HRNUG Windows 7 Development Links and Information

My thanks to all of the folks who came out for my presentation last night at the Hampton Roads .NET User Group, and especially to Kevin Griffin for his hard work in building and running the group! Last night I talked about developing for Windows 7, and specifically about the new Sensor and Location API, as…


Live Mesh and Windows Home Server

Some nice demos on Channel 10 of integration between Live Mesh and Windows Home Server (as well as Windows Media Center). I’m a big fan of Windows Home Server as a full-machine backup solution for all the machines on my network, and it’s saved me from headaches a couple of times already. I haven’t started…


Events this Week – October 14th, 2008

A day late, due to the Columbus Day holiday, but here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area (note in particular my upcoming appearance at BaltoMSDN this Wednesday, and the CMAP Code Camp on the 25th): Tuesday, October 14, 2008 5:30 PM: October Pittsburgh .NET…


Events This Week – October 6th, 2008

Here are the events listed in Community Megaphone for the next week (or so) for the Mid-Atlantic area: Tuesday, October 07, 2008 6:30 PM: CMAP Main Meeting: ASP.NET MVC – This session will introduce attendees to the new ASP.NET MVC framework while building a real-world application. "Separation of concerns" will be discussed as the Model,…


Power Pack 1 RTM, FTW!

Excellent news from Nic Fillingham: Windows Home Server Power Pack 1 has been released to manufacuring and is available NOW for your downloading pleasure via the Microsoft Download Center. Power Pack 1 includes a bunch of new features, enhancements and bug fixes: – Support for Windows Vista 64 bit – Home Server Shared Folder backup…


Mommy, Why is there a Server in the House?

Windows Home Server is on my list of “need to get” gadgets (just as soon as I’m out of the doghouse for the last gadget I bought), whether that’s by purchasing a pre-built system like the HP, or building my own, so I’m finding the marketing campaign pretty amusing: Earlier I posted about our new…


Windows Home Server Team Blog

Just heard about this: I’m considering adding a Windows Home Server box to my network, as soon as I can get permission for a new hardware acquisition after my recent purchase of a new Windows Vista Media Center machine (Dell Inspiron 531, picked up through the Dell Outlet store), and a new 1080p TV….