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Brad Abrams

Design Guidelines, Managed code and the .NET Framework
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  • Brad Abrams

    .NE Framework Posters in the VS2005

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    I haven’t heard much feedback on the .NET Framework poster in the VS 2005 box. Kit George (from BCLBlog fame) put this together and I think it turned out pretty well. Unfortunately the only way I know how to get a copy of the poster is to buy the...
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    PM Tip #57: Write the agenda on the board

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    Update: See the full list of PM Tips . One could write a whole set of books on how to have (or not have) a great meeting... this post deals with a very specific and actionable way to improve your meetings. The rule is very simple. Write down the...
  • Brad Abrams

    ClickOnce and Permission Elevation

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    ClickOnce is a very cool client application delivery system that we shipped in V2.0 of the .NET Framework and that WPF (aka Avalon) makes use of as well. Before we even shipped V1.0 of the .NET Framework we have know that deployment is the key issue for...
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    PM Tip #21: Sanity Will Prevail

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    Update: See the full list of PM Tips . One of the core jobs of a PM is to hold tight to the vision of the product. There are a million things that can distract you and set you back. Features get cut, resources get moved, partners fail to deliver...
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    PM Tip # 32: Nothing kills excitement like ambiguity

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    Update: See the full list of PM Tips . As a PM, one of your key jobs is building excitement for your feature. This excitement is important among many different audiences. · Among potential customers for your feature – Customers rarely buy or...
  • Brad Abrams

    Ajax for the rest of us: Atlas, the profile store and web based forms

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    While Ajax is getting lots of buzz in the new Web 2.0 style applications it enables I was struck recently by the impact this programming style could have on possibly the most popular web application: web based forms! I hate filling out web forms...
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    Framework Design Guidelines review and thank you Belgium

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    David Hayden (a C# MVP) recently posted a good review of the FDG . Here is one notable comments: Although I was originally worried that it would be more theoretical in nature and mainly apply only to architect types, such is not the case. It is...
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    Book Plug: Data Binding with Windows Forms 2.0 : Programming Smart Client Data Applications with .NET

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    As I am coming up to speed on my new role, I have found out about the great work the teams have already done. One of them is reviewing books so that our community gets the best possible data. The team reviewed this one and their feedback is that it is...
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    BradA on .NET Rocks (a little belated)

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    I am fairly late in noting that the spot that Joel Pobar and I did a while back on .NET Rocks was posted and Carl even did a bit for Code Magazine on it .. This one is CLR focused of course... maybe Carl and the gang will have me back on to talk...
  • Brad Abrams

    Slashdot on Framework Design

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    Very cool to see Slashdot address framework design , although I am a bit disappointed they didn't reference the Framework Design Guidelines as it covers all of these areas. I do basically agree with the primary point of the post... Our presumption...
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    A Persnickety Developer reviews the Framework Design Guidelines

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    I recently ran across this review for the Framework Design Guidelines . A couple of interesting quotes: The fun part of this book was reading all the annotations that were given throughout that sometimes revealed insider mistakes made and I got...
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    Video plug for Atlas talk at Mix...

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    Shanku , Bertrand Le Roy and I recently shot a spot about our Atlas\Ajax presence at Mix ... I’d love to hear thoughts... what would you like to hear us cover? Here is a list of the breakouts that are directly Ajax focused... There is also some good information...
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    eWeek on ASP.NET's Atlas project

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    Darryl K. Taft from eWeek does a good article on Atlas. This highlights what I think is the core value of our Atlas project . Microsoft's Atlas Eases AJAX Development, Consultant Says Some quotes: “One of the biggest problems with the AJAX approach...
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    Squeet on Atlas...

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    The Squeet folks are blogging about their usage of Atlas . I can’t wait to see many many more!
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