Monday, 25 July 2005

Stephanie wins me a T-Shirt

Browsing the Australian TechEd website the other day, I came across a new competition - Win a Tech.Ed t-shirt! I've been a bit disappointed that the last few conferences haven't had TechEd T-Shirts, as if you've ever seen my t-shirt drawer you'd notice that I'm pretty much clothed by freebies that I've collected and won from various events. I also noticed that Roger had already beaten me to it! So after a bit of creative Photoshop work, using a photo of my lovely daughter Stephanie, I came up with this entry: Flair with Stephanie

Windows Vista

So, Longhorn (the next major version of Windows) is going to be known as "Windows Vista" ...which makes me think of the following things:

Monday, 18 July 2005

Threat Modeling Web Applications

Threat Modeling Web Applications This looks quite interesting, and something we might want to have a look at for our development processes.

Friday, 15 July 2005

SourceForge.net: Project Info - JsUnit

SourceForge.net: Project Info - JsUnit: "JsUnit is a unit testing framework for client-side JavaScript in the tradition of the XUnit frameworks." I've also been dabbling with NUnitAsp for unit testing of some ASP.NET pages, but the current version only does server-side testing (eg. no client Javascript stuff).

Tuesday, 12 July 2005

Ozzie Rules Blogging : TechEd Australia Agenda

Charles Sterling has published an updated agenda/session list for TechEd 2005

Monday, 11 July 2005

Famous people

First Gary (A quick look at recycling) and now Mark (Life is sweet in this bloomin' garden) have featured on the back page of the UniSANews newspaper. One degree of separation from two famous people :-)

Thursday, 7 July 2005

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor

Download details: Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor: "The Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor is a tool used by Database developers and administrators to analyze SQL Server 7.0 and SQL Server 2000 database servers in preparation for upgrading to SQL Server 2005"

Friday, 1 July 2005

The Administrator Accounts Security Planning Guide

Download details: The Administrator Accounts Security Planning Guide: "The Administrator Accounts Security Planning Guide is designed to be an indispensable resource when organizations plan their strategy to secure administrator level accounts in Microsoft Windows NT-based operating systems such as Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP. It addresses the problem of intruders who acquire administrator account credentials and then use them to compromise the network. The main goal of this guide is to provide prescriptive guidance in terms of the steps an organization can take to secure local and domain-based administrator-level accounts and groups."