Great Media Centre Resources

Tomorrow, during the Melbourne leg of the ISV innovation days, I’m going to be talking about some of the sensational things developers can achieve using the plumbing Vista provides. One of the products I’m going to use to demo this is Niall Ginsbourg’s Big Screen Weather, a great Media Centre Addin for Windows Vista. After…

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Juval Lowy does Sydney

Apart from presenting Readify’s WCF Masterclasses in Melbourne (last week) and Sydney (this week), Juval Lowy is doing presenting at both the Sydney .NET User Groups. Tomorrow night (Wed 14th) he’s at the Sydney .NET User Group at MS HQ in North Ryde. He’ll be presenting Programming Windows Communication Foundation – a Developer’s Primer. Adam’s…

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Make and Mend Day – Installation, Configuration and Celebration

I recently upgraded my Toshiba Tecra A7 to the RTM versions of Vista and Office 2007, and have been going through my list of things to install on a new machine to check that I haven’t missed anything. In addition, I’ve been meaning to enable access to my TFS box via the internet for some…

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Thoughts and Links about the Ecma Office Open XML Formats

While on the Ready tour, I’ve had lots of interest about the session I’m doing on the Ecma Office Open XML Formats. There have been some great questions from the audience, both during the session and afterwards via this blog. In response to those (and for my own interest), here are some answers and some links. Steve…


Developer Tools Roadmap – Premier Account Briefing

Update – Trouble seems to be publishing to FTP sites through my new ISA server at home. Presentation download links below. Yesterday, when I delivered back-to-back Premier Account briefings to around 120 folks, I promised that I’d post the presentation deck here today. The deck is here in PowerPoint 2007 pptx (10MB), ppt (PowerPoint 2003),…


3 Days Vista Developer Training for AUD200

Update -You’ll need the coupon code, which is VistaTDANZ   As part of the Vista Readiness campaign, We’re offering 3 days of developer training in Sydney, Melbourne or Auckland. The cost is AUD200 (or NZD230 for Auckland). The information page is here. Although it says you have to be an MS partner to attend, Shuk assures…

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