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  • One Louder

    What do I need to know about where I am going to be?

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    I just realized that I booked myself a trip a month over the next 5 months. That's a lot for a goofy home-body like me. Next week: an offsite in Las Vegas February: Silicon Valley recruiting trip with the BMO March: On a panel at the ERE in San...
  • One Louder

    What a relief, I'm not a geek

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    Just a poser. via Neville Hobson
  • Monad

    Single Shell vs Custom Shell

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    With Monad Beta 3 release, we've introduced the concept of the "single shell". What is a single shell? "One shell to rule them all ... and in the darkness..." (Sorry I can't stop saying that quote everytime I hear "single shell"!) Well rather than having...
  • Quan To's Visual Studio Extensibility blog

    VS 2005 or Framework 2.0 install hangs

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    Thought I posted this before but can't seem to find it. I'm sure I've written it a few times in the newsgroup forums though. Basically, during your installation of VS or the .NET Framework, the installation may hang. We've discovered that some third...
  • HealthBlog

    Healthcare IT or Not: No excuse for bad service

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    I applaud my colleague Michael Millenson for shedding light on a very important topic in HHN's January 11th, Most Wired On-Line Magazine , " A Patient's View of Health IT ". I referenced my own family's horrible healthcare experience in an earlier post...
  • Virtual Earth & MapPoint B2B

    MSN Local Search Beta Using VE

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    We all know how cool Virtual Earth is and the integration MSN Local Search has made it more than just a mapping site - it's Windows Live Local for crying out loud! But, this effort was aided from the MSN Local Search team who was using MapPoint Web Service...
  • My 00000010 cents

    Single-Instance Console Apps

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    A question was posted on a MSDN VB forum about how to get single-instance behavior in a Whidbey app when your startup object isn't a form. The IDE application designer doesn't accommodate this scenario. But you can get single-instance behavior in situations...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Slashdot is far from dying

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    Joshua Allen puts one myth to rest : "Slashdot is far from dying ...the site still wields an enormous amount of influence. That's because it's been around so long, it's been big, visible, and influential for so long, and their purpose is provide...
  • Windows Sharepoint Services etc.

    Tracking Applications in WSS

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    Tracking in WSS A very common use of WSS lists is to track important information. Lists are really useful as a tracking tool; they can easily be sorted, filtered, grouped. They can be easily edited and the Datasheet control can be used for bulk list operations...
  • Ali Pasha's WebLog...

    Don't ask me architecture questions...

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    Instead, post them on Architecture forums: http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowForum.aspx?ForumID=229&SiteID=1 As this forum ramps up, I expect some interesting dialogs to ensue. Cheers, Ali
  • daclark's WebLog

    MSF in VSTS

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    There are some interesting features in VSTS for use in Agile Development, but the new VSTS view of architecture is a little confusing. I'm not confident the leading and trailing shadow concept will shed light on the benefit (pun intended). Read more at...
  • Dave Froslie - Microsoft Development on the Prairie

    Move to Fargo?!?! You have to be kidding…

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    Four years ago, I was asking myself the question in the title. After 15 years in the Minneapolis area, my family was seriously considering a job offer to join Microsoft in Fargo. I wasn’t really job hunting, and we certainly weren’t looking to move out...
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