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  • greggm's WebLog

    Report exceptions, don't ignore them!

    Here is a great example of code that you should never write: __try { RunCode(); } __except (EXCEPTION_EXECUTE_HANDLER) { }; Or, here is the only somewhat less evil managed equivalent: try { RunCode(); } catch { } I know why programmers do it: 'RunCode...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    IOD: SmartShuffle: Refreshing Your Music Without Wires

    My Smartphone has 512mb of storage for multimedia content. I dislike managing that content manually to keep it fresh. I LOVE the apple concept that you shouldn't have to . However, I also hate having to tether my phone for the pre-requisite amount of...
  • MSDN Ireland News

    Meet The Suit from "The Nerd, The Suit and The Fortune Teller"!

    Places are also filling up quickly for the Technet security live event here in Dublin on February 9th. Rafal Lukawiecki (left, smiling) is presenting. For those of you who were at TechEd Europe last year, you might remember him as the suit from the entertaining...
  • MSDN Ireland News

    Get your Digital Blackbelt: security training for developers!

    Digital Blackbelt Webcast Series As part of the on-going initiatives within Microsoft to make IT more secure, Microsoft US are running a series of live hour-long webcasts for developers called the 'Digital Blackbelt Series'. They kick off on Friday Feb...
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    MSDN Flash - Tuesday, 11 January, 2005

    Visit the Microsoft Australia MSDN site | Sign up for other newsletters | Unsubscribe | Update your profile Happy New Year from the MSDN Flash team We're off to a flying start Dear Readers If you've made a New Year's Resolution to improve your skills...
  • Joe Calev's WebLog

    What exactly are those sounds for the keys on a phone?

    OK, so it's been awhile since I last posted. Since I last posted we have welcomed my son Nathan into the world. Needless to say between two kids under 18 months it has been quite difficult for my wife and I in terms of sleep and duress. I thought I would...
  • Luca Bolognese's WebLog

    New C# things happening...

    Express yourself about this DCR: Partecipate to the C# language chat: That's it.

    Just a touch of Geek Humor

    We've all seen weird and wacky method names. Heck, we've all written some weird method names. Brad Abrams blogs about a couple of oddly named methods, starting a chain of feedback with even funnier method names. It's worth a good laugh or two: http:/...
  • Jonathan Hardwick

    Skype install problems? Try the updated installer

    Like Jeff Sandquist , I couldn’t get Skype v1.1 to install when it was first released two weeks ago – the installer would happily kick off two processes that would then just sit there, doing nothing. Omar Shahine came up with a workaround...
  • Buck Hodges

    Branching and Merging in the Dec. CTP

    Back in the summer I wrote several posts on branching and merging in Team Foundation Source Control. They are also relevant for the Dec. CTP if you are interested in this very important part of SCM. A simple example using branch and merge More on branching...
  • Buck Hodges

    How to delete a team project in the Dec. CTP

    Someone in the newsgroup asked how to delete a team project. I asked James and he mentioned DeleteTeamProject.exe. From a Visual Studio command prompt, you can use the following command line app to delete a project. To get the command prompt, go to Start...
  • Johan Lindfors

    It's Managed DirectX week in Sweden...

    Well, at least on tuesday, thursday and friday when the MSDN Workshops takes place in Stockholm, Malmoe and Gothenburg. We're going to introduce the managed API's of DirectX 9.0 and naturally meet other developers interested in these topics. I'm thinking...
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