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  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Relaxen und watchen das blinkenlights. What lights?

    In the old days, computers had blinking lights. Indeed, old movies used to show computers working with blinking lights and tape reels moving back and forth. My school computer was a PDP-8/L with a whopping memory of 4K 12 bit words back in 1971. (Here...
  • Dale Thomas' Blog

    Welcome "Newbies"

    A little about me: I currently work for the Windows Mobility Platform Group as a Lab Technician for the services team. I mainly do web developement and Sharepoint administration. I don't consider my self a "blogger". I am interested in ASP.Net, C#, Windows...
  • Antimail

    NTFS curiosities (Part I): Short file names

    Aaron Stebner noted that it is possible to configure Windows to always use short file names. This is a legacy feature left over from the Windows 95 land. Sometimes, you just have to run some old MS-DOS applications. These apps will get confused about...
  • Harry Pierson's DevHawk Weblog

    TechEd Session Triage

    One of the reasons blogging has been a little light around here recently is because I was prepping for the TechEd Session Triage. Basically, all the track owners figure out what sessions they want on their own then come together for an entire afternoon...
  • Loosely Coupled Thinking

    HL7 Advanced Web Services Profiles

    HL7 is an ANSI-accredited Standards Organization that develops interface requirements for health care organizations. Last September the following profiles were submitted by Microsoft to HL7: Security Profile as DSTU : based on WS-Security (pdf), WS-SecureConversation...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    What to do when the unexpected happens (part 2)

    Thanks all for the fantastic feedback on the previous post. Based on your response we've decided to go ahead and add watson dump reporting for beta2 for our asserts. Based on the success in fixing bugs bases on the dumps and user feedback about the experience...
  • adamga's WebLog

    Good gaming...

    Well, been super busy since the beginning of the new year, and haven't had a lot of time to blog. Been playing a lot with Managed DirectX and Visual Studio Team System (together, and seperately). We had a great MSDN Developer Chat, hosted...
  • BenCon's WebLog

    I got a new SmartPhone

    I got myself an Audiovox SMT5600 smartphone today. This thing is amazing. It syncs to my outlook server for mail and calendar. It has IE on it. I can play movies and music on it. It came with all the cables to sync up to my computer like a PDA. And it...
  • Joe Calev's WebLog

    A trip to the rainforest

    This post will be a bit of a departure from the regular technical track. About a month ago for my birthday my wife bought me a trip to anywhere - as long as the budget was reasonable. There are three places I would like to see before I die (which I hope...
  • Omar Shahine

    My New Etymotic Headphones

    I have owned the Bose Noise QuietComfort I and II for a while now. A few weeks ago (at Macworld) I purchased the Etymotic ER 6 isolator earphones for $99. I seriously love these headphones. I did not get the white ones ( ER 6i ) because they were designed...
  • Johnwe's Azure Blog

    Add a Recycle Bin to Windows SharePoint Services for Easy Document Recovery

    Ran across this and wanted to share. Thanks!
  • Dale Thomas' Blog

    Coding Standards

    Brad Abrams has published a great article on Microsoft internal coding standards. Check it out
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