Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

July, 2004

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  • Rob Caron

    Microsoft-Biased Consumerism

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    A friend of mine, Francesco Sanfilippo, just launched a new site, URL123.com , and he built it with ASP.NET. In the past, I used sites like tinyurl.com . Now that I have a Microsoft technology-based alternative, I'll use his site. I like the idea of turning...
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    Figure the Odds

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    I'm at White River with my daughter Stephanie waiting for my "Evening with Rush" to start. Who is sitting right behind me? The one and only Don Box . Figure the odds. [UPDATE] - How geeky is it to blog at a concert? [UPDATE 2] - Added links. [UPDATE 3...
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    eWeek: IBM Takes On Microsoft Over Modeling Tools

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    In this article , eWeek compares the different approaches to modeling tools found in IBM Rational's "Atlantic" and Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System . eWeek: IBM Takes On Microsoft Over Modeling Tools One key issue separating IBM Rational's tools...
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    New to Me: Worth 1000

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    "Is not this whole world an illusion? And yet it fools everybody." - Angela Carter I hadn't seen this site before, but it is likely the #1 source for most of those bogus, urban legend-style photos that appear from time to time and flood everybody's inbox...
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    .NET Framework 1.0 & 1.1 Service Pack Tech Previews Available

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    There's been a lot of noise made about the release of the Visual Studio 2005 Express Beta Products and Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 . This past Tuesday, the following tech previews of service packs for current versions of the .NET Framework were released...
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    Test Post Using Guoqiang Wu's Simple .Text Blog Editor

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    A test post to try the new blogging tool from Guoqiang Wu that uses Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003.   Unfortunately, I had to uninstall one of the Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition Beta and .NET Framework 2.0 to get it to run. Then I realized...
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    Brady Gaster: new FxCop rule - serializable classes need default constructors

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    In an earlier post , I talked about the different people creating FxCop rules. Brady Gaster , the impetus for that post has created another. Keep 'em coming, Brady! fxcop rule : serializable classes need default constructors with a little work and a lot...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-29

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    A lot of stuff today, but I'm trying to expand my coverage to include stuff that's related to Planet Team System, such as SOA, testing and development processes. Eric Jarvi (on the Enterprise Performance Tools Team blog ) has posted some tips and a walkthrough...
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    Channel 9: Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Visual Studio Team System), Part I

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    I blogged about this Geek Dinner in an earlier post . Now the first part of the video is available online: Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Visual Studio Team System), Part I Two weeks ago Robert Scoble, one of the five guys who works...
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    Your Feedback Needed on Class Diagram Size

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    Have you tried the Visual Studio 2005 Class Designer ? How many shapes do you think is reasonable to have in one diagram? R.Ramesh is seeking your input to drive how the Class Designer team will optimize performance. After all, if most people never use...
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    eWeek: IBM Rational: Rival Microsoft Faces Uphill Battle

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    To compare and contrast with the Microsoft side of the story , eWeek also has an interview with Grady Booch that views Visual Studio Team System from his perspective and how it relates to IBM Rational's offerings: eWeek: IBM Rational: Rival Microsoft...
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    [CRN] Executive: Microsoft Committed to Visual Studio Partners Despite Increased Competition

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    CRN has a short, fairly balanced article about Visual Studio Team System's potential impact on Visual Studio Partners : [CRN] Executive: Microsoft Committed to Visual Studio Partners Despite Increased Competition Despite a strategy to add more application...
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    Now Joining: Noah Coad

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    Noah Coad , once a C# MVP and a creator of some cool .NET widgets , is the newest member of the Visual Studio Team System team. Today is his first day at Microsoft. Welcome aboard, Noah! Moving to Microsoft Joining the Ranks Well I've taken the red pill...
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    Channel 9: Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Visual Studio Team System), Part II

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    For those that read about Part I and were patiently awaiting Part II... Jason Anderson - Late night with the Burton team (Visual Studio Team System), Part II Part II of "Late Night with the Burton Team" takes you further into the new world of Visual Studio...
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    Now Blogging: Gareth Jones

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    Gareth Jones , a developer on the Team Architect Edition portion of Visual Studio Team System , is now blogging: Modeling User Experiences, APIs and Tools Hi, I'm Gareth Jones and I'm a developer in the architect team within the Visual Studio Team System...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-29 (Late Edition)

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    Not sure how I missed these, but Mickey Gousset sure didn't. He posted about this eWeek interview with Rick LaPlante : Team System Rocks!: Rick LaPlante eWeek Interview Rick shares his views on VSTS. Its a six-page interview, but it is very interesting...
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    Community Policing - Home-grown FxCop Rules

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    A few days ago, Brad Abrams pointed to Brady Gaster's site and talked about home-grown FxCop rules. I'm hoping that the adoption of Visual Studio Team System will also act as a catalyst for such work. As you might have heard , the FxCop team is now part...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-22

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    Buck Hodges has blogged Rick LaPlante's newsgroup posting about the absence of Visual Studio Team System in Whidbey Beta 1 : Buck Hodges: The story on why Team System is not in Beta 1 Someone on the newsgroups asked for an official answer on why Team...
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    Joel Semeniuk: Beta 1 - And Still No Team System?

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    Joel From Canada is getting anxious about not having all of the Visual Studio Team System bits to try. His concern, which is understandable, is that Visual Studio Team System will not receive the same level of scrutiny as the rest of Whidbey. The Team...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-28

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    I've been a little remiss this week in blogging due to a spike in workload. Here's the latest from in and around Planet Team System: Korby Parnell: Team Foundation vs. SourceSafe | Checking Out Yesterday, I was sitting in a Team Foundation usability review...
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    eWeek: Microsoft Expects Big Growth in Servers and Tools

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    eWeek has published an interview they had with Eric Rudder, in which there's some discussion about Visual Studio Team System for the last 1/3 of the article... eWeek: Microsoft Expects Big Growth in Servers and Tools Rudder then called out Prashant Sridharan...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-12

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    Some recent Visual Studio Team System blog posts... Keith Short: Articles on DSLs and Generative Development Approaches It seems that others are coming to many of the same conclusions that we have reached concerning modeling languages and development...
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    Still Blogging: Two Team System Blogs I Missed

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    I missed two blogs from some of my fellow Visual Studio Team System team members, Alan Cameron Willis [ RSS ] and Stuart Kent [ RSS ]. Both Alan and Stuart work with Gareth Jones in the UK (the sun never sets on Team System...) working on stuff like DSL...
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    New Team System Blog Posts - 2004-07-13

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    Some Visual Studio Team System blog posts from the source control guys in North Carolina... James Manning: a few more answers to Stuart's excellent questions I still owed Stuart a couple more answers from his last set of questions, and he posted a couple...
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    Compuware Says Microsoft Partnership Paying Off

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    A nice article from eWeek came out today that validates an earlier post I made . Compuware Says Microsoft Partnership Paying Off As Microsoft moves to broadly cover the application development life cycle by adding testing, profiling and design tools to...
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