September 2008 - Posts

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National Do Not Call List for Canada, well... not really by Bil Simser

Today they launch the National Do Not Call list in Canada, a bill that was passed 3 years ago but it's taken this long to build the service (guess they don't practice Agile in their software delivery process). From the looks of the service you might be...
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Terrarium, Terrarium, Terrarium by Bil Simser

I'm presenting a talk around Terrarium development at the Edmonton .NET User Group on September 25th. The talk is focused on upgrading a legacy app (1.1) to 2.0 (and beyond to 3.5 eventually), building and running your own Terrarium (complete with man...
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TechDays 08 - Mini Me version of TechEd, now with Canadian Content! by Bil Simser

Great news for Canadians! No, we haven't discovered a new source of unlimited clean-burning fuel and Stephen Harper is still our Prime Minister (for now). Microsoft Canada has put together an awesome road show and it's coming soon. This is very much a...
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Setting the Publish Status to Include for 3rd Party Files with XBAP deployments by Bil Simser

I was trying to deploy a new WPF app via XBAP today and we were experiencing an odd deployment error. When we deployed and launched the app we were getting this error: Startup URI: http://localhost/XbapNHibernateDeploymentSpike/XbapNHibernateDeploymentSpike...
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Goodbye Patrick by Bil Simser

The SharePoint world is one less today. It's with sad news that I have to say but Patrick Tisseghem , a SharePoint MVP that I've known for years, suddenly passed away on Wednesday September 3. He died due to heart failure in Gothenburg, Sweden. I only...
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