This morning I was installing the Conferencing Add-in for Microsoft Outlook so I can set up VBUG Online Meetings and send out invitations direct from Outlook when I mentioned on Twitter that I’d been having problems with the Outlook process constantly running despite my having closed/shutdown Outlook. This has been a really big annoyance for me for a while and I hadn’t found the solution. Thanks to the power of Twitter I’ve been able to sort this problem now and identify what was causing it. Usually behaviour like this is attributed to a bad add-in running in Outlook. Well I … Continue reading Twitter Power – Fix Outlook.exe Process Never Ending with Skype
The forthcoming SUGUK meeting in Newcastle which I mentioned in my previous post, SharePoint UserGroup Returns To Newcastle! 26/6/08 – MOSS Architecture Whiteboard Session, has now changed date to the 3rd July 2008. Once again the registration URL and further details – http://suguk.org/forums/thread/11086.aspx
On the evening of Wednesday 2nd July 2008, I’ll be presenting a session on IIS 7.0 for ASP.Net Developers at Black Marble’s Community Evening in Bradford. This event is part of a full day of sessions which Black Marble are hosting. In the morning they’re hosting a session on Overview of the current and future states of Microsoft’s Real World SOA and Business Process Automation platform and in the afternoon they are hosting a TechNet in the North session – Microsoft’s Vision for Unified Communications – delivered by James O’Neill and then I will be completing the day with the … Continue reading IIS 7 for ASP.Net Developers – Black Marble Community Event on Wednesday 2nd July 2008
I first saw this announcement on twitter last week, that the Windows SideShow team had released a Developer Preview of SideShow for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 devices – http://blogs.msdn.com/sideshow/archive/2008/06/02/sideshow-on-windows-mobile-released-techready-2008.aspx and over the weekend I installed SideShow for my Windows Mobile Device. I have an O2 XDA Orbit, which is a Windows Mobile 6 Device, and a variant of the HTC Artemis. The installation process is reasonably straight forward and the documents provided give detailed and easy to follow instructions of how to install the preview. SideShow is a really cool feature of Windows Vista and something I covered at … Continue reading Windows SideShow for Windows Mobile Developer Preview Released
The SharePoint User Group are hosting there next Newcastle meeting on Thursday 26th June 2008. The details of the event are: John Timney (MVP & MOSS Principle Consultant at Capgemini) and Philip Hunter, (MOSS Technical Lead from BT) will be hosting an open forum whiteboarding session on MOSS, WSS and best practice for architecting platforms using these products. Although we cannot guarantee being able to answer every obscure question, we’ll do our best! Participation is welcomed and expected from the audience, especially when the hosts get themselves in a mire and need rescuing. This is not death by powerpoint not … Continue reading SharePoint UserGroup Returns To Newcastle! 26/6/08 – MOSS Architecture Whiteboard Session
Developer Developer Day returns to Reading on Saturday 22nd November 2008, and the call for speakers is now open, giving plenty of time for anyone who would like to submit a session, to prepare an abstract and think about what they would like to speak about. So if you have a session, double session or grok talk you’re interesting in submitting please go to http://www.developerday.co.uk/ddd/agenda.asp and fill in the short form. Also as there is plenty of time before DDD7, if you would like to have some practice at delivering your session why don’t you contact your local VBUG group … Continue reading Developer Day 7 – 22/11/08 – Call For Speakers
Here’s the latest information on NextGenUG’s great FEST 08 event running later this month. Check it out! FEST08 the annual NxtGenUG one-day event takes place at Microsoft Reading on Thursday 12th June. As ever it’s going to be an action packed day with great content from the likes of Mike Taulty ,Oliver Sturm , Dave Sussman and other top speakers. No doubt there will be bundles of ‘swag’ and prizes and Pizza somewhere down the line – there always is when the NxtGenUG Boyz are around. There seems to be a few more of them this year with the Cambridge … Continue reading NxtGenUG – FEST 08 Thursday 12th June 2008!