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  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    What Microsoft can learn from Linkin Park & Jay-Z

    At the end of every blog entry, I always mention the album that is playing on my Dell DJ when I sign off. This time, the album is also the subject of the blog. Last week, I picked up “Collision Course”, a compilation of songs that were “mashed” between...
  • Scott Holden's Blog

    Scott Holden...arriving on the scene

    Well, I know that it seems a little late arriving on the Blog scene. I tried to do this a little while ago on my personal blog , but I wasn’t successful keeping up with it. Perhaps it is partly because I have been busy at work and renovating a house....
  • James Newkirk's Blog

    Bookmark Collection: Retrieving a bookmark that is not in the collection

    Let's see where we were... Retrieve a Bookmark that is not in the collection, return null The test for this looks like this: [ Test ] public void RetrieveABookmarkNotInCollection() { Assert .IsNull(collection[exampleDotComLabel]); } When I run this I...
  • agazzeri's Blog


    This weblog expresses my personal thoughts ONLY. Nothing of what I say here is affiliated with my employer ( Microsoft Corporation ). Questo weblog esprime ESCLUSIVAMENTE il mio pensonale pensiero. Nulla di quanto dico qui va inteso come in quasivoglia...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    We Got Your Back: Measuring Success

    One reason that my team (Developer Division Customer Connection Team) exists is to ultimately raise developer satisfaction. Its our belief that we can effect satisfaction by improving the product group team connections with their customers. Its always...
  • Brad Abrams

    Site that tracks long term bets...

    I remember reading about a website that helps folks track long term bets… such as: “In five years no OEM will be selling PCs with 32 bit processors (they will all be 64bit processors)” Or “In 20 years 90% of new cars in the US will use fuel cells” You...
  • Brad Abrams

    Designing .NET Class Libraries videos coming soon

    Ever sense I blogged some of the material about designing good libraries for the .NET Framework and got such great feedback from you folks, I have wanted to get more of the material out there. Well, we are just about there. As Joe says we had the last...
  • Brad Abrams

    C# Quiz: Will that compile? [Answer]

    Some good comments on my recent quiz . Many of you are hitting on the right thing… The answer is no, this will not compile as is. This is because in V2.0 we added a new constructor to Thread that allows you to pass a ParameterizedThreadStart delegate...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    IOD: New Blogger Alert/Feed on MSDN

    I'm going to soon be unsubscribing from a lot of blogs. The number of Microsoft blogs has gotten insane and trying to keep up with the main feed is next to impossible. I'm going to start being selective, but I'd still like to know when a new blogger comes...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Pocket PC/Smartphone customization ?

    Question: if you have a Pocket PC or Smartphone device, how many of you have customized the Today/Home screen ? – if so, what software did you use to customize the UI ? – what customization features are important to you, image rotation, image...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    "the biggest technology trends are the ones no one predicts"

    In a Seattle Times article , tech pundit Paul Andrews looks forward to 2005 ... "Year after year, the biggest technology trends are the ones no one predicts. So quickly does the field change that a blip on the radar can turn overnight into the asteroid...
  • Jason Barile - Testing Testing

    Paint.NET 2.0 released

    Paint.NET version 2.0 has been released . This is a freeware image manipulation package written entirely in C#. It originally started as a senior design project at Washington State University and has become a class project with several students contributing...
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