21. March 2011 20:44
Tomorrow I am extremely excited to be speaking the largest multi-country technology gathering, under the Patronage of H.E. Michel Sleiman, President of Lebanon. The conference, ArabNet, will span 4 days. I will be speaking alongside our industry peers from the likes of truly noteworthy companies as Nokia and Google.
I will be covering two topics IE9/HTML5 as well as Web Matrix –showing how you can create an online shop in only a few minutes! We have 60 minute hack session, and I will be one of the judges – really excited to see the innovation in our region. Stay tuned for links to the content for my sessions tomorrow. It’s not too late to register and walk-ins are welcome!
10. March 2011 15:43
Tech Ed Middle East. March 8, 2011. Tech Ed Middle East was quite the success with over 2000 registered. I presented an ASP.NET MVC session, which was an interactive lab format. Please feel free to follow along using the powerpoint I created from the lab content, as well as the source code. Enjoy!
As always, I welcome your feedback and questions.
1. March 2011 11:09
February 24, 2011. Tunis, Tunisia. In a remarkable show of tenacity, thought leaders from the information technology sector gathered together to discuss the changes in IT that must be made using the best of breed Microsoft technologies. Time is always precious, but for these resilient Tunisians, no time is better spent than to protect the livelihood of their country. Thanks to Microsoft’s Innovation Center in Tunisia, we held an interactive and educational forum with the leaders of social technology via the Tunisia WebCamp event.
Heartfelt thanks to goes to our passionate team in Tunisia, who ensures that moments of positivity must be propelled with action. Regardless of your grasp of the Arabic language, the television news video does indeed portray the universal beauty of the Web.
Our Tunisian team reports “Because WebMatrix provides an interop story for PHP developers, and considered as a major tool one can use to reach the market as it streamlines the website development process and makes it easy to start websites from popular open-source apps using Windows, we choose it as the first and perfect offer for breadth web developers both friendly and competitive, therefore, we camped one day free with web developers from Microsoft and Open Source community to learn, discuss and provide opportunities to get hands on our latest technologies on the Web. Three training sessions were also conducted by local community speakers covering (ASP.NET MVC, IE9 and WebMatrix)! Among the audience were PHP developers, Tunisian Bloggers, BizSpark and WebSiteSpark startups, IT influencers, Universities teachers and Students. The number of attendees was unexpected, after a full registration at www.webcamps.ms in 24 hours.”