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UK Events on Developer Fusion

I’ve *finally* gotten around to creating a UK events listing on Developer Fusion – you can check it out at http://www.developerfusion.com/events/. If you know of any other upcoming UK events, then let me know. I haven’t quite got the submission system up yet, but you can just drop me an email and I’ll add them.

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Home for Christmas

I’m back home for Christmas now (yes, I know – its barely december… what can I say…?), so I thought I’d finally update my various blogs! It’s been a busy past few months…

In mid-October, I attended the first Microsoft “Connect” event held in Barcelona. The idea behind this was to bring together community leaders from around Europe – along … Read more “Home for Christmas”

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MSDN Connection (UK)

Microsoft launched a revamped UK MSDN site yesterday, featuring a new “MSDN Connection” service. This basically allows you to customize the MSDN portal according to the technologies and programming languages you’re interested in. And even better…. you get an RSS feed too! ūüėÄ

Definitely worth signing up if you’re a UK developer! Take a look here: http://www.microsoft.com/uk/msdn/ 

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CodeZone UK Launched

For all you UK developers out there – CodeZone UK was officially launched during the TechEd Europe conference, after a lot of work on Microsoft’s part (with a little bit of help from community leaders to provide some initial content!)¬†As of last Friday the site now indexes content from both Developer Fusion and DNJ online, and hopefully many more … Read more “CodeZone UK Launched”

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Thames Valley User Group Kick-off Meeting

Just thought I’d pass on the word about the first Thames Valley User Group meeting. It’s being held on 21st June at Microsoft Campus, Thames Valley Park (UK!). Speakers include Scott Guthrie (don’t think we need any introduction there…), and Andy Payne (technical architect at HP UK).

Membership and attendance are totally free. For the full agenda, check out http://www.thamesvalleyusergroup.net/agenda.aspx. … Read more “Thames Valley User Group Kick-off Meeting”

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Microsoft & the technical community

A couple of days ago I was invited to a meeting of UK “technical community leaders” at Microsoft’s UK headquarters in Reading (to take place in a couple of weeks).¬†Obviously, I’m delighted to be considered a technical community leader….!

Anyway – the main point¬†of the meeting is¬†to discuss “what Microsoft can do to help support you and … Read more “Microsoft & the technical community”

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New RSS Feed for Developer Fusion

Well, I’ve finally gotten around to publishing an RSS feed for the articles on Developer Fusion . You can get it here – http://www.developerfusion.com/rss/contentrss.aspx?type=articles&language=all .

For anyone who’s interested in the code behind it – I just wrote this simple helper class.

/// <summary>/// Enables the generation of an RSS feed/// </summary>public class RSSFeedGenerator{    XmlTextWriter writer;    public RSSFeedGenerator(… Read more “New RSS Feed for Developer Fusion”