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  • NETNew WebLog

    New - Metro Specification and Reference Guide for document-level interop

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    "Metro" is the codename for a set of conventions for the use of XML and other widely available technologies to describe the content and appearance of paginated documents. By proposing these specifciations, Microsoft hopes to enable document-level interoperability...
  • Rob Copeland's Blog

    Refactoring in VB!

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    I said that I might find something interesting to blog about during my trip to Florida. Well, I didn’t find anything interesting here (other than the dolphin that tried to attack my son – but I’ll save that for a different time), so I thought I'd tell...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Playing a CD, part 5 - MCI commands.

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    I'm almost done with the easy part of the "playing a CD" series. Today, we'll look at the other half of the MCI APIs, the MCI command set. HRESULT CMCICommandCDPlayer::Initialize(void) { MCIERROR mciError; MCI_STATUS_PARMS statusParms = {0}; MCI_OPEN_PARMS...
  • mgrier's WebLog

    Future examples - standards, conventions

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    I'm going to start blogging some more and I just wanted to be explicit, as Raymond is, about the coding style I am going to use for my purposes. I have several types of issues I want to use my soapbox to discuss and elicit feedback. I'm going to...
  • venkatna's (Venkat Narayanan's) WebLog

    IIS Webcast series now has its own website

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    If you are a web developer or test web sites or manage a web site, you might have seen the IIS some of the IIS web casts. Now the IIS team has its own portal for the IIS Webcast series. I have found the Web casts very useful for a variety of topics and...
  • View from Above

    New team and we are Hiring!

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    Recently my team got "re-orged". It normally means that the current project has run its course or there are more important projects that need resources and hence team moves on to a new project. We are "Developer Division Customer Product Lifecycle...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Google Ads Are Coming to RSS

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    Google Ads Are Coming to RSS , via John Battelle . Good, bad?
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    How Do Script Engines Implement Object Identity?

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    I've talked a few times in this blog about the semantics of the equality operators in various languages. (Such as here , and here .) Recently a reader asked me how JScript implements object identity. That is, given two objects, how do we know if they...
  • Jamie's Junk

    Cool Eweek article and a Webcast today!

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    There's a cool article on eWeek talking wbout Whidbey and Yukon that focuses on our BI stuff. Theres a quote that Data Mining has "matured so much that the SQL Server 2000 Data Mining engine looks like a simple prototype by comparison. " Today at 1...
  • Eric Jarvi

    how to reset user profile from command line

    When you first start the IDE, it asks you to select a user profile via a dialogue. I usually find myself gravitating towards "C#" or "General" profile, but sometimes I pick a different profile and don't quite find what I'm looking for because the profiles...
  • Visual Studio Profiler Team Blog

    Gray...it's the new Black

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    David Gray is an early Microsoft employee who left the company several years ago, but he has recently returned to work on the profiler team. He's just started up his MSDN blog, check out GrayCode here . [ianhu]
  • edjez's WebLog

    6 years at Microsoft!

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    I joined Microsoft 6 years ago. Been a ride, been a blast. I am having a great time. At Microsoft we place a bowl with N pounds of m&m s outside our office when you get to N years of being in the company. Here's me with my 6 pounds of m&m's...
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