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How to add and create a Usercontrol in Visual Studio 2008

On the Microsoft forums I saw the question: Can someone suggest me how shuld I use .NET controls in Windows Forms projects?In fact, I would Use this custom controls like “normal” customControls… Hello Serio, Windows forms can use a couple different types of controls: Legacy COM based Object Linking and Embedding controls (OCX), Managed Windows Forms Controls and Windows… Read more

SDNUG December Meeting: TFS Double-Header with Mitch Denny and Microsoft’s Joe Schwetz

SDNUG December Meeting – Thursday 6 Dec 2007 TFS Double-Header with Mitch Denny and Microsoft’s Joe Schwetz Join Mitch and Joe for this unique TFS presentation. Both speakers are recognised experts on TFS, and will present techniques and practices for streamlining TFS deployment and management. Mitch will cover the techniques that Readify has used to… Read more

November Rosario CTP available

Reading Jeff’s blog i see we just released the November Rosario CTP in VPC format. If you do decide to download the VPC make sure and check out Brian’s post on the best way of using a download manager! If you are just starting out with Rosario (like me) you might start by downloading the documentation first. Visual Studio… Read more

Visual Studio Team System chat – December 5, 2007

  Join Buck and other members of the Visual Studio Team System product group to discuss features available in Team Foundation Server, Team Suite, Architecture Edition, Development Edition, Database Edition, and Test Edition. Hopefully, there will be a fair amount of discussion around the newly release 2008 version.     There will be two chat sessions. … Read more

Joining the Visual Studio Team System Team and bought a house

Christmas came early this year!  November has been a big month: I crashed my motorcycle, flew to the U.S., bought a house in Redmond(see below), interviewed with the Visual Studio Team System team, kicked off a VSTS tour but all of this paled in comparison to a piece of mail i received from Jeff Beehler this morning offering me a role… Read more

What am i going to miss the most from Australia

Had a couple ask about my MSDN Flash editorial about what I am going to miss in Australia when i leave so i have enclosed it below… After having been in Australia for the best 6 years of my life, my wife has decided I have been too happy and it is time we went… Read more

Joe Schwetz visit to TechnologyOne

We just finished the first day of Joe Schwetz’s Australia tour and despite my vow to keep this tour relatively sedate it was still a big day! They day started with the TechnologyOne “Build Master” William Bartholomew run over the TechnolgoyOne S+S Architecture then proceeded to escort Joe through meetings with all the facets of the TechnologyOne development process, do… Read more

Windows Server 2008 at Hobart .NET Usergroup Nov 27th

Windows Server 2008 – The top 10 things you need to know Windows Server 2008 is coming out very soon.  What are the key things you need to know about this new server operating system from Microsoft?  In this session we’ll discuss and demo the top 10 features you need to know about in order… Read more

Release of version 0.9 of Ruby.NET

Congratulations to Wayne Kelley and the folks at QUT! They just announced the release of version 0.9 of Ruby.NET!  I have included the entire text of the announcement below.     This is the first open source community edition of Ruby.NET. In July of this year, the team at QUT decided to transfer complete control and ownership of… Read more

Showing a customtaskpane from a Ribbon in Visual Basic and Visual Studio 2008

Playing with Visual Studio Tools for Office Today and wanted to do something simple like like show a customtaskpane from a button click in a Ribbon. The challenge arises from the fact the customtask pane needs to exist off of the parent Addin object that hosts the application…Andrew Coates solves this in an elegant way where… Read more