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  • Joe Friend

    I'm gonna post something, really!

    Now that Microsoft Watch has linked to my blog I really must get things going. Shortly after the last post I made the decision to hold off on posting much until Office "12" beta 1 was out the door. You don't need to wait much longer and I promise there...
  • barrybo

    PDC 2005 DeviceEmulator talk is now online

    Michael Swanson has announced via his blog ( ) that the PDC05 content is online, free, for the next six months, at . Amit Chopra and I did a talk about...
  • Misha Shneerson

    Spaces in SmartTag.Terms collection

    When you add non-terms into the SmartTag.Terms collection do you expect those terms to be recognized? If you do this is a false expectation. The simplest code to add a SmartTag to a Word document looks like this: private void ThisDocument_Startup(...
  • MSBuild Team Blog

    MSBuild in Visual Studio Part 5: Quiz Answers, Round 1

    Our last post included a short quiz on property escaping, and hopefully you found it somewhat entertaining. Since the answers to when and how we escape can get rather lengthy, the answers to the quiz are split across two posts. Let’s get right into part...
  • マイクロソフトのディベロッパー製品で楽しむ方法


    またしても更新が遅れてしまいました。。。可能な限り、前回までの記事を読んでいただかなくても大丈夫なように書きましたが、内容の都合上、(2)の記事をもしご覧になっていない方は、そこだけ簡単に見返していただく必要があるかと思います。よろしくお願いします。  前回は、テキストボックス上の文字データを暗号化してファイルにセーブする処理を考えました。  今回は、逆にその セーブされたファイルからデータを読み込み 、暗号化されたデータを復元して、再びテキストボックス上に再現する処理を考えたいと思います...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Setting up Data Driven Tests

    Here are two useful links for setting up data driven unit tests:
  • Keith Richie

    Orphaned Sites - Part 2

    Orphaned Sites - Part 2 In my previous post " Orphaned Sites - Part 1 " I detailed the following points: What's an Orphaned Site? What do we know about what causes Orphaned Sites? How do I determine if I truly have an orphaned site? ...
  • A View from Elsewhere

    No, I Am Not One Of The Village People

    I decided to dress up for Halloween as a contractor . I should have painted the tools gold so that I could have said I was a government contractor. But everyone thinks I'm dressed as one of the Village People. What do I have to do -- start overcharging...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    What's wrong with this code, part 15 - the answers

    Well, that was certainly interesting. My last "what's wrong with this code" post had to do with a real-world bug in some of the notification infrastructure that's used for audio. I took some sample code done while developing the prototype, and stripped...
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Influencer Community

    .NET Compact Framework v2.0 Has Been Released to Web

    .NET Compact Framework v2 is now ready and available for download ! As of today we have the English end-user download and the Platform Builder QFE available. Remaining language downloads will be released in the new few weeks as we get the localized download...
  • Pashman's InfoPath Goldmine

    Another Useful Microsofter Blog

    Folks, I don't know this individual directly, but he his a peer and he seems more developer oriented. His name is Philo Janus and his posts go a little deeper than mine into the realm of code-slinging. If that's your thing, then go here http://blogs...
  • HealthBlog

    The Cell Phone as Health Coach, Personal Medical Assistant

    An article from Associated Press posted on the front page of MSN poses the question, Will Cell Phones Replace PCs? I hardly think that will happen anytime soon, but I continue to be impressed by the growing array of applications and services that are...
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