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  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Is your resume drowning?

    Someone wrote to me this week to ask advice about how to get a resume noticed in our sea of resumes. Robert Scoble also asked me this question during the Channel 9 interview so I thought I’d offer one quick suggestion. (Imagine a concise answer...
  • Kevin B Smith's WebLog

    Bug in CustomPartyResolution SDK Pipeline Sample...

    Owen found a bug today in the custom party resolution SDK pipeline component located in @ $:\Program Files\Microsoft BizTalk Server 2004\SDK\Samples\Pipelines\CustomPartyResolution. The bug is in the Read() method in the PartyResolutionStream class...
  • One Louder

    Why recruiters don't blog...

    So I presented my blog site yesterday to that group of staffing industry folks. And while I got many comments about how cool it was, I doubt that there will be a bunch of recruiting blogs popping up next week. We talked about how I use my blog to share...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    JScript .NET Type Coercion Semantics, Part Two: Promotability

    Last time I gave some vague, high-level definitions of the type system concepts promotable , assignable and coercible . Today I'll give a more precise definition of promotable . The others I'll define more precisely later. Suppose we have an assignment...
  • Visual Studio

    Patterns & Practices Smart Client survey

    A message from the Microsoft Patterns and Practices Smart Client team: “Smart clients are the embodiment of the next generation of client software: taking full advantage of end user devices, consuming Web services, supporting a rich experience...
  • Andy Pennell's Blog

    Shocking news: Google can't find something

    We have a little known feature in the debugger so I wanted to see where, if anywhere, it is documented, so naturally I used Google. It can't find it. Not because it doesnt exist, but because the thing I am looking for is “.load” : yes, that...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Ace that phone interview!

    Today, a friend e-mailed me to say that her husband was preparing for a phone interview (not with Microsoft) and asked if I had any tips to share with him. I directed her to my entry on phone screens and then added a few extra suggestions. After writing...
  • Peter Stern's WebLog

    Swag saves lives

    One more off topic post then I promise to get back to business. I’ve designed a lot of swag in my career. By swag I mean conference crap… stuff, loot… not as defines it: Slang. Stolen property; loot. Australian...
  • John Lawrence (MSFT)

    My first wiki edit

    Someone on the recently created internal Burton bloggers mailing list pointed out this cool Burton wiki . I've not ever used a wiki before, so this was a good opportunity to take the plunge and make my first wiki edits. I added Currituck to the codenames...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Delaying email send in Outlook

    All too often, I send an email and regret it a moment later. Maybe I bumped into Send before I was ready. Maybe I wrote something mean & nasty, and want to rephrase to something more constructive. Maybe I think of a better way to make my point...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Tech Irony...

    Found this on .NET DElirium - somewhat amusing... - Mike
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Invisible Computing?

    This week saw the Microsoft Research (MSR) Faculty Summit (read BillG's Faculty Summit Keynote here ), there were a number of really cool demo's being shown in the Demo Fest, some of which are reported in the online edition of the Seattle PI one of the...
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