• Chris Koenig

    DSLReports Speed Test vs. My New Cable Modem

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    This is the report I get from the new house after TW was here today setting this all up. I'm paying for their 10MB connection, but it doesn't look like I'm getting my full money's worth. How does this compare to your speeds? Should I complain, or is this...
  • Chris Koenig

    Austin .NET User Group

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    I had a great time presenting "What's New in WCF" last night at the Austin .NET User Group - big thanks to Jeffrey, Eric and Giuseppe for inviting me to come down, and a special thanks to everyone that attended! We had such a great turnout that we broke...
  • Chris Koenig

    Coding4Fun Developer Kit - Home

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    Found on CodePlex, the Microsoft Open Source project hosting website: The Coding4Fun Developer Kit 2008 Vol 1 (BETA) includes the following tools: Bluetooth – implements 3 profiles: Serial Port, File Transfer and Object Push; plus provides Device Discovery...
  • Chris Koenig

    Dallas C# SIG August Meeting - "Ruby vs. C# Smackdown"

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    The theme for the August C#SIG meeting is "Ruby vs. C# Smackdown". Adam Keys , local Ruby guru will be a featured speaker, along with Jef Newsom, Microsoft Certified Architect and Solution Architect MVP. It should be a great meeting - I hope to see everyone...
  • Chris Koenig

    Social Networking here I come!

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    I'm trying to dive into the Social Networking thing in support of my role at Microsoft. Being the "Community DE" means connecting with and staying connected to the developer community as much as possible. Fortunately, there are a ton of ways to do this...
  • Chris Koenig

    My link blog

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    I have added a link blog to my collection of stuff. When using FeedDemon (yes, I switched news readers again) it's really easy to "copy an item to NewsBin". You can then expose the NewsBin as a separate RSS feed. We'll see how it goes, and hopefully that...
  • Chris Koenig

    Doug Seven : Windows Server® 2008, Visual Studio® 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server™ 2008 Joint Launch Announced

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    Announcement of Orcas, Longhorn and Katmai launch event dates, but don't miss this quote from the posting: While the launch events are scheduled to kick off on February 27, 2008, Visual Studio 2008 will ship before the end of the year. Doug Seven : Windows...
  • Chris Koenig

    Microsoft Silverlight @ DevCares

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    DevCares is a FREE half-day technical training series created by Developers for Developers! We’ll address the needs and issues of developers today and show you how to make a real difference in the way that you work! August Topic: Microsoft Silverlight...
  • Chris Koenig

    Sara Ford's Visual Studio 2008 Tip of the Day

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    Check out Sara Ford's WebLog for a cool "Visual Studio 2008 Tip of the Day". According to Rob Caron , she previously supplied a "Visual Studio 2005 Tip of the Week", which means your learning of the new version of Visual Studio can be accelerated by a...
  • Chris Koenig

    Do you have a Mind Map?

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    At my last job, we used to do a lot of Mind Maps to compliment the discussions we had around future product directions, processes, and happy hours ;-) For that we used an AWESOME program from MindJet called " Mind Manager ". This is a super-easy program...
  • Chris Koenig

    Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 is out!

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    Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 is now available from Microsoft Downloads - so go get it right now!!! You can get all the versions, including several VPC images so that you don't have to install on top of your existing environment. Download this latest beta...
  • Chris Koenig

    Connect: "Grava" CTP

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    From the web site: This looks like a really exciting thing for developers, and I'll definitely be following it. Enabling people to quickly, and easily create educational content that adapts to individual learning styles will make future online education...
  • Chris Koenig

    Los Techies Shirts Available!

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    My good friends down in San Antonio have worked out a deal with Cafe Press to sell all different manner of wearables and goodies with the Los Techies logo on it. My XXL T-shirt is on the way, so why haven't you ordered yours? Go buy one, and wear it to...
  • Chris Koenig

    Blog Promotion

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    Apart from making sure you have great content, and telling everyone you know about your blog, what strategies do you use to make sure people are reading your blog? Starting this FY I want to start getting more involved in blogging, and want to make sure...
  • Chris Koenig

    Skiing in Dallas?

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    http://www.bearfireresorts.com/ I hope they offer a seasonal pass :)
  • Chris Koenig

    Office 2007 Compatibility Pack

    For those of you not running Office 2007, do not despair! You can still view documents in the Office 2007 file format using the Microsoft Office 2007 Compatibility Pack . If you're not yet using Office 2007 then you definitely need to download this add...
  • Chris Koenig

    Bye Bye T-Mobile... Hello Cingular!

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    I just completed my switchover to Cingular from T-Mobile. The main reason was reliability - I enjoyed T-Mobile service, but I couldn't get a signal out at the new house. If you need my new number, let me know and I'll send it to ya.
  • Chris Koenig

    Upcoming Community Events

    Don't forget that we've got some great community events coming up in South Central: Sat, July 28 th – Oklahoma City CodeCamp ( http://www.okcodecamp.com ) Sat, August 25 th – Houston TechFest ( http://www.houstontechfest.com ) Sat, October 19-20 – Tulsa...
  • Chris Koenig

    Austin .NET User Group Meeting

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    For those of you in Austin, or planning to be in Austin tomorrow, I'll be speaking at the monthly Austin .NET User Group meeting. The topic will be WCF. Come join us for food, giveaways and more at the Microsoft Office in Austin. See their website for...
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