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  • PeteL's Blog

    CSS Style In Web Controls

    I was assigning out some MSDN bugs this afternoon when I came across an interesting one. I enjoy reading the MSDN feedback bugs, there are some in there that we've argued about for months, there are new bugs, and there are some that we just don't quite...
  • Misha Shneerson

    NewsGator and VSTO Outlook support

    Until recently people had "tough" choice to make - in your Outlook either run NewsGator or Outlook COM Add-ins with VSTO support. Both of these did not work together. This is because NewsGator did not support .NET Fx 2.0 which is required by VSTO. ...
  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    Of lazy hazy summer days and the BizTalk Server 2006 Beta

    I took the whole week off from work last week and the wet weather had a week off too! I was soooo proud of myself as I didn't read email once (ok once, but that was after an urgent phone call and under duress only). I stayed at home while my various relatives...
  • jaredpar's WebLog

    File System Permissions

    While working on a recent bug a question came up about how permissions work on NTFS. Take the following example directory path c:\University\Fall2005\Homework.cpp Now imagine that our user University\john had the access rights that were specified...
  • Quan To's Visual Studio Extensibility blog

    0xC0000006 Exception during VS 2005 Setup

    This was a pretty interesting bug we found in IExpress (the technology we use to package up some of our setups). IExpress is used to package up the .NET Framework, the SDK, Remote Debugger, J# Redist, and the Document Explorer. During the installation...
  • One Louder

    "Strategically aligned to the business"

    Keith Hammond's snark meter goes to eleven in his piece, "Why I Hate HR" (you might need a fast Company Subscription to view but I think the link goes public after the issue's been out a while). I agree with some of the points he's trying to make. ...
  • SQL Server 2005: CLR Integration

    Using Webservices and Xml Serialization in CLR Integration

    Last time we saw an example of using a powerful functionality, Regular Expressions, from a supported .NET Framework library and how you can leverage it in your database applications. Today we will talk about another such functionality that is enabled...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Draw text or graphics directly onto a JPG file

    Here’s some code to manipulate photos using the GDIPlus class library that ships with VFP 9. It creates a GPImage object out of a JPG, then creates a GPGraphics object, draws some text and an ellipse on that object, then saves it to a new filename. The...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    The common desk

    Not sure where I got this from: The Common Desk
  • Visual Studio Data

    The Visual Studio Debugger Chat, July 28th @ 1pm Pacific Time

    In case you have any burning questions or comments about SQL, C#, VB, C++, or script debugging support in Visual Studio. The C# Debugger team is having a Chat this coming Thursday. Check out Scott Nonnenberg's blog for further details: http://blogs.msdn...
  • Michael Howard's Web Log

    SDL Document now in Ten Languages

    English French Italian German
  • BorisJ's Blog

    Useful Code: Swap .h/.cpp

    Over the past few weeks, for a number of reasons I have been working on a number of macros to extend the functionality of Visual C++. The first reason is that I have been giving preparing demos for various talks, such as Gamefest (which I mentioned earlier...
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