Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

November, 2005

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    Pocket PC Magazine awards

    If you've been developing for Windows Mobile you'll know that there is a fairly rich developer community out there to draw on. Pocket PC Magazine does a great job of pulling the different peices of that community together once a year in their Pocket PC...
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    Regional User Group Launch starts today!

    If you are in one of the regional places that we are going to be visiting starting today - you'll probably want to know the time table we are working toward (i.e. when we will be in your town). So - to recap: Chris Auld ( Microsoft Regional Director...
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    Auckland Connect almost soldout

    If you want to come along to the Auckland Technical Connect Event next tuesday - you should hurry - we are down to the last 50 or so places left and there are already over 1100 people registered. Its going to be a great event!
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    Paypal Commerce starter kit for .Net 2.0 available (beta)

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    If you are interested in running a website based on ASP.Net 2.0 and are wondering how to sell your products on it, you could use the Commerce Starter Kit . The Commerce starter kit is a free, open source e-commerce storefront written spcecifically...
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    Two ways to get the express editions

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    A little while ago someone tried to nail me to the wall for only providing a massive 400+Mb download for the Express editions. Other people have asked me where they can get the Express editions from so that they can install it on multiple machines without...
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    Team test load agent - how do I get it?

    Chris got a query about the Team test load agent. This is a testing component that was included in VSTS until the RC stage. Well, the answer is: Microsoft ® Visual Studio ® 2005 Team Edition for Software Testers provides a number of functions...
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    Craig goes global with Tablet Development

    I should have posted this on Friday. Craig - who has been running the Tablet PC User Group here in Wellington - started working with VB Express to create a basic little tablet blogging tool that takes the ink you write, transform it into text and them...
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    Where to get the RTM version of Visual Studio Express Editions

    One of the most exciting things about the new version of Visual Studio 2005 is the Express editions . These are freely downloadable versions of Visual Studio ( free until November 2006 ) - they are packaged very specifically - making five different...
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    Visual Studio 2005 Launch Tour - coming to a town near you!

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    If you are in a regional center you may be interested to know that Chris Auld - a Microsoft Regional Dirctor and MVP will be touring around the following towns on the following dates: Nelson 28/11/2005 Lunch New Plymouth 30...
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    Windows Live is Live

    Here is a "caught you napping" news announcment. We announced Windows Live services today. Check out the story on news.com - this heralds a strategy shift for Microsoft. Oh - and check out the new site www.live.com - looks familiar doesn't it?
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