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  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    DataSet, DataRow and other things

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    Question: I am trying to understand the dataset and how I can use it. It looks like a really powerful feature but it has an incredible amount of objects. It seems to me that I should be able to do simple things like create and edit values. But for the...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    The Alien Quadrilogy

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    It was my birthday this weekend and I celebrated by watching the entire Aliens saga . (Ok, it wasn't really my birthday, but that's no reason not to give yourself a gift every now and then). I have to say, I was even more impressed with this series than...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    Murphy's law

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    Well, I'm pretty sure all of Seattle hates me right now. I woke up yesterday and decided it would be a good idea to get to all the cleaning I've been meaning to do. My roommate's internship just finished and I figured now was a good time to get everything...
  • The Old New Thing

    Summary of the recent spate of /3GB articles

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    A table of contents now that the whole thing is over. I hope. The oft-misunderstood /3GB switch . It's simple to explain what it does, but people often misunderstand. Kernel address space consequences of the /3GB switch . An adverse consequence...
  • Dean Rowe's WebLog

    That nice new Compatibilty tab in Windows Movie Maker 2.1

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    One of my favourite features in Windows Movie Maker 2.1 is something that we internally called “Filter Resiliency”. As many of you probably know Movie Maker is based on DirectShow . DirectShow works by using a bunch of DirectShow filters that are registered...
  • load of tosh

    Insomnia Leads to XFN Participation

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    Just set up a block on this site with some links from my opml file with XFN rel attributes, then I posted my URL on www.rubhub.com to get crawled. I wonder where this standard/proposal will go. Possibly nowhere, but it might be interesting to have RubHub...
  • command.com :>

    Command-line aliases and shortcuts

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    Update (2/25/2004): Thanks to a tip from the feedback section, I'm now addicted to using 'doskey' for creating command-line aliases. For instance, I have the following lines in my command shell startup script: doskey d=dir $* doskey n=notepad $* doskey...
  • Communiverse

    Hello World

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    Hello World! Nun ist es endlich soweit, ...
  • Santomania

    How to get noticed

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    Michael Swanson shares a brilliant! story of how he made sure that his resume would get noticed by Microsoft . I'm filing this one away in my favorite "interview/recruiting" stories :)
  • Jonathan Hardwick

    Debugging Problems With Offline Files

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    As promised , I'm returning to the topic of offline files. My previous article resulted in a lot of comments, so the client-side caching team have kindly pointed me at their internal FAQ. It's not yet in a customer-ready form, but I'll try to use it to...
  • Stan Lippman's BLog

    Translation Guide between Managed Extensions and the new C++/CLI binding Available

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    C and C++ programmers are notorious for relying on pointer indirection, and it seems blog entries are not immune to this. A translation guide attempting to exhaustively detail the differences between the original Managed Extensions for C++ (released with...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Refactoring the C# Express Starter Kit – Part 2: Organizing fields

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    Looking in RssView, I see a big mess. There are lots of fields. Some are related to each other & different from others, which suggest an Extract Class. Some are set at initialization time, while others change over time. Clearly there’s a difference...
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