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  • MSDN Student Flash

    Virtual Earth

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    Wait until you see what is coming this summer! Chandu Thota who is on the team getting the Virtual Earth project going has some screen shots on his blog . Maps, aerial imagery, photos, directories and more. This is going to be big. - Alfred (Microsoft...
  • One Louder

    Musical Baton Meme

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    OK, only because Zoe asked... Total volume of music files on my computer: 12.33 gb Last CD I bought: Hmm, can't remember the last time I actually bought a CD in it's physical form. Recently downloaded music is a little eclectic including Justin...
  • Lisa Wollin

    JavaScript 101: Writing Your First Script

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    You can arm yourself with all the background information that you want, but the easiest way to learn JavaScript is to just jump in and start writing code. So let's start with something simple for your first script. The window object contains all the...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Larry's Rules of software engineering, Part 4 - Writing servers is easy, writing clients is HARD.

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    Over the past 20 years or so, I've written both (I wrote the first NT networking client and I wrote the IMAP and POP3 servers for Microsoft Exchange), so I think I can state this with some authority. I want to be clear - it's NOT easy to write a server...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    Updated Avalon Task Manager - 2D and 3D Dynamic Animations

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    Back in January, I wrote an article on doing 2D and 3D dynamic animations. Somehow, I never got around to porting it to the March CTP, but I have done the port to the just released Beta 1 RC. I haven't updated the article yet, but if you want at the source...
  • Owen Allen - The MOSS Garden

    BizTalk 2004 Certification Exam

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    The BizTalk Server 2004 exam from MS Learning is now available. This exam was beta-tested back in January of 2005 and has been tweaked into this format. For my customers in the Pacific Northwest, let me know when you pass this test - special prizes for...
  • IRhetoric - Karsten Januszewski

    New Avalon and Indigo Posted

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    The Beta 1 RC went live today. It is actually based on Whidbey Beta 2, which is handy. Lots of good stuff in the Avalon bits, including support for video (see <MediaElement>)!
  • Rob Copeland's Blog

    New Email Technique

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    Even though I practice GTD to manage my actions, I still commit one of the cardinal sins over an over again. I check my email about 100 times a day and let it "suck me in." This week I'm trying something new. I am only reading email 3 times during the...
  • Eric Jarvi

    VSTS Tip: how to register ASP.NET after the fact...

    If you are getting error messages with ASP.NET and you installed IIS after installing VS (instead of the other way around) you need to register ASP.NET manually. Here's the easiest way I know how to do this if you install VS and IIS in that order:...
  • Visual Studio Graphics Debugging

    Hello Code Coverage! – Part 2

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    In my last walkthrough on code coverage I showed how to get code coverage data for a simple function that I was testing. Below is the code view of the coverage results from the unit test on the function TestFunction. Remember that the green code is the...
  • Rob Copeland's Blog

    A Great Blog

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    I mentioned earlier that I'm a huge GTD fan. My favorite blog to read related to productivity and improving one's methods and approaches is Jason Womack's excellent blog . He has a way of pointing out just the right thing to keep me focused and enthused...
  • JRoxe's WebLog

    Meet with the VB Team at TechEd!

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    Are you going to be down at TechEd in Orlando in a couple of weeks? Are you interested in meeting with the Visual Basic team while you’re down there? Nine people from the VB team are going to be down at TechEd and we’re very interested in meeting...
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