April, 2006

  • What turns you on then?

    So I've just had a conversation with some people who claim there's nothing new or exciting happening in the world of Microsoft technology. I'd be inclined to disagree, and I'm not going to list everything I find interesting here, but I can respect their...
  • It's all greek to me

    It looks like the Monad GUI written by Kark Prosser, MSH Analyzer, is really coming along . Integration of a graphical environment with a command shell is something I wouldn't normally expect to work at all, but it has some innovative features such as...
  • Hit the road, Jack

    Less than a month until the Microsoft Technical Roadshow 2006 now. This is a series of FREE events starting off in Birmingham and heading round the country throughout May and June. Visit such rocking venues as the National Motorcycle Museum and Dynamic...
  • Supporting what now?

    Linux (gasp) isn't the dirty word within Microsoft it might once have been. There seems to have been some surprise that we're providing support for running Linux under Virtual Server 2005 R2 . The only thing I've found a little surprising is the amount...
  • JavaScript? Ick.

    I've decided to bite the bullet and write a gadget for the Vista sidebar. If I can figure out how I'm hoping it'll do some funky MOM monitoring stuff so you can see the status of all your servers with pretty lights etc. In reading up on this I've discovered...
  • Bloggers blogging blogs

    A few people have mentioned this Traffic Information site on their blogs. This has been created using AJAX and Atlas, and is a web application hybrid or 'mash-up*'. The interesting thing to me though is that it works equally well in Firefox as it does...
  • Fun? What's that?

    Here's something cool - the Coding4Fun site. It's created by hobbyists for like-minded people, and there's some interesting projects on there (motion-detecting baby monitoring application anyone?) There's also a whole section devoted to game development...