February, 2006

Blog - About

About David L's Blog

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!

  • David L's Blog

    Deal or No Deal...you're about to be Davie'fied!

    • 2 Comments
    Yay!! I just got the call that Yil and I made it onto Deal or No Deal ! This is quite fantastic given that I watched Deal or No Deal for some months without even knowing what the game was about! Will make sure I get some pics with Andrew O’Keefe;...
  • David L's Blog

    Lost in ISA Server 2004 Translations!

    • 0 Comments
    With Dev’garten, I have the actual ASP.NET 2.0 site hosted on a virtual server instance running IIS, and the actual web site is located under a virtual directory. So on the actual server, any internal references pan out to be: http://localhost...
  • David L's Blog

    Nigel pedals a VSTS Team Suite upgrade!

    • 3 Comments
    Nigel has been on holidays for the past week and arrived today to find two boxes sitting on his desk. Nigel sits right next to me; so while his discovery may have been shiny and new to him, for me, it’s been a festering pustule of mystery for...
  • David L's Blog

    ASP.NET Radiation Training...Get Exposed!

    • 3 Comments
    I’m off next month to Perth for my regular visit, and last time I was there, I had some really good conversations with some of the local dudes around training and skilling up. We got onto the topic of different forms of training, and what methods...
  • David L's Blog

    Hosting Team Foundation Server...Lessons Learned, So Far!

    • 2 Comments
    Friday I was able to get Team Foundation Server running in the Dev’garten infrastructure, which is hosted in WDG ’s Melbourne datacenter. Now, everything was fine when all I was doing was connecting to the URI, but as soon as I started to...
  • David L's Blog

    It's alive! Team Foundation Server in the cloud!

    • 3 Comments
    If you fire-up your Visual Studio 2005 IDE, open up the Team Explorer tool window, and connect to: http://tfs.devgarten.com , Port 80, you will be asked for a logon! I know it’s simple, but it’s the start of something beautiful, a...
  • David L's Blog

    Women and Depression Conference!

    • 1 Comments
    My fiance Yil is speaking at the Women and Depression Conference in Sydney from the 6th to the 9th of April on: “A roadmap for dealing with depression while managing a career within corporate Australia.” Through Yil’s experiences...
  • David L's Blog

    You gotta be joking me! Who picked this Xbox game name!?

    • 1 Comments
    LOL, I can’t believe this is the name of an XBox game! http://games.teamxbox.com/xbox/678/Grabbed-by-the-Ghoulies/ I don’t even want to think about how the game plays, or if there is an associated “custom” controller that...
  • David L's Blog

    The Colonel, The BlogFather and Canolis!

    • 1 Comments
    OK, this is one of my “has no technical value whatsoever” posts. Firstly, I was visiting a local KFC the other day and spotted this poster on the wall (check out the inset pic). The sheer variety of posters depicting the goodwill and benevolence...
  • David L's Blog

    DLINQ Travels!

    • 1 Comments
    I’m working on the next release of http://www.devgarten.com ( https://www.devgarten.com is now available for the security conscious ;)) and I’m adding the News and Events section. The underlying App Arch to this is SQL Server 2005 as the data source,...
  • David L's Blog

    Visual Studio Guy...I'm your father!

    • 2 Comments
    I was cruising around Franky’s blog, looking for trouble, when that’s exactly what I found, but not for me! Check this out: http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/hero/ It’s Source Fource, and I don’t really care what kind...
  • David L's Blog

    Blog DNS and Comment Spam!

    • 1 Comments
    Recently http://blogs.msdn.com was upgraded to a new version of Community Server, and for some reason, the comment spam went through the roof. I hate comment spam, and my first reaction was to look for some way to thwart the spammers. I poked around the...
  • David L's Blog

    Hallelujah! Dev'Garten is home and hosed!

    • 1 Comments
    For those who have been following my little Dev’Garten project, part of the vision was to have a hosted ASP.NET 2.0 sand box for people to use to get a feel for ASP.NET 2.0 in the cloud. This hosting infrastructure is also where the Team Foundation...
  • David L's Blog

    Comments are back!

    • 1 Comments
    So after my post issuing a fatwa against comment spammers, I received a couple of emails from the guys at Telligent , the makers of Community Server ( http://blogs.msdn.com runs on CS). As it turns out, at the height of my comment spam frustration...
  • David L's Blog

    And woop, there it is! ASP.NET 2.0 RSS Toolkit!

    • 0 Comments
    Hot on the heels of my request for RSS assistance, Scott G shot me the light via his blog! http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2006/02/22/438738.aspx What freaks me out is, I posted my request this arvo, turned off my notebook and headed home...
  • David L's Blog

    Only in Japan!

    • 1 Comments
    Ha ha, my mate Nevhan pointed me to this site for Amadana earphones: http://en.amadana.com/product/pe117/pe117.html They look pretty sweet, but scroll down to the bottom of the page to ensure you don’t use them for unintended purposes!...
  • David L's Blog

    Tim and I are at it again! Windows Workflow @ the CITC!

    • 1 Comments
    Tim and I are back banging the Windows Workflow drum, but this time, we’ve tweaked the deck. We are going to be discussing the technical impact of Windows Workflow Foundation, how to position it in the application architecture stack, and demo some...
  • David L's Blog

    Dev'Garten, Bensley and the CITC Gremlins!

    • 0 Comments
    Today Tim and I had our session at the CITC on workflow. I’ve been doing presentation at the CITC for a while now, and I can’t remember the last time a demo actually worked. Well, today Tim discovered how wicked the demo gods can be, and didn’t...
  • David L's Blog

    Code Camp Oz 2006...It's going to be BIG!

    • 3 Comments
    Hey, that tagline sounds familiar..anyway, Code Camp Oz 2006 is looking huge at the moment, with the agenda now up, and glistening with developer might! But what caught my eye was what will no doubt become the highlight of the weekend, the jewel in...
  • David L's Blog

    Shiny LCD...noice!!

    • 1 Comments
    My sugar daddy from Shuttle , Allen Lee sent me a 17” Flat Panel to keep my SD31P company, and OH MY GHOULIES, it rocks! So let me give you’ll the LD: 17” active-panel TFT Dual-input 8ms response SXGA 1280x1024 But...
  • David L's Blog

    Hammer Time!

    • 0 Comments
    Courtesy of my mate Chondros; if you haven’t already, check out the man’s blog: http://mchammer.blogspot.com/ No matter what people say about MC Hammer, he was (and from some of his posts) and still is a legend! Who can forget the...
  • David L's Blog

    Melbourne VSTS User Group Meeting!

    • 1 Comments
    Joey reminded me that the next VSTS User Group meeting is being held this Thursday, 16th of Feb @ the CITC. Karl Kopp will be presenting on his latest adventures with TFS including some info on what he and I have been doing on the Dev’garten...
  • David L's Blog

    Imperative RSS and .NET!

    • 3 Comments
    I’m building the next release of Dev’garten and I want to include a section on the upcoming lunch-time events being run at the CITC, and I’m going to make sure it’s RSS enabled. But I’m also using LINQ , so my app arch...
Page 1 of 1 (23 items)