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  • Chris Flaat's WebLog

    Sprint 6 winding down

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    Well, we finally kicked off sprint 6 in June, and it finishes up next week. Being summer, there have been a lot of vacations plus a Microsoft-wide forum that ate up a lot of time. I expect that sprint 7 will have fewer randomizations, esp. since the core...
  • Antimail

    New feature in Windows Server 2003 R2: directory-level quotas

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    If you are an IT administrator that has to manage file servers, you are probably familiar with Windows Server 2003 code-name R2. It's not shipped yet, but you can already download the Beta2 trial version from this location. A new feature in this release...
  • To the tune of James

    Want to win a chopper?!?

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    Head over to this URL: http://www.sqlserverchopper.com/home.aspx Now I don't know who's making the chopper, it looks as though it may be OCC. I have to admit one of they very few shows I watch on television that is not animated would be their show...
  • Antimail

    Be careful with that keyboard!

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    OMG. This is by far the most expensive typo in history... http://news.com.com/Bad+keystroke+leads+to+251+million+stock+buy/2100-1030_3-5772264.html?tag=nefd.top A Taiwan stock trader mistakenly bought $251 million worth of shares with a misstroke...
  • To the tune of James

    Update to Kool-Aid post - Ziff Davis article

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    So it seems Ziff-Davis colored their aticle a bit. After being sent the following text from the transcript below, they updated their article: "I think people were surprised at the level of work that we and IBM, and then we, IBM and Sun, did together...
  • craigrow

    Build 5086 ships to TAP partners

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    The first build of the WDK was shipped to our TAP partners today. We're excited to start getting feedback from these important partners during our concalls next week. If there is an issue you discover which would be interesting to all TAP partners please...
  • BorisJ's Blog

    Vertical Guidelines

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    Now here is a feature that we should expose far more prominently (and I'll push the core team to do so) that I think many developers will appreciate. There's a registry key that allows users to make vertical lines appear in the VS code editor so that...
  • Keith Short's Blog

    Software Factories & DSLs

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    A couple of interesting items have appeared recently that will be of interest to folks following our stories on Software Factories and DSL’s. I had posted earlier some examples of Software Factories that generated quite a bit of comment from readers....
  • Korby Parnell's Social Software Wunderkammer

    nUnit for VSTS2005

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    My esteemed compadre, Jim released version 0.2 of an nUnit converter for Visual Studio Team System last week to gotdotnet workspaces. Check it out at: http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/nunitaddons . If you have applied or plan to apply to join the workspace...
  • Dominic Watts

    Interesting day in Leicester

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    I was at the University with my colleague Andy from the Developer and Platform group (DPE). We met with several people from the computer science school and I found it fascinating the programmes that DPE runs and the motivation to help students enhance...
  • Richard Seroter - SoCal BizTalk Musings

    References for Setting up AD, DNS For a Farm

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    In order to really grasp how a product like BizTalk Server works, you really need to build out a small farm of servers. It's such a great way to drive home the fault-tolerance and load balancing points. So, to keep fresh, I'm building out another farm...
  • Tim Sneath

    Deploying Avalon Express Applications

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    This ought to be a FAQ, so I thought I'd at least document it here on my blog so that search engines will pick it up. Avalon Express applications provide a model for deploying browser-based applications securely. An Avalon Express application consists...
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