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    Atria's in Pittsburgh

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    I posted yesterday about meeting Mike Snell for lunch while I was in Pittsburgh for a presentation, and we had a very nice lunch, along with my architect evangelist colleague, John McClelland , who organized the presentation we were doing on SOA. We...
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    Custom File Extensions in ASP.NET 2.0

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    Got a question a while back from a customer asking how to enable ASP.NET 2.0 pages with custom file extensions, so I played around a bit to see how to do it, and here's what I came up with: 1. Open up the IIS 5.1 or 6 management console, and navigate...
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    Zune as e-book reader?

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    I was intrigued enough by this post detailing a means for reading e-books (albeit only asciii text ones) on the Zune to give it a try. YMMV, but I found it to be OK, but nothing to write home about. The software the post recommends converts a plain text...
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    Gadget Go Boom!

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    This would pretty much ruin your day...does remind me that perhaps unplugging gadgets before leaving home is a good idea. Something I'll have to remember before my next trip, given the entire shelf I have devoted to various gadget chargers (2 phone chargers...
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    MVP Summit

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    For folks from Mid-Atlantic who are there, but haven't seen me yet, I am at the MVP Global Summit in Seattle this week. If you're there too, drop me an email at g dot andrew dot duthie at microsoft dot com. I'll be here through Thursday night, so if there...
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    Roanoke Valley SQL Server User Group March Meeting

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    Thursday, March 15, 2007 - 6:00 - 8:00 pm. (Doors open at 5:30 with pizza and soft drinks) Topic Top 10 Performance Monitoring Tips for SQL Server Make sure your SQL Server performance is smokin' hot! Attend this presentation with Idera and you...
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    Mid-Atlantic User Group Portal

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    Some time ago, I had, in cooperation with some folks in the developer community, started up a simple portal site for user group information at ugmidatlantic.com. Unfortunately, due to circumstances beyond my control, when the domain came up for renewal...
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    Interesting Security Article

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    It only covers a six-month snapshot, but the conclusions run counter to popular wisdom: http://www.internetnews.com/security/article.php/3667201
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    Pittsburgh Code Camp and RDs

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    I'm looking forward to having the chance to finally meet Mike Snell, who's one of the Microsoft Regional Directors who covers our Mid-Atlantic district. Mike is also one of the organizers of the upcoming Pittsburgh Code Camp , which will be held on...
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    Go Elite on April 29th!

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    Very cool news on the XBOX 360 front... For those of you who are wondering how you're going to fit all the high-def movie and TV content currently on the XBOX Live Marketplace on to your 20GB hard drive on the current XBOX 360, wonder no more. According...
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    IIS Crash/Hang Agent and IIS Dump

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    What do you do when you have a page that consistently hangs in IIS? Typically, you start with standard troubleshooting techniques...what's changed since the last time it was working, are there parts of the page you can separate out to isolate the faulty...
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    Q...not just for 007 anymore

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    So I got a new phone at the end of last week, and I'm delighted. I've been using the Palm Treo 700w , which I liked very much, but which did not support A2DP audio, which meant no go for my nifty Plantronics Pulsar 590A bluetooth stereo headset (which...
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