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  • Santomania

    [OT] Overclocking yourself

    [OT] = Off-Topic... Tom's hardware guide has an article on " Overclocking Yourself " : "There comes a point in every programmer's life when the strings and tags no longer make sense, the eyes feel heavy and the fingers numb upon the keyboard...
  • Haibo Luo's weblog

    Get Names and Values of Enum Members

    Yes, reflection can get this done. Assume we have an Enum type - Colors, the following code will print the name and value for each member of it. foreach ( FieldInfo fi in typeof ( Colors ).GetFields( BindingFlags .Public | BindingFlags .Static...
  • James Manning's blog

    random fun with builtins

    I got a question during a chat about where the "ver" exe was located :) C:\>ver Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] C:\>ver.bogus Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600] C:\>for %e in (%PATHEXT%) do ver%e C:\>ver.COM...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Win an Xbox 360 every 10 minutes (u.s. only)

    Only in the US I'm afraid... Pepsi is running a sweepstakes competition, giving away an Xbox 360 every 10 minutes until 10/31/05. Starts 8/28/05. "To play, consumers will collect codes found under the caps of Mountain Dew and other participating...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Infuencers - 87% use RSS

    A small survey taken by Nooked indicates how RSS is ubiquitous among key influencers . "The Nooked - Influencer survey set out to establish if key influencers - journalists, analysts and bloggers – are using RSS to collect information for analysis...
  • I know the answer (it's 42)

    Build Type creation and Drop Location

    One of the most common issues everyone is running into with Team Build is configuring the Drop Location. All builds that happen through Team Build are dropped (bits are copied) to this location. Drop location is entered in the Location page of the...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    Yeah Baby : Congratulations, the item is yours. Please pay now!

    eBay sent this message to Frank Arrigo (frankarr). Your registered name is included to show this message originated from eBay. Congratulations, the item is yours. Please pay now! Dear frankarr, Congratulations! You...
  • techno-management leadership

    the leadership bandwagon

    I see many areas where Microsoft is a thought leader, technology leader and in many cases, I see a company that figured out how to make so many leaders work together. So, going forward, I am going to try share my thoughts on this very topic - techno leadership...
  • NETNew WebLog

    Just released - Microsoft Office Solutions Showcase for Manufacturing

    ...Supply Chain and Lean Manufacturing scenarios just added ! Lean Manufacturing: Supply Chain collaboration: Supply...
  • NETNew WebLog

    Announcement: Windows Automotive Development Platform

    Microsoft Windows Automotive Windows Automotive version 5.0, built on the Windows CE operating system, enables the automotive industry to enables car makers to deliver cutting-edge in-vehicle solutions that will improve the lives of drivers and passengers...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    about the cricket: I can't help myself

    Sorry, I can't help myself... England are on the verge of defeating Australia in the fourth Test to go 2-1 up in the 5 match series...For those not familiar with the game of cricket, I should explain why I'm staying up to watch the drama of the Test unfold...
  • Esperpento

    New versions of the WS-Transaction specifications

    Those of you who pay attention to these things might have noticed that we recently published new versions of the WS-Transaction family of specifications. These versions are dated August 2005 and supersede the previous versions from October 2004. You...
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