Archive for June, 2004

phantom

Monday, June 14th, 2004

We went to go see Phantom of the Opera this weekend. After a childhood of hearing the sounds, I finally got to see the glue that goes between them Let’s just say the performance was awesome and leave it at that….

xslt transformations

Monday, June 14th, 2004

xslt rocks, it is ‘da bomb’. If you’ve never used it before then when you have 2 weeks spare, do yourself a favour and learn it. The syntax is horrible, the patterns are complex, but the investment is worth it. a few odd resources to get you going: – Generate .NET Code With XSLT – […]

moving exchange

Monday, June 14th, 2004

We’ve just installed a new Exchange 2003 server at work, and we’ve been busy migrating mailboxes and public folders from the old server to the new one. Something to note is MS’s article on how to do this if you plan to remove the old server when you are finished. One thing to note that […]

Microsoft Certified Parrot

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

I have absolutly no respect for Micro$oft’s Exams. Every person I’ve seen take the exams have only passed because they have done past-papers (in the form of programs like the Transenders) over and over again. Anybody that has tried to go-it-alone and mearly study from the book has failed dismally. The only clear method of […]

Western Dump

Tuesday, June 1st, 2004

I have a new PC at work – YAY!! I moved all my files across on Friday – YAY!! The hard disk died on Saturday morning at 4am (2 days, 4 hours after acquisition) – no so yay there. Of course I had copied data directly from old pc to new pc, not via backup, […]