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Free WinFX/WCF Hands On raining Feb 18th (Sydney Only)

Based on feedback looks like folks are interested in some training and the 18th is the preferred day with the length duration most of day (late start early finish) Now i just need to see if we have access to the labs and if Craig minds giving up his Saturday. Please find below a strawman agenda… Read more

Zero Touch" or "HREF to EXE" apps broken by FX 2.0

Keeping to my mantra of Forewarned is Forearmed: During the last two years i have demonstrating how to do “ClickOnce” applications with the .NET Framework 1.1.  These applications were referred to as “Zero Touch” or “HREF to EXE” where security was typically accomplished through CAS and code signing , unfortunately i just found out  this week that many… Read more

Member of the WinFx team visiting Australia

Craig McMurtry will be coming out in Feburary to deliver some WCF (Indigo)  training and for the upcoming patterns & practices Summit  February 21-23 at the Hilton Sydney. I have some some free spots in his calendar please contact me if interested in having him come out and visit your company to get them started using WCF…. … Read more

When/where is TechEd Australia this year?

Last night I was at Greg Low’s for a BBQ and had a couple people ask me when and where TechEd is this year: TechEd 2006 will be in Sydney from 23-25th August.  Hope to see you there ( I am planning on doing an WPF (Avalon) presentation) Chuck  … Read more

Rockhampton Launch Schedule

Where 306 Quay Street 10.00     11.00   Australian Launch of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005  – Charles Sterling  11.05    12.05    Citrix Presentation Server 4 & Citrix Secure Access Gateway – Rob Lawrence & Danny Rowe  12.10    12.30    HP Procurve product Roadmap – Gary Bradley  12.30    13.30    Break for Lunch  13.30    14.00    Microsoft SQL Server 2005… Read more

One of a kind launch guitar for the Brisbane User Group!

As many of you know we are launching Visual Studio and SQL Server 2005.  To commemorate the occasion and thank the Brisbane user group (and specifically the president Greg Low for his tireless eforts) for making this event a huge success I have created a one of a kind “2005 Launch Guitar” to be given to the president Greg… Read more

Andrew Coates VSTO webcast on demand

Check out Andrew’s VSTO presentation he did @ the ACT user group with Athena: http://msevents-as.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=120465474&EventCategory=3&culture=en-AU&CountryCode=AU Visual Studio Tools for Office Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System is a new technology that brings the power and productivity of Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework to business solutions built on Microsoft Word 2003… Read more

SA SQL Usergroup WebCast Summary – The audio gremlins aren’t dead -yet!

For those of you who missed the presentation I just added the link for downloading the web cast on demand so you can still see went on: for those of you that were on it we heard the audio was typically much better -except for the disconnects every 10 minutes!!! Turns out when we dial a number directly (see… Read more