Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

A blog of the technical and only sometimes uneventful side of programming in .NET and life within Microsoft

July, 2005

  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    C# User Group of Greater Boston

    • 1 Comments
    C# User Group of Greater Boston http://www.bostoncsharp.org/ Tuesday August 2 nd , 2005 C# User Group of Greater Boston Featuring Rob Daigneau discussing Anti-Patterns at MSFT Waltham Anti-Patterns with Rob Daigneau 7:00 - 8:30 PM Design Patterns...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor

    • 3 Comments
    The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor is a tool used by Database developers and administrators to analyze SQL Server 7.0 and SQL Server 2000 database servers in preparation for upgrading to SQL Server 2005. The Upgrade Advisor will allow users...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Check it out

    • 4 Comments
    Very cool DVD – well worth checking out http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/extend/partnerdvd/ Contains over 75 tools, components and languages from Visual Studio Industry Partners. These full version and evaluation products can help save you...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Upgrade Center Launched

    • 3 Comments
    A very cool MSDN site to check out for upgrading ASP.NET 1.x à 2.0. This site is intended to serve as the single content point for all upgrade related collateral to help customers who are already using ASP.NET today easily move forward onto ASP.NET 2...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Sessions Starting

    • 0 Comments
    The sessions for Code Camp 4 are starting to get posted! http://www.thomscontent.com/cc4/default.htm Will you be there?
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Are you developing a site powered by ASP 2.0?

    • 2 Comments
    In case you haven’t seen Brian has some awesome logos for your site here . If you are developing a site that is public facing would love to see it!How about placing a link below?
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    VPC for Beta 2 Available

    • 5 Comments
    From Rob Caron – For MSDN subscribers this is the way to go! The much anticipated download of a fully installed & configured Visual Studio 2005 Team System Beta 2 VPC is now available for download from MSDN Subscriber Downloads. VPC Contents...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Power Session on Writing Good Code

    • 5 Comments
    Thanks to all that attended today’s Power Session on “Writing Good Code” with Visual Studio 2005. This session covered the basics of the code profiler and Unit Testing. As promised – the slides are available here and the session can be viewed here . ...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Microsoft Global Contact Access

    • 0 Comments
    Very cool new mobile power toy – Microsoft Global Contact Access With Microsoft Global Contact Access, you can use Pocket Outlook on your Windows Mobile-based Smartphone or Pocket PC Phone Edition to look up contacts in the Global Address...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Found this morning

    • 3 Comments
    Very nice set of assessments that I didn’t notice until this morning - Free online assessments help you analyze your current skills, and provide you with a learning plan that recommends books, e-learning, classroom training, and Microsoft resources...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    The art of dynamic required fields

    • 0 Comments
    Required fields are an important part of any InfoPath form. They are used to ensure that the form contains the necessary data elements to adequately describe a complete entity or business process. Typically, this is done at the field level during the...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Looking at the Web Test

    • 4 Comments
    Visual Studio Team Edition for Software Testers provides a variety of testing tools that enable teams to verify the performance and quality of their application. The goal is to integrate testing into the software life cycle. There are several different...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    PowerToys for the Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer and Distributed System Designers

    • 3 Comments
    Almost missed this – PowerToys for the Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer and Distributed System Designers This set of add-ins augments existing functionality in the Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer and the Distributed Systems Designers. The Design...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Defining and Maintaining Project Sites Using Foundation Server

    • 4 Comments
    Thanks to those that attended the mini-cast today on - Defining and Maintaining Project Sites Using Foundation Server. As promised here is the recording and slides . <<View Recording>> <<View Slides>>
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Language Enhancements

    • 0 Comments
    Thanks to all that attended the mini-session today on Language Enhancements today done by Stan Spotts . As was promised here is a link to the recording and the slides/demos .
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    The Hosted Experience

    • 0 Comments
    Very cool hosted environment and hands on labs to play with both Visual Studio 2003 and BizTalk. Well worth checking out. The Visual Studio Hosted Experience
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Will you be at Code Camp 4?

    • 9 Comments
    Announcing - Code Camp 4: Developers Gone Wild September 24/25, 2005 Register Today September 24 – 8:30 AM – 9PM September 25 – 8:30 AM – 4PM Microsoft Waltham 201 Jones Rd. Waltham , Ma. Call for Speakers Are...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Want a free book?

    • 0 Comments
    Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET Chapters Upgrading Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 to Microsoft Visual Basic .NET is is the complete technical guide to upgrading Visual Basic 6 applications to Visual Basic .NET, covering...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Looking at the Class Designer

    • 6 Comments
    Thanks to all that attended our mini-session today on the Class Designer. As promised you can download the slides from here and the thirty minute recording can be found here .
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    The SQL Server Report Pack for SPS 2003

    • 4 Comments
    In cased you missed it - A very cool tool! The Microsoft® SQL Server Report Pack for Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Portal Server 2003 is a set of predefined report definition files that work with a sample database of information extracted from a SharePoint...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Code Camps Continue!

    • 4 Comments
    When we started the Code Camps here in New England almost two years ago we had a simple idea. It was really to bring good quality content, new speakers, local flavor and ideas to the development community. It looks like the ideas that Chris , Carl , Patrick...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    It all begins with the Team Project

    • 1 Comments
    Project created within the Visual Studio 2005 Team System are called Team projects. The Team project is the thing that holds the entire process together. The creation of a Team project initializes a variety of configuration items across the Team System...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Text Editor Tip - Visual Studio 2005

    • 3 Comments
    Email Received : I am starting to play with Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 and really like it. I have found some of the really cool things that it can do and appreciate the information that you have posted. Don’t think this would make a good video – but I...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Check it out

    • 4 Comments
    In case you haven’t seen it - Free Training from Microsoft Find the offer here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/asp.net/learn/asptraining/ Are you looking to learn to create ASP.NET Web applications with Visual Studio.NET? If so now is...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Connecticut .Net Developers Group

    • 3 Comments
    Connecticut .Net Developers Group Tuesday July 5th, 2005 6:00-8:00PM Microsoft Offices, Farmington Richard Hale Shaw "C# 2.0: Generics, Iterators and New Language Features" Richard Hale Shaw is a Microsoft MVP for Visual C#, and a member of the C# Customer...
Page 1 of 1 (25 items)