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Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour ’17 – Amsterdam

Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour ’17 – Amsterdam

Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice president of the Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Group and his Azure Red Shirt Dev Tour ‘17 are coming on May 24th to Amsterdam. This is an exclusive – and FREE! – event for developers where the “man in the red shirt” will spend the day showing off the very latest advances in Microsoft Azure, Microsoft’s cloud services, advanced workloads and capabilities. I think this an event you do not want to miss!

Will I see you at TechDays 2016?

Will I see you at TechDays 2016?

In a few days Microsoft TechDays will start. This is the major Dutch tech event on Microsoft – and other open source technologies. On this event many (respectable!) speakers will have their sessions on various topics. Speakers you know from your local community, but also Microsoft employees from Redmond will visit Amsterdam. The event will be held on October 4 and 5 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Article ‘What’s new in Visual Basic 2015’

Article ‘What’s new in Visual Basic 2015’

For the SDN Magazine 125, a publication of the Software Developer Network, I wrote an article about the new language features of Visual Basic 14. It’s already a couple of months ago, but still valid if you are interested in the new stuff Microsoft has released this summer. The article is written in the Dutch language. Read it here…

The strength of the developer community

The strength of the developer community

Today I got an email of my old friend Willem van den Broek. He pointed me to a major milestone in the Dutch Visual Basic community. This month we are celebrating our 20th anniversary! Unbelievable, we started the Dutch Visual Basic Group for exact twenty years ago! In that time I knew Willem from a thing called Fido Net, let’s say the predecessor of the Internet. With a couple of other people we decided to start a user group, publish…

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