Browsing Posts published in October, 2006

Mr. Bristowe is kicking butt! After letting episode 7 languish on his hard drive for over a month before releasing it to the waiting developer hordes, he redeems himself on episode 8 with a 24-hour turn-around time. Way-to-go, John! Show Notes Dan Sellers Leaving Microsoft James Kovacs, MVP Award! 2007 Microsoft Launch (Windows Vista, 2007 […]

I must bid a fond farewell to a fellow plumber, Dan Sellers. Today was Dan’s last day in the Big House. He is stepping into a well-deserved, early retirement. Dan and I have worked together many times over the years especially on Plumbers @ Work and more recently on the Canadian Developer Security Virtual Team. […]

Finally published. You can grab it here. Show Notes Introduction NDoc and Sandcastle CodePlex CTPs and You Charging for Office 2007 Downloads Virtual PC is Free TFS Administration Tool & TF Sidekicks Microsoft Acquires Sysinternals Windows Vista, Build 5472 Available Security and Windows Vista BlackHat Conference Edmonton Code Camp Upcoming MSDN Events Comments, […]

When I went independent, I bought a developer-grade desktop box based around the AMD Athlon64 X2 4800+. (I built the computer myself from components purchased at MemoryExpress. Highly, highly recommended. These guys know their stuff when it comes to hardware.) The CPU is a fantastic dual-core 64-bit chip. With a 64-bit chip, I figured that I might […]

My fellow plumber, TechEd roomie, and Notepad MVP, Bil Simser will be talking about Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 at the Calgary .NET User Group on Tuesday, October 17, 2006 from 5 to 8pm. Full details and registration can be found here. If you want to find out what’s new and cool in SharePoint Land, […]

Today I was informed that I have received a Microsoft MVP award for Visual Studio – Solutions Architect. You can check out my profile on the MVP site here. I would like to thank everyone, my wife and children especially, for all the support and encouragement over the years. A special thanks to my fellow plumbers (John Bristowe, […]

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The Edmonton Code Camp was a blast. John Bristowe and I drove up Saturday morning and returned late Saturday night. There were lots of action packed presentations throughout the day, but Jean-Paul Boodhoo stole the show as per usual. His presentation on cool things you can do with generics was excellent and there was not a […]