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  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    When new features expose old bugs.

    Not quite "Riffing on Raymond" but he just wrote about this, and it reminded me of a story that was related to me by the dev lead for the security team (the guys who own the LSA and authentication in Windows, not the SWI team) here at Microsoft. Raymond...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Data Entry for dates: autoincrement tip

    A handy tip that is not widely known: When a VFP textbox contains a date or datetime field, the user can hit the “+” or “-“ keys to increment or decrement the date portion by one day. Also works for BROWSE It’s been this way since at least the foxpro...
  • adamga's WebLog

    WSE 3.0 CTP is up!!!

    Finally, a WSE 3.0 build that works with Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 . WS-Secure-IT!
  • adamga's WebLog

    Team System: Could not connect to the BISGSS...

    So, as usual, the night before a demo, panick mode sets in when the previously working machine configuration starts to barf (the technical term for it) and gives error wierdness. In my particular case, my Visual Studio Team Suite Beta 2 client could not...
  • Test Guide

    All For One And One For All: Our Complete Automation Stack

    Factoring these details out of the test case into intuitively organized libraries allows the test case to focus on the essence of what it is testing rather than incidental details. This helps us write more comprehensive tests faster but spend less time...
  • Dave Welsh's WebLog

    TechED - Day 1

    Skipped the Archtecture Strategy party last night, plus the Regional Directors 2 parties, and probably a few more parties but made it to the manditory Microsoft pre conference briefing last night; which is my excuse for not going to any of the many parties...
  • Devhammer on MSDN

    Tech-Ed Day 1

    Steve Ballmer's keynote was pretty fun. Especially interesting was some of the results of last year's rapproacehment between Microsoft and Sun, including work to make Sun's identity management solution and Active Directory work together, as well as the...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    Sandbox3D v. -- Trackball support

    I just posted a new version of Sandbox3D . I a dded trackball support for the rotation values, so that you can hold down the right mouse button and move the mouse around to rotate the mesh. What is cool is that I wired up the IPropertyChange interface...
  • Eric Jarvi

    barriers to agile adoption

    • 2 Comments pointed me to an interesting paper from Jim Highsmith on barriers to agile adoption as perceived at the CIO/CTO level: "At the recent Agile Development Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, one presentation included a series of objections...
  • greggm's WebLog

    Job openings on the Visual Studio Debugger Dev Team

    I have been a developer for the Visual Studio debugger for five and a half years now. We currently have two open positions, so I decided to post an advertisement. If you think being a developer on the Visual Studio debugger would be a cool job, send...
  • Srinath Vasireddy

    Develop Managed Outlook Add-ins with VSTO 2005

    After several weeks of hard work, at TechEd we announced our latest work – Yes, you can now easily develop managed outlook add-ins with VSTO 2005. Read the following articles to get an overview Introduction In depth architecture article...
  • Heath Stewart's blog

    Avoid Deadlocks in your Script Host when Tearing down JScript

    Avoid deadlocks when tearing down JScript in your script host by calling into the IActiveScriptGarbageCollector implementation....
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