• Chris Koenig

    PHP on Vista 64-bit

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    I wanted to try out the FastCGI stuff for myself, and learn a little PHP along the way, so I downloaded and installed the FastCGI module from IIS.NET , and the latest version of PHP. Of couse, because I'm running 64-bit Vista , there were some things...
  • Chris Koenig

    Cool Twitter Screen Saver using WPF

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    http://blogs.msdn.com/karstenj/archive/2007/04/30/flitter-source-posted.aspx Technical Evangelist Karsten Januszewski has posted a cool WPF-based screen saver that hooks into Twitter. Check it out!
  • Chris Koenig

    Workflow issues after upgrading to Orcas - Fixed!

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    I have been trying to dive into WF this week based on some questions from customers, but was having trouble getting the WF designer to work in Orcas. I upgraded to Orcas a few weeks ago after uninstalling VS2K5, but hadn't tried to run the WF designer...
  • Chris Koenig

    Podcast Receiver Software

    One of the greatest parts of my job is meeting and working with community leaders from all over South Central District (TX, OK, LA and AR). I've met a bunch of really cool, and interesting people so far, but most of them only via phone. Now that I'm relocated...
  • Chris Koenig

    Really Nice WPF Application

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    You know, it's really late, and I should be asleep, but I was completely mesmerized after downloading and installing this really cool WPF-based family tree application from Vertigo called Family.Show . It was showcased at MIX'07 this week, so (not being...
  • Chris Koenig

    WindowsClient.net

    Hey all you WinForms and WPF fans out there - Microsoft just launched a new Web Site today at http://www.WindowsClient.net . This site is dedicated to the Smart Client programmer in all of us :) They've got some great aggregated news feeds, training/labs...
  • Chris Koenig

    Dynamic Data Controls for ASP.NET

    There's a great video demo showing off some of the new features under development in the ASP.NET "Futures" project. The Dynamic Data Controls (DDC) allow you to easily create data-driven web sites with very liitle required coding. The demo does show you...
  • Chris Koenig

    Welcome Abigail Grace Jenkins!

    Congrats Caleb and family!!!
  • Chris Koenig

    Hack Day

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    I recently had an excellent opportunity to participate at one of our customers' Hack Day events. I had never heard of HackDay prior to my experience last week, but it turned out to be a lot of fun. The concept is simple - give a room full of developers...
  • Chris Koenig

    Popfly

    What a great sample application to showcase the power of Silverlight. Popfly is a mash-up creation tool that's super easy to use and fairly powerful for an alpha. This video gives a 15 minute overview of the Popfly functionality, featuring integration...
  • Chris Koenig

    Upcoming Events in South Central

    Community Events July 28 th – Oklahoma City Code Camp http://www.okcpro.net/ This is the first annual code camp for the OKCDNUG. Jason Zander, GM for the .NET Framework Team will be delivering the opening keynote, so please register early. If you're interested...
  • Chris Koenig

    Enhance Your Silverlight Development

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    You can now download some additional Silverlight bits and tools from MSDN: >> Silverlight 1.1 Alpha for Windows >> Expression Blend 2 May Preview * (25.5 MB) >> Silverlight Tools Alpha for Visual Studio "Orcas" Beta 1 * visit the MSDN...
  • Chris Koenig

    May DevCares Events

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    DevCares - Visual Orcas and LINQ Visual Studio code name "Orcas" delivers on Microsoft’s vision for application development by enabling developers to rapidly create connected applications that deliver the highest quality rich user experiences. This next...
  • Chris Koenig

    My new favorite error message

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    Nothing like a little destabilized runtime to get the creative juices flowing...
  • Chris Koenig

    30 Car Pile-up on the Information Superhighway

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    As I was unpacking boxes this afternoon, I was thinking about all the things that I needed to do in order to complete my move - everything from phone service, to newspaper, to mail forwarding to school registration for my kids. I figured "ok, so I need...
  • Chris Koenig

    ASP.NET User Group Meeting - Amazon

    Mike Culver from Amazon Web Services will be speaking at the Dallas ASP.NET User Group this coming Tuesday, May 22, from 6pm – 9pm. His topic will be The Future of Web Services. You can RSVP by sending an email to rsvp@dallasasp.net , or visit their website...
  • Chris Koenig

    Silverlight Plugin Now (Also) Available from Apple Website

    Alright Mac users, the Mac plug-in for silverlight is available for download from the Apple website: http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/development_tools/silverlight.html Mac System Requirements Mac OS X 10.1 or later 500MHz PowerPC G3 processor, 1...
  • Chris Koenig

    Visual Studio "Orcas" Installation Error

    I've heard from a few people that they've had trouble installing Visual Studio codename "Orcas" on their machines. The problem they've all reported was a popup dialog that appeared when the .NET Framework 3.5 was trying to install. If you see this error...
  • Chris Koenig

    Looks like it's baby time for Caleb...

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    Looks like Caleb might actually Twitter his baby's birth. I hope Mom doesn't see ;-) Good luck Caleb and Family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you...
  • Chris Koenig

    StarWars Stamps!

    Go vote for your favorite stamp!
  • Chris Koenig

    VSLive Coming to Austin!

    Just in case you didn't know, VSLive is coming to Austin, TX on Nov 12-15. These are great conferences, and I highly recommend them if you're able to attend. The conference committee is currently looking for speakers, so if you're interested, proceed...
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