Option Strict On for ASP.NET 2.0 Web Sites written in Visual Basic

Monday, 24 October 2005

I discovered today that the project properties for VB ASP.NET projects in Visual Studio 2005 are pretty lacking - including no option to enable/disable Option Strict. A workaround is posted here.

10 short years

Friday, 21 October 2005

On Wednesday, I was privileged to attend a "10 Year Awards Presentation Ceremony", honouring a number of staff from the FLC and SAS who have been with UniSA for 10 years or more.

I and one of my Managers - Ian Reid, were amongst the recipients, having both commenced here in 1995.

It was quite interesting to hear the speeches about each person, and I was most pleasantly surprised by what our Director, Prof. Bruce King said about me.

SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Service Pack 2

Wednesday, 19 October 2005

Microsoft have released the companion to the recently released Windows Sharepoint Services service pack 2 - Download details: SharePoint Portal Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

Australian IT - Sims bring uni courses to life (Jennifer Foreshew, OCTOBER 18, 2005)

Tuesday, 18 October 2005

And here's the Australian IT article.

And here's the demo site.

A simulating workplace

Monday, 17 October 2005

Online Services staff demonstrating the simulation softwareThe simulation software that Roger, Michael, Shane, Neil, Mark and Courtney created has got a mention in this month's UniSANews.

The word on the street is that there might be an article in tomorrow's IT section of The Australian newspaper too.

Courtney finished up here on Friday, and will shortly be spending 12 months with her husband as a volunteer in Indonesia.