Ramp yourself up with Ramp Up

I know, getting training budget is hard at the moment, but you really want to make yourself as employable as possible. Help is at hand (in fact, it’s only a mouse click away). There are, of course, a whole bunch of Virtual Labs you can do (for developers and for infrastructure people). There’s also a…

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New Visual Studio 2008 Virtual Labs

Back in June and July, I did a series of posts about the great Virtual Labs that are available for you to jump right into with no download and no configuration requirements. I posted about labs for: Business Intelligence Microsoft Search Solutions for the Enterprise Security SQL Server 2005 Upgrade VSTS2005 Soup to Nuts ASP.NET…

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Searching for Contacts in VSTO

I LOVE VSTO v3! As part of my demos for Graham Seach’s Office DevCon, I’ve developed a VSTO v3 Outlook Add-in that adds a form region to an incoming e-mail if: The sender is in my contacts (based on the e-mail address); and The contact has a non-null, not-empty company name Here’s what I did…


Office DevCons – Sydney (November 3-4) and San Jose (February 10-13)

As I posted previously, Grahame Seach is pulling together the community Office DevCon in Sydney this November (3-4). The website is now live with the list of 29 sessions and speakers, information about the conference and the facilities, as well as a registration link. Sign Up Now!   There’s also another Office Developer event on…

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Sydney Business and Technology User Group this Wednesday

Craig Bailey’s just emailed me a reminder about the upcoming meeting of the Sydney Business and Technology User Group, this month featuring Steve Herzberg from NRG Solutions (session details) and Deon Taylor from SDM (session details). I’m really looking forward to it. Details on Craig’s Blog or on the SBTUG website (look out for the prizes). See…

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Learning Online with Virtual Labs – Microsoft Search Solutions for the Enterprise

Today, Microsoft Search Solutions for the Enterprise (from the suite of Virtual Labs available) Step into a Microsoft Search Solutions for the Enterprise Virtual Lab for Free   Enterprise Search Overview (Lab 1 of 8) Enterprise Search: Security and Compliance (Lab 2 of 8) Enterprise Search: Customizing Search (Lab 3 of 8) Enterprise Search: Desktop…

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