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  • Buck Hodges

    Microsoft to expand small Durham office

    The News & Observer wrote an article about Brian, Craig, and our office. Microsoft to expand small Durham office DURHAM -- Brian Harry jokes that he called Microsoft the evil empire before it was popular to do so. "I only ever worked for...
  • I know the answer (it's 42)

    Using the New Build Type Wizard

    Team Build and Build Types The build type wizard is used to generate Build Types which are a collection of Build Scripts used to fire the remote builds on the Build Machines. These scripts are XML scripts consumed by MSBuild which is used by Team Build...
  • Buck Hodges

    Add an RSS feed to Team Foundation Source Control

    Jeff Lucovsky posted a nice two-part series on setting up an RSS feed for your Team Foundation source control server. Check it out. Team Foundation RSS Feed Generator for Source Control Part 2: What's my source control server doing? A RSS feed to...
  • Steve Cook's WebLog

    Make Modelling Mandatory?

    At the Butler Group Application Development Strategies Symposium that I attended last week, one of the speakers proposed that modelling is so important that it should be made mandatory for all developers. Now I've been a proponent of modelling for many...
  • Junfeng Zhang's Musing

    ReflectionOnlyAssemblyLoad and binding policy

    I discussed ReflectionOnlyAssemblyLoad in detail here: ReflectionOnlyAssemblyLoad explicitly does not apply any binding policy. This is so that you can get the exact assembly you requested...
  • Nick MacKechnie

    SQL 2005 Webcasts and Virtual Labs

    S QL Server 2005 is Microsoft's next-generation data management and analysis software that will deliver increased scalability, availability, and security to enterprise data and analytical applications while making them easier to create, deploy, and manage...
  • Bill O'Brien's WebLog

    Go for it - Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2

    Great news, you can sign up now and receive Visual Studio 2005 beta 2 on DVD for free ! (Note that the signup is a little longwinded but persevere as it’s worth it). Bill
  • Robert Burke's MSDN Weblog

    Things I wish they'd taught me

    Here's this really interesting academic paper by Microsoft's Eric Brechner on Things They Would Not Teach Me of in College: What Microsoft Developers Learn Later . He proposes five courses that he'd love to see taught during the undergraduate years...
  • David Wang

    Gmail Impressions

    First Gmail impressions...
  • simon.says

    VOIP - Episode 2

    My SunRocket package turned up today - and so far I'm impressed. My $199 got me one year of service, a VOIP adapter and 2 x cordless Uniden phones. The adapter (SunRocket call it a gizmo) plugs directly between the cable modem and router - although I...
  • Adam Nathan's Old Blog

    Migrating Internet Hearts to WinFX

    Last year, Chris Sells wrote a series of articles in which he set out to rewrite Solitaire using Avalon. The lack of scaling graphics in the Win32 version (and lack of access to its source code, I suppose) forced him down the road of rewriting the app...
  • NETNew WebLog

    New webcast: Microsoft CIO Ron Markezich on Security

    Join Ron Markezich, CIO of Microsoft IT, and his guest Richard Langford, CIO of Movie Gallery, for this Webcast examining how Microsoft uses a risk assessment plan to design security for its network exterior and interior. Learn how the company enhances...
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