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  • Dariusz quatscht

    Virtual PC and Linux as Guest

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    I just had a look at my post stats and realized that there is a big demand for hosting Linux in Virtual PC. My post " More than 800x600 when running Linux in Virtual PC 2004 " is getting four times more hits than any other of my blog entries. I assume...
  • Brian Keller

    Incredible tsunami satellite photos

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    http://homepage.mac.com/demark/tsunami/ Set 5 is one of the most incredible in my opinion… And in a completely tangential thought, I wonder if my deodorant (Axe "Tsunami") will be renamed or discontinued now that there are such terrible connotations with...
  • Sebastien St-Laurent's (AKA Sebby) WebLog

    ShaderX #4

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    Happy to announce that i have been selected as the section editor for the "Rendering Techniques" section of the upcoming ShaderX4 . I will also intend to submit a few articles for the book. Will keep you all posted!
  • Tim Sneath

    Embedding Resources within an Avalon Application

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    I've been writing a game recently using Avalon, as part of which I wanted to load and display a number of sprites and other graphical objects. There were two specific problems I wanted to resolve: what was the best way to cache the sprite images for efficient...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Do you like reading a blog author? Retrieve all blog entries locally for reading/searching using XML, XSLT, XPATH

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    If you like reading a particular blog and want to read more from the same author, you can subscribe to the blog using RSS and any number of blog readers, such as newsgator , intravnews . This will get a few current entries (RSS is limited to 15 entries...
  • Eric Jarvi

    The Language of Biology

    Check this out, a language for modeling biological processes: http://research.microsoft.com/displayArticle.aspx?id=711 I'm a fan of biomimicry and I think this idea of using a computer language for modeling biology is pretty cool. In fact I sometimes...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Data Design Time Changes from VS2005 Beta 1 to Beta 2 (by yag)

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    One of the things that my team (VS Data) does is serve as a focal point around data thinking in the developer division. In addition to owning several features (database designer, query designer, parts of server explorer) and a product (Visual FoxPro)...
  • Test Guide

    Choose Your Own Adventure

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    When you're in college December and May are the big "What do I want to do with my life?" points, but once you're out in the real world January takes over this timeslot. Of course, if you really care about your career and life goals you'll be pondering...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    Email Response Time Expectations

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    A discussion came up in my class yesterday that was very interesting. The professor asked: How long do you expect to wait for a response from someone you email? There were varying responses from one hour to one week. What are you expectations if you email...
  • Mario Briana

    Developer Group Germany Teamblog

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    http://blogs.msdn.com/dginside/ Wer schreibt in diesem Blog? Es schreiben die sogenannten Technologieberater, im amerikanischen Sprachraum auch als Developer Evangelists bekannt. Hier handelt es sich um jene seltene Spezies von Technikern, die gleichzeitig...
  • Sam Mullis

    Manual Merge Issue Workaround in Visual Studio Team System December CTP

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    One of our CTP users reported the following in the Microsoft.Private.Whidbey.TeamSystem.Teamfoundation newsgroup : I am giving hateras a spin and am trying how the multiple checkout handles merge conflicts. So I created a merge conflict on purpose using...
  • The Web and Microsoft

    Some Good Advice From Brett Hill IIS MVP

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    I spent a good part of the morning reading IIS documentation. Besides reading some docs on IIS 7 and some of the new features and improvments I also came across some other information regarding some best practices recommended by Brett Hill for setting...
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