Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

July, 2006

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    While I was sleeping, local.live.com for NZ has had an update!

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    Somehow I missed this, I didn't see an announcement about it, but a few months ago when NZ coverage was put in place (finally) it really wasn't that good. Sure you could get driving directions, but the actual road maps were pretty bad. I had a look...
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    New Live sites

    Yesterday we released the live gallery. The live gallery is going to be the consumer facing version of http://microsoftgadgets.com/gallery . The gallery on Microsoftgadgets.com will continue to be used, but will be maintained for developers. Currently...
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    Microsoft Virtual PC is now free

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    A while ago we announced that Virtual Server would be released free of charge to anyone with a MSDN Subscription . Then we announced that Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition R2 was free (download it here ). Yesterday we released Virtual PC 2004...
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    New Zealand now on the Live.com Map

    The good folks running the live.com site have released an update last week. There are two things I want to call out from this update. Firstly now we have a New Zealand section to the "Add Stuff" directory. This means that now I can get to the task...
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    Add your feed to live.com via a single click of a (image) button

    Do you have an RSS feed on your site? - Assuming you have a website... If so - why not make it easy to publish your feed onto Windows Live.com ? Its easy. All you do is grab a copy of the Windows Live button ( ), copy it to your site and then add a...
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    New Zealand Gadgets for Live.com

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    There are some developers who are busy behind the scenes creating Gadgets for Live.com. Unfortunately while many of the gadgets are live, some of them are not well publicized yet and not even in the gadget gallery, so here is a list of the ones I know...
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    Atlas Resources

    I thought after Tathams tour of New Zealands User Groups and the upcoming Atlas tour of the regions that it might be a timely time (oops) to point out the blog post that ScottGu posted a couple of weeks ago. So whether you have no idea what Atlas is...
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    IE 7 Beta 3 for XP Released

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    I missed this due to my mostly disconnected state during the weekend, but on Friday (our time) we released Beta 3 of Internet Explorer 7 . This release is for Windows XP only - if you're running Vista you'll need to wait until the next version of Vista...
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