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.NET

Using SqlBulkCopy with .NET lists

- 3 minute read

Recently I was in a situation where I had to quickly inject loads of data into a SQL database. The basic setup of the application:

.NET Core

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AI

ASP.NET

ASP.NET Core

Adaptive cards

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

Azug

CloudBrew 2017 was a blast

- 1 minute read

On Saturday November 25th 2017 me and my buddies from azug organized our annual CloudBrew event at the Lamot venue in pictoresque Mechelen city. The weather ...

Azure

I got reawarded as a Microsoft Azure MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I got reawarded as an MVP for my continued volunteering work in the Azure space. Today was a day that all MVP’s in the world got to know if they were renewed...

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

Free Azure Training Courses

- less than 1 minute read

If you would like to keep up date with Microsoft Azure and can spare some hours watching videos this might be something for you:

Azure App Services

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

Azure Day

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

Azure Low Lands

Blog

Moving my blog to Jekyll

- 1 minute read

Since around 2006 I’ve been using dasBlog as my main engine to keep my posts up and running. Since then a lot has changed in the world and I noticed that it ...

Book

Bot Framework

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

Bot builder

Bug severity

4 stages of production pain

- less than 1 minute read

Recently I was in a discussion about (Azure) DevOps, bugs and their severity. Besides being an interesting discussion we came up with the following list:

C

Change the language version of a C# project

- less than 1 minute read

The C# team brings out new features in small releases like C# 7.1, 7.2 or 7.3 for example. Now you might notice that when you create a new project that not a...

Certification

Chatbots

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

CloudBrew

CloudBrew 2017 was a blast

- 1 minute read

On Saturday November 25th 2017 me and my buddies from azug organized our annual CloudBrew event at the Lamot venue in pictoresque Mechelen city. The weather ...

Codecamp

I went speaking about Bots at CODECAMP Romania

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I went to Romania for the first time ever in my life. Reason: I went speaking at the CODECAMP conference Bucharest edition (apparently the first on...

Cognitive services

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

Cologne

Spoke at Azure Saturday Cologne 2019 yesterday

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak at Azure Saturday Cologne, Germany about Visual Studio Code. The room was filled with interested people and I went off ...

Community

Conference

CloudBrew 2017 was a blast

- 1 minute read

On Saturday November 25th 2017 me and my buddies from azug organized our annual CloudBrew event at the Lamot venue in pictoresque Mechelen city. The weather ...

Course

Data Science

Debugging

Object.keys helped me solve a problem

- 1 minute read

Last week I took a day out of my holiday to help out a colleague. I basically already left the client but didn’t want to leave my follow up in the cold.

DevOps

4 stages of production pain

- less than 1 minute read

Recently I was in a discussion about (Azure) DevOps, bugs and their severity. Besides being an interesting discussion we came up with the following list:

EF Core

Edge

Entity Framework

Using SqlBulkCopy with .NET lists

- 3 minute read

Recently I was in a situation where I had to quickly inject loads of data into a SQL database. The basic setup of the application:

Entity Framework Core

Extensions

Must have extensions for Visual Studio

- less than 1 minute read

I started a new job at a new client recently and of course I had to install a new laptop provided by the client.

Finland

Forums

Frankfurt

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

General

Moving my blog to Jekyll

- 1 minute read

Since around 2006 I’ve been using dasBlog as my main engine to keep my posts up and running. Since then a lot has changed in the world and I noticed that it ...

Germany

Spoke at Azure Saturday Cologne 2019 yesterday

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak at Azure Saturday Cologne, Germany about Visual Studio Code. The room was filled with interested people and I went off ...

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

Global Azure Bootcamp

Global Azure Bootcamp Belgian Edition

- 1 minute read

Last Saturday was not only beautiful weather in Belgium, actually it was really great weather, but it was also Global Azure Bootcamp. Me and Tom Kerkhove ran...

IIS Express

Iglooconf

Interceptors

JavaScript

Object.keys helped me solve a problem

- 1 minute read

Last week I took a day out of my holiday to help out a colleague. I basically already left the client but didn’t want to leave my follow up in the cold.

Lamot

CloudBrew 2017 was a blast

- 1 minute read

On Saturday November 25th 2017 me and my buddies from azug organized our annual CloudBrew event at the Lamot venue in pictoresque Mechelen city. The weather ...

Learn

I attended the uNite day at Ordina

- less than 1 minute read

Last Thursday I was invited to come to the free local conference uNite at Ordina. It was an interesting agenda (see below) and because I used to work there f...

MVP

Registered for MVP summit 2022 edition

- less than 1 minute read

That time of year again… the MVP summit. Due to Covid-19 unfortunately again virtual but still great to look forward to. Seeing new technology being presente...

