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  • Ozzie Rules Blogging

    (Sydney Only) Free training on WCF -Possible DATE CHANGE! FEB 20 or 21st??

    The press folks in Redmond have asked that we hold off on the press meetings meaning we might be able to do this training Feb 20 th or 21 st if the computer lab is available…I am checking the availability for the Lab but was curious what are the preferences...
  • Thom Robbins .NET Weblog

    Playing with System.NET

    The System.NET namespace provides a simple programming interface for many of the common networking protocols. The WebRequest and WebResponse classes form the basis of what has become known as “pluggable protocols” This is .NET Framework 2.0 concept that...
  • Computational Clusters and HPC


    As you have probably heard, we are releasing a new product in 2006 called Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 . (yes, it is weird to have 2003 in the name of a product released in 2006). It is a product for high performance computing scenarios. Think...
  • Aaron Stebner's WebLog

    CES 2006 - here I come

    I'm going to be heading to Las Vegas tomorrow night to attend the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) . I'm really excited and a little scared at the same time. I've been to a few other shows in my previous groups at Microsoft, but not anything nearly...
  • venkatna's (Venkat Narayanan's) WebLog

    Bill Gates CES Keynote Vs Rose Bowl

    This is unfair. The CES Keynote by Bill Gates starts at 6.30 PM PST. The webcast is available at . Of course, the Rose Bowl is at 5 PM PST. Now, what am i supposed to do? I am expecting some pretty cool things to come out tomorrow at the...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Occasionally I get a little 'enthusiastic'.

    Occasionally I get a little 'enthusiastic' . Next time I'm accused of this heinous crime, I'll just remind myself that there's at least one person on this planet more 'enthusiastic' than I : "Video blogs are the wave that’s breaking off shore...
  • One Louder

    I Wish I Were an American Express Superstar

    I love the American Express advertisements . You know, the ones that make you want to be BFF with Kate Winslet, play cards at the breakfast table with Ellen Degeneres and her dog, admire the beauty of Ken Watanabe (come on, I'm not alone..admit it). The...
  • Tom Hollander's blog

    Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year to everybody! I'm fresh off the plane from a couple of great weeks in Australia visiting family and friends and soaking up plenty of photons and UV rays... and almost entirely devoid of e-mail! So apologies that there hasn't been a lot...
  • Life as a Developer

    Mid-Year Career Discussions & Transition Reports

    Today I mostly spent reading up on my manager's commitments, watching Career Model training (a set of per-level guidelines of performance), researching certifications and internal training opportunities, and finish up my mid-year. Mid-Year Discussions...
  • David Kline

    What is a ThreadPool?

    A while back, I talked about the Locks and Threads performance counter data collected by version 2 of the .NET Compact Framework . That post mentioned that the counters collected data for ThreadPool threads. What is a ThreadPool? Some readers may wonder...
  • Parag's Weblog

    Using Parameters of FormParameter type with ObjectDataSource Control on pages that use Master pages.

    Recently we got a case where customer is trying to use FormParameters with DataSource controls on pages that uses Master Pages. It is by design that the Form Parameters will generate null values because of Master Pages. You can find the Bug details with...
  • go ahead, mac my day

    another MacBU blogger

    Welcome to Brian Johnson, a new MacBU team member....
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