Metro Style Applications and MVVM

When working with windows 8 on a tablet, you quickly notice the different ways a user can interact with your application. Your application can control the full screen, both in landscape or portrait, or can share the screen with an other application. Basically, there are four modes your application w... [More]

Scripting in integration services data flow

If you wander how we can program our own conditional splits in SSIS data flow, or implement our own asynchronous transformations, or implement things such as a Year-To-Date, then you forgot to attend my session at the SQL Server Day. Luckily you can catch up with the slides and code samples on my we... [More]

Analysis Services documenter

Good news for those of you who are using our Analysis Services documenter tool: we just added a new feature. If you generate HTML documentation from a cube, then in the ‘full documentation mode’, the MDX script of your cube will be scripted as well into a bulleted list (one calculated member, named ... [More]

BCS presentation at Techdays Belgium

Last thursday I did a presentation at the Belgium Techdays in Antwerp. My session focussed on the Business Connectivity Service in SharePoint 2010. With the Business Connectivity Service you can integrate external data in the SharePoint and Office user experience. With the new powerfull .NET Assembl... [More]

Las Vegas MIX’ing at Microsoft together with BESUG

MIX 2010 must be one of the best events Microsoft organizes for web folks. Since not everyone can make it to Las Vegas for this we at Microsoft Belgium together with the Belgian Silverlight User Group have a solution for you. We will organize a live keynote streaming on a big screen in a cool Vegas ... [More]

Service oriented architecture in SQL Server with Service Broker

Wouldn’t it be nice if a stored procedure could run certain statements in parallel, if we could easily scale out SQL Server applications,… When you have code that can run asynchronously, all these things become possible, if you implement them with the Service Broker: Service Broker is an service ori... [More]