Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

September, 2005

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    VS2005 device emulator issues

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    I was getting an error when trying to connect to an emulator on VS2005 that prevented me from using VS2005 without using an actual device for debugging. What a pain. Anyway, whenever I was trying to connect to a emulator image, I got an error: "Connection...
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    ASP.Net Security Content

    Frank has posted about some security content for ASP.Net including: Threat modelling Security guidance (1.0 and 2.0) Checklists Practices Guidelines Engineering Deployment etc... Check out his post !
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    New features in VB.Net 9 (Orcas)

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    MSDN has just published an article that gives you a great overview of the new features in the next version of the Visual Basic language (VB9). Except from the conclusion: Visual Basic 9.0 introduces a variety of new features. In this document...
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    How good are the Express editions?

    Last night I installed VB Express on my Tablet PC and had a play with it. Here are some observations... First of all - integration with SQL Server 2005 Express edition (free) is pretty well baked in from the Setup stage (it gives you the option to...
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    Want to get Visual Studio 2005 Release Candidate?

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    Nigel and I have had lots of people wanting to get a copy of Visual Studio 2005 Release Candidates. We are trying to arrange to get some brought into New Zealand so we can get them out to you (we cant just cut you a copy for legal reasons).... In...
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    Early IIS7 Documentation now available

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    If you've been interested in some of the details of IIS7, the details are now up on the net. After six hard months of work, the IIS 7 Documentation team has been able to publish the early stages of the IIS 7.0 content to help customers learn...
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    Office 12 - where to get info

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    Start at the Office Preview page.... Then there is the Office XML page...then check out Brian Jones' blog - he's got a rich plethora of information there on Office 12 and XML....
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    Chris starts blogging on Windows Workflow

    Chris went to Redmond a couple of months ago and has got the low down on Windows Workflow Foundation . I see he's started blogging on it now - so if you are interested, let Chris give you an introduction to what it is and how it works ...
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    PDC - Now do you believe us?

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    Since I went to MGB in July, I've been buzzing with all the cool new things that we (Microsoft) is working on. In some ways it's like the company has been pretty sleepy from the outside, but when you see the work on the inside - you realize that its...
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    Ebay buys Skype!

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    Wow - According to the BBC , eBay has purchased Skype! This will be interesting! I wonder what they will do with it?
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    TechNet indexes are now online!

    I got this in my email and thought it would be worth passing on... We have launched the TechNet Indexes on http://microsoft.com/technet/index . There is even a fly out under TechNet programs -> Subscriptions on http://www.microsoft.com/technet...
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    Virtual Server in MSDN - W00t

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    Need more reasons to get MSDN Universal (that is - more than our 48% price down ?) How about if you also get a copy of Virtual Server? From December you'll get Virtual Server 2005 Standard as part of your MSDN Enterprise and Universal Subscription...
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    So you think you can code mobile apps?

    If you are a developer and you've wanted an excuse to do a connected device application for your Windows Mobile smartphone or Pocket PC, well - we've come up with one for you. Geekzone have organized a competition for you to get stuck into. If you...
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    Looking for developer info on SQL Mobile 2005?

    If you are a developer looking for developer documentation on SQL Mobile 2005, you probably will find that the MSDN website (even the lab one) is light on information. Well - you'll be pleased to know that SQL Books Online have a section dedicated...
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    PDC Week! Where to get all the details!

    This week PDC is on. This is one event you want to watch. Why? Because there are a heap of cool product announcements including a heap of things you've probably not heard of yet. Want to catch the buzz? Here's how... Follow the 9 Guy on the road...
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    Get started withWindows Mobile 5.0 Dvelopment

    If you want to get started in Windows Mobile 5.0 development. The best place to start is in the Introducing Windows Mobile 5.0 section of the Windows Moile Deeloper center. There you'll find out all the new API's , get details on and download the tools...
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    In Rotura for a couple of days

    I'm in Rotorua today and tomorrow spending time in at a tertiary IT conference as well as speaking to students and faculty at a Technology Institute as well. Today I attended the first day of the IT conference which was interesting. I got to meet...
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    Wellington Tablet PC User Group

    The next Tablet PC User group in Wellington will be next Tuesday. Here are the details: This meeting will be hosted by Gen-i and sponsored by Toshiba. When: Tuesday 13 th Sept, 6:00pm – 8:00pm Where: Gen-i New Zealand, Gen-i Tower, 109...
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    Tech Ed NZ presentations available for download

    If you are interested in looking at the presentations that were used at Tech Ed in New Zealand, you can now download them from http://www.microsoft.com/nz/events/teched/downloads.mspx There are sill a few going up, but there are lots there now. ...
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