If you can’t be at Mix…watch the videos

If you’re like us, and couldn’t make it to Mix in Vegas this year, you don’t have to completely miss out.  Check out http://visitmix.com/ and you’ll have access to lots of videos of sessions.  Keep an eye on http://sessions.visitmix.com/ for the sessions, that will be posted 24hrs after they are presented. I’ve been watching movies all morning..so…

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Playing with Office Live Workspace

Office Live Workspace Beta was made available in Australia the other day.  I’ve been using google docs for awhile and found it a good way to share docs, spreedsheets etc with remote teams/clients and also a way to get to some documents when I have internet access but not access to my computer. You can…

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Order By with LINQ to XML

Was playing with Linq to XML today and wanted to do an orderby based on one of the fields in the xml file. It’s a bit different to SQL as the orderby goes between the from and the select. My code below shows selecting everything and ordering by the eventdate descending. XDocument eventsXml = XDocument.Load(events.xml);…

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Girl Geek Dinners – In the news

Seems as though the Girl Geek Dinners in Sydney made it into “the news”.  Check it out here: http://itnews.com.au/News/71327,girl-geeks-meet-for-international-womens-day.aspx. If you’re in Sydney on the w’end make sure you check out their “Dinner 01 – Picnic in the park”..details here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=21228582696

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Live Sessions at Mix in Vegas

For those fortunate enough to be going to Mix in Vegas this year, there’s a bunch of Live Services sessions you should check out: Developing with Windows LiveWednesday, March 5 3:00 PM – 4:15 PM, Delfino 4003Speaker(s): Angus Logan, Miguel Moreno Toscano (Coke Europe)Audience(s): TechnicalSession Type: BreakoutLearn how to build dynamic and interactive applications using…

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Installed ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions Preview and looking for where the files are?

Installed ASP.Net 3.5 Extensions Preview today to use in a project and had some fun working out where the dlls were now living. Finally found them in C:\Program Files (x86)\Reference Assemblies\Microsoft\Framework\ASP.NET 3.5 Extensions Also remember, after switching your System.Web.Extensions and System.Web.Extensions.Design dll’s to the new version to change the references in your web.config from System.Web.Extensions,…

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ViaWindowsLive update

It’s been a few months since the last update, so here’s the stats for January and February New Articles Who’s Online Integrating MapPoint Web Service with Virtual Earth 6 Client Side Clustering Invoking server side code using AJAX Part 2 Top Content (not including articles) VirtualEarth.aspx http://www.viawindowslive.com/ VirtualEarthLocationFinder.aspx VirtualEarthQuickGuide.aspx Messenger.aspx Blog.aspx Top Articles Getting Started…

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Want JavaScript Intellisence for Virtual Earth?

The first release is out of the community project on codeplex to give native JavaScript Intellisence to Virtual Earth inside Visual Studio 2008. http://www.codeplex.com/VEJS Essentially this is a little bit of documentation code that you reference during development for intellisence only. The actually code is never executed rather it represents all of the functionlaity of…

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