Rob Caron

Developer-related topics and other stuff.

April, 2007

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    Expression Studio for Team Suite with MSDN Premium

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    As you've probably seen around the media, Expression will ship in certain MSDN subscriptions. Microsoft changes tune, makes Expression tools available to MSDN subscribers MSDN Subscribers Get Expression Tools Microsoft Opens Expression Tools To MSDN Subscribers...
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    1 KB Files for Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" Beta 1

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    For those are downloading Visual Studio code name "Orcas" Beta 1 files from Microsoft Downloads, you may have seen what appears to be a misprint: I can assure you that the Team Foundation Server with Team Suite VPC is much larger than 9 KB total and that...
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    Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" Beta 1 for MSDN Subscribers

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    It appears that the ISO images for Visual Studio code name "Orcas" Beta 1 are now showing up on MSDN Subscriber Downloads. The ISO image for Team Suite should appear anytime now. 1292
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    Prep Guide for 70-510: Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server Technology Specialist

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    The preparation guide for Exam 70-510, Technology Specialist: Visual Studio 2005 Team Foundation Server is live, as is the exam. In addition, congratulations to those who passed the Beta version of the exam and received the certification! Source: Preparation...
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    Visual Studio Team System Rocks (Brazilian-Portuguese)

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    For those seeking content on Team System in Brazilian-Portuguese, you should get a copy of Visual Studio Team System Rocks by Team System MVP Fábio Câmara et al, and also visit VSTS Rocks Brasil . Era uma tarde de sábado em meados de 2005 quando Fábio...
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    David Platt at SD West on Why Software Sucks

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    Some excellent excerpts from David Platt 's keynote at SD West this year on Why Software Sucks . Why Software Sucks: Geeks Drive Stick Shift Cars (2:01) Why Software Sucks: Geeks Think You Want To Use It (3:16) Consider subscribing: Techrant...
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    Download Visual Studio Code Name "Orcas" and .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 1

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    See Soma's blog for the details, and the MSDN Visual Studio Futures site for the bits to download. Orcas Beta 1 bits for the various different product SKUs will be available at the MSDN Visual Studio Futures site over the next day or so. The team and...
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    Déjà Vu All Over Again

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    About a month ago I wrote a post titled, Groundhog Day at MSDN . In that post I talked about cleaning up the content mess on MSDN and I likened it to organizing things at home. This weekend I started reading The Laws of Simplicity by John Maeda . In Law...
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    Discuss Beta 1 with the Team System Team

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    Join members of the Visual Studio Team System product group on Friday, April 27th from 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. Pacific Time to discuss features available in Visual Studio Team System. In addition, discuss what's new in the Visual Studio code name “Orcas” Beta...
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    Steve McConnell Succumbs to Blogging

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    Noted author and software industry thought leader, Steve McConnell , has finally yielded to the pressure to start a blog, which you can find on the new Construx Conversations site : SteveMcC's Blog . I've been reluctant to start a blog because the things...
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    Defy All Challenges Mix

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    We have some videos coming soon of interviews we shot with S. Somasegar, Anders Hejlsberg, Brian Harry, Scott Guthrie, KD Hallman, and Brad Abrams for the Defy All Challenges site. Here's a mix video that'll give you a taste of what to expect. Video:...
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    Light Up the Web

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    If you haven't heard about it by now, you should go take a look at Microsoft Silverlight . LAS VEGAS — April 15, 2007 — Today at the 2007 National Association of Broadcasters conference (NAB2007), Microsoft Corp. unveiled Microsoft® Silverlight™, a new...
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    Coming Soon to TechEd 2007 in Orlando

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    See Sam Gazitt's blog for more information about a special guest we're bringing to TechEd 2007 in Orlando . He is consistently one of the highest rated speakers at the event and never fails to mesmerize audiences worldwide. Source: A Special Treat for...
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