New Year, New Blog Home

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New Year, New Blog Home!

My blog is moving from GotDotNet, as are most of the Microsoft Bloggers, so please update your links to: Now I just need to get into the blogging habit again as I’ve been a bit too quiet recently 🙂

The PDC notes I wish I’d taken

Tim Sneath (also from Microsoft UK) has posted a flurry of blog entries covering each session he went to at the PDC in great detail, it makes for great reading especially if it’s a session you didn’t make it to. If only I’d made such detailed notes!

Didn’t make it to the PDC?

You can order the Conference DVD that contains the videos of all the sessions and presentations from here, I’m looking forward to this coming out already so I can catch the sessions that clashed or were full And if your a MSDN Universal Subscriber you can order the Longhorn and Whidbey DVDs for free by calling MSDN…


Longhorn Community Resources

Since the PDC lots of community newsgroups and discussions have opened up to discuss the Longhorn Technologies. Microsoft have opened up a number of newsgroups which will have the product team guys on Developmentor have opened up a Longhorn discussion list Chris Anderson’s blog is starting to detail Avalon Internals which looks great so far The…

Great Indigo Introduction Article

Doug Purdy: XmlSerializer

GGGGrrr, I was looking forward to this session big time, but the room was full 5 minutes befehand so I couldn’t make it in.  Here’s to hoping they’ll repeat it, oterhwise it’s a 6 week wait for the conference DVD

Remoting and EnterpriseServices: Indigo, Don Box

I was in the first Indigo session by Don Box on Monday, as ever a superb talk but I struggle to understand (or agree) with some of his guidance towards the end, that said it’s probably because I’m not aware of a key point. Don was getting across how you should prepare for Indigo today,…

PDC PreCon – Web Services

[ BlogX has been playing up and this is the second time I’ve written this 🙁 ] I went along to Don, Gudge and Tims session on Sunday,  I done a lot of work in the XML and Web Services space expecting to pick up a few nuggets of information. Sure enough the speak was…


PAG Logging Application Block based on EIF

A new PAG Application Block is about to be released, which is built on and extends the Enterprise Instrumentation Framework (EIF) It will provide some new EIF event sinks for MSMQ, SQL, etc. and even deliver support for Request Tracing across Web Service calls ( Previously only available for Remoting) And of course I wrote…