[Teched Sessions Suggestion] Advanced Smart Client Deployment

Below is a session submission for Teched New Zealand/Australia 2005 if you are interested in the other submissions or other details please see: http://blogs.msdn.com/charles_sterling/articles/345959.aspx Session Title: Advanced Smart Client Deployment Session Session Abstract: “Automatic updates are one of the key pillars of smart client applications. In this session we will look at advanced techniques for deploying,…


[Teched Sessions Suggestion] eXtreme .NET: Introducing eXtreme Programming Techniques to .NET Developers

Below is a session submission for Teched New Zealand/Australia 2005 if you are interested in the other submissions or other details please see: http://blogs.msdn.com/charles_sterling/articles/345959.aspx Title: eXtreme .NET: Introducing eXtreme Programming Techniques to .NET Developers Abstract: Dr. Neil will introduce a number of extreme programming techniques to the audience through the use of code demos. Neil…


Teched Australia 2005 Session Input

The interest in TechEd Australia 2005 has been pretty incredible; I have already received over 10 submissions from local would be presenters. For 2005 I would like the TechEd Session Selection criteria much more a community driven process and thought I could create a separate blog entry for each potential session and let you comment,…


Volume Shadow Copy SDK

The typical method of accessing Volume Shadow Copy functionality is to use the WMI classes (listed below) but if you are a hardware vendor or just like writing device drivers then you will want access to the direct Win32 calls and I just tracked down the process to get the SDK for the Volume Shadow Copy API’s; specifically the calls in vssapi.dll such…


Teched Australia and New Zealand 2005 Details

Teched Australia 2005 will be August 31-Sept 2nd on the beautiful Gold Coast. New Zealand is tentatitvely scheduled to run Mon 29th – Wed 31st and likely be in Auckland  The tracks will be the same for both Australia and New Zealand and as the content owner for both events I am suggesting we go with the following…

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Microsoft Partner Product DVD for Australia

I have had several requests from Australian’s for the Microsoft Partner DVD as advertised at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/extend/partnerdvd/ If  you would like one of  these DVD’s -and you live in Australia -make sure and attend the free Security Event as we will be giving them out to the attendees or if you live in a outlying area drop…

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Visual Studio 2005/VB.NET changes My.Webservice name if duplicate methods are added

For what it is worth, if you add a WebService that has a duplicate WebMethods, Visual Studio 2005/VB.net prefaces the Methods (new and existing) with “projectname” then the WebService DNS name rather than the default “WebService” name -so any existing calls to the original method will fail until they are “re”referenced correctly.   Case in point:  Me.Text = My.WebServices.WebService.HelloWorld Would become the following if…

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Cairns User Group Meeting Feb 9th

For anybody in the Northern Queensland region Feb 9th we are having a Cairns User Group meeting.  *************** The first meeting of the Cairns Software Developers Forum will be held at the Cairns Cruising Yacht Squadron and Wednesday the 9th of February at from 2:00PM until 5:00PM followed by “light refreshments”, courtesy of Microsoft. Please…

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