simon.says

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February, 2004

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    Changing the font size in VS.NET

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    One of the repetitive tasks I always find myself doing for presentations and demos is adjusting the font size in VS.NET. I'll open the IDE, someone at the back of the room will announce that they can't read the font and then I'll spend a valuable 10 minutes...
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    Microsoft .NET and J2EE Interoperability Toolkit review by SYS-CON

    Here's a nice review of my book by Derek Ferguson from SYS-CON . Derek actually used the book for a project where he wanted to use WS-Security to provide authentication between a .NET and Java web service. I believe you can also download an excerpt...
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    Microsoft Security Guidance Center launched!

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    Patch management, together with desktop and server security are issues of critical importance to systems administrators and IT managers. To help simply the tasks of keeping systems up to date, Microsoft has launched the Security Guidance Center . From...
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    Look inside my book...

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    Sample pages (the contents and index pages) now finally available on Amazon!
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    WRAF 2004!

    For Monday and Tuesday of this week I am at the WRAF (West Region Architect Forum) at Squaw Valley in Lake Tahoe. Although it was an excellent day of skiing on Saturday, I'm really here to run a series of breakout sessions on 'enterprise interoperability...
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    Pat Helland on TheServerSide.net

    Pat Helland (also from the .NEAT team in Redmond) talks about Distributed Computing Architectures in his tech talk on TheServerSide.net. Look out for his famous 'HST' acronym ;-)
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    The Architect Journal

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    For those that have not yet seen this, our EMEA HQ publishes an architect-focused newsletter called the Architect Journal (or JOURNAL for short), for which I sit on the editorial board. The focus of the journal is to create a platform where software...
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    John's blogging!

    Blogging in the .NEAT team is spreading quicker than the MyDoom virus! Welcome John , who I'm sure will have some great thoughts and observations around SOA.
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