Thursday, May 6, 2010

Some Quick Microsoft Updates


There are a ton of activities happening in Microsoft over the next little while. I will take the opportunity here to update the community on a few:

WINDOW SUMMIT 2010 – Now a Virtual Event

Windows Summit 2010 has become a virtual event! This is a special opportunity to learn – straight from the Windows team! How you can best use Windows 7 and Internet Explorer to enable great solutions for you customers.

This event is designed for people who want to build great products on Windows 7.

This information is PUBLIC and available here:

Different tracks will be available for different roles:

· Device technical implementer – May 25th

· System technical implementer – June 2nd

· Software technical implementer – June 16th


Announcing wave 4 Windows Live Messenger

A heads up that we have announced the new Windows Live Messenger. There are big changes in the product this time around, and we are really excited. Here is the link to the blog post:

Please take a minute to check out some of the Messenger preview content that is available publicly:

· Watch a new Messenger launch video at

· Watch Steve’s presentation from Brazil at

· Read the announcement blog post for details at

· Check out our twitter feed at

· Check out our Facebook fan page at


SQL Server 2008 R2 Launch Events in Toronto and Montreal

You are invited to an exclusive event on Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. Come and discover powerful new capabilities that enable your organization to scale your operations with confidence, boost productivity, and deliver business insight that empowers your end-users.


Montreal -May 26, 2010

Toronto - May 31, 2010

Date: Monday May 31th 2010
Location: MaRS Discovery District
MaRS Centre, South Tower,
101 College Street, Suite 100
Toronto, Ontario
M5G 1L7

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