• Andy Oakley

    'The Compressed (zipped) Folder is invalid or corrupted'

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    Some people have reported problems downloading releases from the Workspaces application; either they find a 0 byte file, or are presented with the message 'The Compressed (zipped) Folder is invalid or corrupted'. Either way, not fun. From the list...
  • Andy Oakley

    Safely displaying untrusted HTML

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    One of the challenges in importing external RSS feeds for the annotations aggregator is how to safely display untrusted HTML. Enter the SECURITY attribute of the IFRAME, a great way of instructing the browser to render the contents of the frame in...
  • Andy Oakley

    Drag and drop file uploads in IE with .NET

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    I've received a couple of requests lately about how to implement drag-and-drop multiple file uploads in Internet Explorer from within managed code. Fortunately for me, someone else has already taken the liberty of writing an article on the subject at...
  • Andy Oakley

    Farewell Craig

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    Alas, Craig, it’s sad to see you go . I do appreciate the constructive feedback however as it’s always really helpful to hear different perspectives. Going through your points in turn: Reliability: This one really worries...
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces standalone client updated for 1.2

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    I made a few tweaks to WksAlone, the GotDotNet Workspaces standalone client, this afternoon to bring it in line with the recent v1.2 feature release. Download it here http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/wksalone Changes: Installation/setup package...
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces bug tracker changes coming soon

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    Watch out for some improvements in the Workspaces bug tracker next week (Tuesday 3/16/04). Find that bug It’s true, the querying power in today’s bug tracker leaves somewhat to be desired. As the bug count rises, it can...
  • Andy Oakley

    Changes in the Workspaces releases area

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    As I mentioned last week , the Workspaces on GotDotNet are going to see a few changes tomorrow. There will be some downtime while the modifications are made across the site but expect all data to remain intact. Some of the changes on the way in the...
  • Andy Oakley

    RSS Bandit moving on

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    Dare posts about RSS Bandit leaving GotDotNet Workspaces . Workspaces is still a relatively young application and is something that continues to grow. Does it provide everything the community project developer needs? Not yet, but we're working on it...
  • Andy Oakley

    wksalone updated

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    Thanks to Omar Shahine  for updating wksalone , now with built-in Workspace selection and stored window size/position preferences.
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces activity metrics

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    In the Workspaces directory, what is the activity number and how is it calculated? The activity percentile assigned to each Workspace is calculated on a nightly basis and gives an idea of the relative activity of different Workspaces...
  • Andy Oakley

    O'Reilly on Annotations

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    Ian Griffiths over at O’Reilly has put together a great article on the Longhorn SDK annotations  and how O'Reilly put together the first independent feed. It’s a good read.
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces 1.1

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    Not to be left out, GotDotNet Workspaces has also seen a few changes recently. We’ve fixed a handful of problems and introduced a number of new features. Changes to watch out for: Access control system Notifications for Workspaces...
  • Andy Oakley

    Passport exceptions in wkssync and wksalone

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    (Just posted to the news sections in these Workspaces) If you're running wkssync or wksalone  on a machine that's not previously been used with the VS.NET provider for Workspaces, you need to do one of the following Run the VS.NET provider...
  • Andy Oakley

    Annotations content from O'Reilly

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    O’Reilly has already put together a feed of annotations talking about different content in the Longhorn SDK. Subscribe to their feed (it's one of the recommended ones) and check them out!   Appling Effects to Markup Using...
  • Andy Oakley

    wksalone

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    Just published: wksalone , a little wrapper that hosts the GotDotNet Workspaces Windows Forms interface in a standalone app, rather than Internet Explorer. Beware, this application is trivial and contains no pretty interface for selecting...
  • Andy Oakley

    Debugging a WinForms control embedded in Internet Explorer

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    Some pointers explaining how the Workspaces WinForms interface works....
  • Andy Oakley

    New site features nearing completion

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    Common Resource Repository 1.1 We're currently in the final stages of testing a set of enhancements to the Common Resource Repository (CRR). The CRR is the underlying data store used behind several features on the site, providing a common set of interfaces...
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces v1 - where we're going

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    Right now, were busy at work on the first full release of Workspaces, version 1.0. There was a load of great feedback from the beta, and while not everything made the final cut, this version should have a number of improvements and a couple of significant...
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces v1 - Directory mockup

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    The directory should look something like this in the next version. Note sortable columns, and a significantly extented set of filters, including 'my Workspaces', 'Workspaces with releases' and an extended set of languages and technologies.
  • Andy Oakley

    CRR, User Samples: Almost there

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    The Resource Center/User Samples upgrades are running a little behind schedule. Although we've been code complete for some time, there are still a few outstanding problems that put us a few days from releasing. Despite some challenges in migrating the...
  • Andy Oakley

    MSDN Annotations

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    The PDC saw the announcement of so many exciting new things, it was hard to keep track, but everyone I talked to seemed to be having fun trying. After so many months of silence from me, I suspect even most news aggregators have forgotten about me,...
  • Andy Oakley

    Progress with the VS.NET integration

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    Things are looking great with the VS.NET integration piece. An MSI package now installs the relevant assemblies and registers Workspaces with Visual Studio. On loading from source control, you're prompted for Passport credentials, the Workspace you're...
  • Andy Oakley

    MSDN Annotations - bringing it client-side

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    Public annotations can be useful, but sometimes the audience of 'everyone' can simply be too broad. Consider some examples: I read the blog of a developer who has a really specific focus on a particular topic. His/her chatter really interests me...
  • Andy Oakley

    User Samples v2 released today

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    The User Samples v2 is up and running on GotDotNet! Plenty of changes in the backend, and an improved UI with sorting by date, rating and download count. Work on Workspaces v1 is going well. One useful addition this week allows news and releases made...
  • Andy Oakley

    Workspaces v1 release in progress

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    Everything's ready to go with Workspaces. Deployment of Workspaces v1 will happen throughout the day today, so the GotDotNet site may display an upgrade message at various times. By this evening, all Workspaces will be available through...
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