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  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Choices Choices Choices for Whidbey Beta 1 Discussions

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    If you read my blog then you know I've been doing a bunch of work that will hopefully result in a more unified , trustworthy, threaded discussion solution for Microsoft as a whole. Your comments have been helping a lot so far, but until we have a swanky...
  • The Wayward WebLog

    The Ultimate Service

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    It seems like every workday starts out pretty much the same as every other workday. The alarm goes off. I get out of bed. I stumble into the shower. My mind fogs over as quickly as the mirrors. And then, somehow, I arrive at work. Every Day! Now I don...
  • Windows Mobile Team Blog

    My first API usability evaluation

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    We just got out of a meeting where we did a quick API usability mini-study of one of our new managed APIs. This is somewhat related to my earlier post on the joys of API design , so I thought folks might be interested. Henry, our usability engineer...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    Sara Comments on Women in Computer Science

    • 7 Comments
    Watching the blogosphere of late you have most likely noticed the discussions surrounding women, or the lack there of, in computer science related jobs. Its amazes me how many men are arguing about this and offering their insights. I don't want to add...
  • jeff's WebLog

    the wrongness of "how do i disable right-click on my web site?"

    • 18 Comments
    This question comes up frequently and generally the asker really means, “How can I prevent people from stealing the [content | script] from my Web site?” And there are a few things you can do to make it more difficult. You can add onContextMenu...
  • Craig Skibo's WebLog

    What would you like to see?

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    At TechEd, we will be holding a Cabana session (we are calling it a cook off) where we will present a menu of possible tools for VS (Add-ins, macros, VSIP packages, etc.), then let the audience decide which ones we should build. We will then build them...
  • Dino's Blog

    Inaugural Blog

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    Welcome to my blog. Yes, that’s right; you’re reading YAIB (Yet another Inaugural Blog). So, who am I, and why should you care? My name is Robert “Dino” Viehland (as in everyone calls me Dino, except for people who knew me in high school or before...
  • jaybaz [MS] WebLog

    Cyrus’s Optional<T>

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    While Refactoring the LazyLoader , we produced the code below. It’s useful any time you want to add a sentinel value to a type. interface IOptional <T> { T Value { get ;} } class None <T> : IOptional <T>...
  • Dare Obasanjo's WebLog

    Design Guidelines for Exposing XML in APIs for Whidbey/Longhorn

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    I recently submitted the Design Guidelines for Exposing XML Data as part of the WinFX design guidelines. You can read the guidelines in Krzysztof Cwalina's weblog. These are also the application guidelines that developers working with XML should follow...
  • A Canuck In The Machine

    Reboot Canada

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    Are you a gadget geek like me - always building your own PCs and Servers? Always buying the latest toys? If you are, then you have likely faced this problem - a closet full of outdated parts or a PC that becomes a paperweight when you upgrade. Recycling...
  • Dare Obasanjo's WebLog

    Knowing the Limitations of XML Schema Validation

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    I recently stumbled on blog posting by Phil Ringnalda called a little chip in the concept where he notes Still, I was a bit surprised when Xiven linked to a post to the validator mailing list , pointing out that the utterly wrong HTML <a href...
  • The Wayward WebLog

    The most popular topic in the blogosphere

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    Sometimes, when I'm not too busy working, eating, sleeping, playing, and cutting my toenails, I take a few moments to read what's on the web. Some of it is directed at my favorite news sites, some of it at bloggers I know and some of it at random stuff...
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