Free eBook on Deploying Windows 7

There’s a new eBook from Microsoft Press, Deploying Windows 7, offering essential guidance from the Windows 7 Resource Kit and TechNet Magazine. You’ll find selected chapters from the Windows 7 Resource Kit on deployment platforms, planning, and testing application compatibility, to name a few. Snippet taken from this months Technet newsletter. Cheers Dave


Visual Studio 2010, Fx 4 Beta 2 Training Kit

Hopefully by now you’ve heard Visual Studio 2010 and Fx 4 Beta have shipped, if you live in Oz and not an MSDN subscriber then the best place to download it from is  If you are feeling a bit nervous about installing on your base machine then install it in a Virtual Machine, it…


Experience the Zermatt region, Switzerland, with this Windows 7 Touch Solution, inc the help of Silverlight and Deepzoom

Wow, just spotted this amazing solution utilising Windows 7 Touch and Silverlight 3 with Deepzoom.   Check out and click on the Info button and read how it was created, stunning!!   Yes, it works with a mouse too if you don’t have Windows 7 with a Touch display (or for that matter Windows…


Western Australian 2009 Daylight Saving Changes Updated 28 September 2009

original posting at On 16 May, Western Australians rejected by referendum a proposal to extend their trial of daylight savings. As a result there will be no daylight savings in WA this year or for the foreseeable future. This change will affect Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Outlook and other Microsoft, third party and custom…


Excellent Windows 7 Compatibility Video and get the Green Light

This is time well spent, check out the Windows 7 Compatibility training session. Some of the resources referenced are Microsoft Application Compatibility Toolkit 5.5 Microsoft Application Verifier Chris Jackson’s “The App Compat Guy” More Windows 7 Sessions   and finally head to over to “Give your application the green light”, get yourself registered, it’s free,…


My Lenovo T61p Setup Experience plus info on installing the nVidia Quadro 570M Graphics Driver

I’ve been running the released version of Windows 7 64 bit on my Lenovo T61p for over a week now, it’s rock solid and fast!!  Setup was very straight forward but alas for now Windows Update did not install the nVidia Quadro 570M Graphics Driver for me automatically, a bit annoying!! Anyways, simple enough to…


Readify to run .NET Developer Training in Darwin!!

I often hear from folk in smaller cities in Oz that there is limited access to solid training!!  So great news from the guys from Readify in conjunction with Crimson!! If you live in or near Darwin or know someone who does then be sure to let them know about these training opportunities!! Crimson Courses…


CodeCampSA is happening the weekend of July 18-19th 2009

Yeeh hah, the guys in Adelaide are pulling CodeCampSA together, it should be a great few days, so make sure you mark out the days in your diary and get along, meet new people, catch up with mates and learn a new trick or two!!  The event is free of charge and is being held…