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    Changes to C# and .NET Framework

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    Eric points out some of the new syntax changes we’ve made in C# 2.0 for FCLC compliance . These changes could break some of your existing code so you should make sure to verify 1.1 code when moving to VS 2005 (Whidbey). You should also be...
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    Exhaustion

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    Exhaustion I'm physically exhausted from work and continuous sleep deprivation...you know it's bad when you hit 40 hours a week in three days (including Sunday). This job isn't a sprint, it's a marathon, and I'm the sucker looking for the next runner...
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    Sun and Microsoft to work together

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    **Updated x2 ** Update just for Dare I'm glad this story is coming on April 2nd :) http://news.com.com/2100-1014_3-5183848.html?tag=nefd_lede Sun and Microsoft reach a deal on antitrust and patent issues, with payments of $1.95 billion...
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    Disclaimer

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    Disclaimer The information in this weblog is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. This weblog does not represent the thoughts, intentions, plans or strategies of my employer. It is solely my opinion. Inappropriate comments will...
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    Xbox News

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    Halo 2 It looks like Bungie has officially stated on their web site that Halo 2 will be released Fall 2004 . Halo 2 will be Xbox Live enabled and it's going to be sweet. I hope the Cornershot gun makes it into Halo 3. EA to support Xbox Live? IGN is...
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    Upcoming Events

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    VS Connections (April 18-21) Is anyone going to VS Connections in Orlando next week? I'll be there, it should be lots of fun. I'm trying to cook up some fun demos for my talk on What's new with the C# IDE. Bay.NET User Group (April 27) I'll also be...
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    Chocolate as a Social hacking tool?

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    From memefirst , we see the power of one of the most powerful substances in the world, the cocoa bean. According to this article, it's strong enough to either make you divulge your password or lie to a researcher. As a chocoholic who needs at least a...
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    Burn Out Symptoms or Par for the course?

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    MSN Careers has a quick article on job burnout, below are the symptoms: 1. chronic fatigue - exhaustion, tiredness, a sense of being physically run down 2. anger at those making demands 3. self-criticism for putting up with the demands 4. cynicism...
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    Back from VS Connections onto Bay.NET UG

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    I'm back from VS Connections , the demos for my talk went off pretty smoothly and I got to meet lot's of great people. The people I talked to were really excited about C# 2005, and I got to show off some of the cool, new features that came online in the...
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    Quick Brain dump of what's going on

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    [Sorry if this post sounds like a stream of consciousness, I have no time to blog] Channel 9 officially launched today, check it out and tell Robert what you think.... MVP's are swarming in Redmond, ScottNo has some good plans for C# MVPs, and...
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    Eric Rudder blogs on Sun/Microsoft announcement

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    Eric Rudder , who's my managers , managers , managers , managers , manager, blogs about the Sun/Microsoft announcement in his new, pun-intended blog post “ Sunny Days Ahead “. My favorite part is that one of our senior vice presidents can...
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    Eric on Channel9, Shaykat on Blogs

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    Eric Gunnerson is on Channel9 , discussing: How do you design new features for C#? What has been the biggest change at Microsoft since you've been here? Shaykat blogs about our spoken word blog session. I'm still laughing, I personally think...
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