More Microsoft in town

Turns out i’m not the only one going to the Nottingham event! Going through my feeds at least two other people whose blogs i read are going Eileen Brown will be delivering “A look at Exchange Server 2007 featuring manageability, scalability, consolidation of servers and end user capabilities including voice integration, unified messaging and digital rights

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Microsoft in town

Well not my town but pretty close! The Microsoft technical roadshow is running February to March in various locations across the country. They are showing off Vista, Office and Exchange and also running developer sessions on whats new with the products. I’m all booked up for the Nottingham event on 20th Februrary Check it out here

Useful Scripting Resource

I posted a while back on how useful scripting is so i thought i’d share a useful resource i found yesterday “Hey Scripting Guy” is a very useful (and entertaining) column on the Microsoft Script Centre. What makes this particular column great (in my opinion) is that a question for a specific problem is answered in

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Web vs Client

Interesting post over on The Furrygoat Experience (by Steve Makofsky) talking about his opinion on the apparent death of client side apps. I’ve seen a couple of posts on various sites over the last twelve months or so on how they think all applications will eventually become web based. This may (or may not) be

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Learning Something New

When i was reading Susannes post entitled “What is the backward P at the end of my sentence” i initially thought “I already know how to toggle paragraph marks” What i didn’t realise is that they have a specific name :-  a Pilcro Just a useless bit of trivia i’m pleased to learn as i’ll

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Windows Defender Problem

Happy New Year! I noticed a lot of people posted to their blogs over the christmas period i wasn’t one of them. I barely touched a computer over Christmas and new year. Mainly new to my nine month old daughter! Last night my other half noticed an error message on my laptop. Something to do

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Christmas Cheer!

This will probably be my last post for a while as i’m planning on enjoying my break! Found a game this morning called Qwerty Warriors (i think)  The idea of the game is to shoot the oncoming enemy by typing a word that appears under their name Wish i had this when i was first learning

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Post Christmas Presents!

My RSS reader is on it’s last legs. I use RSS Bandit and have been quite impressed by it since i started using it I do have a big problem with it at the moment. Posts have started appearing in other feeds A few days ago i clicked on Amanda Murphy’s Xbox & SharePoint blog only be treated

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Homebrew Games

Something i’ve been watching with interest is Microsoft XNA I’m (just!) old enough to remember when games didn’t have huge budgets, teams of developers, HD graphics and orchestra like soundtracks and that anyone could write one in their own bedroom. When i first started to learn BASIC all i wanted to do was write games and was delighted

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