Technical Briefing Wrap and HOLIDAY!

First of all what does it look like to talk to nearly 2000 people? Well here is a picture I found on flickr of 900 people… yup I’m in there #9 top row. Think double this and we will be just about there! It was all of you that made this event so successfull, THANKS!…

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What is better than 1 offline newspaper to read on the Plane? 4 Offline Newspapers ;)

Tim broke the news this morning, the Daily Mail in the UK, forbes.com and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer have joined the New York Times in releasing WPF based news reading applications. From my inital checks it looks like Forbes is the only reader that has opted not to ask you to register to use it. This is interested…

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WPF Ready for Win Forms Prime Time? The Xceed DataGrid for WPF.

There was an email thread going around the NZ .NET mailing list yesterday asking whether an enterprise winforms developer should be looking at doing a new development of their LOB application in WPF or if it is still a little early. Chuck suggested that “For most mainstream line of Business applications Microsoft still recommends using Windows Forms.” He goes…

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Expand Your Portfolio… it’s a wrap!

Hey there, Two weeks ago we met and presented to over 200 people from more than 85 companies across New Zealand! We got some great feedback and had heaps of fun doing it! I have got great feedback via email and I have had truck loads of people wanting to show their friends… learn more and…

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We’re Gold Baby! Now we can have some real fun!

Today we announced the RTM of the .NET Framework 3.0, availability of Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office for the 2007 Microsoft Office System, ASP.NET AJAX Beta 2 and the Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for the .NET Framework 3.0 CTP and upon RTM’ing, Windows Vista and Microsoft 2007 Office System will be available for download…

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.NET Framework 3.0 eLearning clinics – Free Until the Launch of .NET 3.0!

This collection of 3 2-hour premium clinics teaches about the new capabilities provided by the .NET Framework 3.0. These clinics are for experienced Developers and Software Architects who are looking to adopt Microsoft’s next generation technology within their solutions. Topics covered within the collection include: • Windows Presentation Foundation • Windows Workflow Foundation • Windows Communication Foundation Don’t procrastinate…

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