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  • Visual Studio Team System

    KNOWN ISSUE: Some Antivirus Applications Interfere with Setup

    Problem : Some antivirus applications delete the contents of the Temporary Files folder (%temp%) as part of a reboot. Setup programs, such as Team Foundation Server and Visual Studio, may require restarting your computer during installation to complete...
  • The Wayward WebLog

    No Cowboy Haiku For You

    Everything always happens when I'm on vacation. I can't take a few weeks off to go snorkelling in the tropics without whidbey beta 2 sneaking out the door and into the eager hands of thousands of awaiting customers, end-users, pointy-haired managers and...
  • IPsec and Domain Isolation

    What the Heck is 'Domain Isolation'?

    ====================== DISCLAIMER ==================== This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. ==================================================== To answer this let me quote from the “ Introduction to Server and...
  • mszCool's thoughts and cents revealed

    IIS Debugging Quiz

    As I had some funny experience last week with IIS (on my own fault) I thought about posting this as some sort of quiz (greetings to Beat, I really like your quiz series:-) ). Actually I have done some ASP.NET / Office demos (generating Word documents...
  • Rick LaPlante's WebLog

    Microsoft and the SEI

    About a month ago while I was in Europe, the SEI held its annual SEPG conference in Seattle. At the conference we announced the second MSF template to be shipped with VSTS: MSF for CMMI Process Improvement. The MS folks who attended came back with...
  • Owen Allen - The MOSS Garden

    Enderle: How Linux Saved Microsoft?

    Rob Enderle has published an opinion piece about the effect that Linux has had on Microsoft as an organization and a software provider. I've extracted a couple of quotes and emphasis added is mine. Think about it: For decades we have surveyed...
  • Nonnenberg's Notes

    Debugger Visualizer: ASP.NET Controls

    I've received a second response to my call for Debugger Visualizers . And I must say, folks, that this is one sweet visualizer. Brett Johnson 's ASP.NET Control Visualizer is a perfect example of what visualizers can add to your debugging experience....
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Updated cleanup tool that fixes package load failures in VS 2005 beta 2

    I've posted an updated version of the VS 2005 and .NET Framework 2.0 cleanup tool that will fix Package Load Failure error dialogs that might occur after uninstalling VS 2005 beta 1 or any of the Community Tech Preview (CTP) versions and then installing...
  • Buck Hodges

    VSTS 2005 FAQ blog posts fixes for known issues

    The Visual Studio 2005 Team System blog functions as sort of a FAQ in blog form. They've started posting known issues and workarounds for the new beta release. The first two posts are about the problems antivirus software can cause during setup and what...
  • Michael Rys

    On "native" XML support in databases

    A couple of months ago, I provided feedback on an article on XML support in DB2 written by Philip Howard of Bloor Research. I invited him to comment on my analysis, so I am assuming his recent article can be taken as his response. In the new article,...
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    How to create a personalized traffic system

    I commute between Seattle and Redmond every work day. It takes anywhere from 17 minutes to 45 minutes to get home depending on the condition of traffic, so I used to check our local traffic site regularly to determine the best way and time to head home...
  • Pedro Silva's Blog

    Free Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 CDs

    It appears that you can request CDs/DVDs of the Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 from MSDN [via CoolThingoftheDay ], even if you're not an MSDN Universal subscriber. The CDs are free and the so is the shipping (in the US or Canada) -- cool. This is a great way...
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