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  • Omar Shahine

    Outlook Wish List

    Since it's almost Christmas, here is what I want from Santa. A button that will prevent people from including me in the reply to an email (I call this the remove me from thread button) Here in Hotmail you get these ridiculously long threads that you get...
  • MSDN Online Media Blog

    Route64 Training Tour 2005

    So if you guys liked the 64-bit windows Server webcasts series , you'll want to check out the Windows Route 64 training tour that is being launched by Microsoft, Intel and HP together. We're going to try and get developers in the US up to speed on what...
  • Antimail

    No fireworks yet...

    ... but we have pollution. At least this is the conclusion from the latest Seattle Times article . Environmentalists hooted when Ronald Reagan claimed — wrongly — that trees produce more pollution than cars. But right now, the biggest single source of...
  • MikeZintel's WebLog

    .Net Compact Framework Advanced Memory Management

    This is a work in progress on a paper that I am writing to help folks understand the internals of Windows CE and the .Net Compact Framework Memory Management. The final paper will be published on MSDN. Introduction One of the things that developers struggle...
  • MikeZintel's WebLog

    Public Speaking

    One of my tasks these days is to browse the web conduct research to understand how people are using the .Net Compact Framework so we can evolve the product in useful ways. I was especially happy to stumble on a talk I gave at TechEd 02 that is now part...
  • MikeZintel's WebLog

    Meet Mike

    My friend and Microsoft colleague Bruce Johnson has been telling me that I should start a blog. I explained to him that that the hierarchical threaded organization of newsgroups is more structured than searching freeform text, and that blogs were going...
  • Ben Armstrong

    Duke Nukem II under Virtual PC

    Following Duke Nukem ( ) - Duke Nukem II was a huge step forward in the Duke Nukem series. It provided native VGA support, parallax levels and sound blaster support. And just like the...
  • jfo's coding

    Creating Custom Controls in Winforms - Part 3 Painting OnMouseOver

    Continuing on building our custom control ... Handling Mouse Movement Lets add some pizzazz to the square – it seems too stale. When we enter the square, let’s draw a dark rectangle around the outside, and when we leave let’s erase that border. In order...
  • Stan Lippman's BLog

    The String Literal Returns

    In the last entry, I celebrated what I felt was an elegant solution to the problem of the string literal in the context of overload function resolution. But it turns out there is another area in which the string literal proves problematic. Who would have...
  • Harry Pierson's DevHawk Weblog

    TechEd 2005 Call for Papers

    BTW, speaking of TechEd 2005, we're currently inviting potential presenters to submit proposals to speak. Norman is taking over ownership of the Architecture track, but I'm still responsible for technical content and community for the track. If you're...
  • Harry Pierson's DevHawk Weblog

    Starting in on SQL Service Broker

    Since Norman joined the team a few months ago, I’m no longer in firefighter mode. For about six months my team was short a marketing manager and I ended up picking up a bunch of extra duties. For example, I took over as TechEd architect track owner...
  • adamga's WebLog

    Media Center Extenders. ROCK!

    So, okay, after goofing around with multiple MCE boxes on different TVs, copying data back and forth, ladida, I finally realize, hey, this should be a lot easier. And it is. Media Center Extenders. I have since retired all but one media center box from...
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