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  • Scott Woodgate's OutBursts

    Bye bye Rugby on Foxsports, Hello Radiosports

    Well, if you are a New Zealander in the USA and you miss home then of course rugby is far more important than just about anything else. I've been loving the coverage on foxsportsworld for the last 4 years which makes up for my lack of physical presence...
  • Brad Abrams

    Using Code Access Security??

    Some folks here in the big house are trying to figure out how to do a better job with our Code Access Security work… Please take a minute to fill out this survey if you are using code access security and even more important if you are NOT!! Thanks for...

    Joe Wilcox on Spyware

    Joe Wilcox has some insightful commentary on spyware and he links back into some MS content aroung this subject. Read this if you have young kids or teens using computers in your home. Spyware, Kids and Online Commerce ... Apparently, I'm not the...
  • Omar Shahine

    Skype doesn't like Standby/Hibernate

    Unbelievable that for the past few weeks I have been stumped as to why my desktop pc and laptop can take minutes (like 5) to resume from standby. On a hunch I uninstalled Skype, then found this and this . If you write software that messes with my power...
  • Santomania

    [OT] One step closer to geek movie heaven

    The new trailer for Episode 3 is out - <edit> as David Taylor so politely pointed out, that link points to the old trailer from Nov 2004. The new one air will air on March 10th. My mistake,...
  • Mike Stall's .NET Debugging Blog

    Quiz about C# and object equality.

    Here’s a silly little C# pop-quiz about equality. Given a local variable x declared of type ‘int’, what do the following C# expressions evaluate to? x == x (object) x == (object) x (System.Object) x == (System.Object) x (int) (object) x == (int) (object...
  • Heath Stewart's blog

    The Dangers of RunOnce and Run Registry Keys

    A recent project I worked on was to replace functionality for part of our patching process that runs commands after reboot, a task not too uncommon for installers - most notably because files were in use when the installers ran. Typically when files are...
  • Heath Stewart's blog

    New Locale-dependent C Runtime Functions

    In "POSIX" style locale support on Windows? , Michael Kaplan, the Technical Lead for Windows Globalization, describes the existing locale-dependent functions in the C Runtime (CRT) as "unwieldy". To compare strings, for example, using a different locale...
  • Alex Barnett's blog

    Google - Doing No Evil?

    Via InsideGoogle , " BetterBadNews has a great video , making fun of the Autolinking "controversy". If you don't think the whole issue is ridiculous after watching this, well, watch it again. Even if you don't agree, you can still laugh at the video....
  • frankarr - an aussie microsoft blogger

    A treemap of *my* hard drive.

    I've been playing around with a fantastic utility called SequoiaView , which uses a visualization technique called cushion treemaps to provide a single picture of the entire contents of a hard drive. This is one of my must have utilities that I always...
  • This is my old blog

    How to Install SQL Server 2005 Express

    Eyal Vardi shows How to Install SQL Server 2005 (FEB CTP) Express to his students
  • Roberdan

    (****) tree control replacement for "QuickLaunch" - best tree view for Sharepoint??

    Microsoft.SharePoint.Menu provides a tree control replacement for "QuickLaunch" or simply an enhancement to the existing SPS/WSS site navigation. I've tested and It works well: it show document library or lists under area (or wss) in a tree view, who...
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