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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

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    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....

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    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

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    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: http://blogs.msdn.com/mikefitz/archive/2005/07/15/439489.aspx
  • John Gallardo's Weblog

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

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    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#

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 wildly...it's usually...
  • Rob Caron

    Today: David Anderson on MSF for CMMI Process Improvement

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    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

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    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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