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  • Nelson Araujo's WebLog

    Visio Connector for MBSA available

    This add-on to Visio is very cool. It integrates Visio and MBSA. With this tool you can: (1) perform scans directly from Visio and (2) view the results of the output directly on your network topology chart.
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Introducing Master Pages

    Master pages are one of my absolute favorite features of ASP 2.0. A master page is a template that is used to define the overall look and feel of an ASP.NET Web application. In previous versions of ASP.NET, this problem was somewhat solved by embedding...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Bloggers join my team!

    You wouldn’t believe how much my team has grown in the past few months. We’ve welcomed many new members, and some of our newbies even have blogs! I wanted to link to them so you can all check them out. Maybe they’ll even write about what it’s like to...
  • Ken Levy's Blog

    Visual FoxPro 9.0 EULA posted online

    I have seen requests by some developers to be able to read the Visual FoxPro 9.0 EULA (end user license agreement) and the Distributable and Restricted Visual FoxPro Features and Files documents before they purchase a license for Visual FoxPro 9.0. These...
  • So what is a developer experience anyway?

    API usability evaluation

    Christopher Oezbek is keeping notes about an API usability evaluation he is doing using the cognitive dimensions.
  • .NET4Office

    The assembly * could not be found...

    An internal user of VSTO asks: Why can't we give an error message like "Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office is not installed" instead of the meaningless ""The assembly * could not be found at or could not be loaded..."? The meaningless error message...
  • .NET4Office

    A Beta 2 VSTO Issue you may encounter in VB.NET: Me.Range("A1") throws a COMException

    In Beta2 we shipped with an unforunate bug that will affect VB.NET users. If you write code like this in a worksheet project item, it will fail with a COMException at runtime: MsgBox(Me.Range("A1").Value) The problem is that when you wrote the...
  • Scott Holden's Blog

    MEDC in Las Vegas

    Well, I have been meaning to blog more and get more performance information out. However, I have been working on a memory architecture presentation for MEDC which has been taking up lots of time. Roman Batoukov has also been preparing a performance talk...
  • Michael Rys

    Do XML Schema collections enable data tampering?

    A recent weblog entry by Jim Fawcett that recaps Jon's recap of our wireside chat contains the following sentence: Yukon's association of XML schemas with its XML datatype exposes ap plications to tampering, a problem Rys believes Oracle is addressing...
  • Jeremy Collins's WebLog

    At least someone is putting it to good use

    The Space Needle here in Seattle will soon be utilized as a giant Wi-Fi antenna. Three different ISPs are teaming up to provide the connectivity, which is expected to be able to beam wireless internet signals over a 5 square mile area. http://www.komotv...
  • Loosely Coupled Thinking

    Come Speak at XML 2005

    Your chance to speak at XML 2005 is waiting......
  • jaredpar's WebLog

    Console Apps and STA COM Objects

    This article assumes that you have basic knowledge of COM and apartments. I've talked with several people who found that COM objects they created in their console applications were not destroyed until the application exited. This was causing memory...
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