October, 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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    VSTS Song! Great!!!!

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    VSTS Joe sent me this link. It’s a VSTS Song, but really, it’s so much more: http://blog.naver.com/dazzilove/60018738226 Not sure what to say…if anyone can translate, I’d love to sing along! I then decided to dig out...
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    Free Books to download!

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    Deeps sent me this email about two free books you can download: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vbrun/staythepath/AdditionalResources/default.aspx The one that caught my eye is the Upgrading VB 6.0 apps. I’ve got two customers who are scratching...
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    Eldora's first steps...kinda!

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    So I’m flat out at the moment working with the community around the launch events, but I had to take some time out today to try and get Eldora to take her first steps. Why have I called my Lego Mindstorms Robot Eldora ? Because it means “Golden...
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    Go Paperless! Go Telstra!

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    I hate paper! I spend all my time on-line, and now rely heavily on my Microsoft e-mail account as my primary contact point, I wish I never had to receive another piece of paper again. I mean, I get paper in the way of bills, notices, reminders, etc; when...
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    [Kurt Heiz] Kurt's my main hooker!

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    My friend and Dimension Data consultant, Kurt Heiz, continues to allude the blogsphere directly, by emailing me his great little discoveries, and letting me claim them as my own. NO MORE KURT! From now on, when someone sends me one of these “Check...
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    Calling all User Groups in Australia!!!!

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    If you run a User Group around any Microsoft Technology in Australia, could you please email me your: User Group Name Location (Suburb, State) Website Address (if you have one) I’m trying to make sure I get everyone as part of our...
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    It's like trying to solve world peace!

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    I’m going to continue to moan about the enormous task of managing the channel known as “community”! Why do I call it a channel!? Well, because if you’re an organization like Microsoft, and you build stuff that people use (and...
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    Good news! Mr. Nnam Gaemezu is dead!?

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    Many of you’ll may remember one of my previous posts: http://blogs.msdn.com/davidlem/archive/2005/08/22/454338.aspx About my late Uncle Willy. Well, I’ve just received another email today from Barrister Ben Fidal Roberts, informing...
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    Davo G in the city! SQL Server 2005 looking pretty!

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    Get down to the CITC on the 12th of October @ 12:30 as Dave “Davo” Glover will be down there giving the SQL Server 2005 demonstration of his life! http://msevents-as.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=120464645&Culture=en-AU...
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    The Hoff and my helmet!

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    My new helmet arrived today! I have to say, I’m a big fan of Australia, I mean, I regularly listen to The Seekers version of “We Are Australian”, and can recite the original version of “Hey True Blue” before Vegemite got...
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    Leaving Strong from Hong Kong!

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    So Hong Kong Tech Ed 05 is over for me and Clarry , and although I couldn’t keep the little guy out of the canned coffee (now there’s one way to keep caffeinated), he seemed to sleep pretty well through most of my sessions. For me Hong...
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    101 Samples Rock the Waa Waa!

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    Now, I doubt it is the Holy Grail of computing, but I found this little set of samples, aptly named, 101 samples, and it rocks! It has all these great little samples that run against the current releases of VS 2005 (both B2 and RC0)! http://lab.msdn...
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    Perth or bust...again!

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    Wow this year is going by quickly! It seems like only last month that I was in Perth! Um…it was! So that time has come again to go west, and I will be mooching around Perth from the 18th to the 20th of October, so if anyone is up for a coffee or...
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    Where's the paddle?

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    My man Deeps has been busy this month, first the free books, now this: http://www.microsoft.com/australia/msdn/faculty/ It’s the new MSDN Faculty website, and it’s wholly focused on Australian faculty members! This is awesome, as we...
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    SharePoint RSS! I have an idee!

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    Rob and I were just having a chat about the Community Launch Site which is developed as a SharePoint Team Site, and he wanted it to be RSS enabled. I then had an idea: What if you: 1. Edited those layout XML files to include in List and Document...
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    The storm cometh!

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    I just got a hold of my new Lego MindStorms kit, and I’m pumped. Now before everyone says, “Jeez, another toy for those dev guys”, this is actually a very important tool for my job! Part of my role (and the team I belong to in Microsoft...
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    MVP's Please! VSTS and BTS!

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    Wow, what an awesome weekend! Two of my favorite techie’s got knighted! Joe Sango (of the Melbourne VSTS User Group, VSTSEclipse, and Dr. Dobbs fame) got the Visual Developer – VSTS gong! https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile=91746415...
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    I hope I'm not speaking out of turn here! Victorian .NET Architects UG is alive!

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    My main man Clarke Scott has been baking this over the last few weeks, and it’s finally cooked, and looks good. http://www.vdnaug.net/ If you’re a .NET Architect, who is interested in meeting like minded individuals in Melbourne,...
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    My Inner Child is Suprised!

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    Greg has this great little thing on his blog about passing 8th grade math (I got 10/10, which was very surprising for me given I failed first year computing maths 3 times; they eventually looked the other way so I could graduate!!!), and I found this...
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    OOP...remember to break it out!

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    I’m excited at the moment, as I’m working on a project with some community guys (can’t say what, it’s a bit of a seeeecret), but I’m getting my mind back into design mode, which it hasn’t been in for a while. So...
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    They don't call us Evangelists for nothing!

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    I was walking down the street this morning, and caught this: Jeez, that’s one way to get the flock to the launch party, although, I don’t think you’ll end up going south in the afterlife if you miss it ;) P.S: Check this out...
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