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  • Blog Post: CodeCapmOz April 4-5 – Speakers, Sessions, Social

    CodeCampOz is fast approaching - (4-5 April in Wagga Wagga). Mitch has announced the speakers and sessions , and talked about the important social aspects of CodeCamp , in addition to the obvious technical benefits. Looks like another great CodeCamp! What are you waiting for? Sign up NOW!
  • Blog Post: More Virtual .NET Goodness with the LiDNUG

    Brian Madsen ’s just pinged me to remind me about the next instalment of the Linked In .NET User Group . Following on from the last meeting , Stephen Fulcher will be talking about the ASP.Net Runtime: In this session, we will go through the key .NET application architectural scenarios and analyze (for...
  • Blog Post: Ramp yourself up with Ramp Up

    I know, getting training budget is hard at the moment, but you really want to make yourself as employable as possible. Help is at hand (in fact, it’s only a mouse click away). There are, of course, a whole bunch of Virtual Labs you can do (for developers and for infrastructure people ). There’s also...
  • Blog Post: Content when you need it - Great training kits available

    I went to see the clever folk at Vivid Group yesterday. Being clever, they've already established an internal user group of sorts, but they're often looking for compelling content to deliver. Fortunately, I was able to point them to some great resources. The various Visual Studio Training Kits provide...
  • Blog Post: New Visual Studio 2008 Virtual Labs

    Back in June and July, I did a series of posts about the great Virtual Labs that are available for you to jump right into with no download and no configuration requirements. I posted about labs for: Business Intelligence Microsoft Search Solutions for the Enterprise Security SQL Server 2005 Upgrade VSTS2005...
  • Blog Post: Learning Online with Virtual Labs - ASP.NET Virtual Labs

    Celebrate the new Financial Year with another great set of labs. ASP.NET Virtual Labs (from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs ) With ASP.NET you create richer Web applications with fewer lines of code. These virtual labs teach you about the innovations that debuted with ASP.NET 1.x and introduces you to...
  • Blog Post: Learning Online with Virtual Labs - Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Virtual Labs

    Today, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System Virtual Labs (from the MSDN Suite of Virtual Labs ) What's new in Visual Studio Team System Virtual Lab Express is the fastest and easiest way to test drive Microsoft products and the Virtual Lab environment. These are 30-minute hands-on overviews of some of...
  • Blog Post: TechEd Day 0 - ASP.NET Ajax Pre-Conference Session

    On Sunday, I attended Jeff Prosise 's ASP.NET Ajax pre-conference session. I love watching people like Jeff present. Even in the introductory bits, his depth of knowledge burbles up to the surface. (BTW, I said the same thing about Dan Green and Joel Pobar's sessions at CodeCampOz this year). <aside...
  • Blog Post: Slide decks from the Hong Kong Roadmap and Futures Event

    I've just spent a couple of days in Hong Kong culminating in 3 presentations to VFP and VB6 developers about strategies for moving their applications forward to take advantage of the platform. The three decks are attached. I posted some of the sample code I presented in a previous post . In the afternoon...
  • Blog Post: ReMix Australia Registrations Now Open

    I've had a couple of questions in response to my ReMix post about when registration will open. Frank's just announced it. Register here . [ update - tags just for Nick : auremix07 mix07]
  • Blog Post: ReMix Australia

    Can't make it to Mix in Vegas ? Never mind, do the next best thing. Monique just sent me this exciting news: Remix Experience Australia at - the World of Entertainment - Crown Promenade – MELBOURNE 25-26 th June 2007 Remix Australia will be the first of its kind from Microsoft bringing together...
  • Blog Post: ASP.NET AJAX Online Training

    Via Brian Goldfarb . Microsoft Learning have just released Clinic 5230: Developing Enhanced Web Experiences with Microsoft® ASP.NET AJAX Extensions . From the course description: In this 2-hour clinic you will learn about the rich functionality that ASP.NET AJAX Extensions provides for building highly...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint and ASP.NET AJAX

