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  • All About Interop

    Try out VS2005 Beta2 - Hosted

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    http://msdn.demoservers.com/login.aspx?lab=118 Addendum: What does it mean, "Hosted"? you may ask. This means you can try out Visual Studio 2005, without installing anything on your own machine. Suppose you have a machine at work and you are not permitted...
  • SQL Server Engine Tips

    Direct dependencies on a column...

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    Queries to get direct dependencies on the column....
  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    Upgrading from March CTP to May CTP

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    So I spent part of my weekend updating various applications to the most recent CTP. I figured I would try it the same way most people outside of Microsoft would do it -- by using Google and searching the Avalon newsgroup. All told, I found the answers...
  • John Gallardo's Weblog

    Quiz: Comparisons in XQuery vs T-SQL

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    I have the following two statements. What is the difference? What would you expect the results to be? Are you surprised by what you get? select 1 where convert(xml, '<foo>bar</foo>').value('/foo[1]', 'nvarchar(4)') = 'Bar' go select...
  • TexBlog

    On OOP & "implements"

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    As a part of last week's blog discussion on MS & OOP , my friend Bill Fisher sent me a pointer to this blog entry on the Delphi "implements" keyword. I think Bill sent this to me for a couple of reasons, firstly because the "interface implementation...
  • TabBlogger

    Memory leak fixed

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    We released a hotfix today that addresses KB895953 . http://download.microsoft.com/download/a/8/e/a8eccb84-a587-4c37-9eec-199bc374ad7e/WindowsXP-KB895953-v4-x86-ENU.exe Thank you for your patience while we got this through the process. Update...
  • jeff's WebLog

    interesting things observed from the lunch table

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    As chance would have it, the last two years or so I have been eating lunch with the Shell team developers. Today as we sat at the end of the Shell Team Lunch Table, we had unexpected entertainment. Like most corporations, Microsoft employees have to swipe...
  • Artificial Ignorance - the Anand Iyer chronicles

    We're hiring!

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    Are you passionate and pumped to engage the developer community? We’re now hiring dynamic Developer Evangelists in the US West Region , specifically in Northern California (Silicon Valley, Greater San Francisco Bay Area). If you need more information...
  • TabBlogger

    LH on Tablet update

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    Been clearing my plate of various tasks that have piled up. LH installed on my M1300 finally. Don't try this at home unless you have revved your BIOS (still in testing). LH installed on my Tecra M4. A few device drivers to install yet, but should...
  • David Hill's WebLog

    Composite UI App Block Tech Preview Available Now

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    The Community Tech Preview (CTP) of the CompositeUI Application Block has shipped! Download it today from MSDN here and start building those composite smart client applications! Clearly the Patterns and Practices guys are truly living the Pattern Lifestyle...
  • BizTalkLATAM's Blog

    Cursos de e-learning regalados: primera ronda

    Las reglas son simples. En cada ronda se regalan " x" números de cursos (depende de lo elaborado) y se eliguen los ganadores por medio de un sorteo (básicamente empleando números al azar). Se indica el periodo de tiempo en el que la ronda estará abierta...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: ASP.NET code analysis missing line numbers

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    Code analysis messages against ASP.NET projects have greatly improved in the private drops I'm testing. One of the things that caught me off guard in the earlier builds was that some warnings and error messages had no associated file names or line numbers...
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