Jennifer Marsman

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    Is your website ready for Internet Explorer 8?

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    In IE8, some default settings are changing in order to be more standards-compliant.  Make sure that your website will still render well!  Here's the official announcement:  Consistent with our efforts to promote further interoperability...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Katy Kneale

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    Katy Kneale is a Test Lead for the Online Management Platform and Solutions group at Microsoft.  She owns testing the user interface for several management products, like the Microsoft Update Catalog , the Asset Inventory Service (part of the Microsoft...
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    PDC registration is live, baby!!!

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    The Professional Developers Conference (PDC) is the definitive Microsoft event targeting influential software developers and strategic architects focused on the future of the Microsoft platform. PDC 2008 will be held on October 27-30 in Los Angeles, CA...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Toi B. Wright

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    Toi B. Wright owns her own consulting business, One Stop Designs , which does web development for small- to medium-sized businesses.  She started the company in 2003 and is the sole employee.  "Right now that makes sense for me, even though...
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    Where is the Events tab in the WPF Designer?

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    Here's a good question that I got the other day:  "How do I, in Visual Studio, wire up an event handler in the WPF designer without editing the XAML or doing the wiring in code?  Where's the Events tab in the Property dialog box like I...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Janet Galore

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    Janet Galore is a Senior Program Manager on the Strategic Prototyping team at Microsoft. This is a small team of 11 people that support Craig Mundie in his vision as Chief Research and Strategy Officer by developing prototypes and demos to tell credible...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Carey Payette

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    Carey Payette is a senior software developer at American Electric Power (AEP).  At AEP, she holds the role of Lead Developer or Technical Solution Owner on multiple projects.  Carey defines the application architecture and technologies to use...
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    When should I use WPF vs. Silverlight?

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    In my role, I work with a number of large corporations, and this is a question that they ask me regularly: What is the difference between the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and Silverlight, and in what scenarios does it make sense to use each? ...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Karen Djoury

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    Karen Djoury is a Test Manager of the Windows International team at Microsoft.  She is responsible for testing all versions of the Windows operating system in languages other than English and ensuring a great localized experience.  Karen manages...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Amity Binkert

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    Amity Binkert works as a contractor for a market-research company called novaQuant .  Using Perl, JavaScript, Python, and CSS, she designs and implements online surveys and transforms and tabulates the resulting data for analysis and reporting. ...
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    Are two billion integers actually created in memory?

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    I received the following question regarding my previous C# post : In your example, you say "First of all, the Enumerable.Range method will produce a sequence of integers, from 0 to 2,147,483,647."  Are 2 billion integers actually created...
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    Featured Woman in Technology: Lidiane Souza

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    Lidiane Souza is the Senior Group Program Manager (GPM) of the Microsoft Application Virtualization (formerly SoftGrid) team at Microsoft.  Virtualization can greatly reduce the cost of application testing and deployment.  Different versions...
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    Friday Fun: Featured Women in Technology

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    The shortage of women in technology is lamented throughout the industry. The fact that I started blogging very recently and was still able to get the URL "blogs.msdn.com/jennifer" when "Jennifer" was the most popular name of female babies from 1970-1984...
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    C# Fun at AADND - A Closer Look at the Where Extension Method and Lambda Expressions

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    Last week at the Ann Arbor Dot Net Developers group (AADND), Bill Wagner gave a talk entitled "After the Launch: C# 3.0".  He discussed: Implicit properties Extension methods Enumerators and deferred vs. immediate execution Lambda expressions...
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    "Workplace of the Future" webcast is live!

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    I've finished the "Workplace of the Future" video that I mentioned in a previous post .  The University of Michigan students discussed what the Workplace of the Future will look like, how mobile devices will play a role, and what they expect...
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    The Workplace of the Future

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    Yesterday I participated in a really interesting event at the University of Michigan.  Ford and Microsoft co-sponsored an event for business students to discuss what the workplace of the future would look like.  We discussed four specific topics...
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    Who is Jennifer Marsman?

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    I believe that blogs should begin with a description of the author and what they're all about. I'm a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft, which is a kinda silly title. But I have the coolest job in the company: I get to learn and play with Microsoft's...
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