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  • MSDN Ireland News

    Looking for training on Visual Studio 2005 or SQL Server 2005 in Ireland?

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    I just got a question in about Whidbey training in upcoming months, so here are some ideas if you are looking for information on what courses are available: Local training company, Software Paths have two Whidbey 1-day courses available: New Features...
  • Mark Fussell's WebLog

    Smart Watch Frustration - A Christmas tale of woe

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    I must by cursed to never have a working Smart watch . I seem to part of an insanity experiment. Here is the history of my experience for your enjoyment at Christmas time. My sad tale of woe. I wander into the company store and excitedly purchase a Fossil...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Inside story on SP2

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    Paul Thurrott has an interesting interview with Todd Wanke, Ryan Burkhardt, and Jon Murchinson about the creation of Windows XP SP2 . If you are wondering why SP2 is so big, Rebecca Norlander answered that question on Channel 9 as well as gave a demo...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Performance of 'for' vs. 'foreach'

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    I saw someone ask if 'for' or 'foreach' is faster. I was surprised. My code is often slow when I first write it, but it's never something that could have been fixed by a microoptimization like that. So I wrote this: In my code, I find that the most important...
  • The Design-Time Developer

    Could it be... SATAN!

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    Does anyone remember Dana Carvey's old Saturday Night Live skit "Church Chat"? As the holiday of Christmas draws near, I'm fondly reminded of a holiday edition of the skit where Church Lady (Dana Carvey's flamboyant character in the sketch) draws a curious...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    Team System prezzies

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    In the spirit of the holidays (either late in the case of Hanukkah, Ramadan or Solstice — or early in the case of Christmas or Kwanzaa — and I have no clue what holiday Jedis celebrate around now) the Team System team have brought unto you a gift. A new...
  • Rob Caron

    Running Domain Controllers in Virtual Server 2005

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    If you’re like me, you may choose to use Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 to experiment with Team System. Here’s a document I wish I had found earlier that might make life easier for you when you try to create a private domain: Running Domain...
  • Australian Microsoft Recruitment Web Log

    Christmas Festivities

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    Its been very full on for the past couple of weeks trying to close as many sales and marketing positions as possible before everyone disappears to enjoy the Christmas festivites. It has not slowed down at all this year which seems to be consistent with...
  • Roberdan

    Semplicemente Auguri!!!

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  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Localization Bugs: String length limitations, #4

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    This post will be pretty long. It's mostly just an old fogey reminiscing about them good ole days, so if you just want the meat of the content, feel free to skip down to the last few sentences. The first big project I localized was Windows 2000. That...
  • simon.says

    Off Topic: RGB and BGR LCD Displays

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    'tis the season for "Off Topic" posts... Yesterday I picked up a new LCD monitor - an NEC MultiSync LCD 1860NX . I have a 19" NEC LCD monitor in my office, so I was keen to get something similar for home. It's a nice looking monitor, has a height adjustable...
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    Camera Phones and Crime

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    One last thing to think about while you're out shopping these last few days before Christmas: Camera Phone Criminals Targeting Holiday Shoppers ORLANDO, Fla. -- Thieves armed with camera cell phones are using the devices to steal credit card numbers...
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