15 years as a Microsoft MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I got my blue ring which marks 15 years of being a Microsoft MVP. I’m quite proud of that particular achievement to be honest. I started out as an ASP.NET MV...

I got reawarded as a Microsoft Azure MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I got reawarded as an MVP for my continued volunteering work in the Azure space. Today was a day that all MVP’s in the world got to know if they were renewed...

I got renewed as an MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I’m happy and honored to announce I got awarded as an Azure MVP for the coming year.

MVP summit

Back from the MVP summit

- less than 1 minute read

Last week I was visiting the USA for the annual MVP summit. I must say, one of the best editions I attended in year. First of all, it’s always great to see s...

Manning

Marketing

I changed my Twitter handle

- less than 1 minute read

For years I’ve been using @KvdM for most things, Twitter, Github, … Due to some 2 factor authentication problems and as Github wasn’t really providing the ne...

Mechelen

CloudBrew 2017 was a blast

- 1 minute read

On Saturday November 25th 2017 me and my buddies from azug organized our annual CloudBrew event at the Lamot venue in pictoresque Mechelen city. The weather ...

Meetup

Microsoft

15 years as a Microsoft MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I got my blue ring which marks 15 years of being a Microsoft MVP. I’m quite proud of that particular achievement to be honest. I started out as an ASP.NET MV...

I got reawarded as a Microsoft Azure MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I got reawarded as an MVP for my continued volunteering work in the Azure space. Today was a day that all MVP’s in the world got to know if they were renewed...

Microsoft Bot Framework

Microsoft Tech Days

Ordina

I attended the uNite day at Ordina

- less than 1 minute read

Last Thursday I was invited to come to the free local conference uNite at Ordina. It was an interesting agenda (see below) and because I used to work there f...

Performance

Increase performance of Visual Studio 2017

- 1 minute read

Visual Studio 2017 is a great tool and I spend quite a lot of my professional days in it. On its own it’s already a great editor but the power is in extensio...

Personal

I changed my Twitter handle

- less than 1 minute read

For years I’ve been using @KvdM for most things, Twitter, Github, … Due to some 2 factor authentication problems and as Github wasn’t really providing the ne...

Pluralsight

Poland

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

Poster

Visual Studio 2017 launch poster

- less than 1 minute read

A couple of weeks Visual Studio 2017 was released to the public. If you want to see the announcements and keynotes be sure to navigate to https://channel9.ms...

PowerBI

PowerBI Days

Presentation

I went speaking about Bots at CODECAMP Romania

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I went to Romania for the first time ever in my life. Reason: I went speaking at the CODECAMP conference Bucharest edition (apparently the first on...

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

Recording

Romania

I went speaking about Bots at CODECAMP Romania

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I went to Romania for the first time ever in my life. Reason: I went speaking at the CODECAMP conference Bucharest edition (apparently the first on...

Serverless

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

Sessions

I attended the uNite day at Ordina

- less than 1 minute read

Last Thursday I was invited to come to the free local conference uNite at Ordina. It was an interesting agenda (see below) and because I used to work there f...

Speaking

SqlBulkCopy

Using SqlBulkCopy with .NET lists

- 3 minute read

Recently I was in a situation where I had to quickly inject loads of data into a SQL database. The basic setup of the application:

Surface book

Tech summit

I went speaking at Microsoft Tech Summit Frankfurt

- less than 1 minute read

Normally I was only going to help out as a proctor during a workshop at Tech Summit. However on Tuesday evening I got a call from Microsoft corp in Redmond i...

Tips and tricks

Increase performance of Visual Studio 2017

- 1 minute read

Visual Studio 2017 is a great tool and I spend quite a lot of my professional days in it. On its own it’s already a great editor but the power is in extensio...

Training

Free Azure Training Courses

- less than 1 minute read

If you would like to keep up date with Microsoft Azure and can spare some hours watching videos this might be something for you:

Twitter

I changed my Twitter handle

- less than 1 minute read

For years I’ve been using @KvdM for most things, Twitter, Github, … Due to some 2 factor authentication problems and as Github wasn’t really providing the ne...

Visual Studio

Change the language version of a C# project

- less than 1 minute read

The C# team brings out new features in small releases like C# 7.1, 7.2 or 7.3 for example. Now you might notice that when you create a new project that not a...

Must have extensions for Visual Studio

- less than 1 minute read

I started a new job at a new client recently and of course I had to install a new laptop provided by the client.

Increase performance of Visual Studio 2017

- 1 minute read

Visual Studio 2017 is a great tool and I spend quite a lot of my professional days in it. On its own it’s already a great editor but the power is in extensio...

Visual Studio 2017 launch poster

- less than 1 minute read

A couple of weeks Visual Studio 2017 was released to the public. If you want to see the announcements and keynotes be sure to navigate to https://channel9.ms...

