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  • Sean McBreen's WebLog

    NZ MapPoint WebService – goes LIVE

    New Zealand is now included in the MapPoint WebService – with 100% map coverage. More on the MapPoint web-service another time. Another download worth looking at is the NZ ‘Bliss’ desktop background for windows XP J
  • Sean McBreen's WebLog

    Virtual PC – get it, it rocks!

    I simply could not even start to get ready for the demo’s on Monday without the help of Virtual PC (and if I keep bogging I won’t get them done in any case J ). What is Virtual PC: it allows you to run up another instance of a PC on your desktop in a...
  • Sean McBreen's WebLog

    Can I make the products work?

    On Monday I’m doing a set of presentations (across two hours) to a customer on several of our products. Specifically: Visual Studio 2005 IDE Visual Studio Team system ASP .NET 2.0 SQL Server Reporting Services Mobile development in VS2005 BizTalk 2004...
  • Sean McBreen's WebLog

    Hey Sean where’d you go?

    It’s been a busy past few weeks. I was in Australia at the start of the week for a Microsoft ANZ managers meeting and the next few weeks also look pretty busy… I’m still here – I’ve not intentionally stopped posting ;)
  • Devhammer on MSDN

    Community Server 1.0 Released!

    Telligent Systems , the company founded by former Microsoftie (and ASP.NET whiz kid) Rob Howard, has finally released Community Server 1.0 . Community Server combines the functionality of forums (based on the ASP.NET forums engine Rob worked on while...
  • Yves Dolce

    Restricted Pointers in C

    As I mentioned in the " Have you looked as those new keywords to help the 2005 C++ compiler produce better code? ", VC++ 2005 will now have that keyword in C and (!) C++. In an internal Discution List, someone pointed to this interesting paper: Restricted...
  • Roberdan

    Worshop Microsoft-Mip Politecnico di Milano sulle Intranet!

    Modelli di Business e Governance della intranet Scelte e strategie tecnologiche La Roadmap di sviluppo dell’Intranet Lavori di gruppo Due casi italiani per l'agenda dettagliata cliccate qui . per iscrivervi cliccate qui . Saremo in pochi, per cui sbrigatevi...
  • dougturn's WebLog

    So, is Windows Server 2003 more secure than Red Hat Linux?

    According to this Linux guy , it is... Interesting read.
  • dougturn's WebLog

    Atlanta Code Camp is sold out!

    You gotta be kidding me! We just opened up registration on Feb 11th, and the thing filled up in 5 days. For those of you that wanted to come, All I can really say is wait until the next one. We'll try to find a bigger facility, obviously, for the next...
  • Write Ahead Blog

    Activating queue reader processes on demand

    In a previous post, I talked about internal activation . But it may not always be feasible to write Service Broker programs as stored procedures. For example, the service program may take a long time to process a message or might require to make a call...
  • Stan's WWWeblog

    Playing with Fire

    A flight attendant at Delta was recently fired for posting pictures of herself in uniform in her blog. Who knows what else is behind that story but Google gave the boot to an employee for discussing sensitive information in a blog. Friendster got rid...
  • Don Syme's WebLog on F# and Related Topics

    Contract position in compiler development, also some snippets of F# news

    [ Note - Applications for the contract position have now closed - thanks! ] I meant to put this on my blog a while back, but it's not too late yet. Basically, we have a six month contract position available at the wonderful place where I work, the Microsoft...
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