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January, 2005

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    MaxiVista: More than Just a Good Product Name

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    So I've been trying out MaxiVista for a few weeks now and have some impressions that you may or may not consider a review. If you don't know... Maxivista is software that creates an additional monitor for your machine by using a second PC (or laptop)...
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    ColorPicker .Net: When a product does what the name suggests

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    I recently spent a good deal of time redesigning the look of my blog . At the time when I was trying to pick colors I was either randomly setting the HEX for RGB and refreshing the page or opening up mspaint only to use the color picker. Of course this...
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    "Hello Computer"; A Visual Studio add-in for Programming by Voice

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    Not sure how useful this is in practice. I have a hard enough time getting voice recognition to work in normal applications let alone using it to write code in Visual Studio, but who could resist giving this experimental add-in a try. Personally I'd prefer...
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    C# Programmable Calculator

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    This one comes from Eric through the mailbag: http://www.personalmicrocosms.com/html/cspcalc.html " If you like Reverse Polish Notation (RPN) calculators and you like to program in C#, use C# Programmable Calculator to create custom functions using your...
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    BuildOne to Make Builds More Efficient

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    Just got mail about this add-in. Looks like a good time saver if you work with large multi-project solutions that reference each other. "While developing a large product with VS .NET, I couldn't help but notice that as the Solution larger and larger,...
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    XML Visualizer for Visual Studio .NET 2003

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    Michael Bouck sent me mail about a cool "holiday project" add-in he was working on to create a visualizer for XML that you can use in VS2003. It is worth checking out and leaving some feedback for him on the workspace. Home Page: http://workspaces.gotdotnet...
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