Santomania

Addy Santo's occasional braindumps

August, 2004

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    Outlook Adapter for BlogWave

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    Dan Hounshell is working on an Outlook Adapter for BlogWave . It isn't available yet but sounds pretty cool so far: It was fun working with Outlook and working the framework Addy supplied for adapters. It's pretty slick, it will get Tasks, Notes, Email...
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    Signing off for a week or two

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    I'm moving apartments this week and will also be away on business (Toronto here I come...) so I won't be blogging for a while. Next BlogWave release will probably be around mid-September. Known issues with v0.3: - Drag-drop to create a new feed assigns...
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    BlogWave FAQ

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    BlogWave Mini-FAQ Last Updated : 10/24/2004 Current Version : 0.99.1.5 (Beta 1.5) Download Link: http://www.addysanto.com/blog/blogwave/blogwave_vB15.zip (522K) Q. What is BlogWave? A. BlogWave is an "RSS Generator": a tool which can pull information...
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    How to get noticed

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    Michael Swanson shares a brilliant! story of how he made sure that his resume would get noticed by Microsoft . I'm filing this one away in my favorite "interview/recruiting" stories :)
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    BlogWave version 0.3 (Alpha 3) - Released!

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    This release is full of cool new features. Drag-and-drop enables creating complex aggregate feeds in literally seconds. Context Menus. NNTP (newsgroup) support. A pluggable architecture and a C# code sample showing how to connect BlogWave to additional...
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    "InteropServices.SEHException: External component has thrown an exception" - Solved!

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    I finally solved the problems with enabling XP Visual Styles (Themes) which I described here . My initial attempt worked on some computers but not others; apparently there is some mystic connection between the themed activation context, the color of my...
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    Happy Birthday Roy!

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    Roy Osherove - Congratulations!
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    Fighting the "InteropServices.SEHException: External component has thrown an exception" blues

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    <8/18/2004 update: see part II of this post, with a better solution: http://weblogs.asp.net/asanto/archive/2004/08/18/216825.aspx > .Net version 1.1 has a bug with XP Visual Styles which causes the following cryptic exception: "'System.Runtime.InteropServices...
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    Some Spam, a Chainletter and a Blog walk into a bar....

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    I'll be the first to admit that Luke Hutteman rocks (SharpReader is my primary aggregator!) but this post is very disturbing. It basically encourages people to create a chain-letter of blog posts with the sole intent of improving the google-juice of the...
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    BlogWave v0.2 (Alpha 2) - Released!

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    Alpha 2 of BlogWave is now available. ( What is BlogWave?? ) New & Improved in this version: Many internal changes and bug fixes. Supports for syndicating multiple feeds at once through the UI. Redesigned the "Running" screen to be more informative...
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