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  • Adventures In SoftwareLand

    New Channel9 Podcast Show: The MicroISV Show

    Welcome to a new podcast show I'm doing on Channel9, The MicroISV Show . First off, what is a MicroISV? We, at Microsoft, consider a small software company, typically numbering one to three people, a MicroISV. The largest majority of MicroISVs also...
  • Mark Rideout's Blog

    New link for TreeGridView

    Some people reported problems actually running the TreeGridView sample, so I've recompiled it on an RTM build machine (previously I was using the latest internal VS build). You can get the new version (that also includes release & debug binaries prebuilt...
  • All things tech

    Interested in free MSN Services for Windows Mobile devices?

    One of the ways we here at Microsoft internally communicate a lot across groups is through email distribution lists (DL's for short). Recently Michael Smuga a Program Manager here at Microsoft posted a very good brief summary of what we offer currently...
  • John's Blog

    Instant Messenger Etiquette

    Every so often, the managers of the Mobile and Embedded Devices division go away on an off-site. This is a big mistake, as it means I feel compelled to do things like write the following: Instant Messenger Etiquette Instant Messaging has...
  • Windows Core Networking

    What is the problem with 802.1p?

    With 802.1q and 802.1p (see the introduction for background), we have a means to color traffic on Ethernet. Hopefully, there's a network element (such as a switch) that can use this information to prioritize our traffic appropriately. So what can go wrong...
  • El Blog de Windows en América Latina

    Otra Vista de mi colección de música

    Hoy estaba jugando con el build de Windows Vista del CTP de Diciembre y la manera en la que la búsqueda esta integrada en las funciones del sistema operativo es impresionante. Encontrar una canción en mi librería de música (de poco más de 6,000 canciones...
  • Mark Brown's Blog

    Alternative to <td nowrap>

    This may seem trivial but interesting. In the world of compliance with XHTML 1.0 the best approach I have found to the nowrap attribute is in CSS white-space attribute, examples ... <td style="white-space: nowrap;"> <a style="white-space:...
  • UACBlog

    New Name, Same Vision

    Even though the name has been changing, from LUA to UAP, and now finally User Account Control (UAC), the underlying goal has not changed. Our goal is to help protect individuals and organizations by enabling Windows Vista users to run their computers...
  • Calvin Hsia's WebLog

    Digging through old code: Chess program

    There is a lot of waiting for parents at a chess tournament (see Eliminating Fire Alarm sound at Chess Tournament Awards Ceremony ). I had my computer, and I was asked if I had a chess program on it. The answer is a little bit complicated: I wrote...
  • Tess blog

    Debugging Tips: Use windbg as a calculator, a chat client and more…

    Yes, you read it right… it’s not only a debugger, for only $19.95 extra, we’ll throw in a free calculator and chat client:) and you can even run applications from windbg’s command prompt. Calculator Jokes aside, not even I would open up windbg only...
  • Chris Rathjen

    My file's bigger than yours!

    As you probably know by now, we intend to support versioning even very large files in Team System. Last I checked, I believe the only hard limit was a question of how big your database's hard disk is. We've had to fix a few issues (and had to get ASP...
  • Jason Sacks's Windows SDK blog

    The Windows SDK is now live for the January CTP

    The Windows SDK is now live for the January CTP! This release is intended to target the WinFX Runtime Components January CTP release (links below). There is no January CTP for Windows Vista, but this SDK will work on the December CTP version of Vista...
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