It’s my birthday

Hip hip hooray…it’s my birthday…pretty sad that I would be blogging first thing on my birthday, but hey it’s a nerd thing to do.


Christmas 2006 and my birthday

It is nearly midnight on Christmas night 2006, so that means that it is almost my birthday… Happy Birthday to me! Merry Christmas to everyone and have a safe new years.


Event Handlers in WSS v3

Those that are familiar with event handlers on Document Library lists in WSS v2 will be excited to know that event handlers can now be attached to any type of list. Not only do we get access to the Asynchronous events such as ItemAdded, we now also get access to Synchronous event before the fact,…


Australia is in a drought

This picture was sent to me by my future sister in-law Deneale. It was taken at Lake Wendouree in Ballarat. Lake Wendouree was the venue for the 1956 Olympic Games rowing and is all but dry presently. This once full lake that was home to hundreds of birds and fish is now completely dry due…


Mo-vember update

The MOSSIG team was able to raise $718 in donations for Movember. This amount will be matched by the company I work for SDM. So a total donation of around $1450 has been raised. I think this is excellent and enjoyed growing my mo. I have however removed it as it didn’t really suit and…


MOSSIG / Victoria .NET Hands on Dev Day

Today I am helping run the MOSSIG and Victoria.NET hands on development day at Cliftons in Melbourne. We are running two streams. Stream 1 is on the new .NET 3.0 framework and stream 2 is on Office 2007. Presenting in the Office stream are the MOSSIG team Ben Walters, Ed Richard, Tim Wragg and myself.


Movember update

I am growing a mo for Movember get behind me and sponsor my mo for charity. The Movember initiative is a fund raiser to increase awareness of Men’s health issues such as prostate cancer and depression. Please help change the face of Men’s health by donating something ($1, $5 or whatever – some have been…


MCMS SP1a support ends soon

Just read a posting on Stefan Goßner’s blog that might be interesting to note for MCMS customers "A short note for all customers who have not yet upgraded to MCMS 2002 SP2. As outlined on the Microsoft support lifecycle page for service packs support for MCMS 2002 SP1a will end at January 9th, 2007. Support…


Knowledge Networks – Live Meeting

Knowledge Networks – Live Meeting 26th October 2006, 10am-12pm John Hand will be presenting to the Australian SharePoint and Office User Groups to generate interest as well as get early feedback. John works at Microsoft Redmond in the US and is one of the senior leaders of the Knowledge Network team. Live Meeting details:…


November is now known as Mo-vember

Not sure if you have heard about the "Mo-vember" initiative. I briefly mentioned it at the last MOSSIG meeting. It was undertaken by Dave Lemphers, Microsoft, last year. This year MOSSIG are entering a team called “MOSSIG” and some of our members are keen to "grow-a-mo" – to raise funds for MENS HEALTH. Male health…