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Evangelism - Developer and Platform Evangelism

July, 2003

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    PSA: J2EE and .NET Reloaded

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    The latest version of the .NET & J2EE Petstore is now available from The Middleware Company .  You can discuss  on the ServerSide .  I won't give a long rant here, other then to say that TMC, by now, have probably the best...
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    MS Product Roadmap Released

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    If you do any .NET development, you absolutely have to see our officially released Product Roadmap .  There's a section on C# futures that should interest developers and  EricR did a keynote at VS Live NY with Bix showing off the new...
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    Microsoft search supports the "#" symbol!

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    Reading Korby's blog today, I saw that Microsoft recently updated their search page and you can now successfully enter "C#" and find C#!  What * used * to happen is that the "#" symbol got ignored and a search for "C# samples" returned "C samples...
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    Me versus 520

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    I have bad luck driving into work lately, on Wednesday there was a truck that had engine problems on 520 (the bridge that connects Seattle to MSHQ and which already killed one of my computers ) and my commute was about an hour.  On the way home...
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    MGB Part 2

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    Another great part of MGB is that I got to catch up with my old co-workers from DC who are all doing well.  Shout outs to everybody, especially since some read my blog!  I also got to play Rise of Nations , a game that I thought was...
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    You down with MGB? Yeah you know me Part 1

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    Please forgive me for not blogging more, but I've been horribly sick, really busy and travelling.  I'm only now *starting* to catch up on e-mail and remove my DayQuil dependency.  Keller is also sick, and he was nice enough to pick me...
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    JLCA 2.0 and JSP to ASP.NET Portal

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    Today we officially made available for download the   Java Language Conversion Assistant (JLCA) version 2.0.  The JLCA is a conversion tool that automatically converts existing java language source files to C# code. This...
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    80's Renaissance Continues...

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    First it was Mr. T doing 1-800-COLLECT commercials, then Alf, now the Boston Globe is reporting that Garbage Pail Kids, the must-have collectors cards from the 80's, are making a  comeback. Quote from the article: " Topps plans to launch a Web...
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    Work hard, play hard

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    "Work hard, play hard" is my mantra (and the mantra of most people at MS), but it's pretty damn exhausting after a while. I haven't been able to blog since last week, and it's simply because I've been busy * all* the time. This weekend, for example...
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