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  • The C# Team

    Utilize the Server Explorer

    Visual Studio .NET provides a very interesting view of the world named the Server Explorer (which can be activated from the View menu). While you may already be aware many of these items can be opened within VS .NET for editing (for example, opening a...
  • The C# Team

    Obtain Type Information on the Fly using typeof

    All .NET assemblies contain vivid type information which describes the structure of every internal and external type (this can be verified by loading an assembly into ildasm.exe and clicking the ctrl-m keystroke). On a related note, many methods in the...
  • Test Guide

    One More Hallmark

    Darren writes: Hi, I read through your list of attributes today with interest. One of the attributes that interests me but, that you did not mention was: Ability to provide accurate estimates. I'd be interested to read *your* take on that attribute. Estimation...
  • The C# Team

    Interacting with overloaded operators from overloaded operator challenged languages

    Like the C++ language, C# allows you to overload operators for your custom types. For example, assume you have a structure named MyPoint which has overloaded the plus operator. If this is the case, you can 'add' two MyPoints as so: // Add two MyPoint...
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    Environmental Education via Software

    I just ran across the EELink site and had to share it with you. They have a huge list of educational software that is focused on environmental issues. <My Personal Soap Box> I'm not trying to endorse any of these products, but if you have kids,...
  • Microsoft's JobsBlog

    Objective statements: A do or don't?

    My post on resume keywords also brought up the subject of objective statements on resumes. I talked a little about objectives in the comments section of that post, but given the interest, I wanted to highlight my thoughts in a separate entry. Objective...
  • MS.COM Operations Tools Team WebLog

    All is right with the world again

    At least for me in terms of the NFL. My all-time favorite player has made his way to Seattle to play for the Seahawks. Yes, Jerry Rice will wear the coveted #80 ( eternal thanks to Steve Largent ) for Seattle. Having grown up in the San Francisco Bay...
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    Digital Gotham

    If you’ve been around the Microsoft architecture “scene” (OK, it’s not a scene, but I don’t know what to call it), you are familiar with the Digital Metropolis metaphor. Courtesy of Pat Helland (quite possibly the funniest man at Microsoft), it paints...

    The Security Risk Management Guide

    Microsoft released a new set of security guidance today called The Security Risk Management Guide. This guide contains a lot of good information around security risk. You can find the guide online here: The Security Risk Management Guide Customers...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog

    Improving Copy Web in Visual Web Developer

    I've spent a lot of time in the last week evaluating the Copy Web experience inside Visual Web Developer. When using it, I ran into some confusion and I wanted to see what your opinons were. If you have used Copy Web, let me know your thoughts. What do...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Pocket PC Network Programming Book.

    Steve Makofsky has written a book on Pocket PC Network Programming , if you are writing applications that need to connect with other devices then this would seem to be a pretty useful book (I've not read it, but have a copy on the way, so will read and...
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    Visual Studio Express links

    Some feedback from my last post asked for links to something other than just the .exe files. So, here you go: VB: C#: C++: http://lab...
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