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  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Exceptions as repackaged error codes

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    One of the comments on my philosopy of error codes post from last week indicated that all the problems I listed with error codes were solved by exceptions. The thing that I think the writer missed is that CLR (and Java) exceptions serve two totally...
  • SMSPerfGuy's WebLog

    Wanted - Program Managers, Developers and Testers

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    With the incredible success of SMS as a product, as well as MS's enterprise management strategy all-up, we (the SMS team) are growing in leaps and bounds! We have openings across the board for program managers, developers, and testers to help support...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    Mapping Video Onto Avalon 3D Mesh Objects -- Sandbox3D V.0.0.0.2

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    With this release of Sandbox3D , I have added the ability to map video onto 3D meshes and then manipulate the mesh while the video plays (which can make for some very bizarre experiences...). Below is the good old torus, aka donut, with the Windows System...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Top MSDN Forums Contributors

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    I recently posted an announcement (lost in the long weekend) to the MSDN forums in an attempt to highlight and thank some of the best contributors. http://forums.microsoft.com/msdn/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=13946 Who's posted the most replies marked...
  • oliverlu's WebLog

    乱弹@2005/6/1

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    SharePoint Utility Suite http://www.microsoft.com/sharepoint/downloads/components/detail.asp?a=724 一些写得很不错的SPS/WSS小工具,很有帮助。而且有源代码,对于学习SPS/WSS的编程很有帮助。 SharePoint Style Designer http://james.milne.com/SPSkin/ 一个图形化的界面...
  • Tim Sneath

    Why Do I Get an Error Complaining about UICulture?

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    There's a breaking change in the Beta 1 RC release of Avalon that many people have run across when upgrading projects from a previous release, so I wanted to document it here in the hope of saving someone some trouble and delay in the future. The symptom...
  • Spat's WebLog (Steve Patrick)

    Profiling your code..

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    Random post which is really just a link to an interesting article - another bookmark for me so I dont loose this one in my already too large IE bookmarks. http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/12/enterpriseperformance/default.aspx Adding another...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    C# vs VC++ 2005

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    I'm not sure whether "VC++ 2005" is the right name or not, but whatever the next version of VC++ is called (don't get me started on the VS naming schemes...) Chris Sells wrote a post about a review of the new C++ version coming out with Whidbey. In...
  • Rob's Speech Stuff

    Paul Ballard's TTS post

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    Paul's written a nice post about his use of the new speech API to do synthesis. Thanks Paul. /Rob
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Real Customer Service

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    I've written about community subjects from time to time, but an internal discussion brought up an interesting experience I had a few years ago. I was on a customer visit at a customer whose identity is thankfully irrelevant to this little story. The...
  • Visual Studio Graphics Debugging

    Buying an LCD Monitor / HDTV

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    Over the last week I’ve shopped for and purchased an LCD TV to use as both a computer monitor and as a HD gaming TV. Since I had a bad buying experience involved in this, I figured that I would share my two cents about the process. The first TV...
  • Dave Froslie - Microsoft Development on the Prairie

    My Tablet PC

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    As I write this, I am in the air somewhere over Wyoming (or some other desolate location with mountainous terrain). I’m also crammed into a window seat that was supposed to be an exit row. Well, it’s not and the other two 6’ plus gentlemen in my row were...
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