ADNUG/MSDN (Thur Sept 6th): New Features and Improvements for Smart Clients in Visual Studio 2008

Hi there, hoping we’ll see you this Thursday lunch time for an update on what’s new in Visual Studio 2008 for Smart Clients, there’s lots of great stuff but my fav is the unification with the ASP.NET membership model , well cool!!    Cya there cheers, Dave   New Features and Improvements for Smart Clients in Visual Studio 2008 This…


SQL Down Under Code Camp 2007 (Oct 13th and 14th) Agenda Publish

If you’re not on Greg’s SQLDownUnderList mailer then there’s a fair chance you missed the agenda has now been published, check out There is also a Security event running side by side and the aim is to sync the agendas so you can jump between the streams as you see fit, see Security Camp Oz for…


BizTalk R2 Launch in Sydney September 14: Registration now open

There’s a lot happening with the R2 release of Biztalk 2006 and this launch event will be a great opportunity to find out how to make complex and costly integration projects a thing of the past. Register your place at “Extending the Connected Enterprise” now, and discover how BizTalk Server 2006 R2 allows diverse systems inside…


Check out the Silverlight and Live Search Beta called Tafiti

Tafiti means “do research” in Swahili and it is an experimental search front-end designed to help people use the web for research projects which span multiple search queries and sessions by helping visualise, store and share research results.   Check it out, it’s pretty cool –   In particular try – Shelf on right to drag…


SMS Voter 3.0 Meets Software plus Services

If you attended my Dynamic Data Controls session at TechEd then you’d have spotted the latest version of my Windows Mobile SMS Voter solution that is now an example of Software plus Services, local Intelligent processing extending out to a service layer.  I’ve had a chance to tidy up the voting app since TechEd and will…


TechEd Oz ASP.NET Dynamic Data Controls and Why You Love TechEd Vote Results

Attached is the working version on my ASP.NET Dynamic Data Controls session, including demo notes and code snippets and hope you enjoyed the session as much as I did:) And check out the results from the “Why I Love TechEd” SMS Vote – you’ll need Silverlight installed to view the graph.  As discussed the data got…


ADNUG/MSDN ASP.NET Dynamic Data Controls (Oryx) this Thursday (Aug 2nd, 2007)

Hi there, hoping you can make it along to this months ADNUG/MSDN Lunchtime Update, the session is a pre run of my TechEd Oz session and looks at rapid database centric web development with ASP.NET and the up and coming ASP.NET Dynamic Data Controls.   Some of you may know this technology by it’s project name “Oryx”, it’s named…


Silverlight Links

Silverlight and mobile devices: British Library: Silverlight Community Gallery:  Silverlight Showcase: