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  • Dave Welsh's WebLog

    Distinguishing between Open Standards and Open Source -- Part III of III

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    Distinguishing between Open Standards and Open Source Software is essential, as they each are tailored towards different ends. The fundamental purpose of a standard is to promote interoperability. The philosophical objective of OSS is to ensure that software...
  • Mikhail Arkhipov (MSFT)'s WebLog

    Your product feedback votes at work

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    Last week a few DCRs (design change requests) have been approved the Visual Web Developer area for implementation in VS 2005 Beta 2. You may like the fact that 80% are based on the user feedback posted at MSDN Product Feedback Center . I implemented an...
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    Why does it take so long to ship Hello World?

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    A recent comment on a Slashdot story about the Longhorn / WinFS announcement asks why WinFS is taking so long to develop, and predicts that once it is released there will be an open source clone within months. (Something similar happened with the CLR...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    100% Geek ?

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    Check this out... is this the ultimate in geekware ? - CTRL+ATL+DEL Rings - get hit by someone wearing these and there's a good change you would reboot... read more on the Engadget site...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows CE 5.0 Emulator Download...

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    Want to run your Windows CE 5.0 O/S images without needing Platform Builder, or share your images with your customers without them needing Platform Builder, then the Windows CE 5.0 Device Emulator download is probably what you are looking for - take a...
  • A View from Elsewhere

    On HVLP and Longhorn

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    Last week was an impressive example of Microsoft in action. After the RTM of XPSP2, Brian Valentine, Jim Allchin, and David Treadwell (among others) spent a tremendous amount of time looking hard at Longhorn and what it would take to ship. The result...
  • Dave Welsh's WebLog

    Weekly Recap - Aug 28'04

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    It's been a busy week, with little time to blog as much as I wished; so I must be getting used to blogging. I thought I'd just catch up right now with an end of the week recap. Coming back our blogging service here, I've found out a bit more about how...
  • Van Kichline's WebLog

    Code Complete

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    After an unexpectedly long process, I'm finally code complete on the Beta 2 VWD performance suites. We identified our performance needs a couple of months ago, set our goals early in August, and now we've finally got the infrastructure in place to monitor...
  • Mikhail Arkhipov (MSFT)'s WebLog

    Adding custom DOM to the VS client script intellisense. Part 2: Events.

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    In my previous post I showed how to create a simple client script intellisense schema. I recei ved some feedback that this stuff is complex. Yes, I have to admit it might look scary. However, there are very few ways exist to describe objects, their methods...
  • Buggin' My Life Away

    Adumbrating in Word

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    Whenever I used a word like adumbrate , my Grandmother would say, “Your high ejaculations are too copious for the low dominion of my comprehension.” Gran always had a wicked sense of humor. She ran a beauty salon for decades. One day, a customer, who...
  • Ron Cundiff's WebLog

    August - September References

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    InfoPath InfoPath 2003 Home Page (where you can download SP1 and the InfoPath Toolkit) http://office.microsoft.com/infopath InfoPath 2003 Training (16 walkthroughs to jumpstart your InfoPath skills) http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/odc_2003_ta...
  • Ron Cundiff's WebLog

    August - September

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    This demo-packed event will offer valuable insight into current and future aspects of .NET development! You'll get a sneak peek at what's coming in ASP.NET 2.0! InfoPath with VS.NET: Experience the flexibility of XML data-sharing with Microsoft Office...
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