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A day of ASP.NET AJAX (TechEd Day 1)

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On Monday, I've been attending the pre-conference session on ASP.NET AJAX (formerly referred to as ATLAS) brought to us by Wintellect's Jeff Prosise. From what I read before, I thought it was merely some kind of SDK which primary purpose is to allow page updates without a full post-back and heavi...

November 7, 2006

Barcelona at night

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Yesterday (Sunday), we arrived at Barcelona at around four o’clock in the afternoon. We had no delays at Schiphol and the flight took fifteen minutes less than expected. A shuttle bus organized by the TechED organization was supposed to bring us to our hotel, the Hesperia Metropol in downtown Bar...

November 6, 2006

Five minutes of fame at the TechEd Europe 2006

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Next week, I’m going to attend the 2006 edition of Microsoft’s TechED for Developers in Barcelona, a five-day conference with over 250 presentations and 3000+ visitors.For the first time ever, Microsoft offered everyone visiting the TechEd a chance to submit a three-minute video showing his or he...

October 30, 2006

I’m back!

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Well, because I’ve been very preoccupied with all kinds of things both personally and professionally, it has been a long while since I’ve posted. But I’m back! The contents of this blog will change considerably though. Recently, I’ve set-up a blog for my employer Ordina, so I’ll probably post all...

October 3, 2006

Superman is back!

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Yesterday, me and Paul Dutmer (a colleague of mine), went to see Superman Returns in Pathé Scheveningen. I was afraid this one was going to be another poor attempt to bring an action comic to live, but I was so wrong. The X-Men series were on the top of my list of great conversions, followed by S...

August 15, 2006

Losing weight

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I’m in the second week of a diet from a book written by Sonja Bakker. I was a bit skeptical, but the many success stories made me decide to try it anyhow. Well, in exactly two weeks, I’ve lost 6.5 kilograms, even though I actually committed terrible sins twice (by eating sate and having a BBQ). B...

August 14, 2006