Monthly Archives: September 2005

SQL Pass 2005 Preconference sessions

Just came back from two days of Bob Beauchemin‘s preconference sessions called “New Features in SQL Server 2005/.NET 2.0 for Developers – In Depth”. Slides and other materials should be up on the SQLSkills website in a couple of days … Continue reading

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SQL Pass 2005: Here we are (meeting the parents)

Howdie, y’all! My colleague Frits Ankersmit and I just arrived at the Gaylord Texan Resort (hence the connection with the movie Meet the Parents, where the main character is actually called Gaylord 😉We are in Dallas, Texas to attend the SQL … Continue reading

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PDC 2005: if you are not there

You can still get all the slides that are used on the Professional Developer Conference 2005 right here.What I picked up by browsing the PDC 2005 site:Workflow engine now has material online. Nice article by Dino Esposito and another intro … Continue reading

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Follow-up on web setup

Some time ago I reported on Limitations of VS.NET Web Setup project PLUS workaround(s). When I was working at the Provincie Noord-Brabant, Robrecht (one of the people working there) pointed me to this knowledge base article:FIX: You cannot deploy a … Continue reading

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New Dutch community sees light of day

There is a new community group emerging in The Netherlands in the very near future: VBCentral. The persons behind and in front of the scenes are André Obelink and Willem van den Broek. They are well-known in the Visual Basic 6.0 … Continue reading

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Launch tour 2005: ?READYTOEXPLORE

You might have heard about Visual Studio 2005 getting a worldwide launch at November, 7th 2005. It will be big. VS2005, SQL Server 2005 and BizTalk Server 2006 will no longer be beta.The Netherlands and developers are going to party at … Continue reading

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Champions finishes second at Networkingday

Last weekend Champions eSports Association visited the well-known Dutch LAN Networkingday/Club3D Evolution. It is famous for the level of the Counter-Strike clans that come to this event. The European top-5 clan Incredible Teamaction (clanIT) came all the way from Denmark … Continue reading

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