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  • Riding Herd

    Smart Clients today

    Trying to address the continuing complaints about too much Longhorn blogging and not enough “what can I do today?” blogging: It looks like there will be some pretty good content at this year's DevDays (Feb 23rd through Mar 24 at various locations...
  • Riding Herd

    The condensed version

    That was a long post back there, so here are my quick high level points countering the notion of meta-crap, which I hope to demonstrate with some scenarios over the next couple days: 1) meta-data on a local, individual scale is interesting enough ...
  • digitalnetbizz's WebLog

    Another h/w item failed right after warranty ...

    I really wonder if electronics component are made to fail right after basic 12 months warranty. This time is my MP3 player from iRock. 12 months + 2 days.
  • Riding Herd

    Tackling the meta-crap challenge

    What better motivation to get back into blogging than a challenge from fellow Microsoftie Dare: “ The WinFS folks and Longhorn evangelists will probably keep focusing on what I have termed “bad scenarios” because they demo well...
  • load of tosh

    Sharing One's Blogroll

    Today I had this idea of a public site to upload one's blogroll so that you can find out who the people you read read - kind of an Amazon “people who bought this book also bought these...“ feature for weblogs. My buddy Dave Levin thought he...
  • Craig McMurtry's WebLog

    To blog or not to blog?

    Here I am doing something that I never thought I ever would: blog. Blogging assumes an audience, otherwise one would maintain a private journal. Yet, for one to assume that there is an audience for one's private journal implies something about how one...
  • Brian Keller

    J# Browser Controls v1.1b in Beta

    We just released the beta of J# Browser Controls v1.1b! Here are the new features: Scripting support - allows your Browser Control to interact with JavaScript (or VBScript) on the Web page that is hosting it Offline support means that your Browser...
  • Harrys Blog

    Mobile Web Service Contest

    Do you remember the Mobile Web Service announcement at the ITU Telecom World 2003? Or the technical road map for specifications that address such issues as integrating GSM-based security services with the Web services architecture at the PDC in Los Angeles...
  • mszCool's thoughts and cents revealed

    XSL/T and IntelliSense in VS.NET

    As I will hold an XML Workshop focused on XSD, XPath and XSL/T for a large group of employees of a customer tomorrow, I have tried many things with XSL/T during the last few days. The annoying thing with XLS/T is not only, that it is hard to read when...
  • Brad Abrams

    IsEnabled or Enabled

    I actually got a chance to write a little WinFX code today, which was a lot of fun. But I did run across one issue that has been in the back of my mind for while. It is the “Is” prefix on Boolean properties. I started out by using the...
  • Min Kwan Park's bLog

    Why QA need to read source code...

    Many cases, QAs are working based on test plan which is generated based on - Spec of feature - User scenarios - Feedback from Dev/PM - Previous experiences - Etc... However we oftenly miss the apect of understanding the feature at the...
  • Riding Herd

    Valley speaker series on Friday

    Here’s a chance for developers in the Bay Area to hear about Microsoft’s efforts to provide more opportunities for ISVs and solution providers. Mark is General Manager of a team in my organization that is focused more on creating value and...
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