CDNUG Event Review – May 22, 2013 – Windows / SQL Azure

Earlier this month, on the 22nd, another Cyprus .NET User Group event took place. The event featured two hourly topics dedicated to the Microsoft Cloud and its services. The first topic was on Windows Azure for Developers and the second on Windows Azure SQL Database, formerly SQL Azure. The event was also live streamed and … Read more…

CDNUG Event Review – July 15, 2010 – Windows 7 Development / SQL Server 2008 R2

A great CDNUG event took place on July 15, 2010! As it was the last event before summer holidays, it was a celebratory one of course! After having some sweets and Greek frappé coffee, the event started! Due to the nature of this event, we had two sessions. The first session, dedicated to Windows 7 … Read more…

Introduction to SQL Server PowerPivot – MS Momentum 2009 Session Review

This article, is an introduction to SQL Server PowerPivot and also a review of my session on the MS Momentum 2009 event, that took place in Cyprus.   About the MS Momentum 2009 Event in Cyprus On November 26th 2009, Microsoft-Cyprus launched Momentum 2009; a New Efficiency Community Launch event. The event took place in Nicosia, … Read more…

CDNUG Event Review – October 27, 2009 – Visual Studio 2010 Beta / Windows Azure Platform

Another great CDNUG event took place last Tuesday, October 27, 2009 at Microsoft-Cyprus.This event was “celebratory” as it was the first offline event after summer holidays. Of course summer was not an idle time. It was rather a great period of online events, and more specifically Live Webcasts! Among other, in July 29, I delivered … Read more…

MY-TG SQL Server Community Series‏ – Session Review (Sync Framework)

On September 19, 2009, I delivered a session with topic the Microsoft Sync Framework, during the Mysore SQL Server Community Series. The exact topic was: “Flexible data synchronization with Microsoft Sync Framework”. Further below I provide a short review for my session and I also provide the PowerPoint presentation along with the source code (C#) … Read more…

24 Hours of PASS – Session Review (18 – ADO .NET Data Services)

On September 2, 2009, I had the pleasure to deliver a session on ADO .NET Data Services, during that great SQL Server Marathon; 24 Hours of PASS! This great event was a series of 24 non-stop live, free webcasts dedicated to pure SQL Server knowledge. The exact topic of my session was: “Building Flexible Data … Read more…

Webcast on SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Enhancements Now Publicly Available!

A few days ago I delivered a Live Webcast on Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Programmability and more specifically on T-SQL Enhancements. During the Webcast I talked about the following SQL Server 2008 Programmability features: Variables Declaration and Initialization Compound Assignment Operators Large UDTs DATE, TIME, DATETIME2 New & Enhanced Functions supporting DATETIME2 Precision Table Value … Read more…

ADO .NET Data Services for the Web / Visual Studio 2010: A First Look

Another Cyprus .NET User Group special event took place a few days ago (June 18th, 2009). This event was somehow “celebratory”. It was the last offline event before summer holidays. The next offline event (within the series of Community Nights) will take place after two months time, in September 2009. During the summer months (July … Read more…