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  • craigrow

    How to write a non-fiction best seller: chapter 4 review

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    Chapter 4 This chapter mostly makes the case that blogs are a better way to get your message out than traditional media because you don't have a reporter in the middle to edit you ideas and get the facts wrong. Also, they make the case that blogs are...
  • Antimail

    What is the size of a GMail inbox now, and in the near future?

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    I just heard that Gmail is now finally open for subscriptions, so I headed to gmail.com . While looking at their web page, one weird thing caught my attention: an ever increasing counter of "megabytes" that was contiuously updated. Being a curious guy...
  • Developing Windows Applications by Mykola Dudar

    Visual C++ on PDC 2005

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    If you have not heard that already, just a reminder that PDC is in two weeks. I will fly to LA only for two pre-conference days when I am going to talk about MFC in VS2005 and going forward and also about change in deployment for VC++ libraries, how it...
  • robgruen's WebLog

    Windows XP 64bit & My dell Precision 380

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    So I got this spankin' new machine ( Dell Precision 380 ) with Intel's 64bit technology: EM64T . So I installed XP 64bit edition and it turns out that this version of XP ships with IIS6.0. They say you learn something new every day. The best thing of...
  • Rob Caron

    Osellus: Using RUP in Team System

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    Some of the frequently asked questions we get about Team System and how it relates to RUP are: Can I use RUP in Team System? Can RUP processes be brought into Team System in the form of process templates? Can Team System provide a process...
  • Krzysztof Cwalina

    List<T> vs. ArrayList Performance

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    Rico just posted a new performance quiz where he compares performance of List<T> and ArrayList in some simple scenarios. List<T> is my Whidbey baby, so of course I had to answer that List<T> is faster :-)
  • Betsy Aoki's WebLog

    And the students are piling in...

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    Student Day has begun! I thought, before the outcome of my own speech clouds everything in euphoric sparkles or deep angst (can you tell I overdramatize my public speaking neuroses?) I would get in some of the details of lovely Auckland and the Student...
  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    Performance Quiz #7 -- Generics Improvements and Costs

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    Time for another quiz for you all, this is just a micro-benchmark so we want to be careful not to conclude too much but it's useful for understanding the costs and their origins. Consider the two snippets shown below: // choice #1, using Generics ...
  • The Design-Time Developer

    BizTalk, I hardly knew ye!

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    Me and my big mouth. Gosh, I say that an awful lot. This time it's because of what shall probably go down in the history books as "The BizTalk Incident". Flashback - Chicago Day of .NET (several months ago) - I spoke at the event and had the opportunity...
  • Virtual Earth & MapPoint B2B

    How to Code with MWS

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    Rob Torres (Virtual Earth Test Team) wrote some killer documentation which shows every method and property in the MWS SDK with an operational application and sample code: http://demo.mappoint.net/fourthcoffeecompany/ .
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Osellus integration with VSTS

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    Came across this today and it seemed interesting. Video from Osellus on "Enacting IBM Rational Unified Process (RUP®) in Visual Studio Team System" http://www.osellus.com/solutions/microsoft/rup-vsts/
  • jeffcal's blogland

    and now for a change of pace

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    over the past year or two, i've only inconsistently updated my blog, and each time i've promised to write more frequently. now it's time to live up to my promises. as most of you know, we're wrapping up whidbey and getting very close to shipping this...
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