Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

August, 2005

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    Steve Ballmer on NZ TV

    In case you missed it (I did) Steve Ballmers interview with TVNZ was aired tonight. You can see the video here .
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    On Windows Vista and gaming

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    If you read Major Nelsons blog , you'll know that he often has great information about the XBox and gaming inside Microsoft. Today he points us to a great article about gaming in Vista . We saw this stuff today at TechReady, and it's pretty cool...
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    Ajax in .Net

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    Tim has started a blogversation in our community about AJAX . While I'm no ASP.Net expert and certainly not a AJAX expert, I thought I'd point out this free library for .Net . It comes with documentation and looks quite simple to use. A big thanks...
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    Change your MSN Passport email address

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    I just went to a session at Tech Ready on MSN Architecture. After the session I had a chat with the presenter and asked him one of the questions I often get asked: "Why can't I change my Passport/Spaces/MSN email address?". The news is all good...
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    On the subject of Express editions...

    If you are interested in getting into the express editions you'll want to check out the new video series that went up on MSDN today. It is a series of 16 videos called the " Absolute beginners video series to Visual Studio 2005 Express Editions " to...
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    I dont believe these stats...

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    According to our stats only 926 New Zealanders have registered a Visual Studio 2005 Express edition. I'm sure more than that have actually been downloaded! If you haven't tried out one of the Express editions and you're curious about getting into...
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    SQL Courses available in Wellington.

    If you are interested - there is some training coming up in Wellington on SQL 2005. There is a small cost involved, but this is a great opportunity to some SQL 2005 training for a low cost. Subjects being offered include: • MS SQL Server...
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    How to stitch photos in Acrylic

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    You've probably found people talking about the nice panoramic images they can make from Acrylic . Well I decided to have a go at making my own. Being very ignorant of image editing in general and image editing software in particular, I found it tricky...
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    CLR Upgrade event

    If you read Seans blog, you may have seen this entry that talks about registering for a general session with Kit George from the CLR team in Redmond If you haven't registered for this event, you have now missed out. We are full (sorry to be the bearer...
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