Zune pass is now officially beyond awesome

I already subscribe to Zune Pass and love it for the ability to discover music using a subscription service.  You just download whatever you like and don’t have to worry about the cost.  Don’t like the music?  Doesn’t matter … just ditch it. It just got better! Now you get 10 songs a month (MP3 DRM…


BB13: SharePoint 2007 Creating SharePoint Applications with Visual Studio — Sample Code

Here are the code samples I demonstrated in my PDC Session last week as promised. You can watch the recorded session here: https://channel9.msdn.com/pdc2008/BB13/  (Silverlight streaming Video & slides + demo side by side) Please read the “Contoso Sample Setup.rtf” file for setup instructions.  There are a few things you need to do! The best place…


Packin for PDC

Its always a geeks worst nightmare packing for a conference and getting the balance of gadgets, clothes, number of bags and weight. Do you go for a gadget for every occasion?  or carry on only?  dilemma! I personally prefer the minimal approach to things … but my limit for carry on only is a 2…


PDC 2008: SharePoint 2007: Creating SharePoint Applications with Visual Studio 2008

I hope everyone is getting as pumped as I am for the PDC next week.  So much dev geek goodness in one week … its all good! Plug for my session: SharePoint 2007 Creating SharePoint Applications with Visual Studio Thursday 8:30am Abstract:  “Learn how to use Microsoft Silverlight and SharePoint together. See us build a…



So i was in a meeting today and we had a remote participant.  We were using Live Meeting to do the presentation and demo.  We were in a meeting room with a Round Table … so i decided to plug it in and see what happened 🙂 20 seconds later the video popped up and…


T minus 13 days and counting

My presentation is complete, demos are done & final fit and finish is under way.  More importantly, the first social event of the PDC calendar just got organized by AC… the SharePoint by Day, SharePint by Night.  Sunday 7pm @ the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. More on AC’s blog here: http://www.andrewconnell.com/blog/archive/2008/10/14/SharePoint-by-Day-SharePint-by-Night–PDC2008-Edition.aspx Looking forward to seeing a…


PDC 08 & SharePoint

I am really looking forward to PDC this year.  There is an awesome lineup of very cool stuff being announced.  The best thing about PDC is it is all about developers and seriously cool geeky new stuff … and to top it off I will be presenting a session on SharePoint development!  SharePoint 2007: Creating…


Tesla at Microsoft

Tesla were on campus today showing off the Roadster.  Very very cool indeed.  The thing accelerated without a hint of noise and was really quick.  About $100k USD right now. If you are an avid Xbox fan … yes that is Major Nelson standing by the boot trunk.  They were shooting some video so stay…


I’m a PC



VSeWSS 1.2 in other languages…

We just went live with VSeWSS 1.2 in some more languages.  Here are the links to all the various languages we have now: English Chinese Korean Chinese – zh-tw Japanese We also have French, Spanish, German & Italian coming in the next couple of days. Stay tuned. UPDATED: French Spanish Italian German