Monthly Archives: June 2006

Guess Who’s a Star!!!

Published on: Author: Rob Windsor 1 Comment

That’s right be-atch-es. Charles Petzold might not be registered in IMDB but guess who is. Rob Windsor* is on the rocket ship to international stardom – as long as Rob Windsor* is not typecast as the “Sad Man”. Someone please get Rob Windsor’s* agent on the phone. * The Rob Windsor mentioned above is not necessarily the same Rob Windsor who authored this… Continue reading Guess Who’s a Star!!!

Installing Windows Vista Beta 2 – Good Experience

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Last night and today I installed Windows Vista Beta 2 on two laptops. A Dell Lattitude C600 (PIII-667 MHz with 512 Mb RAM) and a Dell Inspiron 5100 (P4-2.40 GHz with 1 Gb RAM) and besides one small issue with a PC Wireless card everything went very smoothly. The install on the 5100 went very… Continue reading Installing Windows Vista Beta 2 – Good Experience

A Guide to Attending TechEd or PDC

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Good job dude! Putting out a guide to attending TechEd days after the conference is over. Yes, this was poor planning on my part but there will be other TechEds and PDCs and hopefully this will help people attending those conferences. 1. Arrive EarlyThe conference centers where TechEd and PDC are held are huge. It… Continue reading A Guide to Attending TechEd or PDC

VB or C#? ASMX or WCF? WinForms or WPF? Ruby or Iron Python??????

Published on: Author: Rob Windsor 1 Comment

Questions, questions, questions. I know the new technology I’m seeing here at TechEd is going to lead to a bunch of questions in the form of: Should I use X or Y? We have some leagcy questions: Should I use VB or C#? Should I use Business Objects or DataSets? Should I build Windows apps or Web sites? With the… Continue reading VB or C#? ASMX or WCF? WinForms or WPF? Ruby or Iron Python??????