Dr Neil touring Australia

Monday, 26 September 2005

I read on Charles's blog that Dr Neil Roodyn will be running some .NET eXtreme courses, both 1 and 2 days in length, and yes he is coming to Adelaide.

Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Beta 3

Monday, 26 September 2005

Beta 3 has been released. This has the "Go Live" license so you can install this now and there will be a supported path to install the final release (due early 2006)

An updated Installation Guide has also been released.

Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 released

Wednesday, 21 September 2005

Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7 Released. Fixes the IDN and Linux command-line vulnerabilities, and some stability fixes.

Firefox extensions in Visual Studio.NET

Wednesday, 21 September 2005

I've had a go once or twice to write an extension for Firefox, and found the whole process a bit involved.

What I'd like to see is someone write an add-in for Visual Studio.NET that would help with this process.

I'm not even sure if this is all possible, and how easy it would be. Some of the things I would like to see are:

Mailinator:Spam Map

Wednesday, 21 September 2005

I was only reading in The Australian yesterday about websites ("Mash-ups") that combine services from a number of other websites.

I found a reference to Mailinator on The Register today. It's a page that maps incoming spam against the source IP address and uses Google Maps to generate a geographical map of where the spam is coming from. Makes you wonder how else you could make use of this kind of info.