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  • Sriram Krishnan

    The MySpace generation

    I really have to blame Russell Beattie for all this. First he posted this entry called "Why MySpace scares the cr*p out of me" where he says "Why? Because I just don’t get it. I wish I did, but I don’t. Those crazy kids today, and all that. I mean...
  • Beat Schwegler's 2 Cents

    Why Restaurants aren’t run by the Software Industry

    Last week, I attended a great cooking class as part of my Architect Bootcamp delivery in Denmark . It is really impressive to see how this industry understands the streamlining of the creation of a meal but still is able to ensure the highest level of...
  • D/1195

    eBay Web Services && Starter Kit for Visual Studio 2005

    eBay built a Starter Kit for Visual Studio 2005, which could be downloaded here . Also there is an MSDN Article " Introduction to eBay Starter Kit " which has all the details for developing the application and using eBay web services. If you would...
  • Nagi Punyamurthula

    MIX 2006 - The Next Web NOW!!

    With PDC05 "long" past, Microsoft are putting out a web developer/shop focussed event - MIX 2006. As the theme says it, it is the "Next Web (developer story) Now". MIX2006, like PDC is owned by DPE and is run by Steve Cellini - from what I hear - MIX...
  • Owen Allen - The MOSS Garden

    Content Editor web part and HTML goodness

    Jason Mauer has posted an article about using the Content Editor web part within SharePoint to give you a customizable palette to work on within your page. This is a good explanation of a very powerful technique for quick HTML customizations. Keep the...
  • Chris Pratley's Office Labs and OneNote Blog

    Your first five minutes with OneNote

    Being a new type of application has its downsides. On the one hand the field is open and we can define a whole new experience for using a PC. On the other hand, most people who see us for the first time just look at us and say "huh?" and move on. Grr...
  • ploeh blog

    Speaking in March

    If you're in the Copenhagen or Århus area in the beginning of March, you may have the opportunity of going to the local Mød Microsoft ( Meet Microsoft ) event, where I'll be delivering a day-long seminar on Applied Architecture with Enterprise Library...
  • 16.7ms in the life

    Captioning Support Sucks

    Looking back at the bugs we've fixed over the last several months, we certainly have had a good share of captioning issues, especially with regards to the size of the codebase compared to the "video" code. Surprisingly, we don't hear from users a ton when captions don't work properly, but maybe that's because a minority of the users actually use them in the first place. I'm not usually so negative, but I'm just annoyed at captioning today. The following is a poorly thought-out rant on the subject. ......
  • Dan Sellers's WebLog

    Web-Security v1.1 is now a Standard

    The OASIS group has officially approved WS-Security v1.1 as a standard. Check out the official release from OASIS here
  • Dan Crevier's Blog

    How to create giant memory leaks with XmlSerializer

    In this post, Tess describes how using repeatedly calling: XmlSerializer serializer = new XmlSerializer(typeof(PurchaseOrder), new XmlRootAttribute("")); leaks a temporary assembly on each call. Ouch! Some of the other constructors cache the assemblies...
  • Eugenio Pace

    Infragistics support for CAB

    Posted last week to the CAB message board: "Today Infragistics released NetAdvantage 2006 vol 1. Here is an excerpt from the Help file: As part of the NetAdvantage 2006 Volume 1 release, we are offering the NetAdvantage CAB Extensibility Kit...
  • Don Syme's WebLog on F# and Related Topics

    A Taste of F# Interactive in Visual Studio

    Here's a taste of some great new functionality that will be in the next release of F#, which we should have out sometime in the next week or so. The cool thing here is not just the pretty graphics (which you've been able to do in F# for a while now),...
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