SA Team for Imagine Cup

I just read an IT Web article on the SA entrants to the Imagine Cup.  For those who don’t know, Microsoft South Africa has run Project Firefly for a number of years… Its basically a software development competition amongst SA Academic institutions.  The Imagine Cup started after Firefly and is an international “version” of the competition. I was fortunate to […]

Talk, new Motherboard, The Apprentice and memory for my phone

Well, the talk to the JHB group of SA Developer.Net was really cool.  I’m not sure if I showed them much new stuff at all… I’d have loved to have some eval forms or something to figure out how everyone found the depth.  I kept alternating between thinking that I was rushing and thinking that it was […]

5 hours and 15 minutes to go…

With 5 hours and 15 minutes to go till my first talk at our local developer user group (SADeveloper.Net) I’m feeling pretty good about it… well, that is if you ignore the nearly crippling nervousness that I’m currently experiencing. I have 12 slides, about 11 pages of notes (with key points almost finished being higlighted […]

Re: SADeveloper.Net Retrospective

So this morning Kevin asked for comments, and here are mine. 1) What is right with SaDeveloper.net? & 2) What is wrong with SaDeveloper.net?1) It exists. 2) It doesn’t meet everyone’s needs so people are complaining. 🙂 But seriously, have you thought about it for a bit?  Its a vehicle of the community.  If its […]

VS 2005 Beta 2 on 25th April

I just read about the “Beta Experience” for VS 2005 from Fabrice Marguerie’s blog: What can you expect from the Beta Experience? Visual Studio 2005 Team System Beta 2 Team Foundation Server Beta 2 WeFly247 training DVD SQL Server 2005 Standard Edition Community Technology Preview The Beta Experience newsletter (6-weekly, terminated with the launch of […]