Noah Coad

A Microsoft Program Manager on Visual Studio Platform (and an underground coder, lifehacker, hockey player)

June, 2006

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    Mackie 1202-VLZ 12 Channel Mixer + Rio Carbon Pearl (6GB) MP3 Player on eBay

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    Want one? I just posted my two items on eBay. These are both in excellent condition (I take very good care of all my stuff). Bid away! Rio Carbon Pearl (6 GB) MP3 Player Mackie 1202 VLZ PRO 12 Channel Mic/Line Mixer
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    My Book is Published - Pro VSTS by Wrox

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    It’s about time I blog that… my book has been published! Professional Visual Studio 2005 Team System by Wrox Press . This has been over a year in the making! #1 thanks goes out to Jean-Luc David , the lead author. Not only did he let me...
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    Local: Free Wireless Internet (WiFi) in the Seattle Area

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    WiFiFreeSpot.com is great site with listings of places with free wireless internet around the nation. Here in Seattle, hanging out at coffee shops is popular and I’ve gotten hooked! It’s just so much fun (and productive) to escape from the office or hang...
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    Share Your OPML - Top 100 Feeds

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    This is cool! People upload their .opml files that contain the list of feeds their subscribed to, and this site show the most popular subscriptions. I’ve already found a lot of great new feeds to subscribe to. They’ve got the top Podcasts...
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    You are: Iron Man

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    My friend, and a VSTS MVP, Joe Sango had this on his blog, he is The Hulk , so I gave it a try. Quick easy and fun. My results below. ———————————————- You...
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    Work Life Ballance, a Perspective

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    In today’s busy, long hour, stressful work force, keeping a good “work life balance” is a key goal. But what does this mean for the work part? I’m working with some managers in Visual Studio to address our people staffing needs...
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    Is connecting to TFS automatically, slowing VS from loading?

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    Heck yeah. Frequently I’ll just want to work on some code and not nessasarily connect to our TFS server. Especially on my laptop when I take it from work to code away at home. How about the cases where the Team Explorer tool window was visible last time...
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    TechEd 2006 - Freeky Geeks by Carl Franklin

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    Carl Franklin , mastermind and producer of the ever-so-famous-popular-and-successful .NET Rocks! internet talk radio, has compiled a list of crazy faces from influencers at TechEd. At the influencers party, Carl just handed me his camera and said “take...
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    Simple FTP Upload in C# w Free FTP DLL

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    Two nights ago I created an app that lets me just right-click a file in Windows Explorer and it uploads the file to my FTP site in a temp directory so I can quickly and easily share files with friends. Just click it’s uploaded, and click the resulting...
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    My Hockey Team - Gang Green

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    I realize now I haven’t blogged a thing about my hockey team! About two months ago I enrolled in a 10 class / 5 week “learn to play” ice hockey course. It was great! I played a season of roller hockey in high-school, but have always...
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    iPod Shuffle + iTunes, I'm Hooked!

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    During TechEd 2006, my buddy Jean-Luc David (JL), let me borrow his iPod Shuffle . Oh my gosh!! This little feller is awe some!! I just love the pure simplicity, elegance, easy of use, and… style. So beautiful! Of course, I had to use iTunes to...
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    Seattle Downtown Tour, Coad Style

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    Want to get the most popular Seattle experience in just a few hours? Want that insiders budget tour? Interested in seeing in person all the places mentioned on the Travel channel? Here’s the tour you’ve been waiting for! This little route has the cream...
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    Team System Widgets & TFS Client for Eclipse (PC, Mac, & Unix)

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    Accentient has a web page with a bunch of links to cool Team System related products. Two of our VSTS MVPs run the company, Steven Borg & Richard Hundhausen. They do training courses around the globe on VSTS. Team System Widgets http://accentient...
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    Photos from the African Tanzania Serengeti

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    Sonal Pardeshi is the product manager of the VS Team Test tools and recently visited the Tanzania Serengeti in East Africa. The pictures are awesome!! Incredible wildlife. I must admit, this has got to be one of the best photo collections I’ve ever...
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    TechEd 2006 - Attendee Party

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    Tonight was the big party for all attendees of TechEd! It was held at the famous Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Socks (baseball team). What struck me the most was how traditional and ‘old’ the place was. It was cool to see the original...
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    TechEd 2006 - Party w Palermo

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    Saturday night (June 10) Jeffrey Palermo held his 2nd annual “Party with Palermo” party. Jeff is a good buddy of mine, an Agile Aficionado, and a fellow Texas A&M Aggie , whoop! It’s always a great place to meet new people. A...
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    TechEd 2006 - Influencer Party

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    I’m here at TechEd 2006 and WOW, we’re having a fun time. It’s great to see so many familiar faces and catch up with friends throughout the community. I haven’t been attending breakout sessions but have been helping out at the...
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    Testing BlogJet

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    I’m at TechEd 2006 and getting a lot of slack from my fellow community memebers on the lack of posting I’ve done on my blog. Shesh, it’s been pathetic! No posts in like, forever. Sooooo, I’m trying something new, BlogJet . We’ll...
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