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Nick Weinholt is still alive!

Just heard from my buddy the performance master Nick Weinholt and he is almost done with his 6 month tour around Australia! He is just pulling out of  Esperance and plans on being in Melbourne for his Spirit of Tasmania voyage Nov 16 and being back home in time for Christmas I asked him what is most… Read more

Upgrading painting from VB6 to .NET

I had the opportunity to play with the source code of a large accounting package written in VB 6 with good friend Andrew Parsons and we thought “what the heck wonder how hard it would be to upgrade to .NET”.     We kicked off the Upgrade wizard and went to have a beer and… Read more

WebCast #1 Summary (and apology)

Saturday @ 11:00am we kicked off our first WWEvents hosted Webcast of the Melbourne User Group in preparation for doing realtime webcasting of all the local launch events, pertinent DPE deliveries and enable the webcasting of all our local user groups going forward  Pro’s: The Screen looked good The voice of the speaker was good… Read more

A Geeks Halloween Party!

Halloween is only once a year or is it?…. Please join the Sterlings at a pre-Halloween Halloween party Oct 22nd. Email me at Chass@microsoft.com for directions, RSVP’s etc Chuck  … Read more

XAML "Game" Written at Bond University

As promised here is the code I wrote at the Gold Coast User Group: This code displays the score on the button, launches the timeline below that is the XAML which contains the definitions for the two buttons, the timeline and the triggers for the timelines and the bezier i used as the obstacles.   Imports System Imports System.IO Imports… Read more

Darwin Launch Nov 15th

  I have scratched out the abstract for the Nov 15 presentation at CDU below but if you want more information please see: http://www.aususergroups.org/Default.aspx?alias=www.aususergroups.org/oug   or email Craig at odnugnt@technicaone.com   ******************************************************** The Darwin launch of SQL and Visual Studio 2005 will have Charles Sterling back in town to cover off both of these products… Read more

Australian Community Launches of VS 2005

If you run a user group or other Developer gatherings and are interested in doing something around the Launch of VS or SQL 2005 contact David Lemphers at davidlem@microsoft.com he is trying to arrange adding you to the list below and getting somebody out to participate! Cairns Nov 2nd << Charles Sterling Townsville Nov 3rd <<Charles Sterling… Read more

XAML Code for QUT Lecture Oct 11th

<Window x:Class=“Window1“ xmlns=“http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/avalon/2005“ xmlns:x=“http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/xaml/2005“ Title=“AvalonApplication1“ > <Grid Background> <Viewport3D> <Viewport3D.Camera> <PerspectiveCamera Position=“0,0,5“ LookAtPoint=“0,0,0“ Up=“0,1,0“ FieldOfView=“45“ NearPlaneDistance=“1“ FarPlaneDistance=“20“/> </Viewport3D.Camera> <Viewport3D.Models> <Model3DGroup > <AmbientLight Color=“White“ /> <GeometryModel3D> <GeometryModel3D.Geometry> <MeshGeometry3D TriangleIndices=“0,1,2 3,4,5 6,7,8 9,10,11 12,13,14 15,16,17 18,19,20 21,22,23 24,25,26 27,28,29 30,31,32 33,34,35 “ Normals=“0,0,-1 0,0,-1 0,0,-1 0,0,-1 0,0,-1 0,0,-1 0,0,1 0,0,1 0,0,1 0,0,1 0,0,1 0,0,1 0,-1,0 0,-1,0 0,-1,0… Read more

Visual Studio 2005 Team System with Anthony Borton

After my last post about Webcasts i have had a couple more volunteers and Anthony will be doing his Team System presentation next Tuesday 6:00pm via web cast! For what is it worth Anthony has been playing with VSTS before Beta 1 and will probably be Queenslands first Team System MVP so this presentation is not to… Read more

Two of the Australian User Groups being webcasted this month

We are scheduled to run two of the user groups as web casts: The first is Melbourne Oct 15 doing New Features in VB and C# http://msevents-as.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=120464716&EventCategory=2&culture=en-AU&CountryCode=AU   The second is Canberra Oct 20th Visual Studio Tools for Office http://msevents-as.microsoft.com/CUI/WebCastEventDetails.aspx?EventID=120464714&EventCategory=2&culture=en-AU&CountryCode=AU   If you run a user group (or not) located in NZ or Aus and… Read more