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MOSS 2007 SP2 Bug now fixed
Microsoft has today announced that they have fixed the unfortunate bug that was released with MOSS 2007 SP2, which reverted the product back to a 120-day trial. KB971620 now resolves this problem and can be found at the following links: X86: x64: ......

Posted On Friday, June 26, 2009 2:07 PM

The What, Why, Where and, How of Commerce Server 2009

Introduction to Commerce Server 2009, and the start of my tutorial series into the CS 2009 framework.

Posted On Sunday, June 21, 2009 6:08 PM

SharePoint Saturdays Hit Sydney
Following the massive success of SharePoint Saturday's in the US, Brian Farnhill has now decided to launch the series in Sydney. The event will be hosted at Microsoft's Offices in Epping Road, North Ryde and will consist of a whole day of SharePoint based lectures and discussions. This is a great way to get to get immersed in an array of information surrounding MOSS/WSS. So for more information check out Brian's blog post: http://blog.brianfarnhill.c... ......

Posted On Monday, June 15, 2009 5:27 PM

Running Commerce Server 2009 on Windows 7
I recently upgraded to Windows 7 for my primary dev machine, however I recently run into a few problems trying to a developer version of Commerce Server 2009 get working locally. I think however I finally managed to hack it sufficiently to get it working. Here is how to do it [please not however these are registry hacks, and render your product unsupported, so you should do so carefully and only on non-production machines. Please back up your registry before making any edits]: You can only install ......

Posted On Sunday, June 14, 2009 1:10 AM

Developing for SharePoint in Visual Studio 2010
One of my biggest disappointments when using VS 2010 was the much hyped about SharePoint IDE tools where missing in the beta release. After refreshing my computer to Windows 7, I managed to find an old hyperlink from late 2008 which demo'ed these tools in all their glory. Even though it's a couple of month out of date now, checkout the forthcoming benefits in VS2010 for SharePoint devs in this Channel 9 video: ......

Posted On Saturday, June 13, 2009 8:29 PM

Remix 09 – Things you should really see
My previous post summarised the experience I took away from Remix 09, but that was just me. Microsoft are soon to be releasing the presentation videos, and here is what I believe to be the best of what Remix 09 has to offer: Keynote – Peter Williams and his brain-wave Wii-style remote. This is certainly the future of computing, but the biggest question will it hit the Wii or X-box 360? IE8 for devs – Michael Kordahi; One of Microsoft's best web evangelists presented an excellent and swear free session ......

Posted On Saturday, June 13, 2009 8:25 PM

Remix 09 - The future is multi-channel S+S apps?
So blog posts from me are currently few and far between at the moment – but that is not from lack of want. I have been trying to keep my head down and catch up with the breadth of new tools gradually making themselves known in the web-dev community. Over the past few weeks I have been playing with Windows 7, and it multi-touch functionality (I realise it's not web, but I am not an IPhone owner yet so it's always nice to play) I have also been catching up on the ADO.NET entities framework, and migrating ......

Posted On Saturday, June 13, 2009 8:07 PM

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