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  • Cyrus' Blather

    When capabilities don't meet requirements

    So I’ve recently fixed two bugs that have come up that both shared a root cause. I thought that they were interesting enough that it would be worth sharing with you guys. In order to make them make sense I first need to give a little bit of an architectural...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Congrats to two Fox community sites (by yag)

    One of the cool things about Visual FoxPro is its community. I just wanted to congratulate two community sites for hitting great milestones: PortalFox just hit its 20,000th user The Universal Thread hit its one millionth message It's great...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    InfoPath and the Expression Box

    Question: I am trying to total a field within my InfoPath form. Do I need to include a field to hold these values or is their another way? Answer: Yes, one of the controls available within InfoPath is called an expression box. This control allows...
  • Korby Parnell's Social Software Wunderkammer

    Working with Jim Newkirk

    Jim Newkirk and I joined the Gotdotnet team at the roughly the same time, a couple of months ago, although he just recently announced the move on his blog. Shortly after we joined the team, Jim and I were sitting in a meeting with a vendor who suddenly...
  • Inside Architecture

    A direct comparison between FDD and Traditional WBS

    Reader ROI Readers of this post will find a "case study" that allowed this author to directly compare Feature Driven Development to the traditional WBS when performing project planning. This information is useful if you would like to improve your software...
  • Your Data in the Cloud

    FSG Developer Conference in New York

    Next week, I am heading out to the financial services developer conference to deliver a SQL Server 2005 presentation. The toughest part of delivering a talk on SQL Server 2005 is to find a way to fit it all into a 90 minute slot. You can talk about individual...
  • Aali's blog

    Some clarity to DSI, SDM and VSTS designers

    Ali Pasha has a nice story on System Definition Model (SDM), Dynamic Systems Initiative (DSI) and their relation to Visual Studio Team System's designers. "Microsoft is making an effort to automate much of the work that is required to create, deploy...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog

    ASP.NET 2.0 makes 'AJAX' like functionality pretty darn easy :)

    Bertrand Le Roy , one of the rock-star developers on the Web Platform and Tools team has been doing a lot of work lately using the new out of band postback features of ASP.NET 2.0 -- you've probably heard of AJAX at this point and this blog begins...
  • oliverlu's WebLog

    SharePoint Configuration Analyzer

    安装SPS2003/WSS是一件非常简单的事情,创建一个SPS2003/WSS的站点更是容易,所以SPS2003/WSS是一个老少皆宜,普遍受欢迎的产品。 但是,你能保证你的SPS2003/WSS的运行状态就是正常的吗?很可能什么时候出了严重的问题,你才会意识到:要是早知道这里有问题,就可以采取行动,避免这些问题了。 可是,我怎么知道SPS2003/WSS是否运行正常呢?这就是一名SPS的支持工程师应该知道的事情。呵呵,开玩笑的,SPS工程师也不是SPS的蛔虫,还是要借助一些工具的。其中,有一个不错的工具...
  • Korby Parnell's Social Software Wunderkammer

    Generating Ad Revenue in the Age of Syndication: and Munincipal Wi-Fi at the Crossroads

    The World Wide Web is a library. Internet-ready devices continue to plummet in price. Access to the Internet is expensive, worldwide. I believe that we have an awesome and compelling opportunity and civic duty to ensure that this library is--like the...
  • MSDN Student Flash

    NewsGator Plug-In for Community Server

    I have created a workspace on GotDotNet for this plug-in. The code that is up there is pretty much just a proof of concept code. While it works there is no plug-in documentation or code documentation. I do plan to update this later in the week, but for...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    How should the relationships between tags be defined, and by whom?

    IT Conversations has an audio recording of Clay Shirky's entertaining and thought provoking presentation (update: text version here ) he gave at O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference in March this year, 'Ontology is Overrated'. Chris May has a useful...
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