Generating Word Documents Server side for Client Viewing

Just had this question from a coworker:    They need to render a word 2000 document on the server with no client side intervention. I have done this in the past using XSL:FO, but I’m sure that there is a better way. I have also found using a COM object, but no reference to using a specific version…


A First Look at IIS 7.0 with Eric Deily in Brisbane August 25th

Eric Deily Program Manager for IIS 7.0 is coming out for TechEd Australia and has graciously agreed to come up to Brisbane for walk through of IIS 7.0.  IIS 7.0 is taking the next big step in terms of extensibility, unification with ASP.NET, improved diagnostics, and a new admin user interface and configuration system. Here are some of…


Teched Session: Visual Studio: Leveraging Your Visual Basic 6 Investments with VB 2005

In my post Teched Session: Visual Studio: Leveraging Your Visual Basic 6 Investments with VB 2005 I mentioned not doing the session on the Interop Toolkit as it wasn’t available.  Well I got a copy from Paul Yuknewicz and I have definitely revised my plans on ditching this unreleased technology.  This for two reasons: the first…


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…. …

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