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  • The Old New Thing

    Excellent blog about Windows and Unicode

    Michael Kaplan's random stuff of dubious value....
  • The Far Corner of the EEC

    Who's writing Transact-SQL#?

    I understand the basic principles of SQL, can listen to DBAdmins without getting totally lost, and have used SQL Server to host all sorts of data from pictures to stats on which Free Cell games I've played. By no means do I consider myself a SQL programmer...
  • Ken Levy's Blog

    The dawn of Visual FoxPro 9.0

    It's 6:00am here in Seattle and the sun has not risen yet. I'm at work busy on the preparations for the release of Visual FoxPro 9.0. One good thing about getting to work this early in the morning is that you get to select any parking spot in the garage...
  • Euan Garden's BLOG

    The Integration Services Team are blogging, plus a little history

    Donald and Kirk are becoming prolific, Kamal promises to become so :-), Ash wants to Kirks post here brings back scary memories. Let me explain... The DTS Team was always amazingly small for what it delivered (as are many teams at MS, the Reporting Services...
  • shawnt's WebLog

    Top Microsoft AD Experts online today! (12/17)

    We've got several top Microsoft Active Directory Experts online today to help answer your questions about AD in Windows Server 2000 and Windows Server 2003. The experts experience ranges from Product Support (troubleshooting) to Program Managers (product...
  • Darren Jefford

    MSN Deskbar Rocks!

    In case you haven’t spotted it, Microsoft released a Beta version of MSN Deskbar this week. It’s much more than just a “Search Engine” textbox on your toolbar; it indexes your mail and Hard Drive (in a similar fashion to LookOut ) and provides lightning...
  • MikeZintel's WebLog

    Reaching Out to 'C' Developers (How I Learned to Love Garbage)

    Growing up in Canada made me aware of the importance of bilingualism. Indeed, I can speak both 'C' and C#, although my native tongue is ‘C’, and C++/COM still seem to me like slightly odd dialects. When I started on the .NET Compact Framework project...
  • mikechampion's weblog

    Introducing myself

    I just recently joined Microsoft as a Program Manager for XML Standards in the XML WebData team . For the last 5 years I worked for Software AG , mostly helping to support and promote their XML DBMS and web services middleware technology. You can find...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    How to sink CD sales: add CD copy-lock technology

    IMHO... Will adding copy-lock technology to CDs will help increase CD sales? Probably not. But some apparently think so. Will it help reduce illegal downloading of music? Probably not. But some hope so. Will it cause the law-abiding music buyers to buy...
  • dangriff's WebLog

    On "The Tipping Point" and Lesser Books

    I just finished one of the best non-fiction books I've ever read - The Tipping Point , by Malcolm Gladwell. The basic premise is that events and trends of significant importance can be triggered by relatively minor contextual changes. The book gives countless...
  • TS Tidbits

    Microsoft Acquires Anti-Spyware Leader GIANT Company

    Microsoft Corp. today announced that it has acquired GIANT Company Software Inc., a provider of top-rated anti-spyware and Internet security products. Microsoft will use intellectual property and technology assets from the acquisition to provide Microsoft...
  • One Louder

    Blogs can get you jobs

    Ask Christopher Hawkins...his was a consulting gig . Event though it's not a full time role, it illustrates the impact of blogs on professional networking. I'm just saying.
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