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Deployment Mobility Software

SPB Clone Review

I’ve briefly mentioned SPB Clone here before as a method of deploying software across the enterprise. Fellow MVP Darryl Burling has completed a review of the product over at GeekZone which I recommend you read if you are facing the problem of deploying the same software across a large number of devices. http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=4252

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Beta Software

New tool for Visual Studio help integration

Creating help files which seamlessly integrate with Visual Studio 2003 is a pain. Microsoft have released a Help Integration Wizard (Beta). This is designed to walk through the process of creating a setup which will integrate a HTML Help 2.0 file with Visual Studio. Currently to integrate your own help you either have to get […]

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Events Software

UK Tablet PC ISV Challenge – Judging Complete

In the last couple of weeks I’ve been down to Microsoft’s UK headquarters in Reading as a member of the judging panel for this interesting Tablet PC competition. Entrants were given the ability to purchase a subsidised Tablet PC and develop an application which they felt was perfect for the Tablet PC platform. The first […]

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Software

Visual Studio 2005 Team System and new source control system

Steve Ballmer officially unveiled “Visual Studio 2005 Team System” which is a collection of tools around Visual Studio, previously code-named Burton. There’s more juicy details on Korby’s weblog. Part of this is a new source control system code-named “Hatteras” which is based on SQL Server. This is used both to track work items and source code […]

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Software

Small but useful update in MSN Messenger 6.2

Recently released with little fanfare is a minor update to MSN Messenger. One of the first changes I noticed which I find useful is if you sort your contacts by Online/Offline status there are now three states. Green – Online Amber – Available in on a mobile device Red – Offline It makes it easier to […]