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  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Refactoring the C# Express Starter Kit

    Yesterday I decided to take a look at the code we shipping in the Beta 1 C# Express SKU for a screen saver. I was pretty disappointed in the quality of the code, so I decided to refactor. I’ve talked about some ideas about coding styles here on this blog...
  • Rico Mariani's Performance Tidbits

    Performance Quiz #4 -- Of Sets and Sundry -- Solution

    Well thank you all very much for those great responses, I was very impressed! What I did to get my answers was build a little harness with the test cases and then used QueryPerformanceCounter and friends to get the most accurate times I could. Then seperately...
  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Apropå ingenting...

    Om du bor i Sverige och misstänker att du har fått virus kan du få nästan gratis support. Det enda du betalar för är ett telefonsamtal (08). Mer info finns på . (Microsoft i andra länder ger liknande tjänster...
  • Rudi Larno's WebLog

    Take a service stop and clean your windows

    Of course, this is about Windows XP Service Pack 2, but as my co-worker Alain wrote in ' About backward compatibility of XP SP2: Life has changed ... ', I also have my own view on this. It actually struck me when driving towards the south of France, a...
  • simon.says

    WSE 2.0 Trace Tool

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve been searching for tools to display trace output for WSE 2.0. Many tools available today seem to be too expensive, over engineered, complex to install or don’t offer the features I want. My criteria for the perfect trace...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Error Handling in VBScript, Part One

    OK, enough about the Peloponnesian war -- a number of readers have asked me questions about error handling in VBScript recently, so I think I'll talk about it a bit for the next few days. Today, I want to very carefully describe what the error handling...
  • Stephen Fisher

    How time flies... and returns like Mordecai

    You'll have to pardon me for falling off the planet for the last (almost a year). No, I wasn't hit by a bus, although it was a wild ride! The last time I posted, we [the TabletPC Avalon Platform team] were about to commit some substantive changes to the...
  • Lori Pearce's WebLog

    …insert sheepish grin…

    I guess it’s clear by now that I’ll never be a top blogger like BradA or JLedgard or the rest. I just don’t blog often enough and I don’t have the kind of deeply technical blog that is in such high demand. But I do have some news. For those of you who...
  • One Louder and the top keywords recruiters use to find you

    Here are the top 100 . Might make you think about including some of these key words in your resume if they match your background and if you are posting your resume to monster. But you'll need to think differently if you are trying to attract recruiters...
  • John R. Durant's WebLog

    Reflector and Reflector Add-ins: I salute you

    I wrote a little utility about 1.5 years ago called ScreenRes. Basically, I wanted a tool to adjust the screen res, switching between two preferred modes. This is because I do a lot of screen captures (I use Jasc Paint Shop Pro to do my basic capturing...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    Upcoming MSDN Architecture Webcasts: September 2004

    The MSDN Team have some great webcasts coming up, and the timing is kinda friendly for this part of the world. Upcoming MSDN Architecture Webcasts: September 2004 MSDN Architecture Webcasts cover advanced application architectural topics and scenarios...
  • Ben Riga's Deep Shift

    Deep Shift now open for business

    Well, I guess I'm yet another Microsoftie to start a blog. I've only just recently joined Microsoft and have been lurking for the past couple of months. Let me start by letting you know what I do at Microsoft. My name is Ben Riga. I'm a Platform Evangelist...
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