Paul Andrew

Technical Product Manager for Office 365 at Microsoft
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    TechEd: DEV364 Windows Forms 2.0: Deploying Applications Using ClickOnce

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    The presenter for this was Jamie Cool. I was late to this session, but I stil picked up some interesting things. The presenter had just set the permission set of the application to Intranet and he tried this code: system.io.file.deletefile("c...
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    TechEd BPR377 Windows SharePoint Services: Programmatic Access to Lists and Document Libraries

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    Speaker: Bryan Jeffries gave a nice talk about accessing Sharepoint lists (IW400). You'll notice I'm only blogging the good sessions I attend. At a high level he started by mentioning there's 3 ways to access this data: 1. .NET Object Model in the...
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    CTS400 Using Web Services Enhancements v2.0 for Messaging Over Multiple Machines and Networks

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    My notes on this nice talk by Keth Ballinger The first 15 minutes was a bit slow to get going in that we talked about messaging at a high level before drilling down to the subject: WSE 2.0. Amongst this Keith said that the solution to messaging problems...
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    TechEd DAT200 SQL Server 2005 Whistle Stop Tour

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    I attended the SQL Server2005 General Session this afternoon led by David Campbell. There were so many new features talked about for SQL Server 2005 it was hard to keep up. I wrote some of them down to help me remember. Winter Corporation does annual...
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    Exciting Infrastructure Announcements at TechEd

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    The day 2 keynote was led by Andy Lees. I watched some cool demos by Ilya Bukshteyn and Jon Rauschenberger. It was nice to see the caller ID for email allowing you to block spoofed email where the email to address domain does not match recorded email...
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    I went to Don Box's "where are we" talk

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    I went to hear from Don Box and Doug Purdy talking about Web Services in the TechEd session "CTS200 Connected Systems Service Oriented and the Windows/.NET Developer". I like Don's talks at conferences because he thinks about what he's doing, he has new...
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    TechEd USA 2004 Keynote

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    It was hard getting up this morning. I kept mentally calculating the time back home in Wellington where it's 5 hours earlier. So I woke from traffic noise at 6am, and straight back to sleep untin my alarm at 7am. Yes that's 2am in New Zealand. Joy. ...
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    Blog Spam Alert

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    I've noticed an increase in blog-spam in the last 24 hours. That is, fake comments on my blog for the purpose of adding a URL thereby increasing a web sites ranking for google. There's no sign of an Edward or his blog at the site referred to. I've...
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    Channel 9 Foam Guy Evolution

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    Foam Guy from Channel 9 Evolves. Once he's finished you can get one by sending them a postcard. http://channel9.msdn.com/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=5223
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    Publishing ASP.NET 1.1 App to Windows Sharepoint Services Web Site

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    Yesterday I built a small web site and I tried to publish it to my usual web site www.dotnetlounge.co.nz . This site has been entirely running Windows Sharepoint Services until now. I used Sharepoint Central Administration to exclude my virtual directory...
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    Where in NZ is the most .NET?

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    In New Zealand May is .NET Framework Survey month. I thought it would be interesting to find out what parts of New Zealand are doing the most .NET development work measured by machines deployed from the developers home city (per capita). So for pretty...
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    My Travelling Brother

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    My brother is still travelling around the south of France and he's posted some photos .
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    Microsoft New Zealand Security Summit is next week

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    And we're pretty busy getting ready for it . My session is the last one of the day and I'm talking about upcoming Visual Studio 2005 features. The event registration has been full all week in Wellington and Auckland, so there are only spaces left in Christchurch...
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    Why Whitehorse designers are not using UML

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    Today I read Keith Short's why Whitehorse is not using UML? In it he describes why the Whitehorse designers use DSL's (Domain Specific Languages) rather than UML. Whitehorse includes the Distributed Service Designer, the Logical Infrastructure Designer...
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    Pocket PC or tricorder

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    Made in Wellington , you can purchase this ummm.... digital camera which records the exact location of the object photographed. Made possible with Pocket PC 2003. http://www.surveylab.co.nz/Who_is_ike~qu.html Reviewed on Geekzone: http...
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    The User is Online - Be Responsive

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    I’ve used a personal computer for a while now, and I think I’m a fairly experienced user of one. There are some things though that I’d just like to work different to how they do now. User Online / Offline Mode I often get...
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    Microsoft New Zealand Security Summit

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    There's going to be lots of .NET developer content at this 1 day free security summit at the end of April. Coming to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. This will also be the New Zealand launch of MSDN Connection, Microsoft's new peer based recognition...
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    An hour a day saved

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    I've just started using Lookout and I swear I'm saving about an hour a day by not having to search for emails and files any more. It's life changing you gotta try it too. Now I see a name on a mailing list or somewhere that seems familiar, I can just...
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    .NET User Group Tour of New Zealand

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    I'm travelling around New Zealand currently with Adam Cogan Microsoft Regional Director from Australia. He's presenting on SQL Reporting Services and we were in Auckland last night (50 people) and Wellington city today at lunch time (53 People). Tonight...
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    New Zealand MSDN Flash newsletter

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    Here's an alternative publishing of the latest MSDN Flash newsletter. This is just the local content we added in New Zealand. *************************************** MSDN Flash - BizTalk Server 2004, Business Intelligence, and more February 25, 2004...
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    Patches from Windows Update available on CD

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    I just found this, you can order the patches on CD that otherwise would have to be downloaded from Windows Update. This should save a few hours of download time if you're rebuilding a PC. http://www.microsoft.com/security/protect/cd/order.asp
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    Southpacific Summer Storm

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    Very early Monday morning this week we had a huge storm . Over the hill they had 120 km/h winds at Mt Kau Kau. Trains were cancelled, trolley busses were cancelled, 60 schools in the area were closed for the day (but not my kids one). The winds blew over...
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    Get ready for Wide Bay

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    I'm sitting in a presentation about Itanium hardware from a hardware vendor. He just told us that the .NET Framework would come in 64 bit version in Microsoft's Wide Bay release . Classic.
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    MDI Application in .NET with combining menus

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    A user on my local .NET mailing list was having trouble with MDI child menus not combining, so today I've entered this simple sample from Ken Getz and Paul Sherrifs article on the subject . The C# sample code is here. http://www.winisp.net/home...
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    Hanging Windows XP

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    I'm currently working on a problem a friend is having. I helped him build a new computer recently and it hangs, locks up, as in “Press The Reset Button To Continue” sometimes. Sometimes being when he exits the personal video recorder software that came...
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