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  • Paul Andrew

    Workflow in the Holiday MSDN TV Show

    Don Box and Chris Anderson show Avalon, Indigo, Workflow, an Xbox 360 controller and a nice baby grand piano in this MSDN Holidays Show. They show the workflow about half way through just before the, ahem, singing. Lotsa fun. Some other workflow articles...
  • Jason Langridge's WebLog - MR Mobile!

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Well I hope Father Christmas brings you all the Windows Mobile devices that you asked him for... obviously I assume you've all been good this year :) I wanted to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! Jason
  • Rob Caron

    Carpet Cleaning and Web Site Design

    I recently helped a friend publish a business Web site that is a Christmas present for her husband, who owns the business. Originally, I was going to use Visual Web Developer , but I found a basic, inexpensive FrontPage Web site template that did everything...
  • ronpih's weblog

    Programming Model Bloggers - Latest Updates

    I have been updating my list of Programming Model bloggers (There may be more. I'm not sure who-all is blogging on the Programming Model team yet). It looks like most of us have been on vacation. Here are the latest update dates from the bloggers I list...
  • greggm's WebLog


    For several releases now, the native debugger has supported a pseudo-register @clk. @clk can be used as a quick and dirty profiler. As you step along, it can give you some sort of guess as to how long each function is taking. Prior to VS 8.0, the simple...
  • Robert Burke's MSDN Weblog

    A thought exercise for my European friends

    Imagine this, if you will: NO PREMIERSHIP . FOR A YEAR. European society would collapse. I've just survived the Canadian equivalent. See the " Postal Strike " clip on this page for the Royal Canadian Air Farce's humorous take on the horror...
  • Kirk Evans Blog

    Is C# missing checked exceptions?

    An interesting thread on SlashDot asks if a developer should learn C# or Java as a 2nd year student . In typical SlashDot form, there are the usual uneducated anti-MS bashing comments on missing features that actually exist or comparisons of features...
  • WebLog de Stéphane PAPP [MSFT]

    Voeux pour 2006

    En cette période de vœux et peu de temps avant le traditionnel message visionnaire de Bill Gates, je vais formuler mes propres souhaits. Je souhaiterais que 2006 soit l’année de la progression du niveau de compétence des administrateurs de systèmes...
  • A Freaky Microsoft Dynamics CRM Blog

    Merry Xmas and a Happy New CRM :)

    Thank you for all those uplifting emails and peptalks. I will continue posting on this freaky blog. I will try to write better so we dont get mix ups. I wanted to wish all my readers a Merry Christmas and a Happy New CRM, i mean year ;)
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    the meaning of five nines

    Phil Wainewright provides a reminder of what all these nines mean : 99.5% — 43.76 hours (an entire working week, and more) 99.7% — 26.30 hours (more than three working days) 99.9% — 8.77 hours (more than one working day) 99.95% — 4.38 hours...
  • David Wang

    IIS and Virtual Server Conversations Part 2

    Question: I am a 'nuts&bolts' guy - I need to know what kind of nuts and bolts to use for what kind of job, I don't need to know about the philosophy of why the nuts are having their threads inverted. Nuts and bolts have a practical use. I just...
  • David Wang

    IIS and Virtual Server Conversations

    Question: In preparation to installing Virtual Server, and acknowledging the fact that it needs IIS, I would like to know: Is there any specific setup to perform on the IIS before I configure VS? Or, will it just need to be there? Also, since...
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