September, 2005

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My name is David Lemphers, and I'm a Senior Program Manager on the Windows Azure team, based in Redmond, WA, United States. I'm originally from Australia, so make sure you drop me a line and say g'day mate!

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    The CTPs never sleep!

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    My friend from Object Consulting , Kar Chew Lim, hit me with an email today about the September CTP WinFx build order. So it was time to get into the lab and get the recipe down! Start with a clean machine (one without any of the Beta or CTP bits)...
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    Feeds Rob!? Don't you code!?

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    Rob Farley , a.k.a Wild Larry, has caught sight of the hardcore screen configs for sale at L ( the Athens Display Series ). I remember there used to be a game called Ninja Warriors , that had three monitor screens, that the game scrolled across , was...
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    Visual Studio Team Foundation B3 Setup Issue #2: TFSService account!

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    My second issue with the TFS B3 experience came after setup. When I attempted to create a new project, it died at the SharePoint stage. As it turns out, when VSTF was installing, it changed the IIS Application Pool identity for the “SharePoint...
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    My new wheels :)

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    In an attempt to get fit, and reduce my impact on the environment, I bought a bike on the weekend! Its got alot of suspension, and disc brakes which are cool, and is awesome for jumping off things (note to self, next time you jump off anything bigger...
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    Visual Studio Team Foundation B3 Setup Issue #1: TfsSetup account!

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    OK, I’m installing TFS B3 and I’ve hit the first speed hump: In the TFS installation guide, it instructs the user to create a number of accounts, one of these is a TfsSetup account. It then tells you to log-in as this account to perform...
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    Reminder! Visual Studio Team System User Group meeting in Melbourne, Australia!

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    OK you'll, make sure you get down to the first VSTS User Group meeting on the 29th of September @ 5:30pm! Joe has posted a reminder , but I'm going to go one step further! I'm going to issue a Festivus style challenge, anyone who wants to engage...
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    More Tech.Ed for me! I'm off to Hong Kong!

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    I'm off to Hong Kong on the 2nd of October to participate in their Tech.Ed ! It's very exciting for me as: I've never been to Hong Kong I've never presented as part of a keynote (I'm doing the 7 minute dash on VSTS) I've never been part of...
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    Chewy!!! You're the new Hansel!

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    I'm not sure how many people know Chewy Chong (he was a presenter at Tech.Ed.05.Oz), but when you read his website, it really gives a unique perspective into the man's mind. Not only that you can order shirts !! (Chewy, can you send me some size L...
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    Hallelujah! Team Foundation Server Beta 3 is here!

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    This is a very quick post to let everyone know TFS B3 is here! http://blogs.msdn.com/jeffbe/archive/2005/09/22/472626.aspx Now I have to run off and have some Dave time :) I’m very excited!
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    LOL, Cam, Frank, Dave...Picto'carousel!

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    At Tech.Ed, Cam had this idea to do this picto’carousel, I forgot all about this :) Here are the individual links :) http://www.flickr.com/photos/davielem/38185457/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/frankarr/38185602/ http://www.flickr...
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    Continuous Integration Demo Code [Repost from http://blogs.msdn.com/buckh]

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    Buck is a SDE on Team Foundation Server , and always has awesome stuff on his blog, for those that haven’t, sub his RSS . This is a post he had on Doug Neumann’s PDC Talk, and is the demo code for how to hook into the check-in event in...
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    Clarry is at it again!

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    So I’m in Perth this week, and I flew in late last night. Clarry had been in the US on “business” (I’ve stopped asking for his whereabouts after the wet fish incident) and was going to connect with me at Perth Airport. At about...
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    Perth SQL Server and Me?

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    Brian Madsen has kindly offered me the opportunity to present at the Perth meeting of the Australian SQL Server User Group , and I’m excited! Not many know, but I used to live in Perth (7 years served, released after good behavior) and love visiting...
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    Visual Studio, SQL Server and BizTalk Launch fun and games!

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    I’m on point this year for community, and as such, I’ve been asked to help work with the Ready Tour 2005 Team for the upcoming VS, SQL Server and BizTalk launch. Now, the initial idea for community participation was some demos, presentations...
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    Michael Moore is a Big Fat Stupid White Man!

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    LOL, I thought I’d sample Mike Moore’s sensationalist style and use the title of this book as my post heading. I wandered down to Dymocks on the weekend, to see if I couldn’t find a good book to read. I eventually had to take a break...
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    Wow! Team Foundation Server B3 is sooo close, I can taste it!

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    Well, that taste might actually be my old socks under my desk, but either way, here is the goss, from the horses mouth! http://blogs.msdn.com/crathjen/archive/2005/09/16/468922.aspx I’m soo hanging for TFS B3, I’m almost sounding like...
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    Virtual Franky!

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    I had to post this piccie of Franky during a video conf with him over Office Communicator 2005 ! And that’s my mouse cursor hanging out of Franky’s nose :) So reminds me of the latest Gorillaz clip!
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    This is cool. See where planes are?

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    My mate George sent me this little link to track our friend George (there are three of them) as he arrives into Melbourne: http://www.melair.com.au/flight_radar/index.asp This is very cool!
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    You wanna get HARD with Kleefy!!?

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    Michael “I'm too sexy for IIS” Kleef , our friend from the West, will be in Melbourne on the 30th of September giving a talk on hardening. The link to register is here: http://msevents-as.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=120464391&Culture...
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    I have idee! A.k.a: Money Maker #1

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    OK, so I’m having lunch with my good friend Michael Scales (who assures me he will be blogging ASAP, so I can link to it) and it hits me! My first entry into “Code Your Money Maker” #1! It’s an extension or new feature (depending...
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    Visual Studio 2005 RC and TFS Beta 3!

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    OK, so I just got off the blower with Soma (Soma is also the same Soma who is my bosses bosses bosses…you get the picture), and he tells me that TFS B3 is, to quote him verbatim, “Like, right around the corner, dude!”. So this is...
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    Yes Master!

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    I caught up with Keith Frampton during the RMIT Industry Advisory Committee meeting last night, and he told me that he has now officially released the Master of Enterprise Architecture to the world! This is very exciting, as not only has the curriculum...
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    Visual Studio Team Suite RC on MSDN!?

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    Hmm, I caught this on MSDN Subscribers today (click on picture below to see bigger one): Anyone downloaded this and installed it? My concern is around compatibility with Team Foundation Server, and also around WinFX! I’m about to shoot...
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    The missing LINQ! C# 3. ohh!

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    Some months ago, I detailed my infant-like joy and amazement at the upcoming enhancements to the C# language: http://blogs.msdn.com/davidlem/archive/2005/08/03/446943.aspx Well, now it’s public knowledge! And not only that, you can check out...
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    Like some new bits...PDC ones that is!

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    Hey you! Check this out! http://msdn.microsoft.com/windowsvista/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnlong/html/WinFXSeptPDCReadme.asp You can download the PDC bits of WinFx, and then really impress your friends and colleagues with your mastery of...
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