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  • Paul Andrew

    nGallery and ASP.NET Medium Trust

    Today I decided to create a family photo album web site. I settled on using nGallery (from ). The hoster I am using has a fairly locked down environment so nGallery didn’t work out of the box. Here are the things I had to do to make it...
  • Omar Shahine

    dasBlog feature: Search Result Referrers

    I have to admit, one of the more fascinating aspects of having a blog are the ways that people find it. I'm constantly amazed at how people get here. Having a good amount of Google Juice helps put some of my posts pretty high in google's results. Well...
  • Stephen Toub

    Recursive iterator performance, part 2

    On Friday I post some observations on the performance of recursive iterators in C#. Since then I've received a few emails from folks stating that, while converting the recursive iterator to an iterative iterator with an explicit stack made sense for that...
  • Omar Shahine

    dasBlog support for Newsgator Ratings

    I uploaded a patch for dasBlog 1.6 that allows you to utilize the NewsGator ratings system . This patch adds support for a new PermalinkUrl Macro. You can use this macro by adding: <%permalinkUrl%> to any of your templates. To add the rating...
  • Peter Torr's Blog

    New Halo 2 Trailer

    I went to see the film Birth the other day, and was surprised to see a new Halo 2 trailer. I don't know anyone who thought the original theatrical trailer for Halo 2 was very exciting, but the new one is much cooler, with more action, snippets of in-game...
  • Omar Shahine

    Rio Carbon vs iPod

    The Rio Carbon was a device I didn't want to like. My main reason for not considering it was that it's only 5GB and I was looking for an iPod replacement. However, as I've used this device it's really grown on me. I was able to transcoded all my WMA lossless...
  • Andrew May's WebLog

    Publisher: Using Tags to Store Custom Properties (Part 3)

    First , I discussed the tags collection, which you can use as generic holding bins for whatever data you want to persists within your publications, pages, or shapes. Next , I showed you a few examples using document and page-level tags. So now, to round...
  • Eric Gunnerson's Compendium

    Halloween Circuitry

    I managed to steal a bit of time in the past few weeks to build some circuitry for Halloween. I'd hoped to do something with pneumatics, but that didn't happen, so we had to settle for a few smaller things. I'm also using this as an opportunity to teach...
  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    Restaurants at the end of the Web...

    As noted earlier, I’ve spent most of the last month working with the Software Factories team. It’s easily the most exciting thing I’ve been involved in since the inception of the Web. However, like many previous non-linear shifts in thinking, it can be...
  • Beat Schwegler's 2 Cents

    Web Services Quiz: Issue 9 - the Answer

    Both, Christian and Davanum were absolutely right with their answers: Issue 9’s Operation Add (part of the CalculatorPort) defines first its output and then the corresponding input message. < portType name ="CalculatorPort"> < operation name...
  • David Gristwood's Blog

    The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy

    I was a big fan of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy when it first came out (I listened to the radio series, bought the records, watched the TV series, and still own a real Marks & Spencer Hitchhikers towel which has part of the script about Knowing...
  • Brian Groth's Life at Microsoft

    BioDiesel Question

    Does anyone out there have any experience or knowledge regarding the use of BioDiesel in a regular diesel engine? I am thinking of getting a diesel VW Bug (the TDI), but I want to run BioDiesel in it. I understand there is a Chevron in Bellevue that sells...
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