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  • One Louder

    What a non-technical Microsoft employee looks like (alternate title: Heather sees if she can add pictures to blog posts)

    • 17 Comments
    I'm experimenting with adding pictures to my posts. Don't laugh...I told you I wasn't technical! Also, not particularly photogenic but whatever...this is the best I got right now.
  • R.Ramesh's WebLog

    Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer will not support the C++ language

    • 11 Comments
    Today we announced that support for C++ in the Class Designer has been cut. There were several tools in C++ that required attention – for example support for Intellisense, Project System, Build System, Class Diagramming, etc. We believed that we will...
  • Brad McCabe's WebLog

    Partially-Trusted Applications?

    • 3 Comments
    The Visual Basic team is running a quick, about 3 minute, survey to get feedback on partially-trusted application. The survey is looking to understand how many people are building with them and what you think about them. Please take a few minutes to feel...
  • Dave Glover "Down Under (Oz)"

    Virtual PC 2004 and DVD ISO Image Limitations

    • 6 Comments
    May be it's an age thing but gone are the days when I was willing to try that little bit of beta software that looked oh so tempting only to find it has trashed my system and then to be faced with hours rebuilding my system. So if are anything like...
  • One Louder

    Don't be alarmed

    • 2 Comments
    Over the next week or 2, making changes to the blog. Nothing major (obviously, since my VCR is still flashing 12:00...OK, just kidding but you get the point).
  • Matt Powell

    Children and Humor

    • 6 Comments
    It occured to me recently that one of the greater joys I have of my children growing is to see their sense of humor develop. It begins somewhere around 5 years old where they start to get a knack for the rhythm of a joke. Here's one I recently heard from...
  • PatHelland's WebLog

    Changes in My Life

    • 26 Comments
    To all my dear friends, As most of you know, last year was very difficult for me with first my mother passing away in May, and then my wife of 29 years, Michelle, passing away in September. Since Michelle died, I have gone through a myriad of changes...
  • IEBlog

    Netscape 8 Beta, the IE Platform, and the IE Browser

    • 38 Comments
    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 I haven’t tried the Netscape beta yet, but I have read that it allows users to switch between the Gecko rendering engine...
  • Rakesh's Blog

    Thank you.

    • 1 Comments
    The readers of this blog had provided great feedback. We would like to consolidate our customer reach. As part of that effort, I will be closing this blog. I kindly request you to follow our team blog at http://blogs.msdn.com/classdesigner . Please continue...
  • IEBlog

    Scripting

    • 20 Comments
    The information published in this post is now out-of-date and one or more links are invalid. —IEBlog Editor, 21 August 2012 We received some good questions about how the JScript engine works in IE. What version of JScript is supported? The version...
  • Spat's WebLog (Steve Patrick)

    Stress test

    • 0 Comments
    This is an interesting tool to stress a machine's disk subsystem http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=9A8B005B-84E4-4F24-8D65-CB53442D9E19&displaylang=en SQLIO is a tool provided by Microsoft which can also be used to determine...
  • Adam Singer

    Mmmm... tastes like checkin

    • 3 Comments
    I have a few further questions about your Team System usage for those of you playing around with the December CTP: How often do you check in changes? How many files are in each checkin on average? Did you import a large source tree when you started playing...
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