Browse by Tags

Tagged Content List
  • Blog Post: Backward Compatibility

    Before I started at Microsoft, I worked at a wholesale auto auction for a few years. In 1999-2000, I wrote a line-of-business app for the auction in Visual FoxPro, and we called that app SERVIS. (That was a derivative of "customer SERVice Information System" ... it somehow made sense at the time.) ...
  • Blog Post: Vista RC2: goodbye, XP

    Well, I've taken the plunge: I flattened my laptop yesterday, and installed Vista RC2 (5744) and the latest Office release candidate (4518.1006). So far I love it, and I haven't encountered anything in the first 24 hours that looks like a bug. This is the first time I've had such a smooth and trouble...
  • Blog Post: Vista Includes Debug!

    <friday evening rant while waiting for traffic to die down> I have a favorite utility program, a piece of software that has been included with every shipping Microsoft operating system since the earliest versions of DOS. I'm talking about Debug, of course, the DDT of MS-DOS. (DDT, or Dynamic...
  • Blog Post: Dual-boot Vista/XP

    Last night I took a flying leap into the world of Vista. I've meant to install it for a while, but was a bit afraid of losing the ability to run all my old XP applications -- I didn't want to get in a situation where I had to fight with some not-ready-for-Vista piece of software in order to get my job...
Page 1 of 1 (4 items)