MS DevDays kick off tomorrow

For PC development tools the hype was quite something, but Microsoft will finally kick off its Developer Days tomorrow.

Over 45,000 attendees are expected at 95 sites in 45 countries to see Visual Studio 97, the latest collection of Microsoft languages including Visual Basic 5.0, Visual J++, Visual FoxPro and Visual InterDev 1.0. Visitors can also collect free software. Microsoft chairman and CEO Bill Gates will give a satellite address.

UK and Ireland dates are: Dublin, March 20; Edinburgh, March 24; London, March 25; and Birmingham, March 26.

The booking hotline is 0990-228811 or 1-800-709-704 from Ireland.