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Windows Live Hotmail Videos

Here are some funny videos about the new Windows Live Hotmail that has been released. I've been using it for a while it's it's very cool, and uptime is much better than what I've been seeing with Gmail lately.

Posted On Friday, May 11, 2007 5:04 PM

Web Developer Express at BCIT
If you're into .NET and looking for something to do tonight may I suggest the following: Application Development With Visual Web Developer Express Edition by Michael Liu and Sergio Aquino Date and Time: November 1, 2006 - 7:00 PMWelcome Time - 6:30 PM Location: BCIT - Building SE-6 Room 233 - Telus Theatre3700 Willingdon AvenueBurnaby, BC Always a good time and there's usually free pizza and soda too ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 1, 2006 1:08 PM

So You Want To Learn ASP .NET?
I was having a conversation with a co-worker the other day about learning about web technologies, specifically ASP .NET. So I put together a quick list of resources for someone who is new to the whole process to be able to learn the basics and experiment with the technologies. Does anyone else have more suggestions to get someone started? I'm also looking for some good web hosting for someone to set up some ASP test projects and maybe a blog or two. Any suggestions? A Canadian company would be preferrable, ......

Posted On Friday, September 29, 2006 8:02 PM

Post Security Virtual Conference Recap

If you missed the MSDN Security conference but still want all of the juicy information, check out the Post Security Virtual Conference Recap with more details on the Security For Canadians blog here.

Posted On Friday, September 29, 2006 8:01 PM

MSDN Security On The Brain

Another cool upcoming event is the MSDN Security On The Brain Series.

Date: September 27, 2006 12:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern Time


Sign up for some good (and free!) security information from MSDN.

Posted On Tuesday, September 19, 2006 4:58 PM

Developer Night In Canada
Tomorrow night is the MSDN Developer Night in Canada event here in Vancouver. See you there. Check out the details here: Update: Looks like the event is all full here in Vancouver, I'm not sure about the rest of Canada though, so check it out ......

Posted On Tuesday, September 19, 2006 4:52 PM

Accessing Flickr with .NET

Here's a good guide on the MSDN Coding 4 Fun site about accessing the Flickr API using .NET.

Posted On Friday, September 8, 2006 4:04 PM

Making Yourself Easier To Find
Here's an interesting link on the JobSyntax blog pertaining to recruiters and how to fine-tune their searches for candidates. Jim Stroud has a good three part series (Parts 1, 2 and 3) on using the search engines to return better results when looking for resumes on the internets. So, being the good developers and engineers and the like that we are, are we fine tuning our online resumes in such a way as to make it easier to be found by the recruiters? Do you tweak your resume and postings in order ......

Posted On Sunday, September 3, 2006 3:56 PM

Security For Canadian Developers Blog
From the blog of security guru Dan Sellers comes news of the Security for Canadian Developers blog which is a good source of .NET and Security related information for Canadian developers. Check it out. Also, for all you Canadian devs out there is the upcoming MSDN Developer Night In Canada user group tour. The list of cities is quite large, encompassing some smaller Canadian towns that I never knew had .NET user groups. So check it out, should be a fun night of learning for all. I will definitely ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 29, 2006 6:25 PM

Validating Data in SQL Server 2005
I haven't had much of a chance to play with SQL Server 2005 too much yet, but some of the features are really great, such as inclusion of the CLR. Security guru Dana Epp has a great example of using SQL Server 2005 as an extra layer of highly configurable data validation using regular expressions. Check out the data validation screencast and read more about Dana's Anvil project here ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 23, 2006 4:19 PM

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