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September, 2005

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    Nektar's List of Problems with the SDKs

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    Last Tuesday I received a very interesting response to a post I made. A user calling himself "Nektar" posted a laundry list of issues he and others have with our SDKs, and, by extension, learing about and using Microsoft applications. It was an interesting...
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    What We Learned From You at the PDC

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    Thanks to everyone who stopped off to talk to us at our booth at the PDC. My team is in the process of collating our notes and coming up with action plans for implementing some of the ideas you recommended. Here are the top five bullet points I got from...
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    PDC: Days Three and Four

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    Thursday September 17, 2005 The session on creating graphics using WPF/Avalon was terrific. The combination of relatively easy writing of code with amazing results makes this new platform a real no-brainer for many users. There was real excitement...
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    PDC: Day Three Notes 3:30 pm

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    More booth time today. Slower traffic, but the booths are definitely a fun place to work. The mix of people wandering past is terrific. I had a great chat with a guy who writes books on intelligent computing, essentially computing that tries to take human...
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    PDC: Day Two Notes

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    Started the morning at the Pavilion and continued the fun I had last night. Got another question about graphics in WinFX. One guy was specifically interested in the code behind the app. I told him to come back and talk to Mitch, since he’s obviously...
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    PDC: Day One Notes completed

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    The evening was a lot of fun. This is my first PDC, so I had no idea how crazy the giant cocktail party would be. Back to the Lounge for the Meet the SDK Team. Unfortunately, almost nobody showed up. The Lounges seem like a sea of guys in Microsoft...
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    WinFX September CTP Docs Are Fixed

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    The problem reported yesterday in the online WinFX collection has been fixed. Our online build system requires a frankly crazy amount of user interaction to get it to work, and the final step in the process was forgotten in all the hubbub of PDC. I apologize...
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    PDC: Day One Notes 2:00 pm

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    Just a few notes on the first day of PDC: Gates keynote: His key point to me was that we’ve built everything we set out to do in 2000 when we introduced .NET. This is an amazing achievement. Now it’s time to move forward and embrace the next...
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    Windows Vista SDK Forum is live

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    Our Windows Vista Software Development Kit Forum is now live. Our team is monitoring the forum, so we'll be able to read your comments and questions right away.
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    WinFX September CTP Docs are Live

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    The WinFX September CTP browsable docs are posted live. Check them out at their usual location, http://winfx.msdn.microsoft.com . As usual, please let us know if you see ANY problems in the docs. Operators are standing by. The full download of the...
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    meet the SDK team

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    Many of us from the Windows SDK team will be at PDC next week, and we're excited to meet you. Our team will be holding a "Meet the SDK Team" gathering at the Tools and Languages Track Lounge on Tuesday and Thursday at 3pm. There will be members from all...
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    Songs for the South

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    My friend Sean Gephardt, a talented musician, just sent me this mail for a very worthy cause... Hey folks, some of us musicians here at Microsoft want to lend a helping hand to all the people suffering from the disaster in New Orleans and the other...
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    hurricane katrina

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    I just want to add my voice to those offering heartfealt sorrow for everyone who was victimized by Hurricane Katrina or its aftermath. Sometimes the world of software seems very trivial next to real-life tragedy.
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