TabBlogger

The chronicles of a test engineer on one of the coolest projects remaining in mainstream computing - the Tablet PC!

August, 2005

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    Vista Beta 1: Tablet PC Input Panel now available

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    You have to be a registered Beta participant (you get this through the Connect website). https://connect.microsoft.com/content/content.aspx?SiteID=4&ContentID=103 The newsgroup will be live on Aug 3, 2005. microsoft.beta.longhorn.tabletpc...
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    Tablet PC and 64-bit

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    I don't have a big writeup on 64-bit except to say that we will support both 32-bit and 64-bit development in the Mobile (Tablet) SDK. So for all none of you who have a 64-bit Tablet, you'll be able to run any 64-bit apps that may be written by developers...
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    Vista Beta 1 Platform SDK available

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    If you're a "tech beta subscriber" whatever that means. Link here . MSDN has a short moratorium on changes, so PSDK won't be available through MSDN for a few more days (I hear Aug 15 or thereabout) Also, I have been bugging our Group Program Manager...
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    Vista TIP chugging through MSDN's process

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    If you're an avid reader, you may have noted a comment I posted on Jonathan Hardwick's blog referring to the "memory leak hotfix". In particular, I'm referring to my second comment: "...in an organization the size of Microsoft, there are many different...
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    Humorous interlude

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    http://blogcritics.org/archives/2005/08/08/230545.php I especially liked that Lora is described as the "First lady of the First Family" and that I (thankfully) still have a thin sheen of anonymity.
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    Taking a break...

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    I'm taking a week-long break from work, combined with the upcoming Labor Day weekend, to fix up my house. I will have a posting on Sept 1, so I will not be completely silent. Unfortunately for you though, I do not have an automated posting mechanism...
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    Wow, has it been 10 years already?

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    http://blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com/microsoft/archives/005571.html I remember recommending (I was a temp back then) to my non-Microsoft employer "wait til they work the bugs out". Well, about 8 months later, I was working as a temp at Microsoft on App...
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    PDC 05 and Tablet

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    Enough with that awful Vista Beta 1 news - when will Hilton talk about developing on/for Tablets? Well, I haven't written about my feeble attempts at writing C# or VB.net code yet. I'll save that exquisite torture for another day. A day far, far away...
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