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Archive for March, 2005

Developers, DevCon, Cubans and Cognac…

Nick and Craig (of Borland newsgroup and TeamB fame) have both weighed in on the seemingly odd direction of this year’s Borland Conference, now referred to as DevCon.  Frankly, I have to sympathize with them both.  Being on the inside of Borland, I have a clearly different perspective on things.  However, looking from the outside, [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on March 23rd, 2005 under Uncategorized | 18 Comments »

.NET 2.0 and slippery slopes..

Here are a couple of postings regarding the latest flurry of news surrounding the delay of .NET 2.0, VS2005, and Yukon: http://news.com.com/Slipping+schedules+in+Redmondhow+late+is+late/2061-10798_3-5629742.html?part=rss&tag=5629742&subj=news http://www.computerworld.com/softwaretopics/software/story/0,10801,100552,00.html?source=x54 What does this mean for Borland and the next release of Delphi?  Well… nothing official at this point.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on March 22nd, 2005 under Uncategorized | 8 Comments »

VCL.NET on CF? We control the horizontal…

Danny is making some waves in this post he made over the weekend.  One thing to note is that Borland has never set out to do things only half-hearted.  Unless there is some reasonable chance of success, we will rarely go off and speculatively head down a path.  VCL.NET on CF is one such item that [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on March 21st, 2005 under Uncategorized | 24 Comments »

"Really new guy" appears

In this blog post I referred to a new Delphi marketing manager.  Well, he’s now surfaced and has his own blog.  Please welcome Michael Slinn to the Borland blogging community!
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Posted by Allen Bauer on March 18th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Delphi on the Daily WTF…

I don’t know if I should laugh or cry… but it was bound to happen.  A Delphi reference finally showed up on the Daily WTF..  The Meteorological Station In Hell.
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Posted by Allen Bauer on March 17th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

BorCon 2005 dates and location finally announced…

Christine Ellis, posted the following to the borland.public.conference newsgroup: So, here it is…..*2005 Borland Conference**November 6-10, 2005**San Francisco, California*For 15 years the annual Borland Conference has been the premier event for technical education and has built a solid reputation as one of the most informative technical conferences in the industry. This year marks a [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on March 15th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Borland Marketing seen in the wild…

I was reading an article on eWeek about the whole VB.NET and MS MVP bruhaha… and I just happen to notice that the article was surrounded by an some ads from Borland about CaliberRM!  Oh and the irony of its positioning was not lost on me as well ;-)..  Here’s a screen-shot because it probably will cycle to a [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on March 15th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

Help Desk…

I just had a Dilbert moment…  You see my IBM notebook has been acting strange so I figured I’d submit a case to the Borland Helpdesk.  Well we’ve outsourced our IT operations to an external vendor (why?  I won’t go into that…), so I go to the help desk website which promptly redirects me to [...]

Posted by Allen Bauer on March 14th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 25 Comments »

Hmm…

http://blogs.codegear.com/dcc/archive/2005/03/12/3053.aspx
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Posted by Allen Bauer on March 14th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Woot’n

A little jaunt down Woot’n lane…

Posted by Allen Bauer on March 11th, 2005 under Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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