Live Webcast: Windows HPC Server 2008 – New and Advanced Features (APAC-Friendly time)

January 16, 2008, 12 Noon Sydney Time Look -no slides – just kick the tires! Want to find out what’s new in Windows HPC Server 2008 and what exactly is “High Productivity Computing”? Join us for an exciting look into Windows HPC Server 2008. We’ll take you on a tour of this new version of…

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MSDN Webcast: Building Spatial Applications with SQL Server 2008 (Level 300)

The word’s getting out there (a little too slowly for my liking, but anyway …): SQL Server 2008 will have spatial data support built-in. The first CTP to have this feature enabled should be CTP5 (due out any day now). In the mean time, Isaac Kunen and Michael Rys have recorded a webcast with some…

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Four more Fishbowl Videos

The Virtual TechEd Fishbowl Editors have been at it again. Four more great videos. The Wide Ranging Applicability of Team Foundation Server Ron Jacobs, host of ARCast.TV, sits down to talk with customers Justin Butcher and Michael Daniel about using Team Foundation Server in a scenario with hundreds of developers, not all of whom are…

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Funniest Home Videos – Oz Partner Style

Great initiative from Christian Longstaff and the local Partner Team Following the success of Channel 9, ON10, we now have an Aussie video blog for Partners: Partner-TV Australia.  This new blog consists of short videos of fellow Microsoft’ies and partners with some cool solutions, which you can watch via stream or download and even listen to with…

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(fish)Bowling for TechEd

Two new videos from the Virtual TechEd FishBowl. While you’re at it, check out the BuilderAU video section for even more TechEd goodness. XNA Gaming Tools and Technologies XNA, Microsoft’s latest suite of game creation tools, is composed of industry-leading software, services, resources, and communities focused on enabling game developers to be successful on Microsoft…

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VSTO Resources

This came through on an internal list today. The author, Asli Bilgin, warns that this is “BY NO MEANS a comprehensive list”, so if you’ve got more, leave them in the comments here. VSTO Resources bits & bytes Get Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System Visit the Visual Studio Tools…

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Team System Chat this Thursday August 2 – Now with APAC-Friendly Time

This in my inbox today from David Kean: We have another two Team System chats this Wednesday – the second chat is later in the afternoon (Pacific Time) so that Asia and the Pacific (Australia, New Zealand, etc) can join us. Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available…


Team System Chat Tomorrow

If you’re up at 5AM Sydney time tomorrow (9 Nov), Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team Foundation Server, Team Editions for Architects, Developers, Database Pros, and Testers. In addition, discuss what’s new in the latest Community Technology Preview (CTP). Join the chat on…


Resources from my Security Summit Session – Creating Reliable And Robust Applications With Visual Studio 2005 And SQL Server 2005

Here’s a list of the resources I showed at the end of my Security Summit sessions around the country. The first one is the most important as it will point you to the webcasts and all the resources from all of the sessions at the Summit.   Security eForum site http://www.microsoft.com/australia/eforum MSDN Security Development Centre…


Watching Webcasts in Half the Time

This post from Mark Stanfill on The Official SBS Support Blog prompted me to post a Me To. An apparently little known feature of Windows Media Player (judging from the number of people who are surprised when I tell them about it) is the Fast Forward button, which allows you to watch (and listen to)…

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