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  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Churchill not offensive

    BBC reports that the UK's Advertising Standards Authority accepts that Ryanair's advert featuring Winston Churchill did not cause widespread offence. Apparently, the ad managed to cause 319 complaints, "We shall fly them to the beaches...
  • Miguel Campos Blog

    Monitor suspended messages in Biztalk

    Well, a client just asked on how they can get an email notification when a Biztalk message is not processed. After some research I got: Of course the send email part must also be implemented...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    How to workaround errors installing .NET Framework 2.0 that are caused by registry permission problems

    I have had a few customers report problems installing the .NET Framework 2.0 with the following symptoms: .NET Framework 2.0 setup fails and rolls back with no specific error message, just a generic "setup failed" message at the end The action...
  • TabBlogger

    Humorous interlude

    • 1 Comments I especially liked that Lora is described as the "First lady of the First Family" and that I (thankfully) still have a thin sheen of anonymity.
  • Outside The Cube

    Software: "Crimson"

    • 0 Comments The .NET Show interviews Alex Sutton and Marty Hough on Windows Vista and Longhorn Server's next-gen event logging model.
  • Geek Runs Through My Veins

    Whidbey Documentation Bug Helps Solve a WaitAll ApplicationException

    An ISV Buddy emailed me about a problem he was experiencing with ManualR esetEvents and WaitHandle.WaitAll. He was creating and populating an array of ManualResetEvents, where each ManualResetEvent was being passed to a different thread that called Set...
  • Outside The Cube

    Software: XML Paper Specification...

    Jerry Dunietz - XML Paper Specification interview and demo...
  • Nick on Silverlight and WPF

    WPF and the CLR

    A while back, someone asked me whether Windows Presentation Foundation calls any private APIs in the CLR. The answer is no, we don't use any CLR APIs you couldn't call yourself. Although the question motivated me to ask around about what features in the...
  • Tim Sneath

    Metro Video now Online on Channel 9

    A while ago Charles Torre and I shot a video with Jerry Dunietz, one of the principal architects for Metro (now more correctly known as the XML Paper Specification or XPS). Metro is a major new advance that integrates display and document infrastructure...
  • Tim Sneath

    Vacation and Vista

    I've been on vacation for the last two weeks in Oregon. I always thought Oregon was a somewhat nondescript state to act as a buffer between Washington and California; a close friend who hails from the area was so incensed with my dismissal of their home...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Coelacanthe (George Hrab)

    I found out about George Hrab from an interview on the Skepticality podcast. George is an interesting fellow. He's the drummer for the Philadelphia Fund Authority . And he writes music and words for his own albums, which has a decidedly skeptical bent...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Review: Waltham (Waltham)

    Last week, I spent some time listening to the Rock and Roll Geek Show Indie Cast . One of the featured bands was Waltham , a band named after their hometown in Massachusetts. Michael, if I recall correctly, played two songs - Cheryl (come and take a ride...
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