    I had some great questions after my session at the ISV Innovation Day in Melbourne yesterday. One was around using ASP.NET AJAX functionality in SharePoint. Completely coincidentally, Darren posted about this yesterday. He pointed to Mike Ammerlaan's great post . There was also discussion on this topic...
  • Blog Post: Make and Mend Day - Installation, Configuration and Celebration

    I recently upgraded my Toshiba Tecra A7 to the RTM versions of Vista and Office 2007, and have been going through my list of things to install on a new machine to check that I haven't missed anything. In addition, I've been meaning to enable access to my TFS box via the internet for some time now, so...
  • Blog Post: Introduction to .NET presentations for DiData in Canberra

    I had a great time yesterday presenting to some of Dimension Data 's customers in Canberra. This is was a continuation of the series I started in Sydney a few months ago (and has subsequently been seen in Melbourne , Brisbane and Adelaide via other members of my team). The sessions were well received...
  • Blog Post: New Books Arrive

    Update - Andrew and Nick reminded me that their book arrived (thanks Andrew - Nick I still need it signed next time you're in town) on my desk a couple of weeks ago. Another that's well worth a look. When I got back to my desk this morning, there was a package from Amazon. There was a pirate (or, more...
  • Blog Post: Great bunch of ASP.NET Resources

    ASP.NET 2.0 ASP.NET Quickstart Tutorial http://www.asp.net/QuickStart/aspnet/doc/whatsnew.aspx Virtual Labs http://msdn.microsoft.com/virtuallabs/asp2/ http://msdn.microsoft.com/virtuallabs/fritzonion/ "How Do I" Video Series ASP.NET HOW DO I Video Series: Caching (Part 1) ASP.NET HOW DO I Video Series...
  • Blog Post: Developer Tools Roadmap - Premier Account Briefing

    Update - Trouble seems to be publishing to FTP sites through my new ISA server at home. Presentation download links below. Yesterday, when I delivered back-to-back Premier Account briefings to around 120 folks, I promised that I'd post the presentation deck here today. The deck is here in PowerPoint...
  • Blog Post: New ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts Book from Darren Neimke

    Local MVP , BlogML Author, SUB Creator and all-round good guy Darren Neimke has been busy writing a book on ASP.NET 2.0 Web Parts . It's finally available for pre-order on Amazon . I can't wait to get my hands on it. Ordered.
  • Blog Post: Making VSTS integrate into your current systems - Adam Cogan Tours Aussie User Groups

    Adam Cogan is touring the country talking about integrating VSTS (and TFS) with your current practices. He started at the new Newcastle Coders Group last Wednesday and is visiting 10 User Groups in a month! Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) is the new technology from Microsoft that integrates the whole...
  • Blog Post: Resources from my Security Summit Session - Creating Reliable And Robust Applications With Visual Studio 2005 And SQL Server 2005

    Here's a list of the resources I showed at the end of my Security Summit sessions around the country. The first one is the most important as it will point you to the webcasts and all the resources from all of the sessions at the Summit. Security eForum site http://www.microsoft.com/australia...
  • Blog Post: 71-528 Study Group Chats - Fourth Transcript Posted

    Another meeting this evening where we kind of covered off some of what was left after the first three sessions. Transcript Skills being measured
  • Blog Post: New Web Deployment Projects Add-in

    This just in from Brian Goldfarb , Technical Product Manager on ASP.NET Web Deployment Projects are here We heard a lot of feedback about the build process and new project system for managing more complex sites, build strategies, and deployment.. As a result, we've been working on a add-in for...
  • Blog Post: Third Study Group Session Transcript Posted

    We got "together" again last night for our third study group session . Once again, I've posted the transcript . This is also linked from our Skills Being Measured page. I’d have to say we didn’t get nearly as far as we might have this evening. I’m not sure whether this was due to...
  • Blog Post: Using the AdRotator Class + Dynamic Image Generation in ASP.NET 2.0

    As part of my study group homework, I promised to bone up on the AdRotator class in ASP.NET2.0 and report back to the group. Turns out this lead to another cool thing that I needed to report back on - dynamic image generation. The source code I’ll refer to throughout this post is available for download...
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