.visualstudio.com...

BUILD 2014 day 1 Keynote recap

Notable announcements of day 1 Windows 8.1 update is available today via MSDN, and on April 8th via Windows Update for all Visual Studio 2013 update 2 RC released, get it at http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42307 Windows Phone 8...

Microsoft HealthVault resources for developers

While helping at Hacking Health last week I ended up gathering useful resources for developers interested in integrating health data in their apps: HealthVault website: www.healthvault.com HealthVault intro: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_HealthVault...
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Re-Awarded Microsoft MVP for 2014!

I am thrilled and honored that once again, one of the very first email of the year is announcing my MVP Award , for a 8th years in a row. With a change this time: I have joined the Client Development expertise, which is a new group for Windows 8 and Windows...
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Montreal won the Microsoft Canada App Challenge!

  Among 25 Microsoft focused User Groups in Canada, the Montreal .NET Community ranks first in the number of Win8 and WP8 apps published to the store this year (102!). We won The App Challenge , congratulations to all participants! Rewards for our...

BUILD 2013 day 1 Keynote recap for devs

Only 7 months after the previous BUILD event, Microsoft is hosting a new BUILD conference in San Francisco (June 26-28, 2013).   Notable announcements of day 1: The Windows 8.1 preview is available today Preview of Internet Explorer 11 Visual Studio...

What’s new with .NET, Windows 8, Metro, WinRT ?

   Still trying to figure out what’s changing in the Microsoft development platform ? How to deal with .NET, Silverlight, Windows 8, WinRT and Metro style apps in 2012…? I strongly recommend reading those documents for clear recommendations...
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Launching www.tourtrainings.com web portal for trainings on MS technologies

I am very happy to release a set of 8 websites dedicated to trainings on the latest Microsoft Technologies , all grouped in one portal: www.tourtrainings.com Right now you can explore: HTML5 & ASP.NET MVC: www.html5-tour.com Windows 8: www.windows8...

My BUILD selection of sessions for XAML developers

As you know last week was the BUILD event organized by Microsoft in Anaheim (California), an entire show dedicated to Windows 8 . 5000 people were there, but Microsoft does not forget everyone else and has made available (for free) all the sessions and...
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The wait is over

Windows 8 has been unveiled today here in Anaheim at the Microsoft BUILD conference . More content to come… waiting for that here are the first shots of my tablet: Pre-installed with Windows 8 and all the dev tools (VS2011, Blend 5 for Windows, ..)…....
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