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  • The Old New Thing

    Why the compiler can't autoconvert foreach to for

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    Because the semantics are different....
  • The Old New Thing

    Good-Bye, Lenin!

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    East Germany still exists - it survived in 79 square meters....
  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    The Role of BPEL in Business Process Integration

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    The Business Process Execution Language (BPEL) is a vendor-neutral mechanism for describing the behavior of business processes. Originally created by Microsoft, IBM , and others, the latest version of this technology is currently being standardized by...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Visual Studio and Office (by yag)

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    In Robert's description of our keynote this week, he includes some sample code from our demo of Visual Studio Tools for Office. The demo showed expenses from a web service being use to fill an Excel expense report. Eric Carter describes some of the programming...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Great post on testing and the FTP (by yag)

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    Clay has a great post about what a full test pass is all about here at Microsoft. He also gets into some of the new control designer capabilities of VS 2005. If you're interested in seeing a real test case, this is the post for you.
  • Visual Studio Data

    VB FAQ now available (by yag)

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    Congrats to the VB team for starting up a “frequently asked questions” blog . I've been hoping to see this since I always enjoy the C# one as well. I think having the VB MVPs involved is a great idea - and I hope other teams pick up on this...
  • Visual Studio Data

    Paul Vick is a rock star! (by yag)

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    Speaking of rock stars (why do I keep mistyping that as “starts”?), Paul Vick is interviewed by Dev Source in their “.NET Rock Stars” series. I have got to bring green M&Ms to my next meeting with Paul. <g>
  • Visual Studio Data

    Last day at VS Connections in Orlando (by yag)

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    Well, it's been a busy and fun conference here at VS Connections . The keynote went well - Robert beat me to a description . I've enjoyed meeting with a bunch of people here - both folks that I already knew, and some new ones. People seem to be pretty...
  • Gooey Bugs

    I love digital photography!

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    Jees, I've been intending to get this section started for a long while. To start, here's a short list of the equipment I own: Nikon D1X - I was a proud owner of the original Nikon D1. I love the improvements made for the D1X. An IBM 1GB microdrive...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    Rating content

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    Obviously, we're not keeping Scott busy enough writing for MSDN (or I'm not processing his articles fast enough). Or perhaps he just wanted to post something on his own site . Either way, Scott has a great article on creating a Content Rating system similar...
  • Visual ActiveKent Sharkey .NET SE 3.11

    A couple of pleasant VS tips

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    JimGries delights with “ Idiot's Guide to Creating and Using VS Macros ” and “ Breakpoint Groups “, two great articles on working with VS (including a little summtin' summtin' for us CLI folk) TTFN - Kent
  • The .NET Sweatshop (v2)

    UIP Take II + My Webcast

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    My last post got a lot of interesting comments from a lot of people, both as feedback and mails directly to me. I will eventually comment on the comments in a future mail, but in the meantime, a word from our sponsor... We just released the second...
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