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  • dougturn's WebLog

    The subtleties of Boxing

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    A lot of people struggle to understand what's up with Boxing in .NET. It's really pretty simple. When you cast a value type to a reference variable, the data of the valuetype is copied into the heap and *boxed* into an object. It makes for easy usage...
  • White.Steve.Blog

    Starting over with Voices.Interval

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    In the previous post in the Voices category I showed my re-imagined Voices.Note class and its close relatives. You can already see that the new design has a useful separation of tone from note . I had also mixed solfeggio and scale into my initial, abandoned...
  • Microsoft Senior Sales Excellence Manager - Eric Ligman

    Calling all X-Boxers… Get your replacement cable today!

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    What does this have to do with Small Business? Well, you know the old saying, “All work and no play…” So if you are anything like me (I know, scary thought for those of you who actually do know me), after a long, trying day at the office, you know the...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    WS-RM Policy: sounds good

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    I sort of missed it when I first spotted that something moved in the WS-RM msdn home . Meet Web Services Reliable Messaging Policy Assertions, or WS-RM Policy : a pretty neat spinoff of the main WS-RM spec, where all the policy elements which survived...
  • Mai-lan's Visio Blog

    Dev Luv: Visio --> SVG --> XAML

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    I’ve gotten some questions about Visio’s ability to import or export XAML-based graphics files. Visio can’t do this today but you can use Visio 2003’s SVG functionality to achieve the same goal. You can save a Visio diagram out as SVG and then use a SVG...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    ph34r my l33t skillz

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    You've probably already seen this, but in case you haven't you should check out A parent's primer to computer slang . I'm sure my readers are pretty fluent already in l33t-sp34k, but if you know some n00bs (note: i use it affectionately) who need some...
  • John Lawrence (MSFT)

    Team Foundation February web chat

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    Ling Bao, one of the Work Item Tracking program managers is organizing another Team Foundation web chat, focusing on Work Item Tracking & project management (amongst other things). I’m not sure who is going to be there yet, but if it’s anything like...
  • John Lawrence (MSFT)

    Windows more secure than Linux?

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    Sam Jarawan just sent me a link to a Tom’s Hardware report that discusses some research from a Linux enthusiast that suggests that windows is more secure than Linux : A Linux enthusiast at the RSA Conference in San Francisco has reluctantly concluded...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Smart Client with Visual Studio 2005

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    Thanks to everyone that attended the recent Edge Conference. For those that asked I have posted the slide deck here from my tutorial this morning on Building Smart Client with Visual Studio 2005.
  • NETNew WebLog

    New whitepaper - SAP NetWeaver and .NET Interoperability

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    Posted on SAP Developer Network at http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/servlet/prt/portal/prtroot/com.sap.km.cm.docs/documents/a1-8-4/SAP%20NetWeaver%20and%20Microsoft%20.NET%20Interoperability.pdf
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    VS Editor Zoom

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    In case you haven't seen this, it's an awesome add-in project that you'll want to try out. I found it via the vs2005news's WebLog . This add-in creates a zoom control toolbar that lets you specify the how much you want to magnify the text in Visual Studio...
  • Rob Caron

    New Team System Stuff - 2005-02-17

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    Visual Studio Team System MSF for Agile Software Development is the big news this week. See the Project Management section below. Ernst Kuschke is getting ready for Team System by utilizing some open source alternatives, much of which he’ll...
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