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  • David Gristwood's Blog

    Opening The Xbox

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    I have just finished reading “ Opening The Xbox ”. A very enjoyable and interesting read, especially if you have an Xbox (if you don’t have an Xbox, get one now – they are great fun). The book traces the roots of the Xbox within Microsoft – the team who...
  • Jesper snackar dynga då och då. Här är beviset.

    Loca what?

    • 11 Comments
    Hi. I've been meaning to get a blog started for some time, but XP SP2 has been taking a lot of time lately. Now that's pretty much done though, so allow me to introduce myself. I'm Jesper. The Swedish Windows localizer. I work in Windows International...
  • Rob Caron

    [eWeek] Next Dev Wave: Software Factories

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    eWeek has an article today in which they predict the next developer wave will be software factories , which will help bring design patterns to the developer masses and enable vertical industries to capture domain-specific knowledge. [eWeek] Next Dev Wave...
  • Objective Disclosures

    Open for Business

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    I've found that it is always so difficult to document the work that we do, so I wanted to open up this channel to get out some of the things I've been working on so that I can at least point to it as a source of some documenation. Documenation of the...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    Writing your own Web Browser that supports tabs and an integrated search engine link

    • 11 Comments
    While there are many browsers out there that do this already like the superb Firefox and My-IE I wanted to link to a really cool article by John Kennedy (unfortunate name I know) on how to build your own version based on top of the IE rendering component...
  • Cyrus' Blather

    Now where did I put that member?

    • 23 Comments
    Got this Ladybug report from a customer concerned that intellisense was broken because he wasn't seeing all the valid members in a drop down list when he did this: public void DoSomethingOfRelevance() { PrintPreviewDialog ppDialog; ppDialog<dot>...
  • when setup isn't just xcopy

    Creating a Microsoft Open Source project on SourceForge.

    • 6 Comments
    Imagine a blog entry where I try to capture the process for creating a new project on SourceForge from Microsoft....
  • Cyrus' Blather

    SuperXPSP2TurboUltraRevivalAlphaEx3

    • 3 Comments
    Spent friday afternoon slipstreaming XP SP2 and then installing it. It was incredibly painless and the install was the same ~45 minutes that I'm used to from an XP installation. Initial thoughts are quite positive. I really liked how after the install...
  • Richard Godfrey

    Time gentlemen please

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    Just heard a lovely quote (from a TV programme that Mrs G was watching) which I can't wait to try out for myself when I next have a meeting about a project which is over-running due to scope-creep... "Time is just nature's way of making sure everything...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Soma discusses the future of VB

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    Soma (whose name you may or may not recognize) is in a position to know a lot about the future of Visual Basic (in his own words, from his intro post... "My name is Somasegar and I run the Developer Division at Microsoft." ), so when he decides to post...
  • blogs.msdn.com/brianjo

    Building Win32 Applications Using Visual C++ 2005 Express

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    A number of people have asked about building Win32 applications using the Visual C++ 2005 Express beta. I'll take you through the basic steps here and I'll try to get a more detailed page posted early this week. Building Win32 applications with...
  • Tim Sneath

    SQL Server 2005 Event in London

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    In the potentially tiny off-chance that there's an interested soul in the country who hasn't already heard me jabber on about SQL / CLR integration and Analysis Services in SQL Server 2005, I'm co-presenting a day on Yukon with a few colleagues in London...
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