Sean McBreen's WebLog

Structured (and more likely) unstructured thoughts on software development and the New Zealand software market.

May, 2007

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    Expression Has Landed

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    From our audience management team.... Microsoft Expression has landed! The full family of Microsoft Expression products is now available for purchase in New Zealand. Expression Web. The professional design tool to create modern, standards-based sites...
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    My first Popfly test Mash-up

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    This is pretty boring but shows how quick it is (took 1 minute) This is just a simple mash-up of some Live Spaces content against a standard viewing table rendered as a silverlight control. I might try a few other things wiith a little...
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    Popfly - Mashup tool for the non-developer

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    Well Nigel has posted already about Popfly the video that covers the basic features is really worth viewing. Watch the Popfly screencast http://www.popfly.ms/Overview/ I'm looking forward to pimping my blog a little once we get our hands on the bits....
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    Event better than Silverlight... Check out Microsoft.com

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    NZ is obviously the developer paraside of the world - check out the big image.. 'Subscribe to MSDN Flash for a chance to win a Lord of the Rings tour in New Zealand' cool... This screenshot from the www.microsoft.com homepage now! Know...
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    TechEd Earlybird has sold out!

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    Well I though it would happen soon/today and as of 3:15pm we sold out of Earlybird Tickets - should be an awesome event!
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    TechEd NZ Tickets & Earlybird Pricing

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    UPDATE SOLD OUT OF EARLYBIRD - 11/5/2007 As I write this we have only really just started the full demand generation phase for TechEd 2007 . Our first real newsletters (eDM's) to promote the event just went out earlier in the week. TechEd is...
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    Silverlight Resources Mind-map

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    I really like mind maps to structure content and thoughts. This is a pretty cool mind-map that highlights many of the Silverlight resoucres out there today :) Click for the larger image .
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    Cool (and short) Silverlight Tutorials

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    Over at Tim's blog he has a great list of short 'nugget' style videos for silverlight... http://blogs.msdn.com/tims/archive/2007/04/30/silverlight-screencasts.aspx Well worth look at if you hae not done so yet...
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    My Bookshelf - Technical Books I Rate

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    I've been asked a number of times over the last few weeks what technical books I read. To be honest I still refer to (or more accurately respect and cherish what I took away from) a number of core books that have outlasted many other books and still live...
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    The DLR is Announced

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    More announcements from MIX this time around the Dynamic language Runtime. The blog to read is: http://blogs.msdn.com/hugunin/ This is awesome innovation in our .NET Framework to reach out to less strongly typed/dynamicly typed languages.
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    It's not all about MIX/Silverlight

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    So much else is also going on. Longhorn Beta 3 with IIS 7 and PowerShell has shipped (importantly with a go-live licence) http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver/longhorn/default.mspx (product page) http://www.iis.net/default.aspx?tabid=79 (IIS 7 go-live...
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    More Silverlight - Yeah Baby!

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    Many other people will be writing about Silverlight today - we have a great piece of technology here and the announcement about offering storage for streaming is also very significant for people building community sites (like our own demo Background Motion...
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