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  • Leo's Rantings

    PDC recap

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    It got crazy at the PDC in terms of hours -- I was getting in by 8am, wrapping up at 11pm, and starting over at 8am the next day. That taxed my blogging abilities, so I never put together a "day four" or "day five". The theme for the two days was ...
  • Jensen Harris: An Office User Interface Blog

    It's All About Context

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    Right-click contextual menus were first introduced in Office 4.x (which included Word 6.0 and Excel 5.0) and went on to become a ubiquitous part of using software starting with Windows 95. The basic idea behind context menus was to give power users a...
  • Microsoft SQL Server Development Customer Advisory Team

    Using Hashing to Obscure Sensitive Data

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    At least two customers that I’ve worked with in the past month have been building Data Warehouses that contain Social Security Numbers (SSN) – in one case it is even being used as a foreign key for a very large fact table. These customers were interested...
  • Hilmars hjørne

    The technology fomerly known as Avalon - now everywhere...

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    En af de andre store annonceringer har den meget signende forkortelse WPF/E. Windows Presentation Foundation, tidligere Avalon, kommer i en version, er kan køre på en række andre platform end Windows XP/Vista. Faktisk så forskellige platforme som Mac...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Microsoft, the media, and Mini

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    Hey campers! I’m back! Wow. I so didn’t intend to be away from JobsBlog for this long. I have a bag full of excuses for my absence over the last two weeks (vacation, all day offsites, conferences, traveling, etc), but I think you probably just want me...
  • Hilmars hjørne

    Anders Hejlsberg, LINQ og C# 3.0...

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    Og så kom han endelig på scenen! Sammen med Don Box gik Anders Hejlsberg på scenen og fortalte om hvad jeg personligt mener er den største nyhed i programmeringssprog siden objektorientering. The LINQ project er det blevet navngivet - integrationen af...
  • marklon

    Ok, so I lied

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    Sorry that it has been a while since my last Blog. I moved desks and got pulled in to a new project that meant some very late nights indeed. Now, what did I lie about? I lied about heap fragmentation. It was more of a lie by omission. With ordinary...
  • Live Search

    Virtual Earth News for Developers at PDC

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    The VE team made two exciting announcements for developers at this weeks PDC – one practical, the other just pure fun. Let’s get practical out of the way first. When VE was first released in July, it was accompanied by a Javascript library that developers...
  • Under The Hood - Matt Pietrek

    PDC05 - Amazing C++ futures talk

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    Just went to Herb Sutter's talk on C++ futures. Really rocking stuff! Check out the slides for TLN309. (Sorry, no link yet. I hope to update it when I get it.) The first few minutes were on general improvements to the language including future ISO...
  • Visual Communication and Design, Now with Audio!

    Structured Content and Content Reuse

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    I just finished a two-day training class on managing structured content. The main ideas in the class were around how to analyze your content and create a content model, then identify where text can be reused. Single-sourcing (creating content once and...
  • Dave Glover "Down Under (Oz)"

    How to uninstall Visual Studio 2005 Betas and CTPs

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    check out http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/uninstall/preRTMuninstall/default.aspx
  • PeteL's Blog

    "Contact Me" User Control

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    Lately I've been doing some ad-hoc on VWD, creating a few web sites, and there seem to be two pretty common things I put on those web sites, a "Contact Me" page, and a links page. And seeing that there have been lots of changes to the email API's between...
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