Gabe on Software

Nuggets of wisdom on Agile Development, .NET and ConfigMgr 2007

Beta The Next Version of Configuration Manager

Want to get access to the next version of Configuration Manager? Nominate your org to be a TAP...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 01/12/2010

Getting a ConfigMgr Client's Registered Certificate Thumbprint

When managing a client in a ConfigMgr 2007 hierarchy, it can be difficult to determine what...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 12/14/2009

Cloud Computing Meatwad!

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 03/30/2009

How to Re-Sign (Strongly Name) an existing .NET Binary

Do you have an existing .Net binary you are trying to use with an existing project that uses...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 12/30/2008

Merry Christmas and Happy New Years!

Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday and wish everyone a wonderful Christmas! :)

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 12/24/2008

I'm Famous!

I'm on the news

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 10/31/2008

Converting C# to VB.net

I had one reader from Germany contact me regarding porting a sample section of my blog posting on...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 10/07/2008

Free Agile Development Talks from

These are some great talks from the best minds on agile software development giving their talks at...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/18/2008

Enabling Debug and Verbose Logging in ConfigMgr 2007

I adapted this from the SMS Client FAQ section since I get so many questions on how to do this....

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/06/2008

Muppets Mahna Mahna Video

Hahahaha! It's the little stuff like this that takes me back to the days I wish I was a kid again..

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/05/2008

New Paper on Tools with Kent Beck

Microsoft recently released a new paper on Tools and the Visual Studio Team System. It's a great...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 06/30/2008

Scrum Makes You Smarter

Although it's a bit controversial, Jeff Sutherland posted an article citing that Scrum makes you...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 05/28/2008

Certified ScrumMaster

I'm now officially a certified ScrumMaster! And, I'm certified by the famous Jeff Sutherland,...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 05/12/2008

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 SDK Released

For those of you that are waiting for the RTM version of the ConfigMgr 2007 SDK, it was just...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 03/17/2008

Microsoft Recruiting Makes Local Paper

The Lansing State Journal covered the Microsoft Job-Cuzzi at Michigan State University. I was...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/27/2008

Configuring ISA Firewalls for ConfigMgr

In case you are doing Internet Based Client Management (IBCM), Adam has a great article on...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/22/2008

Configuration Manager 2007 Error Codes

In case you bump into some of the more obscure error codes, there is a large list available on the...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 01/02/2008

Using the (SMS) ConfigMgr 2007 MPAPI with .NET

The MP API is a SDK component that can be used to communicate with a ConfigMgr (Formerly SMS)...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 11/06/2007

Great talk on Scrum by Ken Schwaber

Straight from the horse's mouth. there is a fantastic talk by Ken Schwaber on Scrum and it's...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 10/22/2007

10 Signs of a Project Failure

This is a great article that outlines the 10 signs that a project is going to fail. For myself, I...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 10/22/2007

Upgrading Your Applications Using WiX

There has been a real lack of good examples of upgrading your applications using (Windows Installer...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 10/15/2007

ConfigMgr TechNet Forums Now Open

The former newsgroups used for support have now been setup on the TechNet forums to help reach a...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 10/15/2007

The Growth of a Feature

It's not quite the same as growing plants, (project running late? use some miracle grow!) but...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/27/2007

Feature Crews Microsoft Style

This is a great article on how Microsoft assembles feature crews for success. It's kind of...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/24/2007

Software is Not Made of Bricks

This is a great article on how software development is not like bricks. It sort of reminds me of...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/24/2007

SCCM 2007 Beta 2 Software Development Kit (SDK)

System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Beta 2 Software Development Kit (SDK) is now available for...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/13/2007

Free Book on Team Development with Team Foundation Server

Looks like a Patterns and Practices : Team Development with TFS Guide (Final Release) was released...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/13/2007

How to tell if the shipping guy doesn't like you

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 08/10/2007

System Center Configuration Manager Release Canidate on TechNet!

ConfigMgr is now released on TechNet and is available as a public beta. You can download directly or...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 07/24/2007

Note To Self: Forests in Windows 2000 Operational Mode...

Forests operating in Windows 2000 mode do not have Forest Trust Types. In order to a Forest Trust...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 06/21/2007

Download SCCM 2007 Beta2 at Connect

Systems Center Configuration Manager 2007 Beta2 has just shipped and is available for public beta on...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/22/2007

Web 2.0 Video

Fantastic video I found in a post by Scoble. It's a great video that outlines how the web 2.0 will...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/19/2007

Designed for Big

Systems Center Configuration Manager recently released a cool website outlining the features of SCCM...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/08/2007

Traffic Control Monitor (TCMon) is a tool used to interact with the windows Quality of Service (QOS)...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/06/2007

Hello World!

Just like every developer starting their new language, a Hello World is in order. My name is Gabe...

Author: Gabe Brown Date: 02/05/2007