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  • Devhammer on MSDN

    Team System VPC made more widely available

    Rob Caron shares some good news : Initially, the VPC download [ VPC Available on MSDN Subscriber Downloads ] was only available to MSDN Universal Subscribers. I've just learned that the Team System VPC is now available to MSDN Professional, Enterprise...
  • George Cerbone's blog

    Secret Code, Part 2

    The second pillar that Microsoft believes in is the idea of integrated innovation. Integrated innovation means that developments on one part of the platform are leveraged across the rest of the platform. Microsoft spends close to $7 billion on research...
  • Devhammer on MSDN

    Partner Product DVD for Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2

    There's a new version of the Partner Product DVD available with over 75 tools and components (both full and eval versions) from our Visual Studio Industry Partners. You can order the DVD at:
  • Nelson Araujo's WebLog

    Determining if a patch/update is installed with MBSA 2.0

    Sample script and CMD file to verify if a specific patch is missing, using a MBSA scan report....
  • jfo's coding

    More than you want to know about Mouse Input

    Someone recently asked for an end-to-end article on mouse handling, just like the keyboard handling article. Fortunately, mouse handling is not as complicated as keyboard handling, but there are a few topics we should probably chat about. The Whidbey...
  • Josh Heitzman's Blog

    VS SDK 2005-08 milestone almost complete

    Today the final test pass for the VS SDK 2005-08 milestone was kicked off , so we will shortly determine if the VS SDK 2005-08 will be released as a Community Tech Preview (CTP) or not. We are using the SCRUM methodology here on the VS SDK team, so we...
  • Jesse's Notes

    Sliding Window

    There have been a few partners inquiring about a common reauth scenario: "how do I force a user to re-authenticate if they haven't hit my site in X minutes, but otherwise reauth them after Y minutes?". Previously, we didn't have a good solution for them...
  • kingces's WebLog

    Do not derive from System.Type

    Do not derive from System.Type or any other types deriving from System.MemberInfo. You might infer from all those protected members on Type that we intended to have folks derive from Type and have those 3ed party Types somehow "play nice" with the rest...
  • Angry Richard's WebLog

    Off-road Profiling Windows Services

    I've just posted an article on the pitfalls of profiling services with the Visual Studio profiler. It includes a sample service with a quick walkthrough. Enjoy. Profiling Windows™ Services with the Visual Studio Profiler
  • craigrow

    Old school

    I didn't realize how old school the floppy disk had become. ...
  • Shaykatc's WebLog

    Our sessions at the PDC

    In case you didnt see it, Luca has posted on our PDC sessions. Lots of cool new language stuff...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog

    User agent strings with IE7

    There has been some interesting confusion on how to properly deal with browser sniffing scripts (bad practice for standards based design guys!) and the new IE 7 user-agent string... check out Dave's post here:
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