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    Windows XP SP2 (Dutch)

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    Ik heb in mijn referrals gemerkt dat ik nogal hoog scoor op google als mensen zoeken op Windows xp sp2 en dutch (ofte Nederlands). Windows XP SP2 Dutch is beschikbaar voor download . Let wel, deze download is groot (~260 MB) en is niet de aangewezen manier...
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    Win a Smartphone

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    Webcasts Looking to build applications for mobile devices like the Windows Powered Smartphone or the Pocket PC but don't know where to begin? Learn247 are please to announce the free "Building Mobile Applications with Visual Studio.NET" online training...
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    Unit Tests as documentation

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    Since Unit Testing is becomming a defacto used practice in modern programming, this is an interesting topic to say the least: The next XP BE meeting will be hosted by Philippe De Bruycker of the Federal Administration of Foreign Affairs in Brussels. The...
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    Finally, InfoPath has Managed Code!!

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    Announcing the InfoPath 2003 Toolkit for Visual Studio .NET Back in the days that InfoPath was still code named XDocs, this was the one of the big features I was really missing, having been living and breathing .NET and managed code all over, convincing...
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    New Usergroup online

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    Yes, a new User Group has just been launched. http://www.vbgroup.org At the moment, dutch only, but they hope to unite all of the Belgian developers to participate in their community. They offer a wide range of features such as newsgroups, a knowledge...
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    Developer & ITPro Days 2005 updated

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    Just slightly updated the agenda and some speaker details on Friday. If I had goodies to give away, I would open up a contest to 'spot the differences'. That is just to say how final things are at this point. Overall I'm hearing good feedback for the...
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    Updated Developer & ITPro Days 2005 Agenda

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    Just completed some more details on the agenda , and I will continue so in the next coming weeks. Please, please, pretty please give us some feedback. Especially around the 'Connect' sessions. Some people seem to think this is a great idea, other really...
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    Politics

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    I try to keep this blog only on the technical side and not discuss religion or politics, but this seems like a nice site, that involves us all: http://www.us-election.org go post your vote.
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    Dev-ITPro Days 2005 Feedback

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    For those that do not follow Alains blog , we are seeking feedback for the next edition of the Dev-ITPro days. Go there to add your comments. Thanks.
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    The Developer & IT Pro Days 2005 have come to an end.

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    It was interesting to see the 'abstract' work I had been doing come together and result in people (lots of people actually) enjoying the content of the sessions. Despite the unfortunate audio problems that come with organizing such an event in an expo...
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    Leaving Microsoft

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    I'm sure many of you have already heard, but just to make it official. Yes, I'm leaving Microsoft. This will be the last post that I'll write while being employed by Microsoft Belux . It's good to be able to end my career here with the Developer &...
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    2005

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    Visual Studio 2005 SP1

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    I just had a co-worker, actually a used-to-be technical manager, ask me if there is already a Service Pack for VS2005. The blog to watch was (is?) the DDCPX Team Blog , but the latest news there is this entry: Visual Studio 2005 Service Pack 1 Beta Update...
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    Brad Abrams caved in...

    Since I'm getting started in a new team, these are the kind of documents I am digging up these days. I'm sure most of you have done this already aaaaaages ago. But read my previous post, and understand that I am happy to be reading/learning these basic...
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    Random braindump while triaging e-mails

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    I'm sure many of you find yourself in the same position, and maybe there are even tools out there that do this (if so, share!) I'm finding myself triaging e-mails again. The e-mails that arrive in my inbox are usually the ones that are important, and...
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    Bill Gates no longer Nr 1 richest man.

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    I actually heard this on the radio this morning thinking that maybe this again will take off the heat towards Microsoft. I know a lot of people cannot stand the fact that Billg made some good business decisions and earned himself that spot. Again The...
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    My other blog

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    It is running Subtext and I have been posting bits and pieces. Go: http://www.larud.net/subtext/
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    Microsoft is going Public

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    Huh? Ok I always wanted to create those misleading article headings you find in magazines and newspapers... But this is a first too; Microsoft has extended its Shared Source Initiative to post a project completely on SourceForge under the CPL (Nooo...
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    Take a service stop and clean your windows

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    Of course, this is about Windows XP Service Pack 2, but as my co-worker Alain wrote in ' About backward compatibility of XP SP2: Life has changed ... ', I also have my own view on this. It actually struck me when driving towards the south of France, a...
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    .NET Framework Service Packs available

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    Thanks to the Microsoft Download Center Feed from http://www.thundermain.com/ I noticed that the Service Packs for the .NET Framework have been put online. .NET Framework 1.0 Service Pack 3 .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1 .NET Framework 1.1 Service...
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    Comments on XP SP2

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    Here are my reflections on the comments posted to Take a service stop and clean your windows dragon_x, I somehow do not understand your point. If you have done soo much work to make your system better and more secure, you must know that there are many...
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    SQL Server Magazine is comming to Europe! Do not miss this event!

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    We are organizing a full day on SQL Server at the Kinepolis in Brussels. Two tracks with each several sessions will give SQL Server DBAs and developers the tools they need to unleash the power of SQL Server 2000, deploy SQL Server Express, and get ready...
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    The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator

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    Never knew this tool existed! For a guy like me this is cool. Yes, I love a good QWERTY (usually UK-EN) keyboard, 'cause all the braces and brackets are much better located to type C# code, but then I sometimes need to type some french with all of the...
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    The Innovation Files - win a visit to MS Research (dutch)

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    See the stuff Microsoft Research is building right now, all the stuff I wrote about in my previous post: Innovation inspired by your Potential The local (Belgian, dutch) recruitement newspaper Vacature.com is running a series of articles (dutch) about...
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    Innovation inspired by your Potential

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    The 'Your Potential, Our Passion' campaign has been in Microsoft for over a year now. And the first time I saw some of the to-be-telivised ads, I was impressed. It is one of the best videos I have seen in years from Microsoft. This is a nice follow up...
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