List of Google Services

Wow.  This is quite a list…  Get these guys another soda.


BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 2

BizTalk Server 2006 Beta 2 is available for registration and then download. Go to and log in with your MS Passport account. Click on “Sign in as Guest” and use this Guest ID: BizTalkBetaTeam. On the left side, under “Program Info,” click on “Survey” and complete the nomination form, and submit it. You should…


BizTalk Server support within a VM

Just to clarify…  BizTalk Server 2004 is supported for production use with Virtual Server 2005 ONLY.  (


SharePoint (and CMS) User Group in Pacific Northwest

We’d like to announce the resumption of SharePoint User Group meetings in the great Pacific Northwest. December Topic:       Preview and Demo of the Next Version of SharePoint      Preview and Demo of the Next Version of Content Management Server      Preview and Demo of the Next Version of Microsoft Office      Review of related PDC 2005 Announcements  Upcoming Schedule: Wednesday, December 7,…


BizTalk for .Net Developers

Aaron Skonnard titles a pair of MSDN columns he has written “An XML Guru’s Guide to BizTalk”.  I make no qualms about ripping his ideas off and sharing them with my customers to describe why a .NET Development group could benefit from using BizTalk Server as part of their application platform.  This could be for a…


Virtual Server 2005 R2 – Benefits for Virtual PC today

#1.  Virtual Server 2005 R2 is in beta and is probably close to being released.  One of the improvements is –speed–. #2.  Check out this entry from Virtual PC Guy from earlier this year. Microsoft supports having both Virtual PC and Virtual Server installed on the same computer at the same time.  When a user…


CMS 2002 SP2 Released

Stefan got it first – (why am I not surprised?)  SP2 for CMS 2002 was released today.  This is the bit that enables CMS 2002 to work with the .Net framework 2.0.  it also provides support for SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.  Along with support for .Net framework 2.0, this provides support for…


NW Connected Systems User Group

Announcing…  the inaugural meeting of the Northwest Connected Systems User Group will be held on November 15th.  Yes, that’s next week.  If you are interested in seeing Scott Woodgate’s travel slides from his trip to the Southern and Eastern Hemisphere, with a bit of BizTalk Server 2006 sprinkled in, please attend.  This is for any…


Blog <> value?

This just about says it all… My blog is worth $0.00.How much is your blog worth?   🙂