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After a nunmber of 'Longhorn' confusing years the replacement for Windows XP has been given a name: Windows Vista! Microsoft felt the new version of Windows "deserved a name that was more representative of what it specifically brings to customers." "Today, we live in a world of 'more' -- more information, more ways to communicate, more things to do, more opportunities -- and at the same time, more responsibilities. Increasingly, we all turn to our PCs to help us with that," a Microsoft spokesperson ......

Simon said 'I may be the last person to realize this, but OneNote has an awesome screen clipping function. With the OneNote Quick Launch running in the background, simply hit {Windows Key} and S. Select the screen region you want and click to paste into OneNote. You even get the title of the window and the date. Nice.' No you are not but yes it is very cool!!! Update: For this to happen you must have installed SP1 for Office ......

Over the last 5 years I have been involved in a lot of different projects where Identity Management or IDM has become more and more important. Any work with local or natinal government now has this as a key element so I thought it might be time to blog a little on the topic... What is it? Simply put Identity management (ID management) is a broad administrative area that deals with identifying individuals in a system (such as a country, a network, or an enterprise) and controlling their access to ......

In the recesses of your computer, 20-30 invisible processes run silently in the background. Some hog system resources, turning your PC into a sluggish computer. Worse yet, other useless processes harbour spyware and Trojans - violating your privacy and giving hackers free reign on your computer. WWW.ProcessLibrary.com is an invaluable resource for anyone who wants to know the exact purpose of every single process

The W3C have spent a considerable part of their last meeting discussing how to speed up XML - see http://techrepublic.com.com... The main protagonists seem to be going for a 'Binary' for of XML. This seems at odds with the purpose of a 'Markup' format. Futhrermore the stable door may being shut too late with various 'solutions' already in production. Looks like we may be back to multiple formats again. ......

This is the User Guide, Samples and Walkthroughs for the tools for developing custom SharePoint applications with the Visual Studio 2005 extensions for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0, version 1.1 (VSeWSS 1.1). The user guide has sections: Starting out in SharePoint Development Walkthrough of the VSeWSS User Interface including the WSP View The Team Site Project The Blank Site Project The List Definition Project The Web Part Project The Workflow Projects Project Item Templates Best Practices with ......

If you are a developer for SharePoint your best friend has been Virtual PC or VMWare. It’s now time to introduce a new friend, Bamboo Nation's SharePointOnVista go here for more info Technorati Tags: MOSS 2007,Deve on Vista,WSS3.0 ......

CoffeCup produce some great web development software including 'fee' software.  Have a look here: Free Software - CoffeeCup Software


This document gives home users an overview of the security risks and countermeasures associated with Internet connectivity, especially in the context of “always-on” or broadband access services (such as cable modems and DSL). However, much of the content is also relevant to traditional dial-up users (users who connect to the Internet using a modem). Go here: http://www.cert.org/tech_ti... ......

You can turn a folder into a desktop toolbar by dragging the icon of the desired folder to the edge of the screen. You can then turn it into a floating toolbar by dragging it from the edge of the screen into the middle of the screen.  (It helps if you minimize all application windows first.)

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