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    What's your favourite security blog?

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    Since I work on a Security team , I have a deep interest in security related issues. I haven't purposely made my own blog here too security specific although I will be jumping into some of those topics in the coming weeks and months. My questions to you...
  • Expression Blend and Design

    Inside Amir's and Peter's Flickr Browser sample - Part 1

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    Have you checked out Amir's and Peter's Flickr Browser sample yet? This post has a reminder of how to get your own API key so that the sample can run and then it digs into some of the theory of how the sample works. The sample connects to the Flickr Web...
  • Windows Small Business Server Documentation

    Going Mobile with Windows SBS

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    If you run Windows SBS and use mobile devices such as Smart Phone’s and Pocket PC’s in your business, you’ll be happy to know that Windows Mobile 5.0 introduces some great new features and tools that enable you to access your e-mail and data regardless...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    The top 10 most visited tips

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    Today’s post marks the 100th Tip on the Tip of the Week!  To celebrate the occasion, let’s recap our top 10 most visited* tips. #10 – How to bind Keyboard Shortcuts to commands #9 – How to do column selection #8 – What C# books to read #7 – How to...
  • Tess blog

    Contacting Tess...

    I have been receiving a lot of email lately asking for help on particular issues. Unfortunately I can not give attention to individual issues as I am posting to this blog in my own free time or on the rare occasions that slots of time open during my...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Dust the colon and the backslash key! Only geeks use those keys.

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    Today, I had lunch with a new Microsoftie who avidly followed JobsBlog during his application and interview days. (And still reads now that he's an employee ... I hope.) :) Anyway, he told me that, before he moved out to Seattle, his friends encouraged...
  • Expression Blend and Design

    XAML exporters for several design applications

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    Microsoft Expression Graphic Designer [1] is one application which exports designs to XAML ready to be imported into Expression Interactive Designer, but there are others. Mike Swanson , Technical Evangelist, has written a plug-in for Adobe Illustrator...
  • IEBlog

    Frequently Asked Questions for the IE7 Beta 2 Preview

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 22 August 2012 Hi, I'm Al Billings. I'm a project manager on the Internet Explorer team. I haven't posted before but you have probably seen...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    IE7 Beta 2 Preview: Ready to Roll

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    I've been running IE7 for a while now and each build has been getting better and better. Over night, the annoucement came - IE7 Beta 2 Preview Available . Cool The IE team wants people to send feedback on the IE7 Beta 2 Preview and is encouraging...
  • The Little Wheel Goes in Back

    Dr. Who? Exactly.

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    I noticed today on Engadget that BT is using Tom Baker's voice (of Dr. Who fame) for their text-to-speech system. Based on the few stats mentioned it sounds like they use a method similar to what we do for ATC in Flight Sim. I wonder if he's interested...
  • Public Sector Developer Weblog

    Upcoming Webcast: Overview of Visual Studio Team Edition for Software Architects on Feb 15

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    OK, so your proposed SOA design runs just fine on your machine. Well let's go ahead and ship your machine to end users. NOT! What you need is a model of your SOA, and a model of the proposed target data center for the application deployment. This metadata...
  • Brad Abrams

    Books for new managers...

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    As part of building a new team, I am spending sometime thinking about what makes a good manager... In particular, I have a couple of brave souls on my team that are taking the big step to managing people for the first time. In the process, I have...
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