Visual Studio – A new family member called LightSwitch

Microsoft has announced at the VSLive! event the birth of a new member in the Visual Studio family, called Visual Studio LightSwitch. LightSwitch is the simplest way to build business applications for the desktop and cloud. At their core, most end user business applications combine two things:  data + screens.  LightSwitch is optimized around making these two things very simple.  Let’s walk through a simple example which demonstrates how easy…

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Various – Twitter – Looking for information published on Twitter?

If you are using Twitter to communicate or be informed, the following may interesting you. As you may know, this is almost impossible to find old information published on Twitter (or very difficult). A friend of mine (old Microsoft colleague) has developed an application to help you to make search and make watch on Twitter. It’s in French. Go to for more details and demo (the search application is free)…

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Various – Microsoft is providing a web platform

Microsoft is providing to everyone a web platform for testing and learning Microsoft technologies (Visual Team System, IIS web server…) This web platform will be free until June 30rd. 5000 free (until June 30rd) web servers to manage your web projects. These web servers are coming with many software such as DotNetNuke, WordPress… and more will come in the next weeks. Go to http://clk.atdmt.com/FRM/go/206101841/direct/01/

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Various – e-reputation

Who has never googled his name to look for what is said about you? Today, I read an interesting article about e-reputation and I discovered 2 sites to help people to better know their e-reputation. The first one is a sort of meta search engine (I would say in this context better than Google) called Whos Talkin. The second one is a tool called Reputation Monitor. This will generate an…

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