April 2007 - Posts

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GoDaddy and their crazy accounting system by Bil Simser

I got an email from GoDaddy today, where most of my domains are hosted, about a reduction of ICANN fees. I must say that GoDaddy is absolutely brilliant in crediting me the overpayment I've made as a result of the reduction of the fees: Dear Bil Simser...
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Silverlight is here by Bil Simser

I watched the keynotes from the MIX07 conference and I have to say I'm rather impressed at Silverlight. I've been on the cusp with regards to WPF/E (and WPF for that matter) but after watching ScottGu talk about it and demo some pretty kick ass apps,...
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Calgary Code Camp 2007, A Visual Journey by Bil Simser

Just got the pics from James from the Calgary Code Camp we had this weekend so I figure I would take you on a visual journey. The Code Camp was a blast and we had a great turnout, with about 100 people showing up. Hope everyone had a great time. I had...
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TFS vs. Open Source, the battle rages on by Bil Simser

Caught a thread between Roy Osherove and Oren Eini that has gone back and forth a few times, all about Team Foundation Server and open source tools (and the deficencies Oren points out in TFS). The discussion has been (mostly) centered around source control...
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Calgary Code Camp 2007, no hotdogs but plenty of schwag! by Bil Simser

If you're around or about the Calgary area this weekend what should you be doing? Meeting up with Calgarians to talk about Al Gores presentation this week on his global warming show, The Inconvenient Truth? Checking out a semi-naked Rose McGowan being...
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Making up your mind about a name by Bil Simser

I've highly confused by Microsoft sometimes (like that's a surprise). Originally, we had some very cool names for new products/technologies. Indigo and Avalon. These became WCF and WPF (Windows Communication Foundation and Windows Presentation...
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Being Kimberly Tripp by Bil Simser

This week the Calgary Code Camp is coming up where I'm giving two sessons on XNA Development (XBox 360 debugging from a laptop baby!) and I've been reflecting on my own presentation skills for the past while. As it is with being a busy-body, I've...
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Taking a look at DotNetNuke 4.5 by Bil Simser

While I'm a SharePoint guy thru-and-thru, I still like DotNetNuke think Shawn Walker and the community have done a bang-up job getting it to where it is today. It's now reached version 4.5 and includes some new features like support for Microsoft AJAX...
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Priority is a sequence, not a single number! by Bil Simser

This morning I opened up an email (and associated spreadsheet) that just made me cringe. Which of course made me blog about it, so here we are. Welcome to my world. Time and time again I get a list of stories that a team has put together for me to either...
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Sessions and speakers for the Calgary Code Camp by Bil Simser

The speakers and some of the sessions are up on the Calgary Code Camp site. I'm presenting two sessions on XNA programming. John Bristowe and I will double-team at the camp going over the basics then we crank up the volume to 11 and write some games as...
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