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  • Rob Caron

    On writing...

    Two quotes that hit the spot for me today: "Say all you have to say in the fewest possible words, or your reader will be sure to skip them; and in the plainest possible words or he will certainly misunderstand them." - John Ruskin "A writer is a person...
  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Hur go e den då?

    Under avdelning Kassa översättningar hamnar den här frågan: Vad svarar man? Det som skedde här är en gnutta intressant. I källtexten står det "Are you sure you do not want to have any sound for this event?". När vi översätter skippar vi gärna "Are you...
  • FrontPoint

    Customizing List Form web parts should be easy but isn't

    This is one of those issues that bugs me quite a bit. When you want to customize the NewForm or EditForm.aspx pages on a wss site, you have to live in code (reading CAML or encoded HTML). Or even build something yourself from scratch. Since the toolbar...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    What's appropriate for this blog?

    Concerning my post about funneling my $600 check from the U.S. government to Amnesty International , I've received quite a bit of feedback. Some of it is a response to my position on U.S. policy, like "Jay, you're a dumbass. " "The world is safer with...
  • Visual Studio Profiler Team Blog

    ".NET Code Tuning: Make Your Apps Fly with the New Enterprise Performance Tool"

    There's a particularly fine article on Enterprise Performance Tools inside the December 2004 issue of MSDN Magazine. Update - the full text of the article is now available online at the following link:
  • David Kline

    What was that cool thing you just did?

    Back when I started at Microsoft, the big product was MS-DOS 5. Of all the features in MS-DOS 5, my hands down favorite (and one I still use today) was DosKey. You remember DosKey... It was the utility that made F7 one of the most useful keys on your...

    Happy Birthday Marines

    Today, US Marines around the world celebrate the 229th birthday of the Corps. Today my family is thinking about all those men and women in harm's way. Here's a picture of my dad and me in our Marine photos. Our Marine careers were seperated by about 35...
  • chavakiran's WebLog

    Command-line reference A-Z

    • 1 Comments This is a nice link, if you want to learn all about cmd in windows xP. ps: This information is provided as is with the hope it will be useful, no gaurentee, no...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    What does style look like, part 2

    In my previous style post , I took a piece of code from Robert Sedgewicks algorithms book, and "Hungarian-ized" it. The routine currently looks like: #include "list.h" main(C cArg, SZ rgszArg[]) { I iNode, cNodes = atoi(rgszArg[1]), cNodesToSkip = atoi...
  • Yasser Shohoud

    Web services and large content in .NET 2.0

    There are a couple of features in .NET 2.0 (Whidbey) that help solve the problems of dealing with large data. The two main issues with sending large data in Web service messages are: 1. working set (memory) due to buffering by the serialization engine...
  • Yves Dolce

    __FILE__ macro under VC++ 6.0, 7.x and 8.0

    Under VC++ 6.0, the __FILE__ macro always gets the full file path returned; under VC++ 7.x it typically does not. To get the VC++ 6.0 behaviour under VC++ 7.x and 8.0, use the /FC (Full Path of Source Code File in Diagnostics) compiler command line option...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    MSDN Flash - Thursday, 28 October, 2004

    Visit the Microsoft Australia MSDN site | Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Guest Editor, Dave Glover Writes, Hi there, my name's Dave and this month I have the honour of writing the guest editorial. If you spotted Frank...
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