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  • Sumit Amar

    Selecting XML nodes defined with namespaces

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    While isolating nodes with custom namespace definition, it might be problematic to retrieve the nodes using XPath (SelectSingleNode or SelectNodes methods). Because if the target XML document contains a URN prefix in the node, that has to be defined and...
  • IEBlog

    HTTP Performance

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    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 Before I joined the Internet Explorer team, I worked on the Microsoft Office Online website.  Handling massive amounts...
  • Sumit Amar

    HTA (HyperText Applications): Caveats and Features

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    Caveats: 1. Security: HTAs bypass the Internet Explorer's advanced settings to disable/enable active scripting, which leads to vulnerability in system to malfunction. However, since the HTAs interact with local system (using ActiveXObjects) for file/DB...
  • TabBlogger

    TechEd05 day 1: Learn-Solve-Grow

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    What a day! First, we get to see the new IBM Thinkpad Tablet PC (woohoo!) at the keynote. Then, I amble on down to the pavilion booth, only to hear "We have Thinkpads for the labs!" Using the Thinkpads is pretty cool. They're light, and the keyboard...
  • Aaron Marten

    IVsMonitorSelection Article

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    I've posted the Interface of the Week article on IVsMonitorSelection . Enjoy! I'd be interested in your feedback, especially if you think short articles like this would be helpful to continue with.
  • David Wang

    TechEd 2005 Day 1

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    TechEd 2005 Day 1...
  • Johan Lindfors

    WSE 3.0 CTP (for Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2) available for download

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    Another release of the appreciated Web Services Enhancements package to create secure XML Web Services on the .NET Framework and Microsoft platform is now available in a CTP (Community Technology Preview) for the Visual Studio 2005 suite. Download it...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    High-Dimensional Spaces Are Counterintuitive, Part Three

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    My next book project is ready for copyediting, the wedding invitations are sent out, my bug count is under control, I've got a layer of levelling compound poured in the basement, there's no more ivy on my roof, and I’m rigging my sailboat some time this...
  • Windows CE Networking Team WebLog

    Connecting to http://localhost/ from your PocketPC

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    When running Pocket IE (PIE) on a PocketPC, in versions PPC 2000 and PPC 2003 to open up http://localhost/ to open a web server running on the device you needed to do some workarounds first. The problem was in PIE itself, and not the Microsoft web server...
  • Matusow's Blog

    Shared Source Licenses and Commercial Intent

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    In his comment to my last posting Wesley Parish pointed out something worth talking about. "One thing that irritates me quite a bit is the "non-commercial/anti-commercial" clause in a number of the Shared Source Licenses I've looked at. Microsoft has...
  • Johan Lindfors

    DirectX 9 SDK (June 2005) released

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    The DirectX team has released the June edition of the DirectX SDK, download it here: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=69BF704D-CD35-40C4-91A5-AA0E27C8F410&displaylang=en
  • Doc Holladay

    TechEd: Indigo session - part 2

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    Ari just gave a number of demos using Media Center and interesting TV viewing/shopping scenarios. One demo showed an application that alerts his PocketPC phone when his son sits down to watch Jerry Springer. He can then send a message back saying "you...
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