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  • JRoxe's WebLog

    Meet with the VB Team at TechEd!

    Are you going to be down at TechEd in Orlando in a couple of weeks? Are you interested in meeting with the Visual Basic team while you’re down there? Nine people from the VB team are going to be down at TechEd and we’re very interested in meeting...
  • Rob Copeland's Blog

    Monday Morning

    I finished getting through my email and then planning my week. The big items this week that I will spend time on are: Working with the team on programs we’ll do over the next year to continue to help folks get to .NET, deliver great content for...
  • distilled

    Indigo Beta 1 platform hotfixes complete the functionality...

    The WinFX runtime and SDK are now posted but we are still hooking up a couple of pieces that you will be directed towards when you reach the end of setup. The Setup Complete screen will report the following: To ensure Microsoft "Indigo" Beta 1 RC...
  • A CRM Riff

    How do I put an icon in the splash screen and about box?

    I've seen several questions about changes in the VS2005 splash screen and about box. Here are the changes in a nutshell: Visual Studio uses the same icon for both splash screen and about box. Supply a 16×16 image for the splash screen and a 32×32...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: proxy moxie

    TFS was giving me the "Working..." message but nothing was working. I was trying to check in to source control, and the progress bar never completed. Turns out it was a plumbing problem, the intranet proxy server was timing out in its attempt to proxy...
  • distilled

    Indigo and Avalon Beta 1 Release Candidate is out there...

    The initial Release Candidate of Indigo & Avalon Beta 1 (WinFX) just made it onto the Microsoft Download Center. This is a fair update and good rounding out of the prior March Community Technology Preview. One of the primary changes for this release...
  • Chad's blog

    Definition of SOA?

    I really didn't think it was possible, but the industry might actually be settling down for a talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) that isn't product hype. Apparently OASIS is starting to think about it - they have actually created the SOA-RM...
  • MSDN Online Media Blog

    Audio problems with MSDN Webcasts

    As of last week, we've stopped using Internet Audio Broadcast (IAB) in Microsoft Office Live Meeting 2005 until we can get a root cause determination on what's causing the audio problems. We're going back to our previous VOIP vendor Island Nation, until...
  • Lori Pearce's WebLog

    May CTP for WinFX

    The latest, greatest CTP for WinFX is available for download here: There is a link to the WinFX SDK and to the matching version of VS...
  • FrontPoint

    Editing items inside Nested Document Libraries

    I just found something pretty interesting about using a Data View Web Part to view items in a Document Library that contains folders. Without going into all the technical details, essentially the "Edit" link will return an "Item not found" error for any...
  • Eric Jarvi

    pairwise testing

    Lots of good information at this site on what pairwise testing is -
  • Brad Abrams

    Download the Beta1 RC of our WinFX Technologies

    I am excited to announce that the Beta1 Release Candidate (that means all-but-final) build of Avalon and Indigo is available for everyone to download off MSDN. Microsoft® Pre-Release Software Code Named “Avalon” and “Indigo” Beta1 RC This build...
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