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  • Jonathan Hardwick

    Windows Vista Sidebar - like MSR Sideshow, only better

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    Four years ago a wonderful application called Sideshow came out of Microsoft Research. It was the standard docking-bar-full-of-applets-on-the-side-of-your-screen (way before Apple Widgets and Konfabulator), but the part they really nailed was how natural...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Where to start with Amazon web services (AWS)

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    What is the Amazon Web Service (AWS)? From Amazon's AWS site (now rebranded Amazon E-Commerce Service (ECS)): "exposes Amazon’s product data and E-Commerce functionality allowing developers, Web site owners and merchants to leverage the data and...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Cool! A Visual Studio and .NET Framework Setup dev has a blog...

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    I just found out that Peter Marcu has established a blog. He is a developer who works on setup for Visual Studio and the .NET Framework, and based on my most recent Google and MSN searches, it appears that he is the only developer on the setup team who...
  • Brad Abrams

    A great Sparkle blog...

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    FYI – one of the designers on Expression Interactive Designer “Sparkle” just started a blog… http://spaces.msn.com/members/manodesign/ Should be a good read..
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Bill Gates meets Napoleon Dynamite

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    Phil Richardson points to a video of t he Bill Gates with Napoleon Dynamite in this spoof video from PDC 2005 .
  • jfo's coding

    Writing custom popup controls

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    Orangy asks: Hello, thanks for nice articles. Could you please write one about creating combobox-style controls using WinForms? I mean control with a popup element, which is hidden when user clicks (or tabs, alt-tabs, win-button, hit global shortcut...
  • notes and rants

    Cruising around

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    One of the last things I ever thought I’d end up doing in life is going on a cruise. I like to travel, but I like to have freedom when I travel. For example, a few years ago, I went to New Zealand for three weeks. When I left, I had booked the round trip...
  • mikechampion's weblog

    Writing less code

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    Who said "There's only really one metric to me for future software development, which is -- do you write less code to get the same thing done?" Maybe one of the folks on lesscode.org who practice the art of using less code to get more done . We shun...
  • venkatna's (Venkat Narayanan's) WebLog

    Another Ajaxian Portal

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    I just found about another ajaxian portal - http://www.netvibes.com/ . Looks quite good to me. It will be interesting to see how the page evolves. There are now at least four portals that i know of: www.start.com www.google.com/ig www.netvibes.com www...
  • Moustafa Khalil's Space

    Windows Workflow Foundation Announced at PDC 2005

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    We announced Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF) at the PDC 05 last week in Los Angeles. WWF was announced in Eric Rudder's key note, we had 6 breakout sessions, WWF was mentioned in other presentations as well. We had 12 hands on labs and a busy track...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    MSDN Webcast Dude comes to visit

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    I got my very own MSDN Webcast Dude . He's really cute, but a bit shy. He's hiding in my new WinFX cup which came to me via the just ended PDC . Some of my team members took pity on my not attending the PDC , so they are trying to cheer me with...
  • Dave Green's WebLog

    An open model

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    Well, here I go again. It seems I must be having fun! And, I admit, I’m encouraged by the kind words I’ve received so far – for which, thank you. But let’s hope this doesn’t turn into one of those ‘blog fast, dry young’ affairs. Last post, I talked...
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