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  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    MSDN += new RssFeeds() ';

    Duncan has been working on our new RSS generation system . The new one he's created should be more flexible, accurate and up-to-date. He's looking for feedback on the new format as well. There are two changes we're really interested in feedback. First...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows XP Embedded SP2 ?

    Windows XP SP2 has now been available for download for some time now, all of my office and home PC's are now updates to Windows XP SP2 - but what about Embedded devices ? Windows XP Embedded is currently at version SP1 (meaning that it ships with the...
  • Windows Mobile Team Blog

    Cross Platform .NET Development

    "The Moth" shares his approach to developing Pocket PC and desktop applications using a single code base here . I'd be interested in hearing other ways that people go about this. [Author: Robert Levy]
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Breadth is sometimes better than depth

    A while back the Scripting Guys blogged about using recursion to list all the files in a directory and all its subdirectories. Something that you'll notice about this very standard solution to this problem is that it is "depth first". That is, it lists...
  • A View from Elsewhere

    Bonny Doon in Screw Cap

    Go to the Big House? Or just be one of the Three Thieves?...
  • Point2Share

    BlogWave Beta 1 - Released!

    Addy has updated his RSS Generator which support SharePoint (among other sources) worth a look: To download: BlogWave Beta 1 - Released! FAQ:
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Suggestion Box - Part 2

    Meow! Welcome to the JobsBlog Suggestion Box! If you have a suggestion for a future topic, please submit it here. Some subjects may be too confidential for us to discuss or too out of our realm of expertise, but we promise to read and respond to each...
  • TSQL_language's WebLog

    Extended parameterization

    Thanks to everyone who commented on parameterization in TSQL. It was a pretty eye-opening experience to see the lack of "extended" parameterization (beyond simple runtime values) being such a pain point for the users. I'll make sure your voices are heard...
  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    Macros, Macros, Macros

    As I'm climbing the Software Factories mountain (I figure I'm at about 10,000ft of a 14,000ft climb) I'm deep in the middle of thinking about (see my last post) about Domain Specific Languages. In my last post I observed that I'd developed a number of...
  • Beat Schwegler's 2 Cents

    What's wrong with rpc-literal?

    This post is part of Issue 8’s answer To say it as clear and simple as possible: rpc style encoding is more about the service implementation than the message on the wire itself. That’s just wrong! As already discussed in this answer series , every rpc...
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    Uses for the TaslkList Command Line app in Windows XP SP2

    This entry is a very simple explanation of "TaskList /SVC /FO TABLE" When using Windows Task Manager, I often wonder what some of the .exe files are doing. These are listed under the Image Name column under the Processes tab. But, with Windows XP SP2...
  • Santomania

    Updated Outlook Calendar Adapter for Blogwave Beta 1

    Proving once again that Resistance Is Futile *, TristanK updates his Outlook Calender Adapter to support beta1 of BlogWave mere hours after it is released. And he even added a slick(er) new interface and an icon!
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