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    ESE links

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    ESE API at MSDN: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms684493.aspx New features in ESE for Vista/Server 2008: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa964797.aspx ESE overview http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa998171.aspx Wikipedia...
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    SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition Overview

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    A good overview of SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb380177.aspx
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    Windows Contacts viewer in MCE

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    Mobileware.net has released a contacts viewer for MCE: http://mobilewares.spaces.live.com/Blog/cns!78533A1A2E078194!163.entry Some screen shots: http://www.mobilewares.net/mce/bscscreens.htm
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    CLSID_OEEnvelope

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    Several 2007 Microsoft Office applications provide an API that lets a mail client interface with 2007 Office applications when the API is implemented by the mail client. This API provides an integrated experience for sending a copy of a 2007 Office document...
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    Windows Mail Channel 9 video

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    Windows Mail video link: http://channel9.msdn.com/Showpost.aspx?postid=116711
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    Windows Contacts API

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    Windows Vista includes significant changes to the Windows Address Book. The WAB MAPI APIs are still supported: http://windowssdk.msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/WinContacts/wincontacts/wc_entry_point.asp And there are new...
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    Double Buffer

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    In a project planning meeting recently, I heard a coworker say "Double Buffer". I figured that he meant a performance technique for animation or networking: http://www.codeproject.com/java/javadoublebuffer.asp or like: http://www.usenix.org/publications...
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    Defrag API C# wrappers

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    For my own amusement, I decided to wrap the NT Defrag APIs in C#. It isn't great, but... I'll give it the classic dev guarantee of "it works on my machine". http://www.thenetworkadministrator.com/top20.htm The MSDN documentation uses lots of very scary...
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    Defrag APIs

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    I just recently re-discovered the NT file defrag APIs... http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/fileio/base/defragmenting_files.asp And I found a great defragmenter... http://www.whitneyfamily.org/Hacks/?item=Defrag
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    Longhorn Communications Wiki

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    One of the PMs on the team has put together a wiki on Channel9 http://channel9.msdn.com/wiki/default.aspx/Channel9.LonghornCommunications
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    More communication history articles

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    ... all of your personal and business communications - from email and instant messages to phone calls and faxes - will reside in a single central location http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/index.cfm?go=news.print&news=3939 Apparently from a central...
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    Sort communications by person

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    From: http://www.pcworld.com/news/article/0,aid,116005,00.asp Future OS will track all your contacts regardless of the type of communication Chief among Longhorn's capabilities is a communications history from which you can manage everything, says...
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    Communication History RSS Longhorn sample

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    The communication history team build a small sample RSS application for the WinHec build. For each entry in the RSS feed the sample creates a Message WinFS item that appears in communication history. http://longhorn.msdn.microsoft.com/lhsdk/sampledocs...
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    Communication History integrated with caller ID

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    http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/features/2004/may04/05-03WinHec.asp In addition to the hardware, the software was integrated with the process so that users could get rich caller information such as their communications history with the caller (for...
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    Communication History at WinHec questions

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    The dev manager on my team did a presentation at WinHec today. The presentation covered some of the work that we are doing around the communications experience in Longhorn. In the Q&A there were some good questions asked about Communication History...
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    Longhorn at WinHec in the trade rags

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    From: http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,1995,1581874,00.asp The intersection of telephony and PCs. At last year's WinHEC, the "Athens" communications PC prototype, co-developed by Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard, stole the show. This year...
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    IIS lessons learned

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    The IIS lessons learned webcast was recorded - and you can play it back below with voice... http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032251865&Culture=en-US
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    Fully trusted code is *fully trusted*

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    http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/04/SecurityBriefs/default.aspx
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    IIS evolution

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    It looks like this talk will be a GREAT discussion about the evolution and limitations of IIS from the perspective of the IIS team. http://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032243866&Culture=en-US From the site: Description...
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    Outlook Express SDK

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    OE has quite a bit of functionality that is documented. This includes things like a great mime parser... http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/outlookexpress/oe/oe_entry.asp
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    Log Parser

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    Log Parser is a great tool to sift through IIS web logs (or most any other structured data) for information. Log Parser is freely downloadable online from www.microsoft.com/download (search for "IIS 6.0 Resource Kit Tools" for Log Parser 2.1, and search...
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    bloggerpreneurs

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    I try to scan the WSJ every day. It helps me keep in touch with the world outside of technology. Today there was a good article about advertisements in blogs - and it had the word: bloggerpreneurs. What a cool word. Sorry about the big ugly URL. Ugh...
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    Attachment execute service

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    Attachment execute service (AES) is an attachment security platform enhancement introduced for Windows XP Service Pack 2. AES provides a framework that allows both Microsoft and external (third party) developers to have the same security services available...
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    Communication History

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    Part of what makes working at microsoft great is the ability to switch teams and roles - all without uprooting your life. Fairly recently, I made the switch to the 'dark side' of Program Management from Software Design. I now work on a part of Windows...
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    IIS Webcast

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    I was a developer on the IIS 6 team ( Windows Server 2003 ). I am no longer on the IIS team, but I try to pay attention to what they are doing. The below webcast on the 15th looks like a great resource for understanding the evolution of IIS reliability...
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