Visual Studio 2017

Visual Studio 2017 launch poster

- less than 1 minute read

A couple of weeks Visual Studio 2017 was released to the public. If you want to see the announcements and keynotes be sure to navigate to https://channel9.ms...

Visual Studio Code

Warsaw

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- 1 minute read

Today I was presenting in Poland. More specifically in Warsaw at the Microsoft building for Azure Day Poland. It was a well organized event with a great atmo...

Windows 10

adaptive cards

ams

azure app service

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- less than 1 minute read

Today I was in Poland for the annual Azure Day Poland. A great gathering of (inter)national speakers about Microsoft Azure technology in the beautiful city o...

azure day

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- less than 1 minute read

Today I was in Poland for the annual Azure Day Poland. A great gathering of (inter)national speakers about Microsoft Azure technology in the beautiful city o...

azure devops

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

azure saturday

Spoke at Azure Saturday Cologne 2019 yesterday

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak at Azure Saturday Cologne, Germany about Visual Studio Code. The room was filled with interested people and I went off ...

berlin

blob storage

book

bot composer

bots

chatbot

chatbots

I went speaking about Bots at CODECAMP Romania

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I went to Romania for the first time ever in my life. Reason: I went speaking at the CODECAMP conference Bucharest edition (apparently the first on...

cmd

Making use of the tree command in DOS

- 1 minute read

A couple of weeks ago I was playing around with NServicebus on localhost. The nice thing about it is that it’ll make use of files in different subfolders if ...

community

Registered for MVP summit 2022 edition

- less than 1 minute read

That time of year again… the MVP summit. Due to Covid-19 unfortunately again virtual but still great to look forward to. Seeing new technology being presente...

documentation

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

dos

Making use of the tree command in DOS

- 1 minute read

A couple of weeks ago I was playing around with NServicebus on localhost. The nice thing about it is that it’ll make use of files in different subfolders if ...

dotnet

Using SqlBulkCopy with .NET lists

- 3 minute read

Recently I was in a situation where I had to quickly inject loads of data into a SQL database. The basic setup of the application:

drawing

Got my picture drawn by Reverentgeek

- less than 1 minute read

At the MVP summit currently and there’s a talented person which takes your picture and uses his iPad pro and pencil to make a nice looking drawing out of it....

entity framework core

extension

front matter

jekyll

markdown

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

mermaid

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

migrations

mvpbuzz

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

Registered for MVP summit 2022 edition

- less than 1 minute read

That time of year again… the MVP summit. Due to Covid-19 unfortunately again virtual but still great to look forward to. Seeing new technology being presente...

personal

15 years as a Microsoft MVP

- less than 1 minute read

I got my blue ring which marks 15 years of being a Microsoft MVP. I’m quite proud of that particular achievement to be honest. I started out as an ASP.NET MV...

Happy New Year, Happy 2022

- 1 minute read

Another year has gone and what a year it has been. Covid-19 still ruled the major headlines, people got vaccinated (or not) and all around the globe people t...

poland

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- less than 1 minute read

Today I was in Poland for the annual Azure Day Poland. A great gathering of (inter)national speakers about Microsoft Azure technology in the beautiful city o...

power virtual agents

presentation

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

Spoke at Azure Saturday Cologne 2019 yesterday

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak at Azure Saturday Cologne, Germany about Visual Studio Code. The room was filled with interested people and I went off ...

public speaking

Delivered a presentation at DevDays Europe 2022

- 1 minute read

Today I had the opportunity to speak at Devdays Europe 2022. Normally it would’ve been in Vilnius, a city I only visited once before and liked a lot, but due...

Spoke at Azure Saturday Cologne 2019 yesterday

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak at Azure Saturday Cologne, Germany about Visual Studio Code. The room was filled with interested people and I went off ...

python

speaking

I went speaking at Azure Day Poland

- less than 1 minute read

Today I was in Poland for the annual Azure Day Poland. A great gathering of (inter)national speakers about Microsoft Azure technology in the beautiful city o...

sql

switchstartup

tree

Making use of the tree command in DOS

- 1 minute read

A couple of weeks ago I was playing around with NServicebus on localhost. The nice thing about it is that it’ll make use of files in different subfolders if ...

uNite

I attended the uNite day at Ordina

- less than 1 minute read

Last Thursday I was invited to come to the free local conference uNite at Ordina. It was an interesting agenda (see below) and because I used to work there f...

visual studio

visual studio code

Spoke at Azure Saturday Cologne 2019 yesterday

- less than 1 minute read

Yesterday I had the pleasure to speak at Azure Saturday Cologne, Germany about Visual Studio Code. The room was filled with interested people and I went off ...