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.

RSS for PocketPC with Firefox

Thursday, 13 October 2005

I use Firefox as my preferred browser, and at the moment I've found the Live Bookmarks feature the easiest way to track various RSS feeds of interest to me.

At a recent Adelaide SQL User Group meeting, Rob showed me an application running on his PPC device that I think was Egress. It made me think what I really want is an application that would run on my iPAQ that would grab the latest stuff from my RSS, but use the Live Bookmarks in my Firefox profile as the source of what RSS feeds to get.

Now I only have to build the thing :-)

IntelliSense XML Files for Office .NET assemblies

Thursday, 13 October 2005

Microsoft have released some XML files that will add Intellisense to the Office 2003 PIAs when used in Visual Studio 2003 and 2005.

Provisional Visual Studio and SQL Server 2005 Adelaide launch date

Friday, 7 October 2005

Tentatively put down November 22nd in your diaries (according to Chuck)

Thanks to Rob for the update that this isn't set in stone yet

Converting HTML to CSS

Wednesday, 5 October 2005

I came across this really useful site today that has some nice examples of how to convert old-style HTML into nice, accessible new HTML+CSS.

I made use of the "Line up form inputs" example, which gives a really clean, elegant result.