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  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Bankers' Rounding

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    A number of people have pointed out to me over the years that VBScript's Round function is a bit weird. It seems like it should be pretty straightforward -- you pick the integer closest to the number you've got, end of story. But what about, say, 1.5? There are two closest integers. Do you go up or down?...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Hi Dare

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    Dare...
  • John Lawrence (MSFT)

    Help or hindrance?

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    Are speech recognition based telephony systems going to make things better?...
  • DanVDW's WebLog

    I'm Restricted

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    My wife doesn't want me sharing much publically...
  • Santomania

    What is .NET ?

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    Martin asks how would you define .Net to a customer? Well, a sizeable percentage of my time in `00-`01 was spent doing just that. At the time I was CTO of a consulting firm (~100 people) which began offering .NET solutions based on beta2. From my experience...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Creating a great presentation

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    With PDC coming up, there have been lots of Microsoft entries about what makes a good presentation, and I'd like to throw my 35 cents into the discussion. Here are three things I like to keep in mind. Why is always more important than what ...
  • Brad Abrams

    What makes a good PDC session?

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    I just got an email asking me what makes a great PDC session. What should we tell speakers to remember in every session? A couple of ideas came to mind immediately: • Make it readable – use large enough fonts • Make sure you know the top...
  • Brad Abrams

    Brad Abrams Bio

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    Just updated my bio and I thought i'd post it here so maybe the search engines can help me find it next time i need it.... **Update: As of April 2010, Brad Abrams has left Microsoft. You can find the latest at http://bradabrams.com/ Brad Abrams was a...
  • Brad Abrams

    CLR Panels at the PDC

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    I recently got a review of the CLR panels at the PDC – these are going to rock… Designing the CLR – Grill the folks that designed the CLR, understand our future direction and pitch your favorite feature! Panelist include: Patrick Dussud , Jim ...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    20 Minutes

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    Early...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Software Testing Problems Part 2: Your Talents

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    Software Testing Problems Part 2: Your Talents...
  • The Galactic Patrol

    Be verwy verwy quiet - we're hunting bugs!

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    Eric Lippert has a great post describing some of his adventures with security issues in VBScript.  I particularly liked this segment: “Of course, it could be worse.  There was a bug in early versions of the CLR (which I believe was...
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