Monthly Archives: July 2010

Exchange 2010 SP1 still changing


I’ve commented before about the problem posed for authors who attempt to describe software as it is being developed. Code that you think is solid and won’t change is removed before the final build because a bug is discovered or … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 SP1 “Inside Out” book makes its first public appearance


When browsing Amazon.co.uk today, I was amused to receive this recommendation: Fantastic – the word is out that my Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out book is soon to be available! Great… until I read the PR text that talked about … Continue reading

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Different views of property


I’ve been a keen visitor to http://www.openmedia.fr amongst other French property web sites as a tool to help identify a suitable vacation property. Yesterday, I was browsing the details of some Provençal villas in a place called Flayosc (in the Var department … Continue reading

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Progress towards publication: Exchange 2010 SP1 “Inside Out” Book


My Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Inside Out book is slowly taking shape. Now that Microsoft has released SP1 (August 25, 2010), the code is finalized, which makes things much easier all round. To give you an insight into the work … Continue reading

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Losing faith in HP laptops


My faith in HP laptops is going through a crisis of confidence due to a series of failures or faults experienced by the collection of laptops within the family. In the last few months, we have had: A DV2000 model … Continue reading

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Making salt from sea water


An article in the Irish Times (http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/magazine/2010/0703/1224273550711.html) provoked a thought that we should take advantage of being close to the Atlantic Ocean and bring some salt water home to see if we could make some sea salt. I duly went … Continue reading

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Exchange 2010 Best Practices Book now available


Microsoft Press/O’Reilly have just published the Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Best Practices (also available from Amazon.co.uk) book by Siegfried Jagott and Joel Stidley. I had some involvement in this book as I was the technical editor for roughly half the … Continue reading

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