Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" March 2007 CTP

Thursday, 1 March 2007

What was going to be the February CTP is now out, as the March CTP of the next version of Visual Studio.NET

This is the version that should have the latest working version of LINQ for SQL.

Google Maps for Mobile

Wednesday, 28 February 2007

I saw this mentioned in the Google newsletter today, and I've installed it on my HP iPAQ rw6828 Windows Mobile device.

It works really nicely - you can get the maps or satellite views too.

If I had GPS, then it could use that too.

Cross-browser editor for SharePoint 2007

Friday, 23 February 2007

Telerik have released their free cross-browser editor for SharePoint 2007.

Even though they've named it as "radEditor for MOSS", the good news is it also works fine in WSS3 too.

This means that FireFox and Safari users now get a nice "rich-text" editor instead of a text box.

Assembly Info

Friday, 23 February 2007

In response to a query I posted to the CruiseControl.NET discussion group about displaying the version of an assembly, I've created a simple command-line tool that generates XML containing the version number for a specified .NET assembly.

I've written up some instructions and links to download the tool. 

I'm planning to add new features to the tool over time, to do things like:

SQL Server 2005 SP2

Tuesday, 20 February 2007

It's out - service pack 2 for SQL Server 2005. This (amongst other things) fixes compatibility with Vista.