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  • sano the super geek


    I do quite a bit of UI design work during my spare time and often find myself with the need to sample colors for my designs. Using Adobe Photoshop isn't effective for three reasons: (1) It takes a long time to load up, (2) It consumes resources, especially...

    InfoPath Blogging Tool

    A couple of weeks ago I mentioned that w.bloggar 4.0 was my favorite blogging tool. It's taken me half a year to discover a pretty cool InfoPath based tool called SimpleBlogger. I'm going give this a shot for a while and see how it works out.   I...
  • I know the answer (it's 42)

    command line tool syntax

    Command line interface (CUI) designs for many of the tools found with VS or in Windows were to include a bunch of individual commands or exe with options or flags. To get a directory listing: dir <options> as in dir c:\temp /w To create a directory...
  • ethanz's blog

    my new Media Center add-in: MCE-YAC

    Over in my personal blog , I just launched my first publicly-available Media Center add-in: a client for YAC, the network caller-ID program. My app the friendly names provided by the YAC server, and presents pictures of the caller (or a picture for the...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Pimped My Blog: Feedback Welcome

    I don't run my own server and I don't have behind the scenes access at so its a little more challenging to spice up my blog when I get bored of the way it looks. This post describes what I ended up doing and how I did it. I'll also toss...
  • Fabrice Meillon BLog's (Archives)

    Comment migrer un serveur physique vers une machine virtuelle : quel outil ?

    La gamme des offres s'élargie, à Microsoft V irtual S erver M igration T oolkit, vient maintenant s'ajouter les offres de partenaires VSMT - Leostream P2V - http://www.leostream...
  • Fabrice Meillon BLog's (Archives)

    Virtual Strategy Magazine

    Bonjour Un site et une newsletter particulièrement intéressants, dédiés à la virtualisation des environnements (serveurs et stockage). A rajouter dans vos favoris :) Fabrice
  • Rob Caron

    New Team System Stuff - 2005-01-19

    Visual Studio Team System Team System down under: The Microsoft Security Summit in Australia has a track with several presentations on Team System ( Team Development and Productivity ). Architecture Keith Short , an architect on the Enterprise...
  • notes and rants

    Self Diagnosing Software

    A week or so ago, I read an article in Better Software (from the folks at sticky minds ) called “Tell Me Where It Hurts”.  The article describes a scenario where a small software shop releases their latest and greatest product, and get a phone call almost...
  • [MSFT]

    Passed my first MCP exam in 10 years

    Yesterday I finally went ahead and took an MCP test. I haven't taken MCP tests for 10 years. I took all the tests required for MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solution Developer) ten years ago, but since these tests were based on C++ and Win32, then they all...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    The RSS Customer Experience

    Ivan Pope , now that's a name I've not heard for a while... (Ivan is one of the 'old skool' onliners (I realise there where 'old, old skoolers' hacking arpanet 20 years ago, so 'old skool' as in 'commecial internet at least), who was one of the first...
  • Vittorio Bertocci

    If Huygens, Spirit & Opportunity went through all the troubles to have one...

    ...then having a moblog must be really something! So I decided I want one, too. But I'm ignorant about the current offering & lazy at the same time, so I'll wait for a suggestion or for a more proactive mood. What I know for certain is that I'd love...
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