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  • Just Coding

    The six laws of software

    • 2 Comments .. and I'm completely agree...
  • Mike Ormond's Blog


    About time for an introduction methinks - rather rude of me not to have done it before now. My name's Mike and I manage the Developer Community Evangelism team here at Microsoft UK. That means I have the pleasure of working with such luminaries as Mike...
  • Ivan Joseph's WebLog

    Project Descriptions - It's almost time

    So we hope you have all figured our or will soon figure out what you want to be working on. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Pls note that the Website ( ) still shows Feb 20th as the date - ignore that. If anybody has...
  • Visual Studio Data

    New SQL Server Editions (by yag)

    I'm a few days late posting this, but I wanted to point y'all to Tom's article on the new set of SKUs for SQL Server - including the new Workgroup Edition which is even available now for SQL Server 2000. Here's a picture of the SQL Server 2005 packaging...
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Influencer Community

    Microsoft MED Community Program: Room For Improvement ?

    You may or may not know (or have come to the realization) that I run the Developer Community Program for the Windows Mobile and Embedded Devices (MED) Division. What is the Developer Community Program, you ask? Simply put, we in MED have made a point...
  • Action Jackson

    Cabana Night is Coming March 8

    What is Cabana Night ? Cabana Night is a number of discussion rooms (aka Cabana Rooms), each with a different .NET topic area, discussion leader, and several experts with a whiteboard. Totally free form sessions. Cabana Night allows the user group attendees...
  • notes and rants

    The Role of Test

    What is the Role of Test?  The answer, of course, is “it depends”.  Those that know me know that this is the answer to almost any question I ask (I guess I need to ask more specific questions…).  The role of the software test team depends on many things...
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System

    Demo: Estimate Solution built with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System, Beta 1

    In the Office Developer Center on MSDN, you can now find a good selection of technical articles with sample code for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System. All articles are currently available for our Beta 1 release, and we...
  • David Fries' WebLog

    NGEN in Whidbey - Overview

    Here's Reid Wilkes' post about his article in MSDN magazine on NGEN in Whidbey: ...and here's the article itself: This is an EXCELLENT...
  • Glen's old blog

    Passing the buck

    One of the nice things about sharing the stage with local .NET personality Michael Earls during my last 2 MSDN Events is that if there’s any questions from the audience during his demos I can give him first shot at answering them. Michael presented...
  • Toffer's WebLog

    An assembly must have a 'dll' extension in order to be referenced???

    And how did I get such a useful error you might ask? By trying to add a reference to a project that is in the same solution in VS.Net 2003. The project I'm trying to reference is a class library and when I open the project by itself, it builds perfectly...
  • Sue Loh's blog

    Looking for a good tool for doing hex math

    While I'm writing about all of these address tricks -- I figured I'd ask around if there's a good tool for manipulating hex values. I just use "calc" which comes with Windows; if you put it into scientific mode it will handle hex values for you. But it...
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