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  • Windows SideShow Team Blog

    PDC 2005 Session

    The Windows SideShow team had a session at PDC, where we discussed how to build gadgets for Windows SideShow (formerly called Auxiliary Displays). Dan walked through the code for a conference schedule application in C++ that demonstrated how to extend...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Update Rollup 2 setup failure while installing KB891593

    I have heard from a couple of customers who have encountered an error during setup for Update Rollup 2 for Media Center 2005 , and setup then fails with a generic message (which simply states that setup failed). In the cases I have seen so far, one of...
  • marklon

    What is wrong with Whidbey?

    The honest answer is “I don’t know”. I am fairly confident that the answer is “Not much” and smarter people than me are of the same opinion. We have good reason to think that it will be fine. A lot of our internal sites have been running in production...
  • HeeJae's Blog

    Visual Studio 2005 와 .NET Framework 2.0 == Whidbey 릴리즈 ...

    이제 곧 있으면 Whidbey가 발표 된다. 몇일전에는 Ship party도 있었고 오늘은 전 디비젼 디벨로퍼 모임도 있었다. 나야 이곳에 온지 얼마 안되서 내가 도움된건 별로 없긴 하지만, 요 몇일 계속 데모를 보면서, 이곳에 들어 와서 계속 dogfooding 하면서 느낀건, Whidbey 정말 괜찮은 제품이라는거다. 우리 팀이 담당하는 C# IDE 도 전 버젼에 비해 많은 발전이지만, 나머지 모든 기능들이 모두 오... 소리 나게 좋다...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    WPF (Avalon) PDC Hands-On Labs Posted To MSDN -- Great Training Materials

    If you want to learn Avalon, the PDC Hands-On Labs are probably one of the best sources of material currently available. They were just posted to the general public . These labs really allow you to walk through a bunch of different Avalon features and...
  • Visual Communication and Design, Now with Audio!

    Interview with Eli Murray, Programmer/Writer for Visual Studio Help and Search

    Eli is a programmer/writer on the Visual Studio core IDE team. One of the features she writes about is the Help system in Visual Studio. We talked about how the Help experience has changed from Visual Studio 2003 to Visual Studio 2005, especially in the...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Opportunities with our SQL Server Support team

    My colleagues just sent over this "hot opportunity," and I wanted to share it. Hopefully, this will be the first of more information on other technical roles out there ... such as product support. The "how to apply" details are at the very end of this...
  • Stan's WWWeblog

    Trojans vs. Huskies

    So I scored some tickets to the SC vs UW this weekend from a fellow Microsoftie who didn't want to go for some reason. The seats were pretty good but my boy and I had to switch to the SC visitor section at halftime so we could really enjoy the game. It...
  • Ken Levy's Blog

    Microsoft Windows Mobile case study highlights VFP 9.0

    New case study from Microsoft Windows Mobile software for Pocket PCs team highlights use of Visual FoxPro 9.0: Fresh Mark, Inc. - Food Manufacturer Speeds Inspection Reporting with Wireless Mobile Solution Overview Fresh Mark produces processed...
  • TexBlog

    Everyone's a rifleman

    My military career was exceedingly short and undistinguished. I spent a month in US Marine Corps boot camp before they sent me home because of a preexisting medical condition. As an organization, the Marine Corps has a well deserved reputation for being...
  • One Louder

    Judge a potential manager by how they treat their recruiter

    Single women are told to judge how a man would treat a future wife by how he treats a waitress in a restaurant. I'm going to assume that this advice, which I have heard a number of times from various sources (just in general...not seeking out that kind...
  • Tales from the Smart Client

    Talk on MVC

    Daniel presented a talk about MVC to the NYC .NET Developer’s Group. Find it here .
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