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    VS.NET AddIn Competition: More Suggestions

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    Some suggestions for Roy's competition. [via Mike Gunderloy ] Given my lack of available cycles, here are some more suggestions for anyone looking for ideas: Upgrade the existing XML designer to allow visualization of XPath results. Create...
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    When Is He Free?

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    This example uses pivot tables, analytic queries, and hierarchical queries in Oracle to determine when someone's next available appointment is open. I worked on a similar problem several years ago. We were able to change the solution by changing the...
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    One of the funniest eBay ads ever

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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4146756343
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    SOA Link Collection

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    I am collecting links regarding SOA. Why? Isn't there enough hype around SOA already? I disagree it is all hype. Instead, there seems to be a low barrier to entry for discussing Service Oriented Architecture, and this is a good thing. Discussions...
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    SOA Link Collection

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    There are a lot of resources on Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) available on the Internet, and I am trying to collect some of them that go beyond the buzzwords into some meaningful discussion on the relevance of SOA, the concepts surrounding SOA,...
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    Reading Fragments with XmlTextReader

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    Daniel points out a way to read fragments with XmlTextReader , and mentions that I posed the problem. I was working with some rather nasty “XML” that was not well-formed, and had to find a way to successfully parse it. The SgmlReader proved...
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    Rory on Outsourcing

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    There is a a great Roryrant on last night's West Wing episode involving outsourcing which is already stirring up controversy within hours of its posting. Some viewpoints put the crosshairs on the slackers, citing some kind of industrial Darwinism theory...
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    Breathing Life into a Dry Book?

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    During the writing of my portions of XML And ASP.NET , I strove to avoid using the same wording or structure as any of the MSDN content available at the time. I frequently asked my wife to help me find a different angle to explaining a concept. She is...
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    Want to understand an XML spec?

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    Translate it into Russian.
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    Quent Herschelman is blogging!

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    So it just _ feels _ right to me that a multi-vendor policy should be a key element of any reasonably large company’s IT strategy. Quent Herschelman is an Architect Evangelist in the Atlanta Microsoft office, and started a blog. I love to have...
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    Page 23 Meme

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    Grab the nearest book. Open the book to page 23. Find the fifth sentence. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions. [ via Craig ] I just happen to be working with WSE a bit lately, and the closest book was Web...
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    Postel again? Writing Well-Formed XML with XmlWriter

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    Recently, I was forced to reconsider my stance on Postel's law again. I was provided an “XML“ feed that was not well-formed, and did not have the luxury of simply rejecting it due to the multiple well-formedness violations it contained. ...
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    WS-Eventing for Dummies

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    I was doing a bit of research for an upcoming presentation series, and I came across a great post on WS-Eventing for Dummies as well as a follow-up, WS-Eventing for Dummies, Part II: The Subscription Response . Surfing the chain, I finally wound up on...
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    WS-Sushi

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    Some have already blogged about what a great night it was, so I thought I would add a pic to show some of the folks that were able to attend the WS-Sushi dinner during the MVP Summit. (Front row, L to R, kneeling) Drew Marsh , Daniel Cazzulino , Matt...
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    I think that is Bingo!

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    Fabrice Margeurie points out ZapThink's Three Roads to the SOA Implementation Framework . I read this article a couple times, trying to glean what information it added or clarified for a growingly nebulous concept, and I came up with nothing but SOA buzzword...
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    Christoph on BizTalk

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    Christoph Schittko , one of the XML MVPs , is joining in over at XmlAdvice.com with a blog about BizTalk Baby Steps . Christoph and I have talked quite a bit over IM regarding BizTalk 2004, I really look forward to hearing what he has to say about my...
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