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  • Andrew May's WebLog

    PowerPoint: A Codeless One-Slide Timer (Part 1 of 2)

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    Yesterday, a co-worker asked a few of us in PowerPoint user assistance how to create a timer to use during a presentation break. The only stipulation was that the timer had to use PowerPoint's native capabilities: she wanted something she could give to...
  • Tales from the Smart Client

    Ruby.Net and Wiki Spam

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    For relaxation purposes (yes, I am a geek) I've been playing with dynamic programming languages: Perl, Python and Ruby in particular. Recently I found a project to build a Ruby bridge so you could use it with .NET. The site is set up as a Wiki: http:...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Code brew Forming

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    Wednesday 1.19.2005 Code Brew 6 p.m. Airpath Wireless, Waltham (Special Location) Robert Hurlbut is organizing this new event, a Code Brew , which will be an informal gathering held each month where a small group of developers get together to discuss...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Mini-Code Camp Called because of blizzard

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    It is with great regret that we have made the decision to cancel today’s Mini-Code Camp. The state has requested that people stay of the roads because of snow drifts and blizzard conditions. Safety is one of the most important concerns that we have in...
  • Rob Stevens's WebLog

    Updated Non Windows Providers for MOM

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    The folks at EXC Software have updated their agents for NON Windows machines, along with updates coming soon for AS400 and z/OS shortly. Check out www.excsoftware.com for more info.
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    Baseball Tryouts Today

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    It seems like we just finished last season. :) Oh well, it was nice to get outside today, even if it was raining a bit.
  • David Waddleton's Geek Speak

    Geek Speak: Sickness to Troubleshooting

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    Well, I have to thank my boss, Paul Murphy, for getting me sick!! Our team had a meeting in Dallas this week and he came in with a cold. Well by Friday when everyone was leaving they were having a cough and chest pains. So last night I got home and I...
  • Rob Caron

    An Eternal Golden Braid

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    Natty Gur recently blogged about an analogy for software development he heard from Leonard Fehskens that doesn’t involve building architecture and construction. The analogy appreciates the creativity aspect while at the same time recognising an...
  • Rob Caron

    New Team System Stuff - 2005-01-22

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    Visual Studio Team System I can’t wait to see some of the content being developed for the Visual Studio 2005 Team System Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOC) . According to this post ( Welcome to Martin Danner! ), Martin Danner is working on...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    Ruby on Rails: neatesque

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    Spending Saturday night like the true loser I am -- reading articles on Ruby on Rails . This is a framework/app/whatnot for building database-driven web apps for Ruby. If you haven't heard of it yet, you're pretty much in the same boat I was before reading...
  • Jason Barile - Testing Testing

    Grab your map and cloak, we're looking at the workfold command

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    One of the first features of Team Foundation Version Control (man, do I miss calling it "Hatteras") was the "workfold" command. This is the command line client command to manage which files and folders from the version control repository appear on your...
  • Korby Parnell's Social Software Wunderkammer

    Word of the Day: Recherché

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    Last November, I solicited suggestions for good books for the beach . Thanks for all the great ideas! One of the books turned out to be as irresistibly erudite as it is heavy, literally and figuratively. It is Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid...
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