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  • John Gallardo's Weblog

    Building an RSS reader in SQL Server 2005

    People used to write "Hello, World!" applications in order to demo new languages and technologies. It seems that all of the demos de jour are RSS applications. Well, in order to continue the trend, I have decided to write a quick RSS reader which uses...
  • Somasegar's blog

    Language Integrated Query (LINQ)

    Historically and industry-wide, programming and data have been two different islands. The development of data-enabled applications has presented developers with multiple challenges in the past decade. Developers have been asked to master multiple languages...
  • Mark Bower

    Office 12 Screenshots - Part II

    More Office 12 UI screenshots and info... This is Excel 12. Assuming you are familiar with the basics of the Ribbon from my last post , this screenshot is notable for a couple of reasons. First you can see an example of the new look charts. Secondly...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    I'm NOT at the PDC this year :)

    It seems that every single Microsoft blogger's at the PDC today, but unfortunately, I'm not :( On the other hand, Robert Scoble's going to be posting a video he did of the Windows Core Audio team sometime in the next couple of days where we finally...
  • C# Tea Time

    VS 2005 Customer Bug Bash

    With the latest drop of Visual Studio 2005 RC have you taken the time to download and install the product? If you haven’t, you really should! While we are in the process of shutting down in order to meet our November date, we have not shut down yet...
  • Mark Bower

    PDC Keynote Webcast

    How have you been getting on with the PDC keynote webcast? I have been having real trouble getting a reliable connection. Pictures are lagging way behind the sound, that is when there is any sound. I guess there must be an awful lot of people trying to...
  • Ozzie Rules Blogging

    PDC Keynote - my top picks

    I am sure most people are expecting a list of new Windows Vista features but either due to the fact most of the features were covered last year, the speaker seemed to be speaking to consumers or many of the features that excited me most about Vista last...
  • A View from Elsewhere

    So What's a PDC Like "Behind the Scenes?"

    As an attendee, you don't think about this kind of stuff. But, like many things, you notice it when it doesn't work. For the full process, you need to grab Steve Cellini, who arranged PDC 2003 and PDC 2005. But from the perspective of a person involved...
  • A View from Elsewhere

    Watching ChrisCap Give a Demo

    Chris Caposella is the VP of Office marketing -- senior guy. I've worked with him on a couple of different things, and he's a great guy. What I didn't know until today's PDC is that he's an old-school product demo guy. The art of the old-fashioned product...
  • Ryan Donovan's Commerce Server WebLog

    Now that we have lights...CS2006 @ PDC

    Now that power has been restored to the Los Angeles area after an amazing power company error ( ) and the 2005 Microsoft Professional Developer's Conference ( ) is in full force...
  • Tillit till IT

    Ingen säkerhetsuppdatering från Microsoft ikväll

    Idag är det den andra tisdagen i månaden och den dag då Microsoft släpper säkerhetsuppdateringar. Den här månaden kommer vi – i motsats till vad som sades i torsdagens early vulnerability notification – inte att släppa någon säkerhetsuppdatering. ...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Great look at a real world example of having a human voice

    Good piece about what having a “Human Voice” to represent your products/services really means… unfortunately something we also do rather poorly as a company in many cases.
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