System.Blog.Martens.Ben

The Tech Blog of Ben Martens

October, 2007

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About The Tech Blog of Ben Martens

I'm an SDET in the Connected Systems Division. The Calendar Printing Aassistance for Office is the first public product to be released from our group and is available with Office12.

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    Future of Modeling

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    The Connected Systems Division was featured in Information Week today and they vaguely mentioned my project. "In the past a very select group of users has used modeling. Microsoft is going to make modeling mainstream for the average developer,"...
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    More Windows Shortcuts

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    The last post I made with command line tricks was well-received so I thought I'd post another little Windows shortcut. Items in your quick launch toolbar are accessible by pressing the Windows key followed by the number corresponding to the icon's position...
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    Extracurriculars Count!

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    I finished my undergrad about five years ago (Go Purdue!). As I look back at my education and try to pinpoint the key decisions, a couple things stick out: Get involved in extracurricular clubs. I was a member of StudentDev (a Microsoft student club associated...
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    Two Command Line Tricks

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    Watching a co-worker type can be a good tool for learning new tricks. I always ask "How did you just do that?" when I see something fly by a bit too quickly. I just learned two of them in the last half hour. If there is a command in your history...
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    GraphWise

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    The beta version of GraphWise is now available to the public. A 10,000 foot view of the app is that they are a search engine for numerical data. In fact, their home page currently states that they have created over 150 million data tables. Now that they...
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    VS: Modules Window

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    I've worked in various version of Visual Studio just about every day for the past 4 years. Today I learned a new feature: the Modules debug window. I'm trying to create test the debugging scenario when a specific set of symbols is not loaded. But no matter...
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