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  • Rob Caron

    On writing...

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    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?

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    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

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    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?

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    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"

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    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: http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/12/EnterprisePerformance...
  • David Kline

    What was that cool thing you just did?

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    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...
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    Happy Birthday Marines

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    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

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    http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/windows/xp/all/proddocs/en-us/ntcmds.mspx 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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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