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  • MS.COM Operations Tools Team WebLog

    Open in Code View

    For those of you who like certain control classes to open in the code view (instead of the designer view) by default. You can use the following attribute on your class so when you double click on it you get the code view. [System.ComponentModel...
  • Betsy Aoki's WebLog

    Be the Boston Red Sox, reverse the curse

    Hi all, I'm back from my trip to Boston and New York City, a vacattion into nostalgia, euphoria and of course decent lox and bagels. When I came back to MSDN wearing my Red Sox cap, some folks were surprised. For one thing, though a former Bostonian,...
  • Brian Goldfarb's Blog


    What the heck?
  • Brad Abrams

    Whidbey Readiness Quiz: More on arrays

    Continuing examining new types in Whidbey… My goal is to motivate why we added Whidbey features through simple little quizzes. For today, let’s say you have several arrays of ints and you want to sum different sub ranges from each one (that is, a different...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium


    There's a new flu going around Microsoft. So far, it's only been caught by a few people, but I think that in the next two weeks, it's going to reach epidemic proportions. Apparently, if you've got it, you can't even get out of your chair for hours, and...
  • John R. Durant's WebLog

    RTF or WordProcessingML and Office Solutions continued!

    I am glad so many people have chimed in on the topic of RTF or XML, and more specifically the markup in Microsoft Word called WordProcessingML (WordML for short). If you want to catch up on the total thread, click here for my original post. My last post...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    WE-DIG November Meeting - November 3rd - Mobility.

    Check out the agenda for November's WE-DIG (Windows Embedded-Developer Interest Group) This months meeting focuses on Mobility, we will have devices, demos, pizza, and discussion, what more could you want ! November 3rd 6:00 Meeting Opens 6:15 Open Mike...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Talking of Robots.

    In my last post I mentioned the Microsoft Robotics club , you may have seen the "tour" of the club on MSDN Channel 9 some time ago - so I was wondering how many people that read this blog are doing anything with robotics, what type of processor (8/16...
  • The Old New Thing

    Why didn't the desktop window shrink to exclude the taskbar?

    That would have caused more problems than it solved....
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows XP Embedded - Deploy Images to H/D

    If you're working with Windows XP Embedded (or a Windows CE device that boots from H/D) then you may have been struggling with how to image the hard drive - I have a couple of small reference boards (ICOP and AMD) that both have 128MB RAM can boot from...
  • MikePelton's WebLog

    The Mysteries of the DirectX Roll Pitch Yaw Matrix

    I know, I know - it' s been keeping you awake too... I've no desire to enhance my well-deserved reputation for being interested in things that could induce narcolepsy in an insomniac, but it took me a fair few hours to get to the bottom of how DirectX...
  • Tim Sneath

    Letter from America - Part II

    One of the many things that continues to mystify me about American life is the garbage disposal unit. The kitchen sink in our apartment has no plughole: instead, it has a large round drainage hole obscured by a number of rubber flaps that come out from...
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