Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework Version 2.0 released

Friday, 28 October 2005

Visual Studio 2005 has been released!

Microsoft have released the final version of Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 (this is the x86 version). There are also releases for i64 and x64.

There’s also the Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System (VSTO 2005) Redistributable Package for Office 2003 fans.

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.