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  • RichCook's WebLog

    Mount St Helens

    Forgot to post about my trip to Mt St Helens. My brother in law was visiting from England so we decided to climb Mt St Helens. I had climbed it last summer; it is a good hard non-technical climb. Lot of rock scrambling and bolder hopping. Sadly for us...
  • oliverlu's WebLog


    一不小心,理解错了别人,结果就写出了一个统计当前打开的文件夹下面,有多少个文件的一个 Web Part 。 索性放在网络上,和大家共享了。下面是一个简单描述: 1. 在 Portal 上或者 WSS 站点上,放置一个文档库或者一个图片库。 2. 同时,添加这个 Web Part 。 3. 点击文档库或者图片库中的一个文件夹。 4. 这个 Web Part 会把这个文件夹中有多少个文件显示出来。 实现的原理: 1. 在点击一个文档库或者图片库中的一个文件夹的时候,在 IE 的 URL 中,会出现类似下面的地址...
  • RichCook's WebLog


    Last night I managed to router the edges of the cabinet ready for the T-Molding. While cutting the groove I realized that I had made a mistake with the wood sizes. All the cabinet is made with 1/2" MDF, but the control panel is 5/8" particle board. This...
  • when setup isn't just xcopy

    A live one hour Windows Installer XML introduction by Rob Mensching.

    Imagine a blog entry where I link to the video and presentation of me introducing developers to the Windows Installer XML toolset....
  • I Love that New Syntax Smell

    Deterministic Finalization I - a primer for CLR Dispose

    A large subject like DF needs a few posts. My generalized plan to lay it out will start by describing the CLR's Dispose pattern, how our DF pattern works, and finally how the two patterns fit together. The CLR's Dispose patterns can be quite confusing...
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    Japanese Business Relations and Culture

    I just wrapped up a day-long training session with Doug Lipp and some of his associates. The course was all about interacting with our great Japanese co-workers, partners, and customers. Think culture, communications, meetings, expectations, etc. This...
  • Sara Ford's Weblog

    3 years = 3 dozen M&M cookies

    Friday last week marked my 3 year anniversary at Microsoft. I’ve been telling people that I’m starting my senior year on the Visual Studio team, to which people reply, “what happens when you graduate?” I tell them “grad school, I guess.” My feature area...
  • Harry Pierson's DevHawk Weblog

    Architecture Events

    While I was in the far east last week, the Architecture and Design Events page of Architecture Center got updated. Thanks go to Lawrence, Richard and Mark - Architecture Center's own three amigos if you will. Looks like the Software Factories guys are...
  • .NET Security Blog

    Finding Out The Current User in the Debugger

    Every once in a while, while debugging multi-threaded applications that do impersonation, it becomes useful to figure out the context that the current thread is running under. This is especially useful when debugging server scenarios where connections...
  • Larry Osterman's WebLog

    Types of testers and types of testing

    In yesterday’s “non admin” post, Mat Hall made the following comment : "Isn't testing the whole purpose of developing as non-admin?" Remember, Larry is lucky enough that the REAL testing of his work is done by someone else. The last time I did any development...
  • Chris Johnson

    Strange but true...

    " Strange, but absolutely true! Just go ahead and try it! While sitting at your desk, lift your right foot off the floor and make clockwise circles. Now, while doing this, draw the number "6" in the air with your right hand. Your foot will change direction...
  • Stephen Toub

    An ASP.NET Framework for Human Interactive Proofs

    An article I recently wrote for MSDN online just went live: An ASP.NET Framework for Human Interactive Proofs It's always fun when that happens :)
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