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  • One Louder

    Scientists Discover Senior VP with Intense Interest in Recruiting

    I'm only kind of kidding. How many senior business leaders do you know that are so engaged in recruiting that they actually do the campus visits themselves and then blog about it? Steven Sinofsky, our SVP in Office is such a person. Steven is known at...
  • Pashman's InfoPath Goldmine

    Calling the Outlook Address Book from InfoPath

    Ok, so I'm no code slinger, but once in a while I get my hands dirty and write (more like customize existing) code. Many times I have to break the bad news to customers that Outlook as a forms tool linking to Public Folders is going the way of the dodo...
  • IEBlog

    IE7 Networking improvements in content caching and decompression

    Hello! I am Venkat Kudallur, development lead for Networking in Internet Explorer. We have made several improvements in Internet Explorer in Networking, and in this post, I would like to introduce you to some of the improvements in content caching and...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Substandard user experiences, by default

    I've in been in rant mode the last couple of days , not just writing them, but have enjoyed reading them too. Here's a good rant by Mark Baartse - 'the fault of defaults' is all about how crap user exepriences (that's the technical term) in software...
  • Nonnenberg's Notes

    Chat: The Visual Studio Debugger, November 3rd @ 1pm Pacific Time

    The Visual Studio Debugger "Do you have some burning questions or comments about SQL, C#, VB, C++, or script debugging support in Visual Studio? Want to know more about Visual Studio 2005's enhanced datatips, improved interop debugging, Managed Debugging...
  • The Far Corner of the EEC

    Remote control for humans

    While I could care less about the gaming aspects and I'm doubtful about the military applications, I found the article on Remote Controlling Humans to be interesting. If nothing else, it's a step in making a more realistic virtual world.
  • On Microsoft Publisher and more

    Viewing XPS Documents

    My last post on XPS generated some questions on expected reach and availability of XPS Viewers. Andy Simonds has just posted some more details in this area over in his blog . (His team is both delivering viewers and working with partners on additional...
  • Outside The Cube

    Exchange, MOM, SLAs, and Halo 2...

    SLAs? Necessary but boring - always wanted a tool like MOM that can pump data automatically to something like the SLA Scorecard Solution - so I can get back to Halo 2 ;-) Managing Exchange Service Levels with the SLA Scorecard Solution Accelerator...
  • Outside The Cube

    Active Directory: Schema Modification Anyone?

    If I had a dime for every time I've been asked by a rightfully nervous admin about modifying the AD schema, well... I'd have a lot of dimes ;-) Here's a good article on how Microsoft manages our AD schema... Structured Active Directory Schema Management...
  • Microsoft XML Team's WebLog

    Whidbey has now left the building...

    "May I have your attention please: Whidbey has now left the building." That's right folks, after much ado, Whidbey (VS2005 + .Net Framework 2.0) has finally shipped. There's allot of great stuff in this release; looking back......
  • Outside The Cube


    This should prove interesting...
  • Hartmut Maennel's Blog


    I joined Microsoft Germany in 1998, and moved to the Visual Studio Group in Redmond in 2000. The last two years I have been working in the C# product unit, currently in the DLinq team, and plan to blog about DLinq from time to time. The current web site...
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