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  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Edit and continue is back!

    One of my favorite features within Visual Studio 2005 is Edit and Continue. Although, only available within Windows Forms, it’s still a great feature. It was one of the things that I missed the most from Visual Studio. Here is a short video that can be...
  • sano the super geek

    Getting away from Application.DoEvents

    Another great blog entry by Jessica Fosler: Keeping your UI Responsive and the Dangers of Application.DoEvents .
  • Tom Hollander's blog

    A hard earned thirst needs a better cold beer

    Anyone who has spent any amount of time in Australia is no doubt familiar with VB. VB is the lowest common denominator of Aussie beers. You can get it everywhere; it tastes OK but it's nothing special. Yet thousands of people are not aware that there...
  • Srinath Vasireddy

    Guidance on migrating VB6 apps to VB.NET

    My group ( patterns & practices ) has published a draft of VB6 upgrade guidance to GDN community space. The Guide covers many technical challenges (like COM+, unsupported featues, API call, etc.) but also addresses the process of migration: asessment...
  • Kirk Evans Blog

    ASP.NET 2.0 Sample Themes

    Here is a pretty good example of using ASP.NET 2.0 Themes . You can download the themes from here .
  • Carter Maslan

    Omar's JPEG Hammer to the rescue

    JPEG Hammer is a great utility to correct JPEG EXIF information (e.g. Date/Time a picture was taken). I had hundreds of old photos without any date information and wanted them to show up on my flickr calendar-view correctly. A few "Edit/Select All" operations...
  • David Wang

    HOWTO: Use IIsWebFile to fine grain control IIS behavior

    A relatively unknown and unadvertised behavior of IIS is that its features are often more granular than exposed via the IIS Manager UI. In other words, the UI constrains you to a pre-determined set of supported and often-used scenarios, both for your...
  • aWorkBlogByGus

    Introducing Hovervue...

    Got a chance to code some today and I finally got around to getting Hovervue all packaged up and usable by anyone who's interested. You can get the full scoop on my personal blog . You can also see screenshots here which are pretty self-explanatory as...
  • Rob Caron

    Team Foundation Server & Project Server

    Update: For more recent guidance on this topic, see this post . Another frequently asked question around Team Foundation Server – does it replace Microsoft Project Server? The short answer – no, it doesn’t. Team Foundation Server specializes in...
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    Lessons from nullable: Superstars + Feedback

    Soma (my boss's boss's boss's boss) recently blogged about how the CLR took a major change to fix Nullable . There are 2 lessons here. First, this is a lesson in super-stars. Some background: this was a major change done very late in the game. That's...
  • Rob Caron

    Suggested Reading (Project Management Edition) - 2005-08-13

    Project Management Eli Robillard on Project Management and Task Switching Darrell Norton on Rapid Results without a Rugby Scrum Mike Diehl on Requirements and establishing priorities Joel Semeniuk on Why I Like CMMI and Documentation <>...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Use Windows 2003 Server and remote desktops for debugging

    When debugging a process, you are often examining the context of a process at a breakpoint. When done, you resume the suspended process. However, just the act of resuming causes various events to fire that may not have fired when not debugging. These...
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