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  • Expression Blend and Design

    Amir's and Peter's Flickr Browser

    Originally it was the rather witty 'Flickr Browsr', although now an 'e' has crept back in to 'Browser'! The Flicker Browser sample application which features in the recent Channel 9 video [1] is available for download from Amir Khella's blog [2...
  • 16.7ms in the life

    Fix for ATSC after uninstalling Rollup 2

    In some cases you may find that ATSC (HDTV) no longer works after uninstalling Media Center Rollup 2 from your computer. The issue is caused by a schema change in the Tuners registry key. Today I identified a workaround to get your ATSC back up and running...
  • MSBuild Team Blog

    A Little Batching Brainteaser

    Every so often as we work through converting the Visual Studio builds over to MSBuild we stumble across a little quirk or entertaining bit of MSBuild XML that makes the team scratch its head. Dan sent this one around to the team a couple of weeks ago...
  • Backstage @ Robotics

    First Content Review Completed

    Phew. Survived the 3hour content review yesterday. We got all the content owners together in a big room (with a small TV) to stare small text in an excel spreadsheet to go through all content submissions from the Call for Papers Website at http://content...
  • Rob Caron

    CS-Converter - Migrating Source to Team Foundation

    With this post I figured I'd tie up some loose ends with one post. I got e-mail recently asking about migrating from Subversion to Team Foundation Server. It just so happens that Buck Hodges blogged about such a tool earlier this month. Today, I got e...
  • Lisa Wollin


    It's been a long time since I posted. There are many reasons for this, but mostly, I'm not working with FrontPage anymore. For the next release of FrontPage, there are a lot of changes happening. One of the largest is a stronger focus on SharePoint and...
  • OfficeRocker!

    Bill Gates runs like a girl

    I bust my knee this week and can hardly walk so I'd probably settle for being able to run like a girl at the moment. He has a brain the size of a planet, some say he can hold his breath for 15 minutes, he is Time magazine's person of the year .. Yes...
  • Coding4Fun

    Prize Winning Chess Game in C# Express

    Kudos to Valentin Iliescu for his Valil.Chess game on Code Project written with Visual C# 2005 Express Edition. Valentin's work is appreciated by the coding community as evidenced by 1) a 4.85 out of 5.00 rating on Code Project (impressed much), 2) nearly...
  • MSBuild Team Blog

    Why Do We Support Unqualified Metadata?

    We got the following question on the MSBuild Discussion alias last week: I’m not sure why MSBuild support the concept of unqualified metadata. Is there a particular scenario where someone would rather use the ambiguous %(metadata) syntax as opposed...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    Windows CE 5.0 Real-Time Tutorial now (nearly) Live !

    Some time ago I recorded an interview with John Eldridge (Windows CE Architect) to talk about Windows CE 5.0 real-time capabilities, the video has now gone live on the MSDN/Embedded tutorials page . Enjoy. <Update> The feed is currently broken...
  • Windows Embedded Blog

    MEDC 2006 - Content, content, content...

    MEDC 2006 is drawing ever closer, all the signs are there, yesterday was the first monster session review meeting, this required all content/track owners to spend more than three hours reviewing the submitted sessions and take the first cut on sessions...
  • Satisfy Me

    Technical Chats and MSDN Forums Feedback

    When you need community assistance for a Microsoft product or technology, visit the Microsoft Community Web Site where you will find links to informative webcasts , community sites , technical chats and blogs . Some of the interesting technical chats...
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