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  • shawn's blog

    SpaceshipOne did it!

    This is just so durn cool. Congrads to Paul Allen, Dick Ratan, and everyone else involved. Mike Melville (the pilot) made it to 68 miles up. I thought it was cool when one of the rockets I built made it to 17,000 feet – this just blows my mind…
  • Rob Caron

    New to Me: Microsoft Invited to Join Eclipse Foundation

    According to this eWeek article , the new director of the Eclipse Foundation is interested in having Microsoft join the project. Eclipse Director Targets Microsoft In an interview last week with eWEEK, Eclipse Executive Director Mike Milinkovich said...
  • Rob Caron

    Microsoft Research on Righting Software

    The Microsoft Research Publications feed has this recently published article, which is related to Visual Studio Team System in that it talks about PREfast (included in Team Developer Edition). Righting Software Righting Software James R. Larus; Thomas...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    RANU: smarter CPL and MSC

    I wish that .CPLs and .MSCs were smarter about normal users. I want to be a normal user, open a Control Panel applet , and have it prompt me for credentials if needed. Same thing for the administrative tools. Here's what I do instead. I create a...
  • Visual Studio Data

    An Ancient VFP Error Code of Doom (by John Koziol)

    Not too long ago, I wrote a program that cycled through all of VFP's errors by error number. See, we have several new errors for VFP 9 and we're also making some existing error messages more enumerative, for example, Error 15 (Not a table) will now tell...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    RANU: Give me another TS session

    If you want to user Windows Terminal Services, Microsoft says you need a server OS . Seems like overkill. I don't need my Windows XP-based email machine to support 500 concurrent users. I shouldn't need a licensing server & a $1500 OS. Here...
  • Me, Myself and My Blog.

    What's new in Smart Device Development in VS 2005

    I wrote up a small document which highlights some of the enhancements and and new features in Smart devices development in Visual Studio 2005. You can view this on Would love to...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Want Gmail? Five accounts for support of MSBaseball Challenge charities

    I have Gmail invites to give out to the next five people who donate $10 or more to the MSBaseball Challenge charities through me. Jeremy , in addition to his own monetary donation and suggestion to post to the Channel9 forums, has donated these to the...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    Update to a webcast

    This just in... The presentation: Delivering Rich-Client Features with Thin-Client Delivery that was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 24, 2004 from 1:00PM-2:30PM will now be held on Friday July 16, 2004, at 11am. TTFN - Kent
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    Authors, presentations and an apology

    Sorry I haven't been updating this as often as I should, I've been preternaturally busy [1]. I just posted author's pages for two of my favourite ASP.NET authors: Stephen Walther : author of far too many great ASP.NET books to list here. some...
  • Mark Bower

    Post #1…

    I am a developer consultant in the Solutions group of Microsoft Consulting Services in the UK . I have been with Microsoft for four years, initially as a developer in the Solutions Development Centre where I worked on the Government Gateway project. Since...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    RANT: Run as Normal User

    AKA “Run as non-admin”. We call it “RANU” around here, or sometimes “why would you do that?” I have a Linux background . There it seemed obvious to run as 'jbazuzi' sometimes and 'root' other times. But making it...
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