Since I moved to Zurich, two years ago, I sadly did not have the time to see most of my friends I have in Geneva. This post will hopefully explain you what I am doing in Zurich as an Engineer in Test at Microsoft. I know that even the people who know me well do… Read More »
After playing with Pivot, I have been really existed by the possibilities that Pivot offers. “Pivot makes it easier to interact with massive amounts of data in ways that are powerful, informative, and fun.” Simply speaking, Pivot is a tool that helps us visually browse collections of information. Figure 1: Item view in Pivot while… Read More »
Just in case you haven’t seen it yet, a biographical look at the men who founded Apple and Microsoft and a look at the early days of the companies. Enjoy, Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
Just noticed that Visual Studio 2010 pro (beta 1) is now available to download as a web installer. I am personnaly quite new to the VS world, I have been using it daily for only 9 month now. I must say that I am still quite impresse by the simplicity and the power this tool have.… Read More »
Just found a free eBook on PowerShell, I have downloaded it here: Effective PowerShell. PowerShell is a new recent command line shell and scripting language from Microsoft, the V2 CTP3 is available to download. Have fun 🙂 Ahmet 0 Kudos Don'tmove!
While trying to download Windows7 today (like a lot of other people it seems as the server are too busy), I saw this postpone message from the Windows blog, I share it here as it is so slow to access: Due to very heavy traffic we’re seeing as a result of interest in the Windows… Read More »
I’m a bit late for propagating the news, so you may have already heard that Microsoft has opened the Zurich Development Center (December 2008). We are working on bits for Office Communication Server. The work enviromement is really great, we got very confortable offices with a fitness room and a game room (ping-pong,… Read More »
Just a quick post about my first weeks at Microsoft… I have now been at Microsoft Unified Communication for two weeks and my first impression is really positive. The team spririt is great, people are always open to help, respectful and very friendly. Most important they love to party and they party hard 🙂 Microsoft… Read More »
Today is my last day in the first 100% (non freelance) job I had. It’s funny to see how man can be attached to a team and to an environment. It was a great experience for me, they recruited me even before I finished my MS, 1 and 1/2 year ago. I learned a lot,… Read More »
Microsoft in its fight for search market share has finally acquire Powerset (a natural language processing system). The system is really impressive and could be a real value for users. For example if you type in ‘How tall is the Eiffel Tower’ you will have the answer: 300.65 Meters According to an interview in TechCrunch… Read More »
I am stepping down as the ‘User Group Manager’ of the Adobe User Group Geneva. It was a great time for me being a UGM, Adobe really cares about us and the community, I have an incredible collection of Adobe’s T-Shirt :p. I’m very proud of the growth of AUGG, we started in November 2006… Read More »
It’s not often that I speak happily from Internet Explorer (IE) because of all the time they make me loose … But this time they have made a nice update to IE (only for Internet Explorer 7), the QuickTabs (Ctrl + Q) button will, once clicked, show you all the tabs you have opened in… Read More »