Training Kit Redux–More developer resources than you could shake a stick at

A while ago, I did a post about the great Developer Training Kits available for free download from Microsoft. Since then, we’ve released a bunch more, so I thought I’d list all of the ones I use regularly in one place. Each of these great resources include hundreds of MB videos, presentations, white papers, demo…

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Lighting up your Apps with Windows 7 - User Group Sessions

Yesterday I had the pleasure of presenting at the two Canberra .NET User Group meetings (I’ll be presenting the same session tomorrow night at the Sydney .NET User Group). My topic was an introduction to developing on Windows 7. We discussed the value of the platform and  I reiterated the benefits of leveraging the huge…

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Free Windows 7 Developer Training in Sydney April 28-30

As part of the Metro program, we’re running a 3-day Windows 7 Developer Training course in the Sydney CBD April 28-30th. There are a few places left for this course and they’re available on a first-come, first-served basis. The agenda looks pretty compelling: Day 1 Duration Topic 15 Opening 45 Windows 7 overview 90 Libraries…

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Jeff (and Rocky) on Win7 Security – Webcast Friday 3 April

Language(s):  English.  Product(s):  Other,Security.  Audience(s):  IT Manager,IT Professional.    Duration:  75 Minutes  Start Date:  Friday, 3 April 2009 11:00 AM Australia (East)  Event Overview  Windows 7 has many features for the consumer, developer and IT Pro.  But what about Security?  In this session we’ll talk about and show some of the important security features that are…

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VB6 Runtime Supported in Windows 7

Just got this note from Paul Yuknewicz. There’s an update to the VB6 support page on MSDN. In summary: Since the initial release of this support statement, the Windows 7 operating system has been announced.  This document has been updated to clarify Microsoft’s support for VB6 on Windows 7. VB6 runtime will ship and will…

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Windows 7 on my Mac Mini

Back in the day, Dave and I bought (intel) Mac Minis (there was a retail outlet which had apparently decided to stop selling them and they were going pretty cheap). It’s been my main Vista machine at home for 18 months or so now (running bootcamp), I never boot into OSX, the machine was a…

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