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  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: on database design and custom work items

    On our internal dogfood work item system I have had an interesting experience these last few days. A custom work item type we have has grown into a situation where we are sticking aggregated information into the comment string field of the links tab instead...
  • A CRM Riff

    Deploying Add-Ins

    At some point when you are developing add-ins, you may find that you want to install and run them on another computer, a process known as deployment. Visual Studio 2005 has a special project type called a Setup Project that allows you to do this. To enable...
  • Windows @ Brasil

    Vale a pena testar....

    Foi anunciado no dia 27 de Julho de 2005 o Beta1 do Windows Vista (Originalmente chamado de Longhorn Client). Os parceiros já pode baixar a imagem ISO (2.42GB) a partir da área de assinantes do MSDN (assinatura Universal, Enterprise, Professional e OS...
  • Miguel Campos Blog

    Sharepoint 2003 and SQL Server 2005

    As SQL Server 2005 launch approaches everybody starts asking how XX or YY product will integrate with it. In the case of Sharepoint 2003 take a look at:
  • John Gallardo's Weblog

    Why is there a 128-byte limit on the primary key for tables with a Primary XML Index?

    One error that you may run into when attempting to create a Primary XML Index is the following: Msg 6336, Level 16, State 201, Line 1 Maximum size of primary index of table 'StorageTable' is 900 bytes. CREATE XML INDEX requires that such size should...
  • Pedro Silva's Blog

    3D Graphics Engine in C#

    Here's a cool 3D graphics engine that was ported to 100% C# . This is great if you're looking at doing graphics in a WinForms application. And, it's built using the Visual C# 2005 Beta 2 -- cool. [via Brian Keller ] Also, I'm going on vacation next...
  • Powertoys WebLog

    VS Content Installer Power Toys

    Via Craig The first release of the VS Content Installer Power Toys are now available. You will need a recent build of VS (I tested with the August CTP, but the July version may also work) to use these tools. Remember, they are still a beta build, so...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    The mechanics of Sudoku

    The rules of Sudoku are so simple (see Sudoku puzzles screen capture ) that it seems easy to write the mechanics of the puzzle in Fox. It took 20 minutes to write this. Move the mouse over a desired square and type a digit key. ‘0’ means erase what’s...
  • Blog de RicardoJ

    Evento Comunidad .NET Guatemala - 24 Agosto

    La comunidad de Desarrolladores .NET de Guatemala se estará reuniendo el día miércoles 24 de Agosto para tener una sesión técnica sobre Cómo Desarrollar Aplicaciones en una Arquitectura Orientada a Servicios (SOA) . Recuerda que puedes unirte a ésta o...
  • One Louder

    Layoffs in the Information Age

    I know, "Information Age" sounds a little circa 1995, but Web 2.0 sounds hokey to me (sorry, I don't like it...have to laugh a little when I hear people use it...which is good for you to know in case you meet me and see me giggling's usually...
  • Rob Caron

    Today: David Anderson on MSF for CMMI Process Improvement

    Don’t forget – this starts today at 1100 Pacific Time (1900 GMT): Details on the MSF for CMMI Process Improvement Webcast & Chat
  • Ali Alvi's WebLog

    URL Handling in Internet Explorer 7

    Its been a while since my last post here. I guess Beta 2 work has been taking most of my time. But I thought I should take some time to point people to the work that I have been doing for Internet Explorer 7. Eric Lawrence, our team's feature Program...
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