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  • William J. Steele's WebLog

    This weeks events: Lexington, KY and Dayton, OH

    This week I will be presenting in Lexington, Kentucky and Dayton, Ohio and I will have a special guest... well, actually a new member of my team, Susan Wisowaty. Susan will be covering our events, mostly south of my area, while Ron Cundiff is working...
  • Kirk Evans Blog

    Resources on AD, ADAM, and MIIS

    How often have you written code that accesses a custom database table to manage a user's ID and password, then queries a custom table for roles for the user, and written UI screens to manage the data? What if you could implement a more secure and manageable...
  • Brad Abrams

    Anders Hejlsberg interview...

    The .NET Journal has an interesting interview with Anders talks about nullable types, generics in java, C# Standardization, C# 3.0 built in query and set processing support, and of course my favorite bit on learning the Framework being more important...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    From mass media for the masses, to media by the masses

    John Piercy points to a TV segment clip from Global TV , interviewing podcasters and media pundtits on the subject of the podcasting phenomenon . The piece features Ross Rader's Random Bytes Radio , who hosts the .avi file . A great soundbite fom the...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    Ta dahhh. Redmond

    I finally had the chance to see the mother ship. Driving on the motorway and seeing an exit for "Everett" was really amusing :-) the whole place is full of such hints, and needless to say I'm enjoying it a lot...
  • Rick LaPlante's WebLog

    VSTS Vienna

    It snowed in Vienna … However, since people who live in Vienna are used to snow, we had a great turnout at the VSTS event. This was a very savvy crowd and they asked a lot of great questions around both the depth of the source code control system (details...
  • Stephen Kaufman's WebLog

    BizTalk MSMQ Adapter and the MsmqAdapterProperties.dll

    I have been working on an application which needs to send a message to a queue in which the queue location was contained in the incoming XML Message. This was simple as you can just set the send port binding to Dynamic and provide the address through...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    Want to Talk to Me?

    Martin Sevior wonders how one talks to me . Well, you come over to my blog, and you leave a comment. I'd have answered Martin's question by leaving a comment there, but his blog doesn't have comments turned on.   Rick Currently playing in iTunes: Whipping...
  • nikop's WebLog

    Error "not enough space to extract this package" seen when trying to install the SQL2005 download packages

    There is a possiblility that after you've downloaded the SQL 2005 installation package to your local machine, during extraction of the files to your local drive you will get an error that looks like the following screenshot below. If you get this, it...
  • oliverlu's WebLog


    今天看到了别人推荐的一篇文章: It’s Not Dangerous 人家其实是讲了写 blog 对你职业生涯的几点好处。说实话,觉得这个作者想得很远。他讲的 10 点理由中,让我觉得有些共鸣的,也就是拿 oliverlu 去 Google 一下,看到这个站点列在第一位,满足一下小小的虚荣心而已。可是,那也毕竟只是我的英文名字。 其实当时创建这个 Blog 站点也是一时兴趣...
  • simon.says

    "Getting Things Done" (a.k.a. a DVR for Life!)

    As Harry mentioned , about a month ago our group was fortunate to attend a presentation by David Allen , the author and creator of "Getting Things Done" . I was a little skeptical as I consider myself not too bad in the "getting things done" area - and...
  • Omar Shahine

    Vonage ClickToCall API

    This is pretty neat. I wish Vonage had a web API, but they do not. However, they do have a HTTP GET and POST based API for initiating a phone call from your Vonage phone. Simply create a custom URL for your account:
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