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ASP.Net Atlas Extensions 1.0 Beta available now

Over the weekend I needed to install the ASP.Net AJAX extensions (formally known as Atlas) on my home computer.  When I went to the download site at atlas.asp.net I found that the version had been updated. My Bad… I’ve been busy and kinda pre-occupied with other stuff coming out (such as Vista, IE7, and Office),…

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NZ SQL Server Code Camp – registrations now open

The good folk running the New Zealand user groups have opened registration for the New Zealand SQL Server Code Camp.  This will be held on November 25th-26th in Porirua. This is a free event – so if you are interested in improving your skills with SQL Server, you really should get along. The agenda includes…

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Dynamic languages in VS and .Net?

Interesting to see that we’ve just hired John Lam.  Soma reports: I am excited to announce that John Lam will be joining the .NET Developer Platform team in January 2007. John comes with a great background in dynamic languages. He implemented the popular RubyCLR, which is a Ruby bridge to the .NET Framework. John is…

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My user group tour comes to an end…

The last user group in my tour was Napier – tonight.  I’m finished.  My five weeks of jaunting around the country for 2-3 nights a week is finally over.  Actually, I’ve not quite finished.  I haven’t done this presso to my home town audience in Wellington yet… Anyway, here is my powerpoint slide deck from…

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I dont see the NZ live.com content! Help!

Westie posted a comment asking where the live.com content is for NZ. Rather than burying it in a comment I thought I’d post it here. If you are in live.com and you want to add NZ content, you should be able to use the Add Stuff link at the top left of the screen –…

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IE7 RTM’s! – I told you it was coming soon

Today the Internet Explorer team released the RTM release of IE7 for Windows XP. Go get it now! As previously mentioned, this will be coming out as a critical windows update for Windows XP, so feel free to go get it now to avoid it coming down later if this is not desirable.  The Windows…

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IE7 – Are you ready?

IE7 will be released this month – as in the next couple of weeks!  Internet Explorer 7 brings the browser forward considerably in terms of web standards compliance, we’ve done lots of work to make sure that the browser experience is consistent with what web developers expect it to be.  When we release IE7 it…

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The (tidal?) wave is almost upon us…

The IE team have announced that the next version of IE will be out this month (although an exact date has not been announced yet).  This update will be delivered via Windows Update as a High priority update. Vista just hit RC2 over the weekend, which you can get (for a short time) via the…

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Live.com – NZ Status update

Since my last post on where live.com was at in NZ was a while ago I thought I’d post an update. The last post was just before Tech Ed and Live.com was at number 9 for all NZ based sites according to Alexa. If you take a look at the same link again today, you’ll…

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