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  • m | power

    Outlook Symbols

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    So, I've been looking into why Office, and therefore Outlook, doesn't offer symbols to ISV developers creating Office solutions in the same way that Windows symbols are available to those writing software on Windows....
  • Dev Notes

    Microsoft and Developers...Any Questions?

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    One more gift to the developer community from Microsoft. Today the Developer e-Learning portal was launched, targeting the strongest asset of Microsoft - " The Developer Community ". So what is this all about ? : "eLearning is a effective and efficient...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Visual Studio Beta 2 hit the streets (by Mairead)

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    In case you have not heard, Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 hit the streets for you guys/gals to take a look at. It's truely a remarkable release with alot of hardwork put in by all teams across the Developer Division as well as the SQL Server devision. The...
  • Brad McCabe's WebLog

    Visual Studio 2005 BETA 2 Go Live License

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    It seems that some folks have not scrolled down far enough on the Visual Studio 2005 BETA 2 downloads page to see the links about the Go Live License . It is worth pointing out also that it includes the Visual Studio 2005 BETA 2 family of product ...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Desafinado, Part Five: Getting Down Without Hitting The Bottom

    • 4 Comments
    Back in the 1960's a guy named Shepard published a paper which described a way to create a descending scale of twelve notes such that every consecutive pair was perceived as being two notes, the second one lower than the first. That's not hard -- every...
  • Rob Caron

    Obligatory 'Beta 2 is Now Available' Post

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    It’s not really news anymore since people have been downloading bits and blogging about it all weekend, but Beta 2 has shipped. You can find the official press release here: http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2005/Apr05/04-18VSSQL2005PR.asp...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Hacking the Papal Election

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    Bruce Schneier has a truly fascinating article about the procedures that are followed during a Papal Election. Since the conclave of cardinals has just convened, it's interesting to see the process (as opposed to the politics) thats going on inside the...
  • Visual Studio For Devices

    Brand New but Still Limited Microsoft Mobile and Embedded DevCon Registration Offer!

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    This offer will not hold for long ! So pls register as quickly as you can ! Based on the success of our last promotion, the Microsoft MEDC team have kindly extended a special offer to blog readers. The first fifty people to sign up for MEDC 2005 using...
  • PSfD: Team Blog

    NDOC Revision History Tags

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    I've been working a lot with NDOC recently and find the new extensibility feature excellent. In the team I'm working with at the moment they wanted to be able to define a revision history section that would be displayed within the documentation, so after...
  • Artificial Ignorance - the Anand Iyer chronicles

    VS2005 Beta2 - get the BETAs, get the BETAs...

    • 4 Comments
    Who likes Monday mornings? Thats right - NO ONE DOES... But, the VS2K5 team has decided to change that... The dark cloud thats been looming over our heads has passed (yes, even in Redmond ;) Birds are chirping, children are playing again, the grass is...
  • Rob Caron

    Addison-Wesley Announces Team System Book Series

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    “ Addison-Wesley Professional , a leading publisher of books for software engineers, today announced a series of books which will provide comprehensive, practical, and authoritative coverage of all aspects of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Team System....
  • Brad Abrams

    Moore's Law Turns 40

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    NPR does a good little backgrounder on Moore’s law… I was surprised they didn’t touch on the short term multi-core solution in favor of much longer term nanotubes… Chalk it up to general interest news I’d guess Moore 's Law and Innovation, 40...
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