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  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    Blogging from Katrina Ground Zero: Waveland, MS – Day 1

    (written at 9pm CST on Thursday 10/13/2005) My God, this is what an apocalypse looks like. We left Seattle on 4pm on Saturday and arrived in Waveland Wednesday night at 11pm.  We were delayed by the snow storm in Denver, and we weren’t able to get...
  • David Wang

    Why Wildcard application mapping can disable Default Document resolution

    Users frequently configure ISAPIs like ASPNET_ISAPI.DLL as a wildcard application mapping on IIS6 to route all requests into ASP.Net for processing (for example, to apply ASP.Net Forms authentication onto non-ASP.Net resources like a JPG or HTML). ...
  • David Wang

    HOWTO: IIS 6 Request Processing Basics, Part 1

    Alright, I finally got motivated enough by some questions and circumstances to do this brain-dump of IIS6 Request Processing Internals. I will most likely be missing some details here and there so I welcome followup, but I just want to get something down...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    It arrived - Frank has his K-Jam

    It arrived. Can't talk - playing. mmmmmmm kjam [ Currently Playing : Sax and Violins - Talking Heads - The Best of Talking Heads: Once in a Lifetime (05:18) ]
  • Ryan Storgaard's Blog

    So what does SQL 2005 mean to an ISV? Part 1

    Let's face it, there is a LOT of information available out there on SQL 2005, Visual Studio 2005, Visual Studio Team System, and BizTalk 2006. What I'd like to do, in a series of posts over the next little while, is to take a different approach to discussing...
  • Bob's SQL Reporting Services Blog

    The philosophy behind Report Builder data navigation

    The top part of the Explorer pane in Report Builder is probably unlike anything most people have ever used. It starts out as a flat list of entities -- big "things" in your database like Customers, Orders, Products, etc. -- but then rearranges itself once you've added the first field to your report into an auto-collapsing, recursive tree. What's really going on here? Why the new-fangled interface?...
  • Bob's SQL Reporting Services Blog

    How to create an inline bar chart

    Here's a neat trick a co-worker and I discovered this afternoon for creating an inline bar chart (an inline data visualization in a table or other data region). 1. Add an embedded image to your report that will serve as the "bar" (a simple horizontal...
  • craigrow

    Flaws of logic

    If you're reading this blog there is a good chance you're a computer geek. If you're a computer geek there is a good chance people who make arguments based on flawed logic drive you nuts. Wouldn't it be great to call them on the carpet? Wouldn't it be...
  • Steven Sinofsky's Microsoft TechTalk

    Where should I work? Global development of Microsoft Office.

    "Are you able to shed any light on how much software development takes places outside of the US? Or indeed, what happens at which Microsoft sites around the world? Why would a new grad come to Seattle to work for Microsoft when he can work for Google...
  • Marley Gray's WebLog


    I know this has absolutely nothing to do with Financial Services, but I took my son to see Serenity ( ) and was quite impressed. The movie was awesome, a little campy at times and a bit (B)ish but fun nonetheless. I recommend...
  • Ozzie Rules Blogging

    WebCast #1 Summary (and apology)

    Saturday @ 11:00am we kicked off our first WWEvents hosted Webcast of the Melbourne User Group in preparation for doing realtime webcasting of all the local launch events, pertinent DPE deliveries and enable the webcasting of all our local user groups...
  • jfo's coding

    New samples: TLP ToolStrip, TrackBar for ToolStrip and Readonly Controls

    Here's three new samples I whipped up recently - hope you find them interesting/useful! Creating TrackBar for your ToolStrip (ToolStripControlHost sample) Using ToolStrip.LayoutStyle = Table in the designer How to make any old control "readonly" without...
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