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  • UK StudentZine Blog

    Mobile and Embedded Developer ConferenceUK Highlights day - FREE

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    Registration is now open...... Event Summary: 1 day, 3 tracks, 12 sessions: The Mobile Embedded Developer Conference UK Highlights is a full day event which comprises three tracks and 12 sessions; two tracks will focus on Windows Mobile and the...
  • simon.says

    System.Net.NetworkInformation in .NET Fx 2.0

    One of the things I'm really digging about .NET Fx 2.0 right now is the ability to interrogate network cards on my machine. For example, I've often wanted a hassle-free way to find out IP address information, DNS specifics and trap events (such as cables...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    Blame me if you don’t see Brief or Emacs keybindings in the Beta 2 Standard SKU

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    Update:   Sean has a much better workaround at http://blogs.msdn.com/vseditor/archive/2005/04/26/412307.aspx Sometimes being a QA reminds me of when I was a soccer referee – you’re only as good as your last call or the last bug you missed. ...
  • Craig McMurtry's WebLog

    Indigo and Jini

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    Some folk who read David Chappell's excellent article on Indigo found Indigo to be reminiscent of Jini. Let me mention just two of the fundamental differences. I think that service is a good word to describe what you build with Jini, although I think...
  • Kintan's

    Microsoft is a design-oriented company

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    Ever wondered, who designed the desktop wallpaper of Windows XP? Microsoft has been "under-credited" as not being a design-oriented company, by competitors and press. Microsoft as a company seeks to create magical products - products that people love...
  • John's Blog

    C# Express and the WebBrowser control

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    I love the WebBrowser control - it makes it easy to create customized Web browsers in my C# applications (for example, adding tabs as in this article ). Recently I was trying to find a way to block the custom browser from opening up new pages in a separate...
  • Visio

    フローチャートにソフトシャドウ

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    今週は 3D ソフトウェアっぽいテクニックを紹介します。ソフトシャドウ、まあ要するにぼかしのきいた影のことなのですが、Visio で 3D モデリングのようなことができる、と書くとちょっとインパクトがありますね。 まずは使用前と使用後を見比べてください。 使用前 使用後 影は塗りつぶしの設定画面でいろいろと調整することができます。透明度をいじることができるので、単純にこの値を上げるだけでもだいぶ洗練された雰囲気にはなります。純色だときつい印象のある影が薄くなり、立体感も出ますね...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    More surrealism

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    So I'm in a training course this afternoon. And the guy in front of me is surfing the web on his tablet. And I noticed what was on his screen... http://blogs.msdn.com/larryosterman . Very, very wierd. I doubt he even realized that I was behind...
  • Visual Studio Editor Blog

    Emacs and Brief Emulations in Visual Studio 2005 (aka Whidbey) Beta 2

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    I hope that everyone has had a chance to download Beta 2 of Whidbey as there have been many improvements since Beta 1. If not, you can download it here: http://lab.msdn.microsoft.com/vs2005/get/ . Two of the features that we've improved since Beta...
  • mgrier's WebLog

    Always check your return codes?

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    Is there a bug here? int do_work(char *psz) { some_type *p = NULL; int t; if ((t = foo(&p, psz)) != 0) return t; if ((t = bar(p)) != 0) return t; if ((t = baz(p)) != 0) return t; return 0; // success } Let's be clear that this is ambiguous....
  • IPsec and Domain Isolation

    Why NAT and IPsec Don't Like Each Other [Updated 4.29.2005]

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    ====================== DISCLAIMER ==================== This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. ==================================================== If you have ever ready articles on IPsec or NAT (Network Address...
  • Arpan Shah's Blog

    U2

    I went to a U2 concert last night. It was fantastic. Mind blowing. After all these years, U2 still attracts people of all different ages and backgrounds. It's even more admirable how Bono uses his popularity and songs to try and change the world; to talk...
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