Gold Coast

Over the years, this blog has been about many different things related to software development with Microsoft technologies. Since my current role focuses on Dynamics CRM / XRM, that's what it's primarily about right now.

January, 2009

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    DEVELOPER DINNER: Building Business-Focused Applications Using Silverlight 2 and Beyond

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    IMPORTANT NOTE: This developer dinner will not be at a Microsoft facility.  Please make sure you take note of this. Thursday, January 15, 2009 6:00 PM - Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) Welcome Time: 5:30 PM Reston...
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    VEToolkit: A must have for all Virtual Earth Developers!

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    If you are building Virtual Earth solutions with the JavaScript control, then you absolutely have to download this toolkit.  Chris Pietschmann just announced the first official release.  Here’s how he describes the toolkit: “The Virtual Earth...
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    Windows 7 can boot into a VHD

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    I just learned of another feature about Windows 7.  I remember hearing this mentioned at the PDC keynote, but I hadn’t really heard or seen anything about it since.  I searched around and found this article How-to: Getting started with .VHD...
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    FOLLOW UP: Developer Dinner on Silverlight Business Applications

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    Thanks to everyone who attended!  I want to thank Pete Brown for co presenting with me. There were quite a few comments about the facility we used not being conducive to hosting the dinner.  I appreciate your honest feedback.  I will definitely...
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    DevDinnerOnDemand: Building Business-Focused Applications Using Silverlight 2 and Beyond

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    Business-focused applications, sometimes referred to as Line Of Business (LOB) applications, are almost universally about working with data in some shape or form.  At it’s a heart, a business app needs: A way to move data between tiers A way to shape...
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    Windows 7 tips and tricks

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    One of my new years resolutions was to minimize the amount of linking (“Hey, so and so just blogged this”) that I do on my blog.  Why?  Well, I personally find it annoying when I am going through my RSS reader and find myself spending an extended...
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    Visual Studio 2008 extensions for SharePoint v1.3

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    I’m not much of a SharePoint dev.  I’ve taken a SharePoint development class, but that’s it.  I keep telling myself that I am going to dig in to SharePoint more.  I know that many of the folks that attend the Developer Dinners are doing...
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    PING TEST

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    This post will be deleted.  I’ve been having issues where my posts aren’t showing up through the FeedBurner RSS feed.  I just testing to make sure the automated ping to the FeedBurner servers is working.
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    Don’t miss the Designer Dinner next week

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    Based on the success of our Developer Dinner series for US Public Sector Partners, James has been delivering Designer Dinners focusing on the design side of software development.  James is the User Experience Evangelist on our team.  He has...
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    Not on the RSS bandwagon, but want to keep up with my blog?

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    Since I am such a heavy reader of blogs through an RSS Reader, I sometimes forget that not everyone uses an RSS reader.  Some people still prefer to get email “announcements” sent to their inbox.  If you fall into that crowd, you can get my...
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    Developer Dinner registration issues

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    There are some issues with the registration system for this Thursday’s Developer Dinner on Building Business-Focused Applications Using Silverlight 2 and Beyond .  At first, I thought the issues were intermittent.  Unfortunately, that’s not...
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