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  • Riding Herd

    Smart Clients today

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    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

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    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 ...

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    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

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    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

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    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?

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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...

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    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

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    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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