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    More on LINQ (by yag)

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    Here are some links to various reactions and interviews on The Linq Project. Visual Basic 9.0: Looking Forward - This is an interview that a number of us had with Dr. Dobbs Journal while here at PDC. Check out the transcript of the discussion with...
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    Project LINQ - Language INtegrated Query (by yag)

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    Well, the hints have been going out for a while now, and finally we can talk about this thing we've been working on for so long. At the PDC opening keynote today, we unveiled a number of things including Project LINQ. The Language Integrated Query framework...
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    Power Outages and a visit with a friend (by yag)

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    Spent yesterday with an old friend and former co-worker, Bill House. He is a principal in a company that writes software for debtor self settlement (it manages payment scheduling for those having a hard time getting out of debt). One of the cool things...
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    Ready for PDC! (by yag)

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    Got to LA and getting ready for PDC. Incredibly excited. Had an amazing dinner tonight with Erik Meijer - spent the whole time talking about the future of programming and data. Always fun to talk to him for an extended length of time. Watch for a video...
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    Yag's PDC Schedule (by yag)

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    I'm getting ready for PDC - and planning to spend a lot of time in the pavilions and lounges to talk to y'all and see what you are doing with VS as well as your thoughts on our upcoming work. Here's my schedule - stop on by and say hello! Tuesday,...
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    Interview on VFP and Sedna now online (by yag)

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    I've been meaning to blog this for almost a week now, but I've just been crazily busy getting ready for PDC and working on reviews (yup, it's that time of the year). In June, David Stevenson interviewed Ken Levy and myself at the Visual FoxPro Devcon...
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    New session abstract for PDC (by yag)

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    Paul blogs about how he has changed the abstract for one of his talks to make it more enticing. Visual Basic 9.0 will offer radical improvements in its ability to work with data in all its forms: as objects, as XML, as relational data. Join the...
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    The Visual Studio Debugger Chat, July 28th @ 1pm Pacific Time

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    In case you have any burning questions or comments about SQL, C#, VB, C++, or script debugging support in Visual Studio. The C# Debugger team is having a Chat this coming Thursday. Check out Scott Nonnenberg's blog for further details: http://blogs.msdn...
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    Erik Meijer watch... (by yag)

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    One person here that I always enjoy listening to is Erik Meijer. He just told me that he'll be speaking at JAOO in Stockholm in mid-August. Any of you who may be around, check it out .
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    VFP9 Case Studies Now Online (by yag)

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    Ken blogs about two new VFP9 case studies that have just gone live. I just wanted to point to his more detailed post and provide the highlights of the two case studies. I'm really excited to see some of these case studies coming out and look forward to...
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    Dynamic languages and data (by yag)

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    I've mentioned before that one of the reasons I enjoy my job so much is that I get to work with folks like Anders, Paul , Erik and Calvin on future technology. Basically, my goal is to make working with data in real applications (not just demos) something...
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    I'm back - and an XML Editor tip (by yag)

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    It's been way too long since I've blogged. I was off on a family trip in Europe for 3 weeks, and wrapped that with customer meetings the week before and after. It's taken a while to get back into the swing of things - but here I am. I thought I'd start...
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    Adios for Now and Welcome to the New VFP QA (by John Koziol)

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    Hi folks! I have decided to resign from Microsoft effective 15 July. This is due to personal reasons and a feel that this time, an interregnum between our last VFP release and Sedna would be a good time. Meanwhile, I have been working with an awesome...
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    Tech.Ed session: Working with SQL Server 2005 from Visual Studio 2005 (by Milind Lele)

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    On June 6 I presented this session at Tech.Ed. It was also WebCast via MSDN ( MSDN Webcast: Working with SQL Server 2005 from Visual Studio 2005 ). There were a lot of questions that came from online attendees (text Q&A). Lance Delano, our lead PM...
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    VS Data Community Submitted Bugs for VS 2005

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    During the month of May 2005, there were 44 bugs submitted against the VS Data tools by customers using the Visual Studio 2005 Beta 2 release. Additionally, three bugs related to VS Data tools were submitted by customers using a beta version of SQL Server...
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    Personal Computer Oddities (by John Koziol)

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    I recently had a conversation with a friend and casually mentioned the IBM PC/XT-386. He'd never heard of it. So I got to thinking...what other weird PCs had I run into over time. Here's my list of machines I personally worked with: IBM PC/XT-386 ...
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    MSDN chats

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    An MSDN chat is the cool way to talk directly to us Microsoft people :) . You can ask questions regarding the use of existing products and even suggest ways we can improve our product. For a complete listing of upcoming chats, you can see the latest schedule...
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    Introduction to Visual Studio Data Designer Extensibility (by Milind Lele)

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    This whitepaper provides an introduction to Visual Studio Data Designer Extensibility (DDEX). In addition to providing a conceptual overview, it describes how different architectural components of DDEX work together, and shows how to accomplish common...
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    Product Feedback on Visual Studio 2005 (by Brad VanBeek)

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    The VS Data team receives valuable feedback from customers' experiences with the Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 and Beta 2 releases. The issues and suggestions received help us make the VS Data tools, and the entire VS 2005 product, more robust. Going forward...
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    Imagine Cup 2005

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    Last Saturday, I was a regional judge for the national semi-finals for the Imagine Cup. What's that? It's a competition open to students where they are given a theme and technolgies and they come up with a solution, including (usually) design specs...
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    Changes Coming Soon (by John Koziol)

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    Our blog will soon undergo a bit of an edit to make sure we have fresh content and can give you folks as much information as possible. Stay tuned.
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    So Much for Jeopardy! ... For Now

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    I went to the audition in SF last Thursday. I needed to answer 35 or 50 questions correct; I got 32. At least I'm pretty sure of that as they don't tell you the answers nor do they give you your score. The night after the testing, I decided to write...
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    The Ages of Fox (by John Koziol)

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    Some time back, I mentioned the word "paleovulpic" as pertaining to pre-Visual FoxPro. Well, I was thinking about it today and I realized that the Fox programming eras needed to be more succinctly defined. So here goes: Protovulpic Era Desktop database...
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    Cool Code Revisited (by John Koziol)

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    So today Richard unveiled his version of a number to Roman numerals utility. It involved a bit more processing than mine and used constants instead of a table. I thought that there was no way his was more efficient but when we ran speed tests, he beat...
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    Cool Code Using VFP 9 (by John Koziol)

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    (UPDATED) ... Whoops, wrong alias name used in the USE IN command. Repaired now <g> So Richard Stanton, part of the VFP Dev team and the author of all the great VFP Report enhancements in VFP 9, and I were going over a very cool algorithm. I...
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