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  • David Kline

    Welcome Mr. Hamilton

    This is cool! Our (the .NET Compact Framework team) test manager has joined the MSDN weblog community! He's posted a pretty detailed history of himself here . I've known Paul since 1994 while we were both working on Windows 95 (he in Plug and Play, me...
  • Computer Science Teacher - Thoughts and Information from Alfred Thompson

    Programming Classes for Everyone

    As I write this teacher friends in Texas and Florida are getting ready to go back to school in the next week or so. I’m sure that many other teachers in other states are also getting ready. My wife, a middle/high school librarian, is a few short weeks...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    Tech.ED Australia 2005 - Where are people from?

    I've been looking at the Tech.Ed registrations and thought I would share these stats with you all, on where the attendees are coming from. 28.32% New South Wales 27.37% Queensland 17.12% Victoria 13.21% Australian...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog

    ASP.NET 2.0 Provider Toolkit

    The ASP.NET 2.0 Provider Toolkit went live on MSDN today. It contains the source code for the Access database providers (which were cut from B2 and will not be in the final RTM product either, we are pushing SQL Express as the new defaults). Coming in...
  • Paul Hamilton's Web Log

    Introducing Paul...

    I’m fairly new to this whole blogging thing. My boss at work, Mike Zintel, has been telling me for a while that I need to do some blogging so I can share some of my “expertise” in the software testing space, so here goes. I thought it would be a good...
  • greggm's WebLog

    Finding COM pointers on the stack

    Back in December, I had one post about optimized code debugging. Today I wanted to follow up, and talk about one technique that I have found helpful when debugging native optimized code. One of the most annoying aspects of native optimized code debugging...
  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    Private Bytes Performance Counter -- Beware!

    Q: When is a Private Byte not a Private Byte? A: When it isn't resident. The Private Bytes counter reports the commit charge of the process. That is to say, the amount of space that has been allocated in the swap file to hold the contents of the...
  • .net and other interesting dev stuff in PA

    Acrylic - beta graphics tool from Microsoft

    "Acrylic" is the codename for an innovative illustration, painting and graphics tool that provides exciting creative capabilities for designers working in print, web, video, and interactive media. Check out this site to download the beta or get more info...
  • craigrow

    Business Desktop Deployment

    As an update to what I wrote earlier about the WAIK. This kit will be renamed and enhanced for Vista Beta 2. The new name will be Business Desktop Deployment kit. They have a web site now but it's focused on XP, as you would expect. I'll be keeping an...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Where do they get those names?

    I've stayed out of the Windows Vista naming thingy, I figure that the name will grow on me. But whatever you might think of Windows Vista, it's got to be better than: Microsoft Windows Server Base Operating Systems Management Pack for Microsoft Operations...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows CE - Kiosk Mode

    I received an e-mail over the weekend asking how to create a Windows CE 5.0 image that boots directly into a "kiosk" type application, Windows CE 5.0 ships with a number of O/S templates which include Gateway (headless), Internet Appliance (Windows Shell...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Gretchen's top three things to see, do, and taste while in Seattle

    Reader J is visiting Seattle in a few weeks, and since he’s thinking about applying to Microsoft in the next year or so (yay!), he wants to make sure he tours the area while he's here. I responded to him with my top three (outside of the city) choices...
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