AdamU's WebLog

Thoughts and the occasional rant from Adam Ulrich, a Test Manager in Microsoft's Designer Tools Group. All things Sparkle, Acrylic, testing, recruiting and hiring.

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    That's right, you're not from Texas, but Texas wants you anyway

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    With apologies to Lyle Lovett .... I'm spending this week in Texas; specifically, at Microsoft's Las Colinas Customer Support Center in Irving, Tx. Now why in the world would I do that, voluntarily? Well, I'll tell you... Each year as I review my...
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    June CTPs now available

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    We've made available new CTPs of Expression Interactive Designer and Graphic Designer that work with the June CTP of the .Net Fx 3.0. Links are below. Interactive Designer Graphic Designer
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    Added a couple blog links

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    I put a couple of links on my main blog page, will add more as I run across stuff that I enjoy. If you haven't yet, You should read Soma's blog. Soma is my manager's manager. Michael, aka the Braidy Tester , has a great blog. Michael is the technical...
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    Questions, Questions, Questions

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    I got several email responses about how hiring works at Microsoft, and what I look for in hiring. I will respond to the questions, in my next post, but in the meantime, you can read a couple blog entries by Michael. Screen Door Hallmarks of Great...
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    not as simple as Red vs Blue

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    I ran into Adam Barr ( www.proudlyserving.com ) last week while volunteering to assist with a local Vocational High School's computer curriculum. Adam had left a few responses on my Blog on exchanges on testing at microsoft, and it was a pleasure to meet...
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    Test Automation, plus what is it like to be in Test at Microsoft?

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    It's not sexy, but it sure is fun. Santosh recently had a great post on what it's like being in test at microsoft. For those who read my posts from last year on campus and industry recruiting at microsoft, I would encourage you to also read this to...
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    Acrylic Greetings from Beijing

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    From the 8th to the 14th, I travelled to Beijing to meet with 5 vendors who've been working on one of my projects for the last year. Yanchun (Tracy) Guo, who is a test lead for Microsoft in Beijing, helped me out by taking me out to lunch, and in general...
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    Disclaimer

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    These postings are provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. The content of this site consists of personal opinions and do not officially represent Microsoft's view in any way. In addition, my thoughts and opinions can change, and as...
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    Static Code Analysis

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    I started using a tool this week that measures the lines of code (LOC) that are going into our source tree. I discovered several things that make me believe that measuring how much code we've written (along the lines of TSP or PSP) and some of the other...
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