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Visual Studio 2008 Launch Date Announced

At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference Kevin Turner announced the “2008 Global Launch Wave”. This will include Visual Studio 2008 (Orcas), SQL Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 (Longhorn Server). The occasion will be marked on 27th February 2008 in Los Angeles – Mark you diaries 🙂 Some more information here:- http://entmag.com/news/article.asp?EditorialsID=8800

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Book done, MEDC next!

We’ve finished all the writing for the book, and it’s now winging it’s way to the printers. This week I finished converting all my sample code to Visual Basic so that we’ll have two versions of all the sample code in the book. I have to thank all of the people behind the book, the […]

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Pastie McCode

Is Pastie McCode the next Barry Scott? Well probably not, but if you are a UK business who is interested in getting up to speed with Vista and Office 2007 then you may want to find out more. http://ukvistaofficelaunchtour.spaces.live.com/

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32feet.NET v2.0 Beta 1 Available

I’ve posted a Beta build of 32feet.NET to the Files section of the site. Please read the file description for a high-level list of changes. This release is the first to be built against .NET v2.0 and will resolve issues encountered with using the v1.x library from a .NET v2.0 VB project. It also consolidates […]

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Here in Las Vegas for MEDC2006

I’m partly blogging to show I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth (yesterday was a near miss though), and partly to plug MEDC2006 which is starting today in Las Vegas. Being somewhat of a cheapskate I opted for an indirect flight here, the first leg, a mere 8 hours or so from London […]

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MEDC 2006 Websites are Live

The conference website is now live at http://www.medc2006.com. Registration is now open along with details of the pre-conference session. Full session details for the conference tracks are not up yet, but you can subscribe to the RSS feeds for Application Development, Embedded and Device Management tracks. See you in Vegas in May! And for those of us […]

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MEDC 2006 Europe

[via Jason Langridge] MEDC will be returning to a dedicated conference for Europe this year, last year saw a number of one day events and in 2004 MDC was a thread within Tech Ed Europe.   Details are fairly basic at this early stage but if you are interested I suggest signing the “guestbook” so […]

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DDD Day 2 Wrapup

I really enjoyed DDD Day 2 on Saturday. I hope my session was useful and can help raise some interest in the possibilities (and challenges) provided by using Bluetooth for peer-to-peer networking. My slides are available to download here:- BluetoothDDD2.ppt (107.5 KB) Since I’m new to public speaking I’d really appreciate your feedback on the session […]

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Developer Developer Developer Day Session

The agenda for DDD Day II has now been published and for some crazy reason folks voted for my Bluetooth with .NET session 🙂 I’ll be covering both the Bluetooth and Object Exchange components of the 32feet.NET suite, I wont touch on the IrDA part, but the code would be almost exactly the same. We’ll walk through discovery, client […]

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New MSN APIs to debut Tuesday

[Via MP2KMag.com] At PDC on Tuesday (13th) Microsoft will unveil a new collection of APIs for it’s MSN services to be available from http://msdn.microsoft.com/msn, these will include:- MSN Search Web Services MSN Messenger Activity API (already available here) MSN Virtual Earth API The last item is interesting. Firstly it sounds like this will be a […]