Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

September, 2006

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    Visual Studio Orcas September CTP now available

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    Today we released the latest update of the Orcas CTP. This is a much fuller release than the last one. Some general highlights: LINQ to Objects API (query arrays, generic lists and other .Net collections using LINQ) Partial C# 3.0 support...
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    Visual Basic 2005 Power Packs - now available

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    If you are a VB developer - and particularly if you are moving (or considering moving) from VB6 to .Net these power packs will be useful to you. Today, we are announcing the availability of two Visual Basic 2005 Power Packs . Visual Basic 2005 Power Packs...
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    Coming to a .Net User Group near you soon...

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    If you go to a NZ Dot Net User group , then I'm coming to your group. I'm visiting all the .Net User Groups in the next few weeks Why am I coming? Essentially I want to meet as many developers as I can and tell you about some of the cool stuff we've...
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    Live.com is out of beta!

    This morning the live.com team finally took the "beta" tag off live.com . That means we are now officially baked! So if you've been holding back on creating a gadget for fear of breaking changes, you should now be able to merrily develop away knowing...
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    New Zealand content now in Live.com directory

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    After much waiting with baited breath, the live.com team finally released the update I've been waiting for last night! The update itself fixed a heap of bugs (hundreds of them) as well as adding a heap of new features (my favs are the direct URL's ( http...
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    Security of gadgets in the Vista Sidebar

    I get a few questions about security of gadgets in the Vista Sidebar. Brian Teutsch , PM on sidebar gadgets has written a blog post that gives a good level of detail on security measures for gadgets in the Windows Vista sidebar. If you are interested...
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    NBlogr - ASP.Net ATLAS blogging engine

    Ivan - our local Atlas expert has been busy putting more effort into the Atlas based blogging engine that he started putting together a little while ago. A couple of days ago, he put up the latest version on CodePlex . This version is not yet complete...
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    Vista RC1

    Yup, its official. Lukas blogged it, Mauricio blogged it, Nigel blogged it, JB blogged it and now its my turn. Vista RC1 was officially released over the weekend. I upgraded to the RC1 build on Friday from build 5472 and noticed a number of changes...
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