- Don't pretend you like the All Blacks when Australia is playing them in rugby them and you're in Australia
- Apparently Paul Calhoun knows the FBI
- There is no such thing as Tam-Tams and the Chit Chat Tim Tam Challenge just may be a real thing
- The Aussies knows how to drink and throw an excellent event
- iThings will likely cause the percentage of hearing impaired from 1 in 6 to 1 in 4 over the coming years
Seriously - something is dead wrong. All the pictures I take are upside down!
G'day! I'm now in Sydney - have been since Thursday evening (GMT+10) - and I'm getting ready for AusLUG on Monday. Besides sightseeing I'm fine tuning my session presentations for the event. As always one of the cool things about the LUG's are catching up with friends and I had dinner with Mat Newman and Paul Calhoun last night. Very nice and from what I hear from Mat it's going to be a stellar event.
I'm honored to be doing two sessions:
- How the Jedis do plugin development
- OSGi - Application Development power Unleashed!
I'm looking forward to seeing a lot of new faces on Monday and Tuesday and seeing a lot of people at my sessions. Come on in - it isn't as hard as it sounds.
As posted by Ed the day before yesterday (Shorter path to Notes/Domino 8.5 certification) the certification path for Notes/Domino 8.5 is being simplified from September 2011. I used to have a somewhat strained perception of certification but after my own Lotus Connections certification I'm a firm believer. Certification makes you take the product seriously but I haven't always agreed with the required number of tests. This change makes me a happy camper! :-)
I have also within the last two months seen the level of expertise acquired by co-workers rise as they study for and take the exams. It is not as hard as it might seem.
Come on - what are you waiting for?! Go sign up for certification.
Is it tomorrow I'm leaving? Yup - sure it is. I'm really psyched that I'm leaving for Sydney and AusLUG tomorrow. I've been spending some time today making ready for the trip which I'm really, really, really looking forward to. Of course it will be hard to be without my wife and daughter for 9 days but the trip will make up for it.
See you all down under.
The premiere issue of the Java Magazine from Oracle is now available. The magazine is FREE!!! and contains a load of cool interesting articles.
As mentioned previously I'll be speaking at DNUG in November in Bamberg in Germany where I will be giving my "jumpstart your plugin development"-session about all the plugin development goodness. Besides that I'm also going to join forces with Rene Winkelmeyer (of among other things File Navigator fame) in a two hour session on XPages Extensibility Library titled "XPages Extensibility under the hood". One hour on the basics and a full hour hands-on labs. Hope to see many of you there.