Monthly Archives: October 2005

Free Visual Studio and SQL Server at the Launch Events

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I guess this is the, “Wait, there’s more!” MSDN Canada has now confirmed that everyone who attends a Visual Studio 2005 Launch event will receive the new bits. From the Launch Blog: The Launch Team is pleased to confirm that Special Edition copies of Visual Studio 2005 and SQL Server 2005 will be made available to… Continue reading Free Visual Studio and SQL Server at the Launch Events

PDC05 Sessions – Watch Online or Download

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How cool is this (well, at least for people who know the difference between IUnknown and IDispatch or know what Gandalf’s Dwarven name is) The sessions for PDC05 are now online. For each session you can watch video of the presenter in addition to the Powerpoint and demos. Best of all, you can download the… Continue reading PDC05 Sessions – Watch Online or Download

Microsoft’s WSYP Project

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The WSYP project was announced at PDC05 but has seemed to have gotten lost amongst all the hype around developer tools, Vista and Office 12. Here’s what Mauro Meanti, General Manager of the Server and Tools Business Group for Microsoft EMEA had to say about this bold initiative: Windows Server reliability advances are the result of a… Continue reading Microsoft’s WSYP Project

The .NET Rocks! Road Trip is About to Begin

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Hey y’all The .NET Rocks! Road Trip is just about ready to go. Carl, Richard, Geoff and Tom (the driver) will be heading south from Waltham, MA down to Florida, then across the southern states to the west coast, ending up in San Francisco for the Visual Studio 2005 Launch. While they’re on the road… Continue reading The .NET Rocks! Road Trip is About to Begin

Anti-Bacterial Pen

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This one goes out to Rory Blyth – peace out, my brother. The Papermate FlexGrip Elite – NOW with Anti-Bacterial pen protection (Anti-Bacterial technology is designed to protect the pen’s surface and does not extend protection to skin)

Toronto Code Camp – January 14

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Announcing the first ever Toronto Code Camp (http://www.torontocodecamp.com). The event is slated for January 14th, 2006 and promises to be very exciting. The new website has many features including: General registration: There are only 160 spaces for attendees so if you want to register for the event you have to do so right away! To register for… Continue reading Toronto Code Camp – January 14