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  • Toffer's WebLog

    Using a ProgressBar control

    Hiya all. I recenlty made a cheezy test program to just roll dice. I put a ProgressBar control to show give the end user an idea of how many rolls are left. Well, I noticed that when I tried to do 10000 consecutive rolls, the program slows waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay...
  • Windows Mobile Team Blog

    How to add your own root cert via CAB file

    This post will explain how to install a root cert on a one tier device via a CAB file. For explanations of why you would want to add a root cert and alternate methods of doing so, see the discussion of root certs with Exchange ActiveSync. This method...
  • Ali Pasha's WebLog...

    Rough around the edges?

    As a V1 product, the product is a little rough around the edges. We hope to resolve most of these issues in the next version of the product. Therefore, we, in the product group, are looking for people who have purchased the VSTS Architect SKU in order...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    Assembly installation error codes in .NET Framework 2.0 setup

    I have written several posts in the past about 1935 errors that can happen during the installation of the .NET Framework and other applications that install managed code to the GAC (most notably, this troubleshooting guide ). Starting in version 2...
  • Geek Runs Through My Veins

    MSBee - Early Adopter Survey Results

    Josh Ledgard, the lead PM on the Aftermarket Solutions team, has collected and posted the feedback we've received from the MSBee Early Adopters for the first CTP. The survey results are posted in his blog . If you have any other suggestions or feature...
  • Eugenio Pace

    CAB & WPF (Avalon)

    Of course the question of how CAB works with WPF (Avalon) is one we hear frequently. After all this a new technology that will be soon available and it's just fair to be concerned on investments happening today and how will they play in the future. ...
  • Aali's blog

    Presentations at Architect Forum in Finland live

    Ingo and Beat presented a great Architect Forum on Software Factories earlier this week here in Finland. Video streams as well as the slides are available here , enjoy! The content is in english although the page that the link points to is partly in...
  • The Hogg Blog

    RSA Security Conference 2006

    I attended the RSA Security Conference last year and was surprised not to see better guidance on securing web services. This combined with the challenges I observed as a member of the WS-I Basic Security Profile Sample Application's team inspired our...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    CNY .NET User Group Meeting

    The next CNY .NET Developer Group meeting is Wednesday, February 1st at 6:00pm at New Horizons in East Syracuse ( 6711 Towpath Road ). So we can get an estimate of how many attendees we will have, please RSVP by logging into and...
  • Brad Abrams

    PM Tip #73: The "Be More Visible" Sham

    Update: See the full list of PM Tips . One common message PMs get from their managers is to “be more visible” (I know I have given that feedback myself) . The manager often says it this way: “Billybob, you are doing great work, getting the right...
  • Marco Dorantes' WebLog

    You are 100% accountable for your source code

    It is just amazing how the mainstream software development industry is behind the times in comparison to other more advanced disciplines; the below fragment by Mary Poppendieck summarizes what I am writing about. In the 1980’s, a massive paradigm shift...
  • Satisfy Me

    Flashback: Sinofsky on PMs at Microsoft

    BTW, given the rainy weekend in Seattle, here's a little light reading from Steven Sinofsky on what is a Program Manager (PM) at Microsoft . I have great respect for him and his work in the IW business group, and I have seen how he and his group make...
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