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  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    Code'n My Way to PDC05. . . contest ends next week!

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    For those of you who love deadlines. . . Next Friday (August 12th) night at 11:59PM Pacific Daylight Time is the last moment you can submit your entry for the "Code'n My Way to PDC" contest. Last week I posted the sample entry so you can see how to...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    The Art of Negotiation

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    There are no standard rules around negotiating a job offer, and I am sure that if another recruiter were writing this entry they would give you different advice. I will however share with you my insights. First however I should give you my personal...
  • Rob's Speech Stuff

    Using SAPI with C#

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    Want to use SAPI from C#? Take a look at Matt Harrington's article about using SAPI from C# to do speech synthesis . I've done a lot of talking about the upcoming managed speech API in WinFX. But I also get a lot of messages from people who are using...
  • John R. Durant's WebLog

    Microsoft Office Development- Object Models or Declarative XML

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    As enhancements are made to the programmability story of a core product like Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visual Studio, etc., there is a fundamental question: should enhancements be made via the OM or should they be made via an XML schema? The same...
  • Fabrice Meillon BLog's (Archives)

    Les licences et Microsoft....:)

    Pour ceux qui s'arrachent les cheveux ....voici quelques liens Le site Français http://www.microsoft.com/france/licences/default.mspx et le site US http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/default.mspx un sujet d'actualité processeurs multicore : http...
  • Keith Richie

    Applications for Windows SharePoint Services

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    Applications for Windows SharePoint Services These application templates are tailored to address the needs and requirements for specific business processes or sets of tasks for organizations of any size. The applications are the first...
  • craigrow

    Using ASI on a system without inbox NIC support

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    This question came across the internal ASI support alias recently. Q: When using ASI to deploy the OS I have a problem with certain lab machines which all have a NIC for which no drivers exist in the OS. Hence, after the OS is installed testing cannot...
  • The Twilight Zone of Software Development

    Intersting article on "High Points" in software development

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    http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/HighNotes.html The article suggests that exceptional developers are significantly better than mediocre ones, and that this matters a lot more than is currently recognized. I'd have to agree. As with most things...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Linux World - Come have lunch on Microsoft.

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    Hey, if you're at Linux World on Tuesday 9th August and want to come grab some free Pizza, then come over to the Moscone Pizzadelli just across the street from the Moscone Center. Moscone Pizzadelli, 255 3RD St San Francisco CA 94103 (415) 541-9238...
  • ...Me Unplugged...

    Listless

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    This is something really silly. Any list that is a part of a site can be accessed by using a small snippet that looks more or less like this: SPSite site = new SPSite(http://localhost"); SPWeb web = site.OpenWeb(); SPList list = web.Lists[index]; Now...
  • Mahjayar's WebLog.

    MSDN article on AutoProxy support in Whidbey

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    Common customer feedback with the 1.1 Framework was support for reading autproxy settings configured in IE. V1.1 did not have support for this and neither had support for specifying a JavaScript location that determines what proxy to use. .Net framework...
  • Robert A. Wlodarczyk's Blog (MSFT)

    Introducing WindowsCodecs!

    Last night, Pablo made a post to the Avalon newsgroups about WindowsCodecs ... To quote him directly: We are pleased to announce that the documentation for Avalon's Windows CODECs is now posted on MSDN. http://winfx.msdn.microsoft.com/library...
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