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

    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

    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

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