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  • Ben Armstrong

    Edit --> Paste under Virtual PC

    One of the features of the Virtual Machine Additions under Virtual PC is that you can easily copy and paste between applications on the virtual machine and on the physical machine. There is a lesser known feature of Virtual PC that works independently...
  • Loosely Coupled Thinking

    Information = Data + Metadata + Context

    Information = Data + Metadata + Context...
  • Outside The Cube

    MGMT: SPA v2.0 Management Pack...

    Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Performance Advisor (short name: Server Performance Advisor 2.0) is a simple but robust tool that helps you diagnose the root causes of performance problems in a Windows Server 2003 operating system deployment. Server Performance...
  • Florin Lazar - Consistency Checkpoint

    WS Specs for Transactions Updated

    The WS specifications related to Transactions (WS-Coordination, WS-AtomicTransaction and WS-BusinessActivity) have just been updated. They are available at
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    The World is Flat

    The World is Flat by Thomas L. Friedman is a great book to read for anyone interested in how the world and business is changing due to technology. He starts out by explaining how the Internet, the fall of the Berlin Wall, outsourcing (and various versions...
  • Solutions Monkey

    Implementing TSP process to build better software products

    How many times we have been asked this question, “How long you think it will take for you to write this code” or “how much does it cost to develop” and we go scrambling, searching for some figures and randomly guess and throw a number based on our gut...
  • Nonnenberg's Notes

    Chat: The C# IDE, August 25th @ 1pm Pacific Time

    The C# IDE "Expansions, enhanced intellisense, type colorization, refactoring, improved code navigation, metadata as source, Edit and Continue! So many new features, you'll want to make sure you can hit the ground running. Or perhaps you have a question...
  • Darryl Burling @ Work

    Want to learn VS2005? Here is a list of resources

    A week or so ago Nigel posted a long list of learning resources on his blog. Now we've put all these resources together and hosted them on the MSDN New Zealand website. The list can be found at
  • John's Blog

    Windows Mobile 5.0 and Pocket PC menus

    Q. What does eating in an restaurant in Italy have in common with writing an application for Windows Mobile 5.0? A. Confusion over menus. Well, perhaps this problem is unique to me, but every time I start writing native application for Windows...
  • Sandeep Prabhakar's WebLog

    Hello World!

    True to my geeky background, I'll meet the world using the cliche'd phrase... To introduce myself, I'm a software developer working on the .NET Compact Framework team (usually called the NETCF team in short). I've been on the team for 2 years and its...
  • Inside Architecture

    Whose name is in the namespace?

    Namespaces provide a mechanism for grouping code in a heirarchical tree, but there is precious little discussion about the taxonomy that designers and architects should use when creating namespaces. This post is my attempt to describe a good starting place for namespace standards....
  • Riding Herd

    PDC session list now in XLS and RSS formats

    Sometimes it's the little things that make a popular request, the current list of PDC sessions is now available as an Excel spreadsheet , or as RSS^H^H^H Web Feeds ;). Any changes we make to session titles, speakers, timeslots, etc (and...
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