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  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    What printers are available to your program?

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    The APRINTERS function allows you to enumerate all the printers to which your application can print. ?"Printer info" ShowPrinters( 0 ) ?"More printer info" ShowPrinters( 1 ) PROCEDURE ShowPrinters(nMode) n= APRINTERS (aa,nMode...
  • CSD Customer Experience Team's Blog

    BTS 2006 TAP: August FAQs

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    As part of the Technology Adoption Programs for BizTalk Server 2006, we'll be collecting the most commonly asked questions about the 2006 product and publishing them periodically for all to benefit from. Below are the top 50 for the month of August. Discussion...
  • CSD Customer Experience Team's Blog

    LoadGen Released

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    Release of this tool fills a huge gap in customer testing, so we're very excited to have this out in the field! Download a copy here today off Microsoft.com Be warned that you may experience an error during installation (failing to register a DLL)...
  • Chris Smith's completely unique view

    .Net Goodness - Enumerating through an enumeration

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    Enumerating through an enumerations items...
  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    What I'll be doing at the PDC : Video

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    Several people on the CLR team were visited a couple of weeks ago and we got a chance to talk about our PDC plans. This video has mine :)
  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    Podcast interview on Podtech.net

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    I was interviewed at Gnomedex by John Furrier for Podtech.net and the podcast is now live! We discussed how I'm now podcasting "professionally" ( on Channel9 ) in addition to my "amateur" podcast ( Mike's Manic Minute ). It's also interesting to listen...
  • Ian Moulster's blog

    A .NET CF search class

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    There's a clever little feature on smartphones that I've been keen to replicate in my own .NET CF apps: It's the way searching happens when you're looking for a contact. It works like this: Let's say I'm looking for my friend Graham. I go to contacts...
  • Sriram Krishnan

    Best repro steps. Ever

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    The worst thing for a dev to get is a bug with no easy repro steps. Invariably, what happens is the devs and tests exchange quite a few strongly-worded mails till the dev knows how exactly the tester hit the bug. The issue gets more complicated with LadyBug...
  • Direct Reports

    Check Your Head (Interview and Open Source RDL)

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    I'm famous . :) OK, not really. But it was a fun interview and has a cute picture of my daughter. On another topic, if imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then having an open source version of your product must be close on the list. Looks...
  • MSDN & TechNet Search Blog

    Women Less likely to get viruses

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    Interesting read at InfoWorld TechWatch : "Two studies released this morning by London-based StreamShield Networks, a provider of security products, indicate that the public is largely ignorant of online threats. The second study demonstrates that...
  • Zandoná Mobile®

    Começando do básico...

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    Muita gente ainda me pergunta qual a diferença entre Windows CE, Windows Mobile, Pocket PC e Smartphone e suas respectivas ramificações e versões, tipo: Pocket PC Phone Edition, Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition, Windows CE 4.x, etc. Com o passar do...
  • Tim Sneath

    Challenges in Avalon

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    Ian Moulster recently sent out a XAML developer challenge to recreate an optical illusion in XAML. Jonathan responded in rapid quick time. We should set up a series of "capture the flag" developer challenges on Avalon to give people a chance to try...
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