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  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: Assigned to @Me

    In VSTS work item tracking, there is a special identifier called @me instead of a specific user alias so that the user who is running the query sees only those bugs that have AssignedTo= their alias, for example. This is helpful if you want to create...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Grooving with the Encore Four

    On Wednesdays at noon during July and August, Microsoft enjoys a bit of culture … thanks to the Redmond Arts in the Park program . This summer’s line-up includes an Afro-Cuban jazz band, “Scandinavian Polka fun,” Western African music, and good ol...
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System

    New Beta 2 Code Snippets

    The Overview of Code Snippets Using VSTO 2005 article on MSDN has been updated with Beta 2 information, 28 new snippets for Beta 2 developed by NuSoft Solutions , and 43 of the original 200 snippets updated to Beta 2. These 43 code snippets were mentioned...
  • craigrow

    Images directory structure

    When you install ASI, it creates a share on the server labeled “images.” This is the location to which you’ll copy the contents of your OS CDs. Of course, if you don’t create some sort of directory structure under images you’ll have all kinds of problems...
  • PeteL's Blog

    nGallery migration : Day 0

    I started the work to migrate nGallery to ASP.NET 2.0 today, and hit several small road blocks. Nothing I couldn't handle though. The business layer/back end migrated with zero problems. The web front end though, it was a bit more of an issue. For some...
  • Chris Garty's Weblog

    And I'm back...

    After a number of technical difficulties and a little apathy in getting them fixed, my blog is back up. Now I just need to start writing again...
  • XQuery Inside SQL Server 2005

    Namespace Nuances

    XQuery uses the concept of a namespace, adopted from the XML 1.0 specification. But, due to the complex nature of the XQuery language and it's dual roles as both query and serialization/XML construction language, there are several nuances to the use of...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Advice on Giving Technical Presentations for Presenters

    Just blogging this for my own archives to read again in the future. [Via Fabulous Adventures In Coding ] A few months ago an old friend had to give her first talk at a conference. Now, she used to do community theatre back when we were in school...
  • Korby Parnell's Social Software Wunderkammer

    Doing Business in Amsterdam

    Last week, I represented my group withiin Microsoft ( Community & Collaborative Development) along with my colleague, Betsy Aoki at the annual Microsoft TechEd Conference for software developers and IT Pros in Amsterdam, Netherlands....
  • TexBlog

    What's new in MFC

    Victor Volkman of highlights some of the new MFC features in VC++ 2005 .
  • Jason Sacks's Windows SDK blog

    Creating SDKs: Creating HxS s

    On Friday I talked a bit about how teams work together to create SDK collections. Today I'm going to drill in more detail into the process of creating HxSs, the base files used for documentation in the Libraries. The same disclaimer applies as on Friday...
  • Daryll McDade

    Where have I been?

    You may remember my previous post on "convergence." Coming to the tail end of the pain now--the black holes are parting. Traffic should pick up soon.
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