Darryl Burling @ Work

Thoughts and musings of the New Zealand Community DE

March, 2007

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    Novell Users International

    Last night myself and Brett Roberts went along to the Novell Users International meeting (aka Novell User Group) in Wellington. It was a great night. I nominated Brett to speak - he's spoken at Linux World in Australia, so he's a great candidate for it...
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    VB6 to .Net resources

    I sent an email to a VB6 developer this morning to help point them to some of the resources we have available and thought I'd share it here. If you are a VB6 developer and have not touched .Net you might like to look at some of these resources and use...
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    .Net Code Camp - Architecture for developers

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    If you didn't already know the .Net User Groups are holding their next code camp in Auckland on April 14-15. The theme is Architecture, Patterns and Practices. Even if you are not an architect this event will give you a great opportunity to improve your...
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    Technical Briefings - over and out!

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    I've just finished the keynote presentation for the Christchurch Technical briefings . Phew! Great to have that out of the way. I can now go back to normality ;-) The last few weeks have been great in many ways. I've now done my first ever keynote series...
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    Surveying in Virtual Earth

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    Many organizations now use polls and surveys to get information about their end users and evaluate how they are perceived in the market. Another common thing that surveys are used for is to gather demographic information. In Auckland there is some talk...
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    Windows Home Server

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    One of the cool things that you'll see in the Microsot Technical Briefings over the last couple of weeks is Windows Home Server . I sometimes get asked where to go to get more information on Windows Home Server. The places you should head to are: Microsoft...
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    MEDC Australia - Change of dates

    Yup, if you were planning on going to MEDC in Melbourne Sydney this year you'll want to check the dates again. It was to be on May 16, but it will now be on May 15. If you are heading over, try and spot me - I'll be there too! [Update: fixed the location...
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    Visual Studio "Orcas" March CTP now out

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    The March CTP of Visual Studio "Orcas" is now out. You can get the VPC with all the installed bits from here . If you'd rather install it on your own computer, the self extracting install is here . Full details of whats included can be found at the...
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    Build a simple store locator with Virtual Earth - part 1

    One of the things I've noticed is that most organizations are providing really basic store/branch/site locators with their websites. For most of these locations it means that There is no immediate recognition of of the site relative to the end user Reading...
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