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Microsoft Community Contributor Award 2011

Today, I received an email awarding me a Microsoft Community Award for 2011.   In all honesty, I knew very little about this award until today and still don’t know who nominated me nor what was involved in me being … Continue reading

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Notes on DDD7

On Saturday, I attended the DDD7 developer conference in Reading where Andy Westgarth and myself helped out with room monitoring. The first session that I went to was Phil Pursgrove’s (VBUG coordinator for Cambridge) session on ASP.Net scalability. One of … Continue reading

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Community Leaders Day

On Friday, I attended a ‘Community Leaders Day’ at Microsoft and here are some random notes from the day. Here are some upcoming events in 2009: Microsoft UK Challenge – 10-14 June 2009http://www.ukchallenge.co.uk/ Microsoft Mix 2009 – 18-19 March 2009http://2009.visitmix.com/ … Continue reading

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Talk at Thames Valley University today

This afternoon, myself and Prasanya Sahadevan from the British Computer Society gave a talk for HND and BSc students at Thames Valley University. During the presentation, we spoke about how we started in IT industry, the projects that we’ve worked … Continue reading

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Silverlight Usergroup Meeting in London – 5th November from 6:30pm

Michelle Flynn has announced the details of the next Silverlight usergroup meeting. It takes place on the 5th November 6:30pm and will be held at either the Conchango or Microsoft London offices depending on numbers.  Tricky (TrickyBusiness) and Michael McClary … Continue reading

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How to perform a System State backup onto your C drive

I’ve recently come across an interesting feature regarding Windows 2008 backup. On my test machine at home, I have Windows 2008 installed on a single partition – my C drive. On this machine, I want to back up my System … Continue reading

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Ready Steady Speak Contest at RemixUK Brighton

Many of you may have heard about the Ready Steady Speak Contest which takes place at the Microsoft Remix on the 18th/19th September. Dave McMahon is currently organising this event and is aiming to get 12 speakers therefore enabling 2 … Continue reading

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