June 2009 Blog Posts
I gave my OSWAP presentation to Vista Squad last Wednesday, where Ian Smith kindly (?) videoed it. The other speaker for that evening dropped out, meaning the poor attendees had just me to listen to as I stretched it out to about 100 minutes. The length meant that the video is in two halves. Part 1 from Vista Squad on Vimeo. Part 2 from Vista Squad on Vimeo. The presentation is the same one I gave at WebDD so the slides and code are the same. The feedback on twitter was amusing; ...
OK so it’s not MSDN, but TechNet gives you full versions of MS software, betas, bundled support incidents, a reference library, courses and other gubbins IT pros will love. It costs though. Well, it did. MS are now giving away a 3 month subscription for free to folks in the UK, Canada and the US. Yes, I’m as shocked that it’s a UK thing as you are. ArsTechnica has all the details. Technorati Tags: TechNet,Microsoft,Freebie
It appears bing is live. I’m not that impressed as a vanity search has my blog on the second page, twitter as the first hit, and a bunch of very old content on other sites taking up the rest of the first page. However it appears Microsoft are using a wildcard DNS entry for the site – what does this mean? Well anything.bing.com will resolve, including chandler.bing.com and monica.bing.com … could that be any more silly? (although interestingly subdomains revert to using Live Search. Technorati Tags: bing